The ABC’s of Vitamin D
Vitamin D is important for your health, yet many people are deficient in this vitamin. Find out what effects vitamin D absorption and how to can ensure an adequate intake through your food choices.Portion Distortion and How to Avoid It
Did you know that the ‘average’ size portion of carbohydrates has sky rocketed over the last 20 years in line with soaring levels of overweight and obesity? Do you know what an average serving of cooked rice should be?!Is Butter Better?
There’s a lot of controversy about whether butter or margarine is better for you. Some people will always choose butter because of the taste. However, if you’re just looking at the nutrition facts, is butter or margarine a better choice?How to Make Sure Your Kids Get the Best Possible Nutrition
We all know the importance of good nutrition for our growing children and all of us have gotten advice from various sources such as our parents, our doctors and through the media. Sometimes there is too much information to assimilate, however, and things can get a little confusing.Top 3 Dietary Supplements – Myriad Health Benefits
Junk food is gaining in popularity across the globe, leading to poor dietary habits and an imbalanced diet. This means that our daily requirement of nutrients are not met. This has paved the way for dietary supplements.The Flabby Belly Fat and the Battle to Lose Weight in Mid Life
As people age, keeping everything “right and tight” after the age of 30 gets progressively more and more challenging. Any weight you put on in your 30’s gets much harder to take off in your 40’s, whether it’s the result of a slowing metabolism, hormonal changes, or simply getting a little over zealous with your portions. Even if good old gravity has played a role in the changes to your physique, there are still effective ways to tone your body and get rid of your flabby belly fat – even if you’re well past forty.The Top 5 Ways To Prepare Your Leafy Green Vegetables and Lettuces
Wondering what to do with your leafy green vegetables and lettuces? Learn my top 5 ways to prepare your dark green leafy vegetables and lettuces like romaine, arugula, dandelion greens, kale, spinach, and collards.Fun Ways To Eat Fruit
If you’ve had issues getting fruit into your daily nutrition, here are some fun ways to eat fruit and change this all around. By using a few of these ideas, you may find that eating fruit is really enjoyable and pleasant. Maybe you’ll even be inspired to create your own fruit concoctions afterwards…Night Time Protein: Food Or Supplements – Which Is The Better Option To Fuel Your Body During Sleep
Night Time Protein Drink. Getting fuel to your body during the night can be a tough job but is there a need to use supplements designed to do this or can you meet your needs through diet alone?The Alternatives To Protein Supplements: What Else Is Available To Get More Nutrients Into Your Diet
Alternative to Protein Supplements. Can you trust what’s in protein supplements, do you need them and what other options are there for meeting your daily needs of macro-nutrients?Forks Over Knives: A Movie That Just Might Save Your Life
Let food be thy medicine. This may seem like a quote from some new age practitioner of alternative medicine, but it is actually attributed to the Greek physician Hippocrates who is considered the father of Western medicine and namesake of the Hippocratic oath (an oath all doctors must take before practicing medicine). The quote also pretty much sums up a revolutionary new documentary called Forks Over Knives. Well, the film actually takes that quote one step further and claims that you will not even need medicine if you eat certain foods.10 Tips for Healthy Families
It is easy to for a family to have unhealthy habits. However, it is also easy (and fun) to change them into good ones. All you need is a little health education.