Frequently Asked Questions About Organic Foods
Organic foods are an important consideration when it comes to healthy eating. The organic foods movement is growing yearly.Common Digestive Problems And What You Can Do To Ease Them
Digestive problems are becoming more common all the time, which is good for the pill makers, but not so good for those who suffer from one or more of these common digestive disorders. This article attempts to lead the reader to natural solutions without side effects.Portion Control May Be Keeping You Fat
Portion control MAY be keeping you fat. It may be the culprit actually standing in the way of your dreams and goals of having a healthy and fit body.Vitamins – What Supplement Companies Don’t Want You To Know Pt 1
When I was a little Hulkster, I remember Hulk Hogan telling me via his audio cassette that came with my Hulkimaniac weight lifting set (complete with a poster with Hulk Hogan doing the exercises, and 2 blue 3lb weights) that I needed to work hard, take my vitamins, and say my prayers. So of course I did that. I took my Flintstones vitamins every day, then graduated to Centrum as an adolescent.Four Important Barley Grass Benefits
Barley grass has been used by people since many centuries mainly because this grass has a high nutritional value. Due to the many benefits offered by barley grass, nutritional experts have begun encouraging people to consume small quantities of this nutritional grass. Listed below are four important barley grass benefits and how this grass can help you achieve a healthier body.Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary
Dairy – including milk, cheese, yogurt, etc., is a hot topic of debate and I’ve heard and read the very passionate views on both sides. For those of you who have been consuming dairy on a regular basis all your life, the thought of giving it up may seem impossible, understandably. Here are some things to consider that may lead you to take a second look at your dairy consumption.Omega-3 Treatment for Inflammation
Inflammation is a condition which can lead to all kinds of health problems and omega-3 can be a great treatment. First, let’s go over exactly what is inflammation and what causes it. Did you know that around 8 thousand American soldiers died of friendly fire during the Vietnam War? Friendly fire in a war zone is similar to what inflammation can do for the human body.Minerals – A Key to Good Health! Natural Sources of Minerals in the Diet
Many people these days do take a vitamin and/or antioxidant supplement. They may also take calcium, but did you know that most of us are deficient in a wide variety of minerals, and that these mineral deficiencies can make it difficult for the body to use the vitamins and antioxidants you may be taking? There are many different ways you can boost your intake of minerals naturally. Read on to find out more.Surviving Holiday Weight Gain
The holiday season is a stone cold killer of waistlines. Cookies, cakes, & candies abound! From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, hardly a day will pass when you won’t be tempted by foods so evil even Jillian Michaels couldn’t resist. So how can we keep from going down the path that leads to an exploding waistline?Think About Your Health!
How many Christmas parties have you visited so far this season? I’ve visited at least a dozen – a couple as a guest and a few in my role as a singer with the Original Dickens Carolers in Colorado. And there are plenty more to come. How, during this festive season, do you keep from making too many bad dietary choices?The Cooking Oils War
The ubiquitous coconut has played a healthy role in the staple diet of tropical dwellers for as long as time itself. In 1939 an American dentist called Dr. Weston A. Price published a book called “Nutrition and Physical Degeneration,” His thesis was that the standard American diet high in sugars and flour caused nutritional deficiencies that were the root cause of poor dental health. In order to write his book he travelled the world examining the teeth of people in what were considered to be more primitive cultures who had not been exposed to poor American eating habits. He went to the South Pacific and found island inhabitants eating a staple diet built around coconuts.