There are many symptoms associated with acid reflux disease, including bad breath, bloating, belching, persistent cough and heartburn. Here Sunayana Ponnappa, Food.ndtv.com, reflects on consumption of several fruits to help reduce acid reflux: Image courtesy of: zkvrev "Acid reflux, also known as heart burn, is a chronic condition in which acid or bile flows from the food pipe into the stomach, irritating its inner lining. It is a long-term disease which causes a … [Read more...] about Eat These Fruits To Help Reduce The Effects Of Acid Reflux
Food that has low nutritional value, typically produced in the form of packaged snacks needing little or no preparation, is commonly known as 'junk food'. It can also refer to high protein food like meat prepared with saturated fat. Fast food and fast food restaurants are often equated with 'junk food' but can't be described as 'junk food'. Here Nicola Davis, TheGuardian.com, reflects on a rise in food allergies: Image courtesy of: wuestenigel "A ballooning diet of junk food … [Read more...] about Food Allergies May Be Increased By Eating Junk Food, Says Study
We continue to look at nutrition and the food that you put on your plate, which can have a substantial impact on your life. The single most important investment you can make to your health on a daily basis is to eat well, as previously mentioned. Here Michelle Simmons, Food.news, reflects on food therapy research suggestions to treat or control high blood pressure: Image courtesy of: JiayiYoung "The food you eat greatly affects your health: It can either keep you healthy or … [Read more...] about Food Therapy Can Help Treat Or Control Hypertension, Says Study
While looking for ways to grow old gracefully, nutrition and well-being are a part of it. Today, cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in men and women, as previously mentioned. There are many ways to protect yourself from the disease, and Vicki Batts, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the subject: "There’s nothing better than a freshly picked, organic blueberry. These delectable little berries are quite versatile and can be eaten on their own or used in a variety of dishes, from … [Read more...] about Blueberry Consumption Could Potentially Slash Heart Disease Risk, Says Study
Nutrition experts agree that no diet is perfect for all diabetics. What’s important, however, is that a diet is based on foods that the patient enjoys eating, can afford and that he or she can prepare. Cutting carbs isn’t the answer to every health and weight problem—they are an extremely important part of your diet, providing the fuel your body needs to function, as previously mentioned. Here Edsel Cook, Health.news, reflects on whether eating eggs is good for a person with diabetes: Image … [Read more...] about Eating Eggs Will Not Make A Person More Vulnerable To Diabetes, Says Study
Some teas are beneficial as a drink for those who are monitoring their caloric consumption, and contain antioxidants that may help fight free radicals throughout the body, as previously mentioned. Here Miranda Larbi, TheSun.co.uk, reflects on improving sleep and losing weight by drinking tea before bed: "For most of us, the thought of shedding body fat is a daunting one with complicated diets and exercises needed to achieve the end goal. But it doesn't have to be that hard - it's … [Read more...] about Improve Your Sleep And Weight Loss Ability By Drinking Tea Before Bed, Says Expert
Creamy avocados contain vitamin E that helps keep your skin moisturized. There are several studies showing that vitamin E can also reduce free radicals, and prevent skin damage due to UV rays, as previously mentioned. Here Edsel Cook, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the many health benefits of consuming avocados: Image courtesy of: Mr. Greenjeans "In recent years, avocados have become the new favorite fruit of Americans. They are rich in healthy fats and other nutrients that are … [Read more...] about 15 Reasons To Eat Avocados
Spices, nuts, cocoa, cereals and vegetables are good sources of magnesium. Green leafy vegetables such as spinach are also rich in magnesium. Other food sources include bran muffins, barley, trail mix, pumpkin seeds, halibut steaks, lima beans, soybeans, buckwheat flour and low-fat vanilla yogurt are rich in magnesium. Here Vicki Batts, Health.news, reflects on depletion of magnesium in the body with the use of over-the counter medications: Image courtesy of: The U.S. Food and Drug … [Read more...] about Are Pharmaceuticals Making You Sick?
Muscle tissue burns three to five times more energy than fat tissues, so as you gain muscle, your metabolic rate increases, which allows you to burn more calories, even when you're sleeping, as previously mentioned. Here National Institutes of Health concludes from a study, that links women sleeping with artificial light at night to weight gain or obesity: Image courtesy of: seanduckmusic "Sleeping with a television or light on in the room may be a risk factor for gaining … [Read more...] about Cutting Off Lights At Bedtime Could Reduce Women’s Chances Of Becoming Obese, Says Study
The cashew tree is a tropical evergreen tree that produces the cashew seed or nut and the cashew apple. The edible kidney-shaped nut is rich in oil and protein, it is usually roasted and shelled before it can be eaten. Here Mary Miller, Food.news, reflects on the benefits of drinking cashew milk: Image courtesy of: Vanilla and lace "If you have trouble digesting dairy products, cashew milk can serve as an excellent alternative. Whether you take it in its sweetened or … [Read more...] about Why You Should Add Cashew Milk To Your Daily Diet?