The Power of Vitamin D: Part 2 Treating Low Numbers Associated With Disease
Vitamin D3’s positive impact on the immune system. This impact has been found to not only reduce the risk of being diagnosed with certain cancers and autoimmune diseases. It also seems to be reducing disease activity of those that have some of these autoimmune diseases and increasing certain cancer survival rates.Top 8 Health Benefits Of Sweet Honey
The process of making sweet honey is very complicated. This sweet liquid is produced by the honeybees after a very long period of hard work. This is a delicious natural liquid that contain lots of minerals and vitamins.Carrots – Your Top Source of Beta Carotene
When we look into the health benefits of carrots, the one that stands out is beta carotene. It is a water-soluble vitamin that is converted into vitamin A by the liver. Just one-half cup of chopped carrots will provide over twice our daily recommended amount of vitamin A. They do contain more sugar than any vegetable besides beets which gives them their sweet flavor. But their high vitamin A content to go with vitamin B6, folic acid, magnesium and potassium make them a necessary staple of every diet.Amino Acids for Weight Loss
Some amino acids have been proven to aid weight loss efforts, some haven’t. Know more about the amino acids supplements you should be using!Where Do Vegans Get Protein?
The biggest question vegetarians and vegans get is “where do you get your protein?” I find it funny that when I was eating the Standard American Diet no one was concerned about how much protein I was getting or if it came along with a side of fat, but know everyone needs to know if I’m getting enough. It’s like they won’t be able to sleep at night if little old me is “protein deficient.”What Is Holistic Nutrition?
When one speaks of “holistic nutrition” the definition conjures up visions of a dynamic fusion between “holistic” – meaning, essentially, “to heal” – and the organic and functional relationship between different parts of the body… and treating it as a whole. What this comes down to is how the body needs to make changes to fuel it properly – and that’s where sciences such as holistic nutritional counseling come in.3 Things You Can Do Today To Be A Healthier You!
1 – Pick an 8 Hour Window to Eat Your Meals In. Or as the caveman would do, eat when the suns up and stop eating after its gone down. Giving your body time at night (fasting) to digest the food you’ve eaten throughout the day and to burn off all the stored fat you’ve accumulated over the years can be very beneficial. Plus nobody wants to fall asleep with a full stomach.The Buzz on Caffeine: Not Totally Harmless
Caffeine is a mild stimulant and not a drug, so its use isn’t regulated like prescription drug use is. Still, consuming too much caffeine can make you feel jittery or jumpy-your heart may race and your palms may sweat.6 In 10? New Study on Energy Drink Consumers and Safety
A new study by Mintel reports that almost 6 in 10 energy drink consumers are concerned about the safety of the products. But is this accurate? Three points to consider.Things to Know About When Adding Fish to Your Diet
Fish should be a major component of everyone’s diet, but if we really want to consume fish that is healthy for us there are a few things we have to consider. As with any product such as fish that we eat, we ingest whatever that the fish has ingested or whatever environmental toxins it has picked up. So whenever we choose a certain fish we have to aware of where the fish came from and what its food supply consisted of.Replace Those Sugary Fat Filled Snacks With the Good Stuff
Looking for the right snacks to eat through your daily routines? Jot some of these foods down for some serious benefits.Are Energy Drinks Hazardous to Your Health?
Many people are becoming dependent upon energy drinks, as they feel that they perform better during physical and mental activities, can stay up longer to study, fight fatigue, increase metabolism and athletic ability. Drinks such as Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, AMP, 5-Hour energy, and others contain such ingredients as caffeine, Taurine, sugar, (even more sugar, such as sucralose and high fructose corn syrup), synthetic vitamins and chemicals, and other flavorings. Side effects can include: anxiety, nervousness, tremors and shakes, dehydration, headaches, rapid hard rate, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure, irritability, and lack of sleep. It stimulates your central nervous system, making it difficult for many people to sleep. Taurine can alter nitrogen balance in the body, lower metabolism and put undue stress on kidney function. With an abundance of extra sugar such as glucose and sucrose, tooth decay and other dental problems can develop, not to mention adrenal and pancreatic problems.