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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 related cancer?

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...

Live to the age of 100 or more -Hara Hachi Bu.

If you want to be healthier and live longer, you should embrace the Okinawa diet. The Okinawa Islands are a group of about two dozen islands situated in the poorest region of Japan. Even if the inhabitants of these places are poor, most of them live to the age of 100 or more.  And it is...

to eat or not?

Why shouldn’t you eat horsemeat?

“It’s like eating a really good beef steak,” is what one of my friends said about horse meat. “It can be a little bit sweeter than other red meats, but it still has a dense meat flavor”. In this case, if you usually eat red meat, why shouldn’t you eat horse meat, too? In several European...

Diet for Diabetics

Diabetes is a lifelong condition which consists of high levels of sugar in blood because the body cannot convert the ingested glucose in energy. There are two types of diabetes – Type 1 and type 2. Type 1 diabetes (insulin dependent diabetes) can occur at any age, but it is most often diagnosed in children, teens,...

Where are Kidney Stones from? Some anti-kidney stones diet rules

There are several factors which can contribute to the risk of developing kidney stones: diet, genes, environment, body weight, and fluid intake. From all of them, diet seems to be one of the most important causes. What we eat can promote or inhibit kidney stone formation. Diets high in salt (sodium), calcium, oxalate, protein, potassium, added...

How to keep under control candida

Candida Albicans is a form of yeast which may cause various symptoms, ranging from fatigue and weight gain, to joint pain and gas. Candida naturally exists in the gut flora and it creates problems only when a body imbalance allows it to overgrow. This imbalance might be caused by a lot of reasons, such as the...

PRO AND CONS of the PALEO DIET

In the Paleolithic Era, the foods eaten by our ancestors were those that were easiest to gather or hunt at a specific locale, such as meat, fish, shellfish, eggs, tree nuts, vegetables, roots, fruit, berries, mushrooms etc. Today, eating in the paleo style means that you can eat exactly what the paleo man ate and it...

Myth Busted! Diet Drinks Do Not Increase Appetite

During a diet, many people change regular drinks with diet soda, simply because they are so addicted to the caffeine and to the sugary taste that they really need to find a replacement for these. There were a lot of warnings for them saying that diet soda intake actually leads to weight gain. The explanations were...

Food Lovers Fat Diet or “Eat all your favorite foods, at every meal and reduce your waistline”

The Food Lovers Fat Loss System seems to be like the ideal weight loss diet because you can eat the foods you love, as long as you correctly pair them. The diet was developed by the certified nutritionist Robert Ferguson from the Provida Company. “Eat all your favorite foods, at every meal and reduce your waistline”...

The main advantages of a plant based diet

A plant-based diet emphasizes vegetables, fruits, legumes, and whole grains. These foods are good sources of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, and minerals. They are also naturally lower in calories than foods originating from animals and they have less saturated fat and cholesterol and more dietary fiber. There are many different types of plant-based diets. Some of...

South Beach Diet – eating the ‘right’ carbs and the ‘right’ fats, you can lose in 2 weeks up to 13 lb, mostly from your tummy.

South Beach diet was originally created for heart patients by a leading American cardiologist, Dr. Arthur Agatston. The main idea of the diet is that eating the ‘right’ carbs and the ‘right’ fats, you can lose in 2 weeks up to 13 lb, mostly from your tummy. The South Beach Diet follows the same diet principles...

5 Alternative & Natural Approaches to Experiencing Less Stress

You’d be hard pressed to find pretty much even one busy adult these days who won’t readily volunteer the fact that stress is taking a toll on them. The fact is that our sources of stress tend to be unavoidable if you’re going to fulfill all of the responsibilities you have in your life, but it’s...

The alkaline diet

The alkaline diet (acid alkaline diet) is based on the idea that all the foods that we eat, after being digested, absorbed, and metabolized, release either an acid or an alkaline base into blood. Since our blood is slightly alkaline, with a normal pH level between 7.35 and 7.45, what we eat should reflect this pH...

TAME YOUR HORMONES WITH THE HORMONE DIET

“Hormones dictate every aspect of weight loss, from appetite cravings to how well you burn and where you store fat”. “Balancing their levels is the secret to losing weight, sleeping, being more energized, stress-free and feeling better, says Dr. Natasha Turner, the author of “The Hormone Diet”, a book based on her successful clinical approach for...