June 7th, 2013 by admin
You will often hear that to lose weight, you must count calories. Calorie counting can work, but it is very tedious and often imprecise. You do not have to count calories to be healthy and lose weight.
Instead, focus on the kinds of foods eaten. Everyone knows that manmade creations, like donuts, do not really have a place in a healthy diet. We have been gifted with a wonderful intuition about what is and is not healthy. This is all that is necessary to be successful in losing weight.
Fruits and vegetables will obviously be a Read the rest of this entry »
March 26th, 2013 by admin
The human blood, in order to be healthy, has to be slightly alkaline with a pH level of between 7.35 to 7.45. A pH level that is below or above this range can be an indication of a symptom or an underlying medical condition. In order to maintain the body at an optimal alkaline level, adding certain foods to the diet can be of tremendous help. As a rule of thumb, our diet should comprise of 60 percent alkaline foods and 40 percent acidic foods.
Generally speaking, alkaline foods are green vegetables, fruits, lentils, beans, nuts, herbs Read the rest of this entry »
July 4th, 2012 by admin
Getting in better shape has always seemed impossible for some people because they just have no idea what to do. However, there are several things that you can do to ensure that you are at least on the right track. Here are two things that will definitely make life easier for you.
Juice Fruits and Vegetables
When it comes to nutrition, it seems like most people have no idea what to eat or drink. This is why it is crucial that you start to add more juice fruits and vegetables to your diet so that you will be Read the rest of this entry »
July 3rd, 2012 by admin
A nutritionally balanced diet can aid in digestive issues, reduce joint pain, diminish headaches, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and even prevent more serious medical conditions. A diet rich in these 10 “super foods” will contain a wealth of vitamins and minerals for your family’s overall optimum health.
1. Berries”Berries are high in fiber, antioxidants, phytonutrients, and pack an incredible healthy punch into a small, readily-available package.
2. Broccoli”Broccoli is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as being a powerhouse for fiber.The full explanation can be Read the rest of this entry »
July 2nd, 2012 by admin
Higher prices for organically grown food may lead consumers to assume that the organic-food trend is just one more retailing gimmick. However, this is not the case. Organic food actually is healthier and more beneficial than food grown with synthetic pesticides and artificial fertilizers. USDA regulations stipulate that organic foods must be grown free of these substances. For meat to be considered organic, the animals must be raised on organically grown feed, and they do not receive antibiotics or synthetic growth hormones. According Read the rest of this entry »
July 1st, 2012 by admin
When it comes to eating healthy, the first step for many is to look for ways to cut the fat out of their diet. Some do this by looking for low fat versions of the foods that they already eat, such as low fat cookies and yogurt. However, many end up inadvertently cutting out all fats, which can have negative consequences for their overall health. The reason for this is that not all fats are bad Read the rest of this entry »
June 29th, 2012 by admin
Eating healthy foods not only helps you lose weight; it also gives you more energy and prolongs your life. Many people choose not to eat healthy because they think they will be deprived. Eating healthy, however, isn’t as difficult as people think it is. It is possible to eat healthy foods without feeling deprived.
Choose a Diet That Contains the Right Balance of Proteins, Carbohydrates and Fats
One of the best ways to avoid feeling deprived while eating healthy is to choose a diet that contains the right balance of proteins, carbohydrates Read the rest of this entry »