There is a plethora of different wonder vegetables and fruits laying claim to miraculous health and wellbeing benefits, on the marketplace. One of the more recent entries into this arena is kale, a curly leafed European vegetable, not unlike the humble cabbage. Health Benefits Of Kale Juice Despite the heightened publicity around this unassuming plant;…
"Like the fact that only 12 percent of consumers knew that animal products (like meat, chicken, eggs, and cheese) are the only natural dietary sources of vitamin B12.
In fact, one in five actually thought that cruciferous vegetables (like broccoli, cauliflower, and Brussels sprouts) were the main natural source of B12. While 13 percent thought you get B12 from citrus fruits."
Dr. Pescatore unravels some of the confusion about nutrition and food groups.
Flaxseed has remarkable therapeutic properties, with over 50 potential applications in the prevention and treatment of disease, as documented in the peer-reviewed biomedical literature itself* Flaxseed’s role in breast cancer is one of the more compelling areas of research, considering this is the #1 form of cancer afflicting women today, and that most women
You might be surprised to learn that, just like soda, some are sweetened with high fructose corn syrup. Some can be very sneaky, like Kraft’s CapriSun juice drinks. It’s hyped as containing “no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives” and “25% less sugar than leading regular juice drinks,” but has HFCS as the second ingredient after water. The same goes for Hi-C fruit-flavored drinks, made by Coca-Cola.
Fruit juice, by and large, is nothing more than soda without the carbonation. Read labels carefully before giving them to your children.
gettiWarning Symptoms of Vitamin B12 Deficiency and How to Correct It - This vitamin is dubbed the energy vitamin and its shortage can result in an array of health problems, including some potentially very serious conditions.
Guardian Liberty Voice The Gluten-Free Diet May Not Be Just a Fad Guardian Liberty Voice One of New York City's most expensive Italian restaurants, Del Posto, estimates that on each night of service, one-third of their tables has at least one diner...
One day, your morning cup of coffee is a great idea for your health. The next, it has too many negative health risks. Even the savviest of consumers can easily become confused amid constantly evolving research and the loud personal opinions of promin...
"Oh how the times are changing fast in our perception of nutrition. While our culture has been deeply embedded in fat-phobia for over three decades, it now seems that the tide is turning in favor of looking at dietary fat as a good thing."
My latest evidence–the June 23, 2014 front cover of Time magazine boldly proclaiming “Eat Butter. Scientists labeled fat the enemy. Why they were wrong” by Senior Editor and enviro-writer Bryan Walsh. This is a stark juxtaposition to the infamous front cover with the bacon and eggs shamed in a frown face that ran back on March 26, 1984 telling us about the “bad news” regarding fat on our cholesterol and health. And because this was Time magazine, it got some attention on mainstream television when media darling registered dietitian Joy Bauer offered up her analysis of this story on the TODAY show with Matt Lauer, Al Roker and the gang on set listening to this positive coverage about saturated fat being HEALTHY! Unbelievably amazing!
Among the myriad of supposed health tricks, miracle foods and key tips to muscle recovery and fitness as a whole, chocolate seems like a natural antonym. The delicacy is often on the other side of the health barrier, with dieticians and wellbeing experts warning of the dangers of too much sugar or fat in the […]
Children with a greater number of healthy food outlets near their homes had a reduced likelihood of being overweight or obese, finds a study. Children who had access to at least one healthy food outlet within 800 meters (about half a mile) of their home had a 38 percent decreased risk of being overweight or obese compared to those who did not. Each additional outlet for healthy foods within that distance was associated with a 19 percent reduction in risk of being overweight or obese.
As more food manufacturers label their products as "natural", natural food hype is leaving consumers unable to determine what's really healthy to eat.
These days, more and more food manufacturers are getting wise to new consumer demands. Everything from potato chips to diet soda has been splashed with some sort of healthy "buzzword". Are you falling for the hype?
Whether it's due to celiac disease, autoimmune disease, or simply a desire to eat better, more and more people are adopting a gluten-free diet. This can have a huge impact on your overall health, but only if you do it right.