Category: Nutrition

importance of minerals in food

Importance of Minerals: How To Avoid Deficiencies?

Just like vitamins, minerals are absolutely essential to maintain health and even life. Some minerals are present in a very small quantity, but be careful not to confuse quantity with usefulness. For example, the quantity of iodine contained in the system does not cover the head of a pin. Yet, it is responsible for making the...

Do you like to eat meat? Did you know that you are exposing yourself to a higher risk of developing type2 diabetes? How can you reduce this risk?

A diet based mainly on animal proteins with a high dietary acid load increases the risk of type 2 diabetes. The results of a 14-year study, which analysed a total of 66,485 women from France, showed that high dietary acid load is directly associated with a higher risk of type 2 diabetes.  Foods with a high...

green smoothies

Try a detox diet for a day! Use green smoothies!

When you are interested into detoxifying your body, you can try some green smoothies. The advantage is that these green smoothies can do a lot more than detoxifying your body: they boost metabolism and improve general health. Ingredients for a green smoothie Kale Kale is an excellent source of fibre, carotenes (lutein, zeastantin and betacarotene), vitamin...

Apple Cider Vinegar Diet- Make Your Own Apple Vinegar. Losing Weight and other Health Benefits of Apple Vinegar

The apple cider vinegar is a type of vinegar made from cider or apple must through the process of fermentation. Like any vinegar, the apple cider vinegar mainly consists of acetic acid (CH3COOH) (4%-8%) and water. Organic apple cider vinegar contains mother of vinegar (Mycoderma aceti), which is a substance composed of a form of cellulose...

3 Tips to Manage Your Trouble Zones

Do you long for six-pack abs? Do you focus on your trouble zones so much that despite your efforts you don’t see the results you want? Talk to any woman and you may get an earful about this. One mom spends years trying to get toned arms, while another gets every gadget under the sun to...

raw foods

Raw Food Benefits – What Makes Raw Food Healthy?

A raw food revolution is sweeping across the nation, bringing a dietary tradition that was once regarded as “fringe” squarely into the mainstream. You can now find restaurants dedicated to all-raw recipes, which are promoted not only for their nutritional profiles but also for their taste. But even some smaller cities are now boasting successful raw...

Fatigue Fighters to Boost Your Energy

Fatigue Fighters to Boost Your Energy – Fast, Natural and Safe

The days are getting shorter and colder – not exactly the best combination to make you want to jump out of bed in the morning. And just as your energy may be slumping, you’re probably gearing up for one of your busiest times of year: the holidays, which are just around the corner and will entail...

healthy gut

Prebiotics and Probiotics: A Superstar Tag-Team for Gut Health

Do you accept gas, bloating and indigestion as merely a fact of life? In other words, does your digestive process leave something to be desired? If so, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with probiotics, and possibly their lesser-known “cousins” prebiotics. Probiotics, or beneficial bacteria, are natural organisms found in certain foods and also available...