Chia Seeds are being researched for their effects on health, however, the work is sparse. Chia seeds are used by sprinkling them over other foods and they are usually ground. They can be used in cereals, smoothies, yogurt, bread, granola bars, energy bars, and tortillas. There are many other uses of chia seeds since they may be nutritionally beneficial. Here Mary Miller, Food.news, reflects on why chia seeds are worth having in your pantry:"In ancient times, the Mayan and Aztec civilizations … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Eating Chia Seeds
The portion of plant-derived food that cannot be completely broken down by digestive enzymes is considered roughage or dietary fiber. The two main components are both soluble fiber, which dissolves in water, and insoluble which does not. Here Alan Mozes, CBSnews.com, reflects on the benefits of eating fiber:Image courtesy of: yummysmellsca"A large, new analysis helps confirm that eating lots of grains, vegetables and fruit lowers your risk of dying early from cancer or heart disease. When … [Read more...] about Eat More Fiber To Prevent Deadly Diseases, Says Study
It seems that a natural way to age gracefully begins with the food we eat. For example, a natural compound – fisetin – found in apples and strawberries offer great antiaging effects. This powerful antioxidant flavonoid is emerging at the very center of a cutting-edge antiaging therapy known as senolytics as previously mentioned. Here Ellaine Castillo, NaturalNews.com, reflects on reasons to eat an apple a day:"As the famous saying goes, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But have … [Read more...] about 7 Health Benefits Of Eating Apples
Even with its unwavering popularity, some still avoid bananas because they're higher in carbs and sugar than many other fruits. But here's the thing: it's easy to forget that your body actually needs carbs to fuel your body, and unlike processed sweet treats, a banana's naturally occurring sugars are accompanied by many vitamins and minerals, as previously mentioned. Here Zoey Sky, NaturalNews.com, reflects on why you should eat a banana an hour before bedtime: "If you’re … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons To Eat Bananas At Night
A healthy diet is essential for optimizing your health. This is an on-going task that must be undertaken to stay healthy as mentioned previously. More than ever before many individuals are making a concerted effort, to pay more attention to their eating habits, and what they consume. Here Michelle Schoffro Cook, Care2.com, reflects on the health benefits of flaxseeds and flaxseed oil: "We all know that flaxseeds and flaxseed oil are superfoods that are great for us and that we … [Read more...] about 10 Research-Based Reasons To Start Eating Flaxseeds And Flaxseed oil
Sugar stimulates the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that plays a role in many important pathways, most notably the mesolimbic pathway.2 The way dopamine affects your brain in this area changes with addiction and spikes your perception of motivation or pleasure, as previously mentioned. However, there are consequences and alternatives when addressing diet. Here Eva Fenwick, WebMd.com, reflects on the drinking of diet soda and risk associated with it: "Drinking diet soda may … [Read more...] about Diet Soft Drinks May Not Be Without Risks Of Diabetic Blindness, Says Study
Any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, perfume, or medicine, is referred to as an herb. They are plants with aromatic or savory properties. Typically, culinary use distinguishes herbs from spices. Herbs refer to the leafy green or flowing parts of a plant, fresh or dried, and spices are usually dried and produced from many other parts of the plant, including roots, seeds, fruits and bark. There is evidence that Sumerians, as far back as 5000BCE, used herbs in … [Read more...] about Is Rosemary One Of The Most Effective Ways To Guarantee Longevity?
Those who have finally decide to lose weight, should know where to begin. Generally, you must determine the reason or reasons you want to lose weight. 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. Here Brielle Gregory, Prevention.com, reflects on ways to lose stubborn belly fat according to weight loss experts: "Losing weight … [Read more...] about 12 Weight Loss Tips To Get Rid Of Belly Fat Once And For All, According To Experts
Obesity is the condition of being fat or grossly overweight: there is a definite problem of obesity among children. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. Obesity increases the overall likelihood of many diseases and conditions, particularly type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, certain types of cancer, obstructive sleep apnea, depression and osteoarthritis. Obesity is most commonly caused by a … [Read more...] about Apple Cider Vinegar Consumption Can Help Prevent The Onset Of Obesity, Says Study
In many groups the subject matter on weight reduction, centers around keeping active, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, not smoking, and drinking alcohol moderately. These seem to be positive guidelines to follow and there has been some success, when you stick to it. Here Nadja Hermann, TheGuardian.com, reflects on five dangerous 'fatlogic' myths, debunked: "As far back as I can remember, I was overweight. My parents were morbidly obese, just like three of my … [Read more...] about Is ‘Fat Logic’ Just A Problem For Fat People?