4. May 2012 08:25
Soda pop and designer coffee drinks can add high calorie totals to your daily caloric intake with little to negative health benefits to you.
The March issue of Oxygen magazine quotes the statistic that there is a 135% increase in calories consumed from soft drinks from 1977 to 2001. An equally distu... [More]
3. May 2012 06:19
Experts recommend that Americans get 4,700 milligrams a day of potassium. Fruits and vegetables are a great source of potassium. Potassium is known to counteract the negative effects of sodium. http://www.cincinnati.md/oh/cincinnati/con-article/654763/potassium/study_potassi... [More]
2. May 2012 05:28
Stretching is an integral part of my weekly exercise plan.
As I age (I am 46), I find that exercise, and life’s physical challenges, affect my body differently than when I was younger. I use stretching, yoga, foam rolling, and periodic massage to keep my body on targe... [More]
1. May 2012 20:38
Mushrooms are not a true vegetable in the sense that it does not have any leaves, roots, or seeds, and really does not need any light to grow. So what exactly is a mushroom? It is a fungus, which grows in the dark and creates more mushrooms by releasing spores.
I enjoy a variety of kinds of ... [More]
29. April 2012 05:07
A periodical build-up of gas in your digestive tract is normal when choosing to eat a healthier diet, especially if your system is used to processed and pre-packaged foods.
Gas is often caused by fruits and vegetables which contain complex starches, fiber and sugars (these are harder for the body to... [More]
28. April 2012 14:45
There was an article in the most recent New York Times Magazine talking about people from across different continents and cultures consistently under judging their own weight if they are overweight.
In a large study in Mexico out of 3,622 young men and women, when asked to estimate their body size b... [More]
27. April 2012 19:32
I believe that the healthiest way to eat is to avoid processed foods and to eat foods as close to the source as you can. But the reality is that processed foods are in every American household pantry and you need to learn to buy them smartly.
When trying to pick pre-packaged foods, ther... [More]
26. April 2012 04:54
Do you ever get tired of being sick and tired?
The weight creeps on, draining your energy as you’re going to college,... [More]
25. April 2012 20:13
Studies suggest that eating a diet that contains lots of fresh fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk of heart disease, high blood pressure and certain cancers. It also helps you manage your calories which helps you attain your weight goals.
Which fruits and vegetables are the best choices ... [More]