Aside from being full of vitamins and minerals, a diet that contains fresh fruits and vegetables gives your body access to antioxidants, as previously mentioned. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on incorporating vitamin-C foods into your diet to prevent scurvy: Image courtesy of: PineappleAndCoconut into your diet to prevent scurvy: "Scurvy is another name for vitamin C deficiency. It is a health problem that, if left untreated, could be deadly. During … [Read more...] about Surprising Resurgence Of Scurvy Cases, If Left Untreated, Could Be Deadly
By determining and establishing the reasons you decide to lose weight, can help with your willingness or motivation during the weight loss phases that you are about to encounter, as previously mentioned. Although you can’t spot reduce fat, you can target building lean muscle tissue, which in turn helps burn fat. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on how to lose belly fat: Image courtesy of: markhillary "Many find that their abdominal area is particularly difficult … [Read more...] about Strategies That May Help You Lose Belly Fat
A long, green-skinned fruit with watery flesh, usually eaten raw in salads or pickled, describes cucumber. It is widely cultivated but rare in the wild. Much like tomato and squash, it is often perceived, prepared and eaten as a vegetable. Cucumber fruits consists of ninety-five percent water. Here Cynthia Sass, MPH,RD, Health.com, reflects on health benefits of cucumber: Image courtesy of: Jim, the Photographer "I adore cucumbers. I snack on slices, and add them to salads and … [Read more...] about 7 Surprising Perks Of Cucumbers
According to studies, there are many ways through which apples and pears can improve a person’s quality of life and all of these are possible due to the fruits high nutrient content, as previously mentioned with regards to apples. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on recent research determining that eating apples and pears can reduce the risk of type2 diabetes: "Type 2 diabetes is on the rise, but this chronic disease can be prevented with the help of dietary and … [Read more...] about The Consumption Of Apples And Pears Decrease Type 2 Diabetes Risk, Says Study
A large lobed glandular organ in the abdomen of vertebrates, involved in many metabolic processes, describes the liver. The total number of liver functions vary. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on understanding your liver health: Image courtesy of: FotoMediamatic "Your liver weighs about 3 pounds and is located on the right side of your abdomen. Reddish brown in color, it's rubbery to the touch and protected by your rib cage.1 Your liver is the largest solid … [Read more...] about Do You Know The Health Of Your Liver?
Turmeric is used in many products such as baked products, dairy products, canned beverages, ice cream, yogurt, orange juice, yellow cakes, gelatin, biscuits, popcorn color, sauces, and cereals, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the benefits and nutritional facts of turmeric tea: "A close relative of ginger,1 the popularity of turmeric as a superfood has been snowballing throughout the years. This spice has been present since the ancient times, and was … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Turmeric Tea
Having excess weight in your body can make normal activities harder to do, which can tire you out quicker and cause other problems, such as muscle and joint pain. Here Denise Mann, Reader's Digest, reflects on reasons you should try acupuncture for weight loss: Image courtesy of: stockcatalog "When every diet out there has failed you and hitting the gym has done all it can, acupuncture may be worth a shot. Acupuncture works Image courtesy of: Rob Swystun Assuming you … [Read more...] about Does Acupuncture Work For Weight Loss?
Calories still count, so it's important to determine your basal metabolic rate, which is how many calories your body burns daily by simply existing, as well as the deficit you should be eating at to lose weight, as previously mentioned. Here Jenn Sinrich, RD.com, reflects on diabetes dieting and nutrition: "Just because you have diabetes doesn’t mean you have to totally overhaul your diet. Here’s what experts want you to keep in mind about diabetes dieting. There’s no one-size-fits-all … [Read more...] about 15 Items To Keep In Mind About Diabetes Dieting
Coconuts grow on large palm trees known scientifically as Cocos nucifera. Despite the name, the coconut is botanically considered a fruit rather than a nut, as previously mentioned. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.news, reflects on the many health benefits of coconut oil: Image courtesy of: wuestenigel "Coconut oil – derived from mature coconut kernels – is considered a superfood, which makes it a great addition to your diet. Although it can be consumed throughout the … [Read more...] about Surprising How Coconut Oil Offers Certain Benefits When Consumed Before Bed
A vine plant in the Cucurbitaceae family, similar to cucumber and squash, refers to a pointed gourd, however, it is a perennial. It is a dioecious vine plant grown on a trellis. The fruit varies from round to thick and long 2 to 6 inches. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.news, reflects on the many health benefits of pointed gourd: "Pointed gourd, scientifically known as Trichosanthes dioica, is one of the most commonly consumed vegetables in tropical countries around Asia, particularly … [Read more...] about Pointed Gourd Can Regulate Cholesterol, Lower Blood Sugar, And Fight Inflammation, Says Study