Author: Diethics

OTHER MICRO NUTRIENTS- MINERALS

Mineral nutrients (dietary minerals) are the chemical elements present in all body tissues and fluids, their presence being necessary for the maintenance of certain physicochemical processes which are essential to life. The mineral elements are separate entities from the other essential nutrients like proteins, fats, carbohydrates, and vitamins and they represent approximately 4% of the body’s...

The Food Pyramid: What is it and Where are you on the Healthy Diet Pyramid?

Before starting to eat your meal you should check your plate to see what’s in it. Do you think that your meal is nutritionally balanced? Think back at your meals from yesterday and try to remember how many servings of grains, vegetables, fruits, meat and fats were in your meals. If your answer does not include...

Do You Wanna Learn How To Stay Fit ?

Getting in shape is something that everybody should be concerned with. Most people today are overweight. According to recent surveys, three out of every five people is overweight. And the leading cause of death in the many states, heart disease, is directly linked to obesity and the lifestyle that leads to it. So it’s obvious that...

Water: physical and chemical properties

Thirst, headache, fatigue, weakness, constipation, dizziness, dry or flushed skin, rapid heartbeat, cramps, decrease in urine output, dark urine, low blood pressure, swollen tongue, unconsciousness and death, in the most extreme cases. These are some of the symptoms of water deprivation (dehydration). Once the percent of water loss gets higher and higher, these symptoms are getting...

Osteoarthritis: Ease your joint pain through a proper diet

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, known as degenerative joint disease. It generally involves the joints of the hands, knees, hips, shoulders or the spinal vertebrae, and it can be caused by aging, heredity, and injury from trauma or disease. For people who have osteoarthritis, a well-balanced diet with extra omega-3 fatty acids, fiber...

Top 7 Fish And Vegetable Diet Tips

Eating fish and vegetable provide several benefits like loss of weight, reduce stress and heart disease and help to stay healthy. If you do not use to add fish and vegetable in your meal, it is time for you to start. There is a wide variety of fish and vegetable in the world and their benefit...

Diet for high blood pressure- DASH Diet

Hypertension (high blood pressure or arterial hypertension) is a high blood pressure at rest, on permanent or paroxysmal basis. Normally, the blood pressure at rest is within the range of 100-140mmHg systolic (top reading) and 60-90mmHg diastolic (bottom reading). According to figures provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO), the maximum should not exceed 160 for...

RED MEAT AND CANCER- NEW DISCOVERIES

It is well known that red meat contains a lot of noxious substances, such as: saturated fats, bad cholesterol, antibiotics, growth hormones, chemical toxins released from slaughter process, dioxins, sodium nitrites, red dye, Heme Iron, etc, so several voices are blaming red meat and processed meat for causing cancer and premature death. A 20-year study conducted...

10 Natural Serotonin Supplements for Healthy Mood Boosting

Given all the new information discovered about the risks of taking SSRI anti-depressants, it’s a bit of a surprise that physicians continue to prescribe them for depressed patients as often as they do.  Individuals with light to mild depression should consider more natural treatment options, as SSRIs are now understood to cause many worrisome side effects...