How To Cut Your Sodium

Sodium can cause Major heart problems down the road. Canned vegetables and lunch meat taste high in salt, but not all foods that are high in sodium are so easily recognized. You may not think that a bagel tastes salty, but a 4 inch oat bran bagel contains 451 MG of sodium. That’s almost a quarter of the recommended daily intake. Continue reading “How To Cut Your Sodium” »

Nutrition Elderly

The elderly population is always fastest growing part of all the industrialized nations. The nutrition needs are different. They are generally not met. The nutrition elderly is a serious subject. There are many misunderstandings about this nutrition elderly topic. Continue reading “Nutrition Elderly” »

The Diabetic Diet

Diabetic recipes can be delicious as well as nutritious. Avoid high blood sugar and low blood sugar by following a well-designed meal plan. The thought of having to convert to eating a diabetic diet can be intimidating, especially to someone who is newly diagnosed with diabetes. Continue reading “The Diabetic Diet” »

Eating our way to poor health

How’s Your Daily Nutrition? While people in some countries did fine for centuries on a few staple foods, we Americans have been forerunners in fatty, fast and indulgent goodies. Take the Orient, for example. Since our burger franchises went to cities like Hong Kong, we’ve been luring the natives away from their rice and fish nutrition; Continue reading “Eating our way to poor health” »

Vegetarianism And Infants

Without a doubt, parents want to make the best possible decisions when it comes to teaching their kids how to grow up right. With all of the studies that have been conducted regarding the healthiness of a vegetarian diet, wouldn’t it be a great idea to set a positive example for your children and help them to adopt a healthy lifestyle? Continue reading “Vegetarianism And Infants” »

Balancing Hormones

The different hormones produced in the human body affect the function of the body. There are different hormones in men and women and the excess of hormones have their adverse effects on the human body. The regular hormone secretion in the female body is very essential because only then the proper menstrual cycle in the female body occurs and the body is able to bear children. Continue reading “Balancing Hormones” »

Attention! Cancer Foods

Cancer foods are foods that can cause cancer. Mutagenics are substances which can eventually cause cancer if it’s absorption from prepared food is not prevented. By heating whatever food, hundreds of different mutagenic substances begin. The more protein the food contains, the more mutagenics start off due to cooking. Continue reading “Attention! Cancer Foods” »

Eating for Wellness: Nutrition

There are six major nutrient groups: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. Nutrients can produce energy for the body, build or repair the body or regulate the body. Carbohydrates and fats are energy producers. Proteins perform all the functions. Minerals and water are builders, repairers and regulators. Vitamins are in the regulatory category. Continue reading “Eating for Wellness: Nutrition” »

Dive into Endives

I don’t know what has gotten in to me lately, but for the past few months I absolutely have to eat Belgium Endives at least once a week! Every time I go grocery shopping they look at me and say, “You know you can’t leave me here!” (Those endives, they’re very fresh…) Continue reading “Dive into Endives” »