Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary
Dairy – including milk, cheese, yogurt, etc., is a hot topic of debate and I’ve heard and read the very passionate views on both sides. For those of you who have been consuming dairy on a regular basis all your life, the thought of giving it up may seem impossible, understandably. Here are some things to consider that may lead you to take a second look at your dairy consumption.Omega-3 Treatment for Inflammation
Inflammation is a condition which can lead to all kinds of health problems and omega-3 can be a great treatment. First, let’s go over exactly what is inflammation and what causes it. Did you know that around 8 thousand American soldiers died of friendly fire during the Vietnam War? Friendly fire in a war zone is similar to what inflammation can do for the human body.Minerals – A Key to Good Health! Natural Sources of Minerals in the Diet
Many people these days do take a vitamin and/or antioxidant supplement. They may also take calcium, but did you know that most of us are deficient in a wide variety of minerals, and that these mineral deficiencies can make it difficult for the body to use the vitamins and antioxidants you may be taking? There are many different ways you can boost your intake of minerals naturally. Read on to find out more.Surviving Holiday Weight Gain
The holiday season is a stone cold killer of waistlines. Cookies, cakes, & candies abound! From Thanksgiving to New Year’s, hardly a day will pass when you won’t be tempted by foods so evil even Jillian Michaels couldn’t resist. So how can we keep from going down the path that leads to an exploding waistline?Think About Your Health!
How many Christmas parties have you visited so far this season? I’ve visited at least a dozen – a couple as a guest and a few in my role as a singer with the Original Dickens Carolers in Colorado. And there are plenty more to come. How, during this festive season, do you keep from making too many bad dietary choices?The Cooking Oils War
The ubiquitous coconut has played a healthy role in the staple diet of tropical dwellers for as long as time itself. In 1939 an American dentist called Dr. Weston A. Price published a book called “Nutrition and Physical Degeneration,” His thesis was that the standard American diet high in sugars and flour caused nutritional deficiencies that were the root cause of poor dental health. In order to write his book he travelled the world examining the teeth of people in what were considered to be more primitive cultures who had not been exposed to poor American eating habits. He went to the South Pacific and found island inhabitants eating a staple diet built around coconuts.Guidelines in the Consumption of Packaged Foods
We know too well the danger of regular consumption of packaged foods. These industrial foods are high in sodium, bad fats, sugar, artificial colors, synthetic flavors and preservatives. Through the years, many more chemicals are being added to packaged foods-acidulants, texture enhancers, anti-caking agents and all other strange chemicals. Thankfully, though, there have also been a few good men in the packaged food industry. There are now packaged foods which have redeeming values. There are packaged foods made of organically-grown meat and produce. There are packaged items which are low in the unhealthy ingredients and fortified with nutrients.The Top 5 Benefits of L-Arginine
L-arginine is a very important amino acid that is popular for many different reasons. Men and women typically obtain this amino acid from their diets, although it can be purchased as a supplement for those who don’t get enough from the foods they eat. Foods L-arginine is found in include red meats, milk, eggs and other dairy products, poultry, and fish. It is often used as a natural medicine, and the top 5 benefits of L-arginine are:Paleolithic Diet – What It Is And Why It Is Healthy
The Paleolithic diet is eating the way we did in the caveman times! That means cutting out the carbs and candy and eating real natural food like meats, fruits and vegetables, and fish. This is far healthier than “conventional diets” today. Read more to find out!Staying Healthy For the Holidays
Tis the season of the scent of pine trees, the soft cascade of snowflakes, the jingle of bells… and the wobble of a new layer of insulation around your waist or thighs. Trying to match festive cakes with pilates, au gratin potatoes with treadmills and eggnogs with jogs is almost always a losing battle. After experimenting with the following ideas, solidify your efforts with a New Year’s resolution.Lactose-Free Icing: Does It Exist?
If there are lactose-free milk and lactose-free milk products, why should icing be an exemption? Eventually, you can find lactose free cakes and pastries. You may also bake your own cake and pastries with your very own lactose-free icing.Tips for a Healthier Diet and How the Vitamix Machine Can Help You Create Healthier Meals
Nutrition Tips To Improve Your Life- How to integrate the Vitamix machine into your daily diet You need to set a great example for your children in everything that you do. If you do not eat a nutritious diet, your children will not want to eat a wholesome diet. You can use the tips provided in the following article to learn how to make smarter choices when it comes to what you eat, and how to incorporate the Vitamix machine into your healthy diet.