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...
There's a hot debate brewing not just in the U.S. but all over the world about something called genetically modified organisms or GMOs.  Unfortunately, some people have decided to either stay away from the issue altogether or take the much safer, less-controversial approach of defending it, in line with government and big corporation agendas - "safer," that is, than questioning or opposing what some...
A recent systematic review of observational studies looked at the relationship between obesity and cardiometabolic disease. Researchers concluded those who ate full-fat dairy had -NO- greater risk for heart disease or diabetes than low-fat dairy eaters. The review, published in the -European Journal of Nutrition-, examined 25 studies, 18 of which found that - those who consumed full-fat dairy weighed...
How many chemicals, drugs or food substances can you think of that have been scientifically tied to at least 45 different medical ailments, symptoms and diseases?  This is especially troubling when you consider that we are talking about a beverage found in 99% of public eating establishments; it is even more troubling when you consider how many people on earth consume this stuff, usually without knowledge...
Here is a true confession that I don't include in my bio on my website.  In the not so long ago past I had been carrying an extra 20 pounds on my not so large 5'4" frame.  How much I weighed doesn't matter. It was too much for me, my height, my age and my body type ( I was not a body builder so I hardly had that excuse). So how did it come to be that someone who has extensive training in nutrition...
Arteries are responsible for carrying oxygen-rich blood throughout the body. When you have healthy arteries, blood flows through the body quite easily. As you age, fatty deposits, cholesterol and cellular waste products settle on the inner walls of your arteries. Research shows that pomegranate can actually help clean your arteries helping to keep blood flowing smoothly. When arteries become clogged,...
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...
Losing weight and getting healthy doesn’t have to be complex. Purge your pantry of processed food, don’t use oils and stay away from sugary snacks and drinks. My rules to better health are uncomplicated and easy to follow. No need to measure food or count calories or points. Many people who follow my advice are pleasantly surprised at how uncomplicated my ‘diet’ can be. Here are my simple rules to...
Although neither government health agencies nor food manufacturers will tell you, monosodium glutamate (MSG) is a very unhealthy food additive.  In spite of such, it is obsessively used in most processed, frozen and fast foods. In fact, you will be hard-pressed to not find it in most foods consumed by people both in developed and developing countries. Why Is MSG Used So Extensively? - Simply put, MSG...
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...