When you're trying to increase your intake of nutrients, eating real foods is the way to go. They contain a variety of nutrients difficult to find in a single supplement, including plant compounds, vitamins and minerals, as previously noted. Here Joanne Washburn, Food.news, reflects on the best and worst foods for oral health: Regular brushing and flossing can help get rid of sugars and food particles lodged in-between your teeth that can cause plaque. If left unchecked, plaque can damage … [Read more...] about Eat More Foods That Support Oral Health
Many of the old ways of thinking about diet no longer apply, but it isn’t clear yet what it would mean to adapt our appetites and routines to the new rhythms of life. We take our cues about what to eat from the world around us, which becomes a problem when our food supply starts to send us crazy signals about what is normal. “Everything in moderation” doesn’t quite cut it in a world where the “everything” for sale in the average supermarket has become so sugary and so immoderate, as previously … [Read more...] about Does Eating Late Play A Significant Role In Gaining Weight?
If you suffer from migraines and are looking for a more natural way to stop the insufferable pain, then grape juice is the answer. Since migraines mainly come from an imbalance in brain chemicals such as serotonin, grape juice can come in and save the day. It will not act as a painkiller but as a preventative. So the minute you feel a migraine coming on, take some grape juice to prevent it. Since grapes are rich in vitamin C, vitamin A, and vitamin B2, they can help stop you from getting … [Read more...] about Surprising Foods We Can Eat For Migraine Management
Once you crack open a fresh coconut, you can enjoy the delicious coconut water and scoop out the white meat with either a spoon or knife, depending on how tender it is. The riper the coconut, the thicker and fleshier the meat. Meanwhile, younger coconuts have a very tender flesh that can easily be scraped off with a spoon. Coconut meat is highly nutritious; it is chock-full of vitamins and minerals that can benefit your health in a number of ways, as previously noted. Here Davina Ramirez, … [Read more...] about Is Coconut Butter An Ideal Plant-Based Substitute For Milk-Based Butter?
People who can get past the notion of eating a fungus are rewarded with a rich, earthy flavor that is hard to imitate, and now it appears that mushrooms are good for a lot more than just enhancing your favorite chicken and pasta dishes, as previously noted. Here Jillian Kubala, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether mushrooms are good for diabetics: "Given that diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels, following a healthy diet that helps manage blood sugar is essential to … [Read more...] about Why Mushrooms Are An Excellent Choice If You Have Diabetes
Nuts are a versatile powerhouse among superfoods. They can be eaten on their own as a quick snack, or you can add nuts to salads, soups, stews or baked goods. The possibilities are endless! Nuts like pecans are full of vitamins and minerals. Pecans also offer three amazing health benefits that you can enjoy if you eat them regularly. Pecans contain fiber and plant protein. They’re also a great source of “good” fat, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, as previously noted. Here Rachael … [Read more...] about Eating Pecans May Be Good For You?
Pineapples are tropical fruits that are rich in vitamins, enzymes and antioxidants. They may help boost the immune system, build strong bones and aid indigestion. And, despite their sweetness, pineapples are low in calories, as previously noted. Here Kelli McGrane, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, reflects on whether pineapple has benefits for women, medically reviewed by Natalie Olsen, R.D., L.D., ACSM EP-C: "Pineapple (Ananas comosus) is a juicy, delicious, tropical fruit. It’s packed with … [Read more...] about Potential Health Benefits Of Pineapple For Women
According to statistics, about 40 percent of adults worldwide aged 25 and above suffer from high blood pressure. Conventional treatments often prescribed by physicians for hypertension include beta-blockers and diuretics. However, these medications only address the symptoms of the condition, not the root cause. While experts say that primary hypertension has no identifiable cause, a new concept known as cellular medicine suggests that chronic deficiency of micronutrients is the main cause of … [Read more...] about 6 Types Of Essential Nutrients To Ensure The Best Possible Health
Hailed for its therapeutic effects on mood and libido, maca is often consumed as herbal supplements. Ground maca is sometimes also added to smoothies, juices, coffee and oil. In Peru, the root itself makes for a healthful addition to soups, salads and oatmeal, as previously noted. Here Leslie Locklear, Food.news, reflects on the maca plant: "This might sound like something straight out of an Indiana Jones movie, but high up in the Andes mountains of South America grows a root crop that might … [Read more...] about What Health Benefits Can You Get From Maca Roots?
Baking soda has been used as a home remedy for generations due to its antacid properties. Yet its benefits run even deeper, and new research may explain why it is an effective aid in the treatment of autoimmune diseases such as arthritis, as previously noted. Here Alina Petre, MS, RD, HealthLine.com, explores whether baking soda can help with weight loss, medically reviewed by Katherine Marengo LDN, RD: Baking soda is known for its wide array of uses, from deodorizing your refrigerator to … [Read more...] about Does Baking Soda Offer Any Weight Loss Benefits?