Mothers-to-be have many things to worry about when they’re expecting, and consuming a healthy diet is usually a top priority. While most pregnant women know to dutifully start munching on more fruits, vegetables and sources of calcium, the importance of less promoted trace minerals like iodine is something they rarely think about. Doctors know that severe iodine deficiency during pregnancy can cause mental disabilities in children — but the newest research is showing that even milder iodine deficiencies during pregnancy …Read more
America’s obsession with the diet began as far back as 1863. That was when a man named William Banting developed the first “low-carb diet”. It is 150 years later and countless diet plans have followed; everything from low-carb and low-calorie to all out fasting. Today, a new diet is in the spotlight. It’s called the “Fast Diet” and it seems to be stirring up a lot of controversy.
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The Mediterranean diet pertains to food preparations that are enriched with olive oil, nuts, and grains, fruits and vegetables. In addition, this type of diet consists more of fish and dairy products and less of meat. This specific diet originates from the countries Greece and Italy and has been recognized around the world for its beneficial effects on health.
According to a recent medical report published in The New England Journal of …Read more
If you’re one of those people that think that weight loss is a good thing, even when it’s not completely healthy weight loss, you may be attracted to a new product that will allow you to eat anything as part of your diet while still achieving your weight loss goals. The AspireAssist is a new device that helps you to achieve weight loss by draining your body of approximately 30% of the food that you consume in your diet.