Stuff About Sugar and Appetite
This article covers specific ways that sugar can affect appetite. Most of them are due to brain chemicals affected by sugar. The changes in appetite include both food quantity and food preferences.Lower Your Cholesterol With These 5 Natural Foods
Our bodies need Cholesterol to build and maintain cell membranes, to convert sunshine to vitamin D and for a whole host of other important functions. On the other hand, an increase in the cholesterol levels can lead to major health risks and even culminate in death. This increase is diagnosed as a condition called hypercholesterolemia, where cholesterol accumulates along artery walls and increases the risk of developing heart disease. Apart from medication, you can also make use of these natural, tried and tested ways to lower your cholesterol.Back to School – 4 Quick Lunches for You or Your Kids
As much as I enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the summer, I do enjoy getting back to the routine of fall. Whether or not you or kids in your family are in school, fall is a time when there is a shift and with that may come a shift in eating habits as well.Do You Know About World Vegetarian Day?
Humorous essay about my life as a vegetarian. It raises the question, “Can you be a vegetarian and not binge?”Splendiferous Whole Grain Foods: Whole Rice, Bamboo Rice, Foxtail Millet And Sorghum
Grains should be handled naturally and not tampered with so much as in processes that help shorten cooking time. Most Asians never tire of eating the rice staple day in, day out because will go down very well with whatever accompanying foods they choose to eat. It is ideal, then, to have most common grains, which are acidic foods, paired with alkalizing foods like cruciferous vegetables or leafy greens, for a dose of proteins. Next, bamboo rice tastes like wheat and is more nutritious than rice, but the supply is inconsistent. Then there is the foxtail millet which is versatile in cooking and is the staple food in India and North China. As for the gluten-free sorghum, it is often paired with with corn, mushrooms and oranges for a complete source of protein.Herbal Teas That Offer Health Benefits
This post will discuss about some of the most popular herbal teas that provide health benefits. They can be consumed either hot or cold.Nutrition for Lyme
The first treatment for Lyme is antibiotics. Then, should come nutrition. The foods you eat will determine if Lyme is a short lived issue, or a lifelong problem.The Amazing Benefits of a Healthy Eating Plan
As with all things, there is a learning curve and there are many ways to make this happen. This diet plan be just a starter or is a toe in the water to show you what you need to consider. Besides shunning some foods, you are eliminating many possibilities for an unhealthy life. A person can enjoy the benefits of eating healthy food and lead a normal and healthy life if he or she follows the healthy dietary lifestyle and eating plan.10 Reasons To Quit Sugar (Even If You’d Rather Not!)
Sugar’s everywhere, but you don’t have to surrender. This article covers 10 reasons to quit sugar now, even if you think you don’t want to do it.Best Fruits For Diabetics: Water Melon, Star Fruit And Wax Apple
Fruits are very much part of a dietary approach in tackling diabetes since the early days. In particular, the watermelon, a fruit with a high glycemic index but low glycemic load has always been listed among the fruits for diabetics. The smaller star fruit can match up to the diabetics’ needs just as well as the bigger water-melon. In fact the fiber of both fruits are equally efficient in lowering high blood pressure naturally. Besides, the 2 fruits are low in sugar, high in water content and are thus low in calories. However, the star-fruit has a neurotoxin that attacks a distressed kidney and so should not be taken by those with kidney problems. The wax apple has all the properties that support a diabetic diet and it tonifies your heart and brain as well. Its bland taste offsets stronger flavors and is often added to enrich salads with vitamins.Clarified Butter or Ghee – Should You Eat It?
Ghee or clarified butter, has been around in India for thousands of years. Prepared by simmering butter and removing the residue, ghee is traditionally considered to be the food of the Gods – with mystical healing properties. To know if we should be eating it todayLiven Up Your Labor Day Weekend
It’s back to school time of the year, but take advantage of the upcoming holiday weekend to extend the summer festivities. These tips and suggestions will help you plan an active Labor Day weekend with family and friends.