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
The health benefits of fiber are supported by over 100 years of research into its chemistry, physical properties, physiology and effects on metabolism,” said study author Andrew Reynolds, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Otago in New Zealand. Here Natalie Olsen, RD, LD, ACSM EP-C, reflects on the need to get more fiber: "It’s easy to get caught up in counting calories and grams of added sugars, fats, proteins, and carbs when you’re trying to eat well. But there’s one … [Read more...] about Reasons Why Fiber Is So Vital To Our Well-Being
Miso is currently used in Japan, both in traditional and modern cooking. It has gained worldwide interest for its use in cooking. There are different varieties of miso described as earthy, fruity, salty, savory, and sweet. It is rarely made in traditional homes since being produced industrially in large quantities. Here Alina Petre, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on why miso is incredibly healthy: "Miso is a fermented condiment especially popular in parts of Asia, though it has also made its … [Read more...] about Surprising Health Benefits of Consuming Miso