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Health Benefits Of A Complete Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian diet has a lot of benefits for both body and mind. The prevalence of the vegetarian diet in the eastern culture from ancient ages is a live proof of the fact that the diet is completely healthy and nutritious. This article highlights some of the health benefits of a vegetarian diet.

Eating Strategies To Successfully Navigate Your Holiday Season

The holidays are tough for keeping on track with an eating plan. We’ve got you covered with some great strategies for surviving “Butterfest”!

Cheap Healthy Meals: How To Cook Beef Ribs

Beef ribs are a very popular item with many a restaurant offering them as a specialty. The best beef ribs are slow cooked and the difference between good ribs and great ribs lies in the marinade and the sauce.

Why Swapping Salt for Herbs Is a Good Idea

Too much salt they say, is bad for you, it can do all sorts of things to your blood pressure; lead you to carry too much fat, contribute to water retention, and even contribute to dementia. The nutritional benefits from salt are poor, it has been recommended we have no more than about 1 teaspoon of salt each day: so that we might be saved from these malignant killers. That’s easier said than done, as salt is everywhere; it’s in most of our processed foods, so what should we do? Like sugar, salt, is added to a lot of our cooking and snacking, it is a vital supplement to our victuals, and we adore the quiet, frenzied hold it has on us. It is a union we find hard to break from, that’s because this divine coupling, tickles our taste buds beyond reason and yields us to temptation like no other lure we know, apart from love itself. On the other hand there is another ingredient we could consider using in our cooking a bit more often,and that is the humble herb.

How Are Carbohydrates And Sugars Being Stored By Your Body?

Carbohydrates are nutritionally necessary nutrients that your body uses to make energy. And by having these available to burn, you won’t then have to use proteins from your muscles for energy. However, it is also important to understand how the sugars in the carbohydrates are being stored in your body – are they being stored as glycogen or as fat?

Vitamins – Do We Need Them?

It was about a century ago that scientists discovered the vital food substance we know now as vitamins and minerals that were able to control diseases and help us maintain good health. For example, a calcium deficiency could bring about osteoporosis. They also observed that a lack of iron could cause anemia. They noticed a low folic acid intake could cause birth defects.

What the Healthy Diet Claims on Packaged Food Really Mean

If you have been to the grocery store lately – which I am going guess most of us have – you will have noticed all kinds of health claims printed on packaged food items that are trying to convince you why the product is great for you, and what kind of value it adds to your healthy diet. When it comes to maintaining a healthy diet, there are definitely some claims that we should all be wary of.

What Can I Eat For Energy?

Have you often felt that your energy levels start to dip as the day wears on and you need to turn to that favorite cup of coffee just to get you through the evening? Read on to find out more about how you can get more energy from the foods you eat.

A Healthy and Balanced Diet Promotes Healthy Living

Healthy diet helps to improve or maintain good health. All essential nutrients and water consumed in appropriate quantities form a healthy diet. Healthy diet reduces the chronic health risks, such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and cancer.

Nutrigenomics: Controlling Our Genes With Nutrition

Nutrigenomics is the study of how gene expression can be affected by food compounds: nutrients and chemicals. Read more about how we can control our destiny with diet and how we can create a better future for ourselves despite our genetic predispositions. FIVE TOP TIPS for improving gene expression.

Losing Post Pregnancy Weight

Medical experts restrict on certain physical strain immediately after delivery. Especially, if you have had a caesarean delivery. But, long walks with your baby in a stroller are the best workout and bonding session at this phase in life.

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