Nutrition

Nuts Are actually a Nutritional Powerhouse

Nuts are among nature’s healthiest food sources, although most people don’t realize it. And even though peanuts are actually peapods, they are lumped right in with a wide variety of the real thing. This nut trend as a health food is starting to catch on. People are enjoying them daily as nuts or nut butters in breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and...

Belly Fat And 9 Other Body Changes You Shouldn’t Ignore At 50

When we’re in our 50s, we tend to notice changes with our bodies:  Metabolism, skin elasticity, energy, vision, hormones… These things are inevitable, but there are some things we should not accept with age. I’ve put weight on around my middle. This weight can increase your risk of health problems including heart disease and diabetes.  If you’re a woman and...

19 Amazing Benefits and Uses of Strawberry Fruit

Most of us love strawberries because of the fact that they are a treat for the eyes and taste buds. But these amazingly delicious fruits are also packed with nutrition. The strawberry is a red, juicy, conically-shaped fruit belonging to the rose family. In fact, technically, it is not a berry but an aggregate accessory fruit, composed of several small...

13 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

13 Amazing Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

Lemon is a common, inexpensive, easily available and most widely used citrus fruit. Its characteristic flavour and refreshing smell make it a popular fruit for drinks. It is used in lemonade, soft drinks, cocktails and tea. It has a long list of benefits. In India, it is used as medicine for many health problems. Thus, lemon is a popular citrus...

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mental Health

These are four easy things you can do to make yourself more mentally and physically well: 1) Upgrade Your Diet: What we put into our bodies is the fuel that we use to run on. Just as there are different octanes of gasoline available at the gas station, you, too, can fuel yourself with higher-octane foods. Step 1: Cut out...

Forget Counting Calories, Focus on Nutrient Density

by Erin Sparrold | January 20, 2015 Most of us have reduced the value of the food we eat to a simple number: How many calories it has. True, the number of calories is a valuable bit of information about a food, but there’s so much more to it than that. If you’re just talking calories, you’re missing the very...

Healthy Eating Without Breaking the Bank

Healthy Eating Without Breaking The Bank By Alexa Angelo, Bachelor of Science Dietetics Feeding your family healthy, nutritious meals while staying on a budget can seem overwhelming. Most people even dread going to the grocery store. Sticking to a few simple tips can help make grocery shopping more enjoyable and cost effective. Money Saving Tips Successful grocery shopping starts at...

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