Type 2 Diabetes, Gluten Intolerance and the Rise of Industrialized Food
Since the 1950’s there has been a steady rise in the amount of people developing celiac disease and gluten intolerance. In the last 40 or 50 years the numbers have swelled into an epidemic. Another wide spread disease, type 2 diabetes has also steadily increased into an epidemic over the same general period. Both of these conditions are related to nutrition and food consumption. This parallel can be attributed to another steady rise, which is the industrialization of food. People are eating far more gluten than ever before, often when they don’t even know it. The wheat, rye and barley that is the main source of gluten has been industrialized to the point that these grains don’t even resemble what they were originally in nature. Wheat derivatives are now used as an additive in not only a large percentage of processed and packaged foods, but also in a wide range of other products that we use on our skin and take as medications and drugs. These wheat based additives have names that most people don’t recognize and there for don’t know they are eating gluten.The Side Effects of Biotine Overdose
The early twentieth century saw the advent of a water-soluble vitamin called Biotin which is a component of the B-complex family of vitamins also known as vitamin B7 of vitamin H. This vitamin has several health benefits that help the body metabolize carbohydrates and amino acids; it aids in the transfer of glucose and fatty acids to energy. Coenzyme or Biotin does not directly act as an enzyme without being combined with a protein so that the enzyme is formed.Natural Cure for Inflammation
We live in a time when people are generally living longer. Longer life means that most people want to stay healthy and active as long as possible. However, there are some conditions that millions of people suffer from, that rob them of their ability to live the active lifestyle they would like and leave them feeling old, tired, and frustrated instead of enjoying life to the fullest.Gain Health Benefits From Green Tea
Good news for green tea drinkers! A Japanese study involving thousands of subjects has found that regular drinkers gain health benefits from green tea, appearing to show less age related disability than those who don’t enjoy the beverage. The work examined the question – do people who drink green tea have a reduced risk of becoming frail and disabled as the years pass?Are You Addicted To Sugar?
The time has come for government to take steps to curb the unhealthy volumes of sugar most Americans are eating on a regular basis according to researchers. It seems that society must step in because we’re addicted to sugar and we just can’t give it up on our own.What Makes This a Top Selling Diet Program?
There is no shortage of diet programs available to anyone thinking about getting in shape, losing weight, or simply wanting to improve their overall health. Many top selling programs such as Weight Watchers and Jenny Craig follow very specific formulas, and meet the needs of many individuals that require a very regimented “do this” type programs. Furthermore these programs provide extremely high levels of support in terms of focus groups, prepared meals, calorie counting tools, etc.The Kids Are Watching! What Example Are You Setting?
Are you walking your walk and talking your talk? Whether it’s at the office, on the road or at home with family, you are always setting an example and people are watching – especially the kids!Identifying Red Meats
What is red when raw; and not white when cooked? Red meats!How to Stay Slim While Pregnant
Pregnancy and weight (fat) gain are synonymous for most women, but does it have to be this way? The truth is it is possible to stay slim while pregnant, yet ensure optimal health and nutrition for both you and baby to guarantee the best start possible for your new son or daughter. Knowing what to eat, what not to eat, and how to combine the right foods is the key. Discover in this article, a program that will teach you what to eat while pregnant while staying slim during pregnancy.Eating Functional Foods For Health
Eating functional foods for health is all the rage, and we’re hearing a lot about breads, snack bars, yogurt, juices and even eggs fortified with additional nutrients thought to be beneficial to the body. In a perfect world, you’d get these essential nutrients from a balanced diet that included whole foods like veggies, fruit, whole grains, low-fat dairy and fish, but in the real world the diet of most Americans falls far short in most of the important nutrients, and functional foods seem to be a way to get all that nutrition in a single, healthy package.Salt Consumption Reaching Worrying Levels
If you’re like most people, you’re probably taking in too much sodium each day. Americans salt consumption continues to be higher than it should, much of it coming from some pretty unlikely sources – staples like bread, chicken, cheese and even pasta according to a new report. An incredible 80% of us take in too much sodium each day.What Do You Need To Know That Makes Up Good Nutrition?
What Do You Need To Know About Good Nutrition? How Does Good Nutrition Help Your Personal Health? Is Dieting Part of Nutrition?