HEALTHY EATING: Health news, advice and natural remedies

How fruits can help you burn calories

fruits-can-help-you-burn-caloriesIf you want to promote calorie burning it really has a lot to do with what you eat. Of course while marrying proper diet and exercise together can burn the most calories; you can get a good head start by …

Why stone fruits make refreshingly healthy summertime snacks

stone-fruit-factsThe summer season has finally arrived and you’re likely looking for deliciously healthy fruits to enjoy in smoothies, juices or on their own. But with the large variety of fruits in season, how do you know which ones to choose …

Which type of vegetarian are you?
benefits-of-being-a-vegetarianThere are many reasons why someone would choose not to consume meat. If you’re currently a meat eater you may find it hard to believe someone may give up steak, sausage and other forms of meat. But indeed there are …
Live longer by adding diet that mimics fasting

Strict dietWhat is the secret to long life? Well for some it’s being active. For others it’s eating well. And some may even say the secret to long life is happiness. Well science is trying to find an answer to living …

Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight?

intermittent fasting to lose weightGrowing up you probably played with a yoyo. It would go down and up. Down and up. Sure it entertained us but the idea of a yoyo can greatly compare in our efforts to lose weight. It can go down …

Nearly two bars of chocolate a day keeps heart attack and stroke away

eating chocolate good for heartSome like it nutty, others prefer caramel but one thing is undeniable, no matter what additions are put in your chocolate it’s bound to satisfy you. Chocolate is guilty pleasure which some of us simply can’t say no to. Whether …

8 Reasons to eat this tropical fruit

health benefits of lycheeWe’re all pretty familiar with healthy tropical fruits. From pineapples to mangoes these delicious wonders are not only good, but good for us. But you may be missing out on another tropical fruit which is also offering a boost to …

Healthy eating with hypothyroidism

foods for hypothryoidismYou eat for energy, you eat for strong bones, you eat for brain-boosting benefits and you eat to improve your heart. But do you eat a diet that would benefit your thyroid? More so, if you already have been diagnosed …

FDA trans fat ban and how it affects our health

Ytrans-fatour favorite foods are getting a makeover. More so their labels will start to look much differently as well. As you already know food labels reveal to us the nutritional value of food products. It outlines components such as …

Paleo diet: Is eating like cavemen best for our health?

paleo diet guidelinesBefore there were packaged goods, processed foods, GMOs and an ongoing debate between organic or not, there was dirt, seeds, water and roaming animals. It may be hard to consider now, but the dawn of man produced hunters and gatherers

9 Amazing benefits of chia seeds

health benefits of chia seedsIn our busy lives it’s often hard to get all the nutrients our body requires to stay healthy. It’s suggested you eat a variety of foods in order to get in your daily dose of such nutrients like fiber, protein, …

Mediterranean diet gets top health score. Here’s why…

benefits of mediterranean dietFish, tomatoes, feta cheese, chicken and lots of olive oil. We have just listed a bunch of ingredients to make a special meal, but these all have something in common: They’re stapes of the Mediterranean diet.

When you think of …

‘Cool’ health foods to eat this summer

Foods SummerIt’s hot, it’s humid and sticky! Sometimes the days of summer can bring on serious heat and so the goal is to stay as cool as a cucumber to get by. There are numerous ways we can stay cool in …

Protect your heart with this common food

Eat whole grains to protect heartTo live a long healthy life, food plays a main role. We know that fast-food and too much sugar are bad for us, and lean protein and vegetables are ideal.

But there’s one food item that can actually reduce mortality …

4 leafy greens better than kale
Mushrooms: Magical youth elixir?

health benefits of mushroomsMagic mushrooms can do some amazing things. No, not just those kind of things! Some do contain natural psychedelic chemicals, but there are many mushrooms whose botanical magic lies in the amazing things they can do for your health. Even …

Health benefits of quinoa (keen-wah!)

quinoa health benefitsThe buzz surrounding quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Quinoa has been hailed a superfood and for good reason, too. Its high protein and fiber content, along with being gluten-free, has given it quite the star power.…

Is your energy bar barring you from good health?

Energy bar for good healthOur busy lives take energy! We need energy to work, we need energy to perform activities, heck we even need energy for socializing. As you can seem a lot of our energy becomes depleted by outside sources.

Sometimes, we don’t …

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