For starters, protein is critical for every cell in our body. It helps build nails, hair, bones and muscles, as previously mentioned. Somehow, you can now buy protein noodles, protein bagels, protein cookies and – wait for it – protein coffee, and more. Here Stephanie Eckelkamp, Prevention.com, reflects on plant-based protein for those who want to get away from an abundance of meat: "There are lots of good reasons to go vegetarian. For one, there are major health benefits: People who … [Read more...] about 20 Protein Essentials For Building And Maintaining Muscle Mass
Any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, perfume, or medicine, is referred to as an herb. Typically, herbs have aromatic or savory properties, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the benefits of ashwagandha, not just another herb: "Known as a multipurpose herb and "rejuvenator" used in ancient Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine for thousands of years, ashwagandha1 (Withania somnifera) is a plant native to India with a host … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Ashwagandha
A healthy diet provides the body with essential nutrition, adequate calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, and fluid, as previously mentioned. Some nutrients can be lacking in your diet and cause an array of symptoms. This is where vitamin supplements come into play. If you are trying to lose weight, your deficiencies may have increased. Here Sergio Pedemonte, LifeHack.org, reflects on whether vitamins can help you lose weight: "Have you ever had a friend that told you they lost … [Read more...] about Can You Lose Weight By Taking Vitamins?
Spirulina is being seriously considered as a sustainable food source with the potential to end world hunger, due to its nutritional profile and unique ability to withstand extreme temperature variations and neglect, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on the benefits and uses of chlorella: "When you hear the word “algae,” you’ll likely think of seaweed. However, this designation generally refers to organisms that can produce oxygen via … [Read more...] about What Is Chlorella And How It Differs From Spirulina?
Not to long ago there was a lot of concern about antibiotic resistance in humans, but not so much now. However, buying poultry and meat raised on vegetarian feed with access to pastures and without hormones or antibiotics are simple strategies consumers can use to counter global antibiotic resistance, as previously mentioned. This is a natural solution involving food for better health. Here Ellaine Castillo, NaturalNews.com, reflects on eating organic food and reducing the risk of cancer: Image … [Read more...] about Organic Food Consumption Can Help Reduce Cancer Risk, Says Study
Reclaim your health with nutrients, enzymes, minerals, fiber, and antioxidants by consuming fruits and vegetables daily. The consumption of fruits and vegetables daily can significantly reduce the risk of chronic diseases and premature death, according to studies. Nutrition has a real impact on maintaining good health. There are many foods that may lengthen your healthy years. Here Ralph Flores, NaturalNews.com, reflects on consumption of citrus fruit to reduce dementia:Image courtesy of: … [Read more...] about Surprising How Frequent Consumption Of Citrus Fruits Can Impede Dementia
Diet soft drinks have been marketed as healthier than regular soft drinks, yet a growing body of evidence has suggested that artificial sweeteners may also harm your health. Past research has linked diet soda to a higher risk of diabetes, as previously mentioned. Here Baltimore.CBSLocal.com, reports on diet soda new study: "More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased risk of clot-based strokes, heart … [Read more...] about Drinking Artificially Sweetened Beverages Linked To Heart Attack And Strokes, Says Study
We all know that we should be eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, but it's important to choose the right ones to eat on a regular basis. Food knowledge is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, as previously mentioned. Here Janine Acero, NaturalNews.com, reflects on taking care of your heart with 'brain food' and the results of a new study:Image courtesy of: illmophoto "Take care of your heart by eating at least one potassium-rich food such as a … [Read more...] about Eating At Least One Potassium-Rich Food A Day Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks And Stroke, Says Study
Progressive mental deterioration that can occur in middle or old age, because of generalized degeneration of the brain, is defined as Alzheimer's disease, as previously mentioned. Exercise and diet are very important factors in reducing the risk of Alzheimer's disease, as determined in previous studies. Here Sarah Knapton, Science Editor, Telegraph.Co, UK, reflects on a new series of studies for protection against Alzheimer's:Image courtesy of: U.S. Department of Energy"Exercise could protect … [Read more...] about Exercise Helps Regrow Brain Cells And Helps Protect Against Alzheimer’s Disease, Says Study
Any meat which has been modified in order to improve its taste or to extend shelf life is considered “processed meat”, as previously mentioned. However, there are many other processed foods that we consume in our daily diets. Here Susan Scutti, CNN, reflects on early death following increased consumption of ultra-processed foods:Image courtesy of: unhappyunbirthday "The quick and easy noshes you love are chipping away at your mortality one nibble at a time, according to new research from … [Read more...] about Consumption Of Ultraprocessed Foods Can Increase Risk Of Early Death, Says Study