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Yogurt for Digestion and its Many Health Benefits

Thursday, March 27, 2014Yogurt for Digestion

If you have not been to your local department store within the last year or so, you may not have noticed that the yogurt section has begun to dominate the dairy aisle. This is no surprise however, as yogurt has so many fantastic health benefits. Here are a few health reasons to reach for the yogurt to enjoy on your next snack, or small meal.

Probiotics

Probiotics are the catchphrase of today’s health food movement....

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5 Foods that Help Fight Cancer

Thursday, January 30, 20145 Foods that Help Fight Cancer

We all know by now that cancerous growths are rapidly becoming the single most common way to die. Cancer has become a prevalent theme in America, despite repeated advances in medical technology to combat it. However, these advances have borne some very interesting fruit. Doctors and scientists have identified certain foods that can help you fight off cancer, and even prevent it from developing in the future. Here are five of those foods,...

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Best Supplements to Help Prevent or Treat Hair Loss

Monday, November 18, 2013Male Checking for Hair Loss

If you have been suffering from hair loss, you may have been more concerned with damage control of the affected areas, rather than treating the "root" causes of the condition. You may have wondered if supplements could really prevent or treat your hair loss. The answer is a resounding yes, in fact, many cases of hair loss are caused by vitamin, mineral, hormone, and nutrient deficiencies in the body. Here are some supplements...

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How a Lack of Sleep Can Affect Your Eating Habits

Tuesday, October 1, 2013Man Eating Some Chicken in Bed

Lack of sleep is the one of the unfortunate side effects that has accompanied the advent of the modern lifestyle. A Stanford study conducted in 2004 has already revealed that sleep duration is an important factor that plays an active role in regulating metabolism and body weight. Most current scientific research is consistent with these findings. Recent findings published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism reveal the link between lack of...

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What Are The Best Foods For A Better Mood?

Saturday, September 14, 2013Happy Couple Eating Apples in the Field

Foods that contain tryptophan, an amino acid, help to improve our mood. Our body uses this tryptophan to produce serotonin, which in turn makes us feel good. Without serotonin production, we feel down and low. Unless we get enough tryptophan through our diet, we will suffer due to a lowered level of serotonin production. Low levels of serotonin production are associated with anxiety, mood disorders, cravings and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Dr. Caroline Longmore,...

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White Whole-Wheat Or Whole-Wheat: Which Is The Best?

Wednesday, August 28, 2013Loaf of Whole Wheat Bread

White whole-wheat bread is the new option available these days. The question is whether white whole-wheat has a better nutritional value in comparison with whole-wheat. Though one can easily see a basic difference in their colors, this article lets you find out more about how they compare.

Whole grains should make up at least half of our total grain intake. In the U.S., most of our grain intake is obtained from bread. So, by...

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The Top Five Cooking Oils for Your Pantry

Tuesday, July 16, 2013Cooking Oils, Sunflowers and Seeds

Cooking oil is much more than the vegetable oil and that oh-so-unhealthy lard that grandmother used to cook with. Now, there are more tasty and healthful offerings to choose from. These options vary in terms of health benefit, texture, and taste, but all offer something different than that old fashioned cooking oil. Here are five of the best alternatives to the same old cooking oil:

Canola Oil

Canola oil is made from canola seeds, which...

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Good Nutrition during Menopause

Sunday, June 30, 2013Couple Working Out at the Gym

Menopause is a tricky and often trying time for women.  Hormones go crazy, the body starts changing in ways that are completely foreign, and doctors have trouble figuring out the best treatments.  Why?  Because no woman is exactly the same as another, and because hormones are difficult to adjust properly, the right combination of therapy is tough to get.  To help, it is essential to eat the right foods.

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone replacement...

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Are Baby Vegetables More Nutritious?

Sunday, June 23, 2013Baby Carrots and Vegetables in a Cup

Baby vegetables, or "microgreens," find their way into salads and sides on a regular basis in the world of fine dining.  People who have their own gardens have also used them as a seasonal supplement.  After all, why thin the vegetable garden and throw all of those perfectly edible, if a little undersized, vegetables away?  Interestingly enough, it seems they do more than provide additional flavor.

How Does the Nutrition Stack Up?

For years, various...

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Satiety Helped Along by Methyl Cellulose

Friday, June 14, 2013Woman Refusing to Eat

Part of the weight loss battle is hunger and trying to feel full while dieting.  According to a new study done on a new substance, methyl cellulose, hunger could soon be quashed for many between meal times.  While it sounds like one of those slightly sinister, possibly harmful substances, methyl cellulose, sometimes called "methylcellulose," is not.  It is not a naturally occurring substance, but it is one of the most potentially useful manmade...

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