When cooking our food, we should pay attention to the methods used, which affect the nutrient content of foods. Depending on the way we cook our food, can either cause the nutrients to decrease or increase. Here Alina Petre, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether you should bake or broil your food: "Baking and broiling are cooking techniques that employ the dry heat of an oven. Both are considered healthy ways to cook and often used interchangeably with other cooking methods, such as … [Read more...] about Health Benefits of Baking or Broiling
Although this fruit has an undesirable or unusual appearance, it is packed with health benefits that you may favor. It fits in the category of an ugly fruit, but try something new and you will perhaps be surprised. Enjoy the health benefits of dragon fruit for your well-being. Here Melissa Smith, NaturalNews.com, reflects on researchers discovery of dragon fruit powder digestive benefits and more: "Dragon fruit (Hylocereus undatus), also known as pitaya, is an exotic-looking fruit with bright … [Read more...] about Surprising Health Benefits of Dragon Fruit
People who eat more plant-based protein tend to weigh less and have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes than people who eat a lot of meat, and some research shows a meatless diet reduces your risk of death from any cause, as previously mentioned. Here Darnell Fernandez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on hummus as a healthy snack when prepared properly: "Hummus is a creamy Middle-Eastern dip or spread that has recently become incredibly popular, thanks to the rise of plant-based and … [Read more...] about Hummus Health Benefits Are Oftentimes Overlooked
A diet high in healthy fats, fruits, vegetables, and whole grains might protect your body against many diseases. We can't get away from food knowledge, which is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, as previously mentioned. Here Kayla McDonell, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether canned foods are good or bad for you: "Canned foods are often thought to be less nutritious than fresh or frozen foods. Some people claim they contain harmful ingredients … [Read more...] about Can Canned Foods Be Part Of A Healthy Diet?
Pumpkin can be described as a large rounded orange-yellow fruit with a thick rind, edible flesh, and many seeds. Pumpkins are widely grown for commercial use and are used both for food and recreation. Pumpkin pie comes to mind when thinking of the fruit and the carving of pumpkins as jack-o'-lanterns for decoration around Halloween. Here Kerri-Ann Jennings, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on pumpkin nutrition, benefits, and how to eat them: "Pumpkin is a favorite autumn ingredient. But is it … [Read more...] about Nutritional Properties Of Pumpkin, Its Various Uses And Benefits
Resveratrol, as previously mentioned as a red wine compound that may lower a person’s risks for brain disorders, heart disease and type-2 diabetes. It is also considered for cancer prevention and anti-inflammation. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on how resveratrol can improve organ transplant procedures: "Resveratrol has long been hailed as a miracle worker, especially when it comes to lowering blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure. According to numerous studies, … [Read more...] about How Resveratrol Inhibits Unfavorable Immune Response After An Organ Transplant
An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile chemical compounds from plants. Essential oils are also known as etheral oils, volatile oils, aetherolea, or simply oil of the plant from which they were extracted. The essential oil of frankincense is produced by steam distillation of the tree resin. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on reasons to start using frankincense oil: "Scents can have a powerful influence on your well-being. Aromatherapy, which … [Read more...] about Health Benefits Of Frankincense Essential Oil
Eating whole, cooked peas and other legumes—a staple of the Mediterranean diet—may actually slow aging on a cellular level, according to a study published in BMJ. Researchers speculate that it’s the fiber and antioxidants that give them their longevity powers, as previously mentioned. Here Joe Leech, MS, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether legumes are good or bad for you: "Legumes are controversial in certain circles. Some people even choose to eliminate them from their diet. However, … [Read more...] about Legumes Are Linked To Various Health Benefits
Long before we learned to cook, domesticate animals, and put McDonald’s on every corner, our evolutionary cousins — such as chimps and bonobos — followed frugivore diets, subsisting mainly on fiber-heavy fruits, roots, shoots, nuts, and seeds, as previously mentioned. Here Ryan Raman, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reposted by EcoWatch.com, reflects on health and benefits of oat bran: "Oats are widely regarded as one of the healthiest grains you can eat, as they're packed with many important … [Read more...] about Why You Should Add Oat Bran To Your diet?
The body is provided with essential nutrition, adequate calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, and fluid, when you eat a healthy diet, as previously mentioned. Developing good eating habits can help increase longevity. Here Ryan Ramans, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on why consumption of real foods can help you lose weight: "It's no coincidence that the rapid rise in obesity happened around the same time highly processed foods became more available. Although highly processed foods … [Read more...] about Eating More Real Foods May Help You Lose Weight