Loosing weight isn’t just about dieting; scientific research indicates the need to keep the metabolic motor running. Maintaining an active metabolism in the aging process can be challenging, but researchers list three actions that will work for most people. On a cellular scale, metabolism is the breakdown of fats, proteins or carbohydrates and how cells, […]Read More
Local Organic Farms make it easy to eat well
Most local super markets now offer large sections of “organic” food usually in the fresh produce departments. Even Safeway has found success in its Organic brands of several traditional foods that now can be found in most sections of the food ales. To be classified “Organic”, foods are grown or raised (meat and dairy) in […]Read More Diet, Fiber and your health, improve your diegestive health, Junk Food, Nutrition, Obesity and kids, Tasting good can be good for you
Which juice is best?
Scan the grocery store shelves and you’ll find a variety of juices on display. The old favorites still remain – apple, orange and grape – but you’ll also see some new flavors these days, such as blueberry-pomegranate, cranberry-raspberry, guava and even “lychee” (an edible fruit native to the Kwangtung and Fukein provinces of China). […]Read More Diet, energy boosters, Junk Food, Tasting good can be good for you, Tips for a healthier you
Swine flu returning after 91 years. The best ways to protect yourself are the easiest.
Most people living today were not around when the Swine Flu made its first deadly appearance in April 1918 and reappeared in the fall killing over 50 million people. It was the H1N1 virus that was responsible for the worst single source of casualties in US history according to Tommy Thompson former US […]Read More Diet, Get plenty of rest, Steps to avoid sharing the flu, Stress, Truth about the flu
Food Combinations can be dangerous to your health
Certain foods enhance your health when combined with other certain foods. Conversely, some food pairing may decrease your overall health and even endanger your well being. Follow these simple rules from CNN.com to get the most out of your food choices: DO mix grilled steak and brussels sprouts: Certain compounds in brussels sprouts and other […]Read More Diet, energy boosters, Fiber and your health, improve your diegestive health, Junk Food, Nutrition, Tasting good can be good for you
Energy drinks and your health, it doesn’t add up
When you need a little energy boost while staying awake to study for finals or to make that extra hour driving home most everyone reaches for one of many energy drinks on the market. But, just because it’s labled as an energy drink doesn’t mean it’s healthy for you. Energy drinks constitute big business […]Read More Body Creates Allergies, Bone Damage, Diet, energy boosters, instant energy not the best for your body, Junk Food, Know what is harmful on the label, Nutrition, Obesity and kids, Tips for a healthier you
What is the link between diet, inflamation and disease?
The new view of inflammation in the body, developed over the past 10 years, is that it is a generalized state within the circulatory and immune system perpetuated by consuming certain foods that have become staples in most American’s diets. The outcome of this is the dietary promotion of arthritis, osteoporosis, heart disease, cancer, […]Read More A link between diet and feeling good, Diet, Junk Food, Nutrition, Obesity and kids, What you eat will make a difference in how healthy you are, you are what you eat
Eating is fundemental so choose wisely
We eat for a variety of reasons – because a particular food tastes good, as part of socializing, boredom, or just because the clock says, “Time to eat!” Occasionally, we even eat because we are actually hungry. Unfortunately, too many Americans consume foods (processed and packaged) that contain one or more of the following ingredients: […]Read More anti-oxidants are not all equal, Diet, Fiber and your health, How does the body create oxidants?, improve your diegestive health, Junk Food, Know what is harmful on the label, Nutrition, Tips for a healthier you, Womens Health