Tagged as Healthy Diet

Although it's not possible at this time to predict with complete certainty who will get cancer, it is possible, by using certain guiding principles and medical facts, to predict who in society is most susceptible to the disease.  In some cases, we can even narrow it down to specific groups of people. Why Is It Important to Engage in This Type of Predictive Analysis? - Some people would say that it's...
Nutritionists say that excluding grain products from the diet is not only useless but even dangerous. On the other hand, people who want to lose weight are still trying to stay away from them. But we have collected seven myths about grain products, which you should know. 1. Cereals contribute to weight gain. A study performed by Tufts University showed that whole grain - consumption helps to reduce...
How many colors do you eat each day? A well-balanced diet that includes a variety of fruits and vegetables is essential to a long, healthy life. But it's complicated to keep track of how often we eat broccoli. One way to eat better is to try to eat the rainbow every day. (And we don't mean Skittles!) The broader the array of colors we eat, the more varied the nutrients. Need some help adding more color...
Without question, one of the biggest battles everyone is fighting today is the "Battle of the Bulge" - no, not the German offensive against the Allies in December of 1944 but, rather, the fight to keep excessive fat from our bodies.  This battle isn't just about "looking good" but, more importantly, about staying healthy. Being overweight is, after all, a precursor or marker for the most lethal diseases...
Parsley — it's the pretty green garnish that most people promptly remove from their plate or carefully eat around whenever they go out for a nice meal. But parsley is much more than a culinary decoration. It's a nutritional powerhouse that can deliver amazing -health benefits- when used in cooking instead of as a garnish. When incorporated into recipes, parsley is believed to deliver many health benefits....
Love them or hate them, it sure does seem like mushrooms are a polarizing food. For those who love to eat them, there are many benefits to making them a regular part of a well-balanced diet. Even though they're technically a fungus, mushrooms count toward daily vegetable intake recommendations, so add them to a stir fry or chop them up and drop them in a soup to reap their benefits regularly. Mushrooms...
Popular high-protein diets, such as -Atkins and Paleo-, urge followers to eat more -protein- while cutting back on carbohydrates, sugars and fats. Although many have found success on such diets, there are health risks associated with eating too much protein. Those regularly consuming more than the recommended amount may experience side effects. Protein is one of the building blocks of life. It helps...
Heart disease is the - leading cause of death - in the United States, affecting - about 11.5% - of the adult population. Despite its prevalence, it’s one of the more preventable chronic illnesses, with diet and lifestyle being key factors. What we eat is just as important as the number of calories we consume each day, and a diet that’s more plant-based could cut our heart failure risk by - over 40%....
A -Nutritarian- diet-style is designed to be nutrient rich, protective against disease, and longevity enhancing.  But, the most fascinating discovery is the same diet-style that can push the envelope of human longevity, is most effective for long-term weight loss. It is pretty tough to maintain a healthy weight if you always feel like eating more.  A recent study published in Nutrition Journal of 768...
It’s My Party- Everyone hates when you cut onions and your eyes begin to tear, but did you know that the sulfur compounds that make your eyes water have a health benefit? These 6 foods are rich in cancer-fighting organosulfur compounds, which are produced when the cell walls of these vegetables are broken down by chopping, crushing, or chewing. Onions - Garlic - Leeks - Chives - Shallots - Scallions...