There are a lot of drinks on the market that claim to replenish your body after exercising or build up your immune system or give you all the vitamins of a full serving of veggies. But if you read the labels of some of those supposedly healthy drinks, you may be disturbed by the high amounts of sugar, artificial flavoring and artificial colorings they contain. So what are the best drinks to keep your body in top health? Here’s a quenching rundown: continue reading »
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Many persons wanting to lose weight go one crash diets to lose the pounds only to gain it back and become even fatter than they were before they went on a diet. The reason behind this many times lie in the fact that these crash diets are impractical and way too restrictive. Losing weight is a gradual and long term process if you want real and permanent results. There are no quick fixes. continue reading »
There are a lot of different types of wine available today but the one that is most popular is the red wine. Red wine is made by fermenting different types of grapes, which is known to have a lot of health benefits.
As early as 3150 BC, red wine has been used to cure infectious wounds and fever. After many research, experts believed that if taken in moderation (five ounces for women and ten ounces for men), it could provide a number of health benefits like: continue reading »
There are different reactions that you can get upon hearing that word DIET. Some would feel good about themselves, because they are doing a great job when it comes to dieting. Some would hate the word because of different reasons. continue reading »
There are certain types of nutrients that that everybody needs as part of a healthy diet. These are universal. However, there are also certain things that different people need to eat, and these can change based on your medical situation.
To better understand your specific dietary requirements, take a look at the following list, and ask yourself, “what should I eat if…”
I Have High Cholesterol
Stay away from any fat as often as you can. Eating steaks every day is probably probably not a good idea, neither are other fatty foods such as ice cream, doughnuts, cream and whole milk. Try to stick to low-fat options such as skimmed milk, egg whites and low-fat yoghurt. continue reading »
Do you feel lethargic and sleepy towards mid-afternoon? The chances are your energy level is low because of incorrect eating habits. What you eat as well as when you eat directly influences your available energy and whether you will be alert and functioning optimally.
Start with breakfast
The first thing to do to ensure that you are energised properly for the day ahead is to have a proper breakfast. A donut and coffee might be easy and make you feel good for a while, but the sugar and caffeine high is sure to fade rapidly and suddenly, making you feel tired. The ideal breakfast consists of protein such as fish or eggs, a small portion of carbohydrates such as a slice of low glycaemic index seed loaf, green tea and some source of mono unsaturated fat, such as nuts or avocadoes. This should be a large meal to prepare you for the day. Oatmeal is also a good choice for breakfast; it keeps your blood glucose level constant because of the high fibre content. continue reading »
A lot of people with skin problems look for the latest miracle cure for things like acne or dryness. Other folks might be trying to reverse aging or get rid of wrinkles that have built up over the years. continue reading »
Great looking skin is everyone’s desire, some are lucky to be born with great skin and some aren’t so lucky. Skin is something that you can’t ignore and a glowing skin does add to your personality. That is why skincare is such a major business these days with all kinds of creams and lotions available in the market. continue reading »
Folic Acid is a water-soluble, b-complex vitamin. It has plenty of benefits in a number of areas of the body. The vitamin helps with the health of cells and formation of body tissues. It prevents birth defects, certain types of cancer and anemia. continue reading »