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9 Seemingly Healthy Supermarket Foods To Stay Away From
With so many clever marketers around, it's hard to tell the good food products from the “fake” or unhealthy ones. Be warned, most of...
8 Not-So-Healthy Foods You Should Be Aware Of
Many health foods available in the stores are junk foods in disguise. For example, granola, protein bars, flavored yogurt, and fruit juices may sound healthy but have insane amounts of sugar. Vegetable burgers made from soy protein usually contain the toxic chemical hexane. To find the perfect healthy food, read up on healthy and unhealthy ingredients and take a look at the label before purchasing a product.
6 Dietary Changes That Can Help COPD Patients Meet Their Nutritional Needs
Good nutrition should be one of the top priorities for people living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The energy requirement is higher for such individuals...
9 Foods To Never Buy At The Store And What To Buy Instead
These foods are better left out of your grocery list. For example, Pre-packaged portions of snack food and pre-cut fruits are often priced much higher than if you bought them otherwise. Salad dressings, low-fat foods, peanut butter, and dips often have excess sodium, sugar, and other additives. Instead buy fresh produce and try to make your own versions of these foods as often as you can.
Easy 3-Ingredient Lunches You Can Even Make At Your Workplace
Not everyone likes spending time in the kitchen. Thanks to our busy and hectic schedules, we don’t even have healthy meals as work. Some...
A Low-Carb Diet Or A Low-Fat Diet? Find Out Which Is Better
So many people are now conscious about their and spend a fortune on weight loss products and services. Diet advice swings between extremes and you lack concrete information to settle on a certain diet or treatment. A low-carb diet is ideal for weight loss but puts a lot of pressure on your kidneys over the long term. A low-fat diet is the most obvious choice, but it also causes us to lose out on some essential fats.
9 Foods That Sound Healthy But Are Actually Not
Some foods may trick you into believing that they are healthy when they are actually not. Whole wheat bread and pretzels have high glycemic index values. Instant oatmeal and premade smoothies contain added sugar. Frozen meals and processed meat contain preservatives making them not-so-healthy food options. Other fake healthy foods include low-fat peanut butter, margarine, and fat-free salad dressings.
8 Healthy And Simple Snacks That You Can Munch On Wherever You Are
If you are a compulsive snacker who wants to eat healthy but you can’t seem to find the time to figure out the right...
3 Ridiculous Misconceptions About Eating Fat For Weight Loss
There are multiple paths to take when trying to lose weight. From fad diets to high-intensity exercises, you'll find people giving a plethora of advice, some...
6 Tips To Pick The Right Yogurt For Your Health
Yogurt is fast gaining a big fanbase among health food lovers everywhere. Because it’s fermented, yogurt is much easier to digest than other forms...
Sleep Apnea: Diet And Exercise May Improve Its Symptoms
Ease your sleep apnea symptoms by having fiber-rich fruits and veggies like apples and celery. Avoid bananas, avocados that may produce histamine imbalance. Replace whole milk and heavy cream with skim milk and low-fat dairy products. Use whole-grain bread for sandwiches and avoid processed foods and red meat. Some herbs and exercises may help improve your breathing as well.
The 5 Worst Nutrition Myths You Should Stop Believing
Everyone wants to live a healthy, long life. However, the right way to go about this is not as straightforward. People are constantly bombarded...
Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Coffee Flour
Coffee flour made its debut at the TED2015 Conference in Canada and has been touted as the next big thing in healthy baking. While there...
Grass-Fed Vs Organic Beef: What’s The Difference?
If you eat beef, know how to read the labels. Grass-fed cows do not eat high-energy grain, so they're leaner than grain-fed cows. They also contain more omega-3 fats, vitamin A, and vitamin E. However, the grass might have pesticides and they might get antibiotics. Organic beef comes from cows that eat 100 percent organic grain or grass. These cows don't get antibiotics or hormones, and are free to roam. Do you care about both? Buy grass-fed organic beef.
6 Low Fat Foods That Are Doing More Harm Than Good
Fats are bad, everything else is good. We have been hearing this message for so long. When then, with the slew of low fat products, are our obesity figures still skyrocketing and why are we not getting any healthier? Well, low fat foods have other components, sugars, preservatives, flavors- all added in extra quantities so that we don't perceive the difference in taste due to a lack of fats. Each of these products has its own set of side effects, from poor heart health to chronic disease. When in doubt, read the nutrition information and ingredient label.
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