In the name of good health, they are going raw.
"They" are the followers of the raw diet, an eating plan based on unprocessed, organic whole plant-based foods that are eaten uncooked. Supporters of this way of life assert that raw and living foods contain essential food enzymes that are destroyed when... Read More
When it comes to metabolism, the liver is the link that is not present. At least, that is what Dr. Sandra Cabot says. The creator of the Liver Cleansing Diet explains we are not fat because of extra calories - we are overweight as a result of liver dysfunction. Dr. Cabot feels that by eating the proper... Read More
You may not be ready to meet your maker, but that does not mean you cannot follow his meal plan. Prepare to improve your health and lose weight... God's way.
With the Maker's Diet, you will dine the way Our Father intended or at the very least the way creator Jordan Rubin sees it.
Although you have probably heard of pH levels, there is a strong chance you are unfamiliar with what they are or what they have to do with your overall wellness. pH is a scale of measurement that determines how acidic or alkaline a substance is. The range goes from 1 to 14 with 1 being very acidic, 7 being... Read More
Tennis pro Martina Navratilova is the latest celebrity to make an appearance in the diet and fitness game. She is trying her hand at weight-loss programs with Shape Your Self, a motivational feel-good guide to becoming more healthy.
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Conscious eating is all the rage, with numerous movements-local first, all organic, green living, etc.-celebrating the virtues of consuming foods that are good for the body and the Earth. This is great news for American families who have an interest in following a more balanced and healthy diet, as the market for nutritious and more natural food products has grown at a staggering rate.
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Originally, all foods were "organic" - grown and prepared without pesticides, herbicides, chemical fertilizers, hormones, irradiation to prevent spoilage, and microwave cooking. Our food these days, whether of vegetable or animal origin, is not only deficient in nutrients but also full of pollutants and farm chemicals. The modern denaturing of foods through massive refining and chemical treatment deeply affects their energy-rich... Read More
Your mother always said to eat your greens, but in order to get the most health benefits you can, you need to be sure that you identify, purchase and clean the right greens. Knowing which greens to purchase depends on how you feel about foods that are sprayed with fungicides and chemicals, or organic foods that are grown using healthier alternatives.
No matter which way you go, cleaning your greens properly is important. At the... Read More
Detox diets seem to be all the rage in the diet and celebrity worlds. But many of them are dangerously low in calories, incorporate suspect supplements or are simply too expensive. A detox diet is too low in calories to maintain for an extended period of time, but it can give your body a head start in making healthy lifestyle changes, like eating more whole, organic foods. The purpose of a detox diet is multifold: minimizing the amount of... Read More
When I was in my early 20s, I read Adele Davis's book, "Let's Eat Right To Keep Fit." I learned from her that "you are what you eat." I also learned that our babies are what we eat while we are pregnant, and then are what they eat once they are born. If you nurse your babies, then they continue to be... Read More