Millions of health advocates and enthusiasts are still “doing it wrong” when it comes to guarding their body as the temple of their soul, trying to prevent evil toxins from entering and doing chronic damage that leads to suffering and early death. Millions of consumers already know better than to ever consume MSG, aspartame, genetically … Continue reading FOOD QUIZ: How many of these 9 surprisingly common FOOD TOXINS do you consume regularly?
Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps
Processed foods refer to foods that have been altered from their original state through preparation or preservation. Not all processed foods are bad, as some only undergo minimal processing and retain most of their nutrients. However, heavily processed foods can contribute very little in terms of nutrition; if anything, they’re actually full of harmful chemicals. Unfortunately, … Continue reading Cut down on processed food intake with these simple steps
Americans are still consuming too many carbs and fats, warn researchers
Despite some dietary improvements over the years, Americans are still eating too many low-quality carbohydrates and fats, according to a recent study published in the journal JAMA Network. An international team of researchers examined adult dietary habits and found that Americans are cutting back on low-quality carbohydrates. However, intake remains high at over 40 percent, while the consumption of … Continue reading Americans are still consuming too many carbs and fats, warn researchers
Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods
It’s not easy to lose weight, and it can be harder if you eat a lot of salty foods that cause water retention. To promote weight loss, eat more of the 27 superfoods listed below. Belly fat or visceral fat can be found inside your abdominal cavity, wrapped around your internal organs. While it can be hard to determine exactly … Continue reading Want to lose belly fat? Eat more of these 27 superfoods
Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health?
As it turns out, dietary fiber isn’t just good for the digestive system — it’s also good for the heart. This is according to Cristiane Mayerhofer of Oslo University Hospital in Norway, who proposed that heart failure patients who consume more dietary fiber tend to have healthier gut bacteria. A healthy gut microbiota is associated with a reduced risk of … Continue reading Exploring the ”gut-heart” connection: Can heart failure be treated by boosting gut microbiota health?
Here’s why you need phosphorus in your diet, a mineral that promotes bone strength
Phosphorus is a mineral that the body needs to perform important functions, such as repairing tissues and filtering waste. It is the second most plentiful mineral in the body – next to calcium – and it is used to keep the bones strong and healthy. However, as an essential mineral, phosphorus cannot be produced by … Continue reading Here’s why you need phosphorus in your diet, a mineral that promotes bone strength
Eat these 6 magnesium-rich foods to boost your overall health
Magnesium is an essential mineral that plays a role in more than 300 enzymatic reactions in your body. Consuming foods rich in magnesium, like avocados and nuts, is the best way to prevent mineral deficiency and maintain your overall health. Why is magnesium part of a healthy diet? According to functional medicine expert Dr. Will Cole, magnesium is the … Continue reading Eat these 6 magnesium-rich foods to boost your overall health
Reasons to eat chia seeds, the fiber-rich superfood
Chia seeds are popular among health buffs for a reason. This superfood is tiny but packed with many vitamins and minerals. Eating chia seeds can also boost your heart health. The nutrient profile of chia seeds Chia seeds refer to the tiny black seeds of the plant Salvia hispanica, which is related to mint. In ancient times, Aztecs … Continue reading Reasons to eat chia seeds, the fiber-rich superfood
Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods
Your digestive tract is crucial to your overall well-being because it is responsible for absorbing nutrients and eliminating waste from the body. If you suffer from digestive issues like abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, or diarrhea, eating gut-friendly foods like apples and chia seeds can help relieve your painful symptoms. Other conditions, such as Crohn’s disease, heartburn, irritable bowel syndrome … Continue reading Improving digestion: 11 gut-friendly foods
From kimchi to kefir, these are the best anti-aging foods you’ll find anywhere
The key to having a healthy mind and body is eating nutritious foods like fruits, nuts and seeds, vegetables, and lean meat. But did you know that certain superfoods even offer anti-aging benefits? Data suggest that diet significantly affects a person’s lifespan. Make positive lifestyle changes and consume more of these delicious and highly nutritious superfoods … Continue reading From kimchi to kefir, these are the best anti-aging foods you’ll find anywhere