To improve your health, a change in lifestyle goes a long way to decrease your triglycerides. Research suggests that a plant-based diet with some animal products may lead to lower cholesterol and triglycerides, and a lower risk of heart disease and other health conditions, as previously noted. Here Rachael Link, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on ways to naturally lower your blood triglyceride levels: "Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. After you eat, your body converts … [Read more...] about Methods To Naturally Reduce Your Blood Triglycerides
Sugary treats, while obviously delicious, aren’t very good for our bodies—and that includes our tummies. Not only do the added calories add inches to our waistlines, but sugar overload leads to insulin resistance, which tells the body to store extra fat around the waist. But that’s long-term stuff. Sugar also bloats your tummy in the short-term by feeding the bad bacteria in your gut, leading to extra gas, as previously noted. Here Helen West, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on nutritional content … [Read more...] about Can Frozen Yogurt Be A Healthy, Tasty Addition To Your Diet?
Eating well has been determined to be one of the best investment you can make when it comes to your health. The food you eat greatly affects your health: It can either keep you healthy or contribute to diseases, as previously noted. Here Chaunie Brusie, RN, BSN, HealthLine.com, reflects on everything you need to know about buckwheat honey; medically reviewed by Debra Rose Wilson, PhD, MSN, RN, IBCLC, AHN-BC, CHT: "Buckwheat honey is a highly nutritious honey made by bees that collect nectar … [Read more...] about What Are The Primary Benefits of Buckwheat Honey?
Many people over the age of 50 are not in the best shape of their lives, and they may also need to manage issues like past injuries, joint pain, and chronic muscle aches. It’s also important to remember that the 50-plus set might need to spend some extra time staying limber and take more than a day between serious workouts to recover. You may even want to work with a stretching expert, as stretching becomes even more important as we age. We turned to experts to find out the dos and don’ts of … [Read more...] about Benefit From Physical Activity At Any Age
Kidney stones are basically hard deposits made of salts and minerals that form within your kidneys. There are many causes of kidney stones and they can affect any part of your urinary tract; from your kidneys to your bladder. The passing of kidney stones can be very painful, but do not cause permanent damage if recognized within reasonable time. Here Evangelyn Rodriguez, NaturalNews.com, reflects on a study of preventing kidney stones with use of the golden dewdrop herb: "The prevalence and … [Read more...] about Prevent Kidney Stones With Golden Dewdrop Herb, Says Study
There are consumers who consider honey a greater healthy alternative to sugar. The better quality honey is high in antioxidants. There are many common types of honey available for use. Although honey has a high sugar and calorie content, it is considered a much better choice. Here Kaitlyn Berkheiser, HealthLine.com, reflects on the many health benefits and uses of acacia honey: "Acacia honey is produced by bees who pollinate the flowers of the black locust tree, native to North America and … [Read more...] about Potential Health Benefits of Acacia Honey.
If your mother told you to drink milk to keep your bones strong, that was sound advice. Good bone health starts with good nutrition. Your body needs protein, minerals and vitamins to make and regenerate bone. Even though as an adult you might not still be drinking milk, there are plenty of other ways to get the nutrients needed for bone health, as previously noted. Here Grace Olson, Natural.news, reflects on boosting bone health with boron: "Boron is a mineral naturally present in foods like … [Read more...] about Foods Rich in Boron Could Help Treat or Prevent Osteoporosis
Foods with fewer calories and more volume can fill you up more than foods with more calories and less volume. They stretch the stomach, and the stomach's stretch receptors signal the brain to stop eating, as previously noted. Here Melissa Groves, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether rice cakes are good for you: Rice cakes were a popular snack during the low-fat craze of the 1980s — but you may wonder whether you should still be eating them. Made from puffed rice pressed together into a … [Read more...] about Surprising Nutrition and Health Effects of Rice Cakes
Mushrooms provide a mix of healthy nutrients and vitamins, such as niacin, copper, riboflavin, and selenium. The texture and savory flavor of mushrooms also make excellent substitutes for meat. Varieties of functional mushrooms, such as cordyceps, lion's mane, reishi, and chaga, will be present in products such as, teas, coffees, smoothies, and bottled water, as part of a growing trend previously noted. Here Gavin Van De Walle, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on science backed benefits of … [Read more...] about Cordyceps Science Based Health Benefits
Onions are a staple ingredient in the kitchen. It belongs to the Allium family of flowering plants, and is cousin to another kitchen staple – garlic. Onions are rich in powerful sulfur-containing compounds responsible for their pungent smell, as well as their health benefits. Whether it’s white, yellow, red or purple, and green – all onion varieties are shown to be a healthy addition to your diet, as previously mentioned. Here Rose Lidell, Food.news, reflects on eating alliums to reduce the risk … [Read more...] about Alliums May Be A Tasty Way To Reduce Colorectal Cancer