In the diet rat race, it's hard to please all of the people all of the time. There's always some expert who can find something "wrong" with whatever diet happens to be on top. However, one plan that has managed to get by unscathed is the renowned Mediterranean Diet that has received laurels from doctors,... Read More
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
Healthy dieting requires a balanced diet of both carbohydrates and proteins. Diet-smart proteins support the body boosting metabolism, repairing body tissue and helping muscles contract. Protein also helps stave off hunger when dieting. A savvy dieter must search for the best sources of protein available to lose weight, feel full and stay healthy.
Yogurt is great source of low-fat protein. Packed with 11 grams of protein, yogurt's live... Read More
by Angeline Oppenheimer
Calcium is an essential mineral for boosting bone health and staving off osteoporosis. A recent report from Harvard Health News concludes that calcium lowers the risk of colon cancer. Other health authorities recommend calcium for regulating blood pressure, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases and weight control. Getting plenty of calcium may prevent insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes. ... Read More
by Laurie Boris
The amount of money that Americans spend in an effort to keep their faces youthful and their tummies taut - whether it's by a plastic surgeon's blade or by the cosmetologist's hypodermic of Botox - could rival any line item in President Obama's economic stimulus package.
But the age-fighting secret that most people don't know is that along with getting... Read More
There are many delicious foods that contain natural anti-inflammatory compounds. But first, let's make sure you're not consuming foods that are actually increasing your discomfort.
Sugar really disrupts your body chemistry in many negative ways and can make your body and mind feel tired and achy. People often crave sugar, which comes in many forms, when their body feels sluggish and they want a boost of energy. Unfortunately, while the immediate... Read More
You may have already heard about celebrities and famous people enjoying the benefits of a raw food diet, a diet plan that involves eliminating meat, processed foods and any type of cooked food completely from the daily menu. The raw food diet program follows certain principles and guidelines so that you can still have lots of energy while eating fresh, uncooked foods, and you may even lose weight during the process. Is the raw food diet a good match... Read More