It appears that the medical profession the world over are all too quick to prescribe drugs rather than to suggest natural methods of lowering high blood pressure (hypertension). Most of these medicines can have undesirable side effects, so it is a good idea to look for natural methods.
It has been shown that a healthy diet containing high levels of potassium, magnesium and calcium can lower and help control high... Read More
According to the National Cancer Institute, dietary factors play a significant role in cancer risks. A recent review estimates that 80 percent of cancers of the large bowel, breast and prostate are due to dietary factors. Clearly, what we eat affects our health. We can fight this dreaded disease by selecting foods that contain cancer-fighting agents.
Most doctors agree that a diet full of fruits, vegetables, whole grain and low fat... Read More
By Robert Riles
There are many foods that help improve the memory power. Consuming these foods not only greatly enhances the memory power of an individual, but assists all round growth of the individual. It is recommended that people consume a healthy diet to maintain a level of intelligence. There are natural... Read More
by Elizabeth Kelly
"Come on. Just one bite won't hurt you."
"Ewww. It's gross!"
It's a scene that plays out at dinnertime in thousands of households across the country. But if you're picturing a frustrated mother and her rebellious five-year-old, think again. The truth is that many adults turn up their noses at certain foods, and no amount of... Read More
These pasta recipes are excellent for dinners or parties.
In this article, I'm going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion that suits you. The recipes are very easy and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.
Lemon Tuna Pasta
4 tsp Butter
18 Black olives, pitted & sliced
1 tsp Oil; olive
2 can Tuna; chunk, drained
4 large Garlic... Read More
If you're holding on to any of your food aversions from the days when you hung Tiger Beat posters on your wall, it's time to let go of your fears and give those hated foods another try. After all, a finicky eater at 4 is pretty typical but a picky eater at 40 comes off as a bit... high-maintenance .
As we age, our palates mature and become less sensitive and many of the foods that seemed so icky when we were young become far... Read More
Sneaking fruits and vegetables into other types of food can be an easy and rewarding process. If you are sick of arguing over one helping of peas at dinner just do what the savvy moms do, sneak it into other dishes! Read on for healthy recipes that benefit from a few extra veggies.
Live Chocolate Mousse
(Adapted from Reinfeld, Mark and Jennifer... Read More
While getting all your essential nutrients from natural foods is ideal, it may not be practical in today's society, and many people turn to vitamins to supplement their diets. Make no mistake about it, however, vitamin supplements are big business, and not all manufacturers have your best interests at heart.
There are thousands of supplements to choose from, and consumers spend billions of dollars each year -- many never get even a small... Read More
Quick food is a big part of modern life these days, making it terribly laborious to show a child how he or she ought to eat healthy. The most cost effective and best foods are those that are normally the least healthy. If you offer your kid the choice between healthy food and junk food, you normally won't like the results.
Although it's not easy to urge a kid to love all healthy foods, there are some ways in which to get your... Read More
Every year more than one million new cases of cancer are diagnosed. This deadly disease is only eclipsed by heart disease as the number-one killer. By 2010, cancer is expected to assume the top spot as the leading killer in the United States. February marks National Cancer Prevention Month. While the cause of almost 80 percent of cancer is unknown, prevention is essential in warding off the big "C." There are plenty of measures you can... Read More