Articles relating to 'diet'
Alert: 12 contaminated foods you need to know about

CONTAMINATED, DIET, FOOD, FRUITS AND VEGETABLESSummer is the perfect time to switch to sandals, unwind on a deck and indulge in those cooling, tasty treats. But did you know that it’s also the right time to think seriously about what you eat and drink?

That’s because the latest data by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture … Read More

What you need to eat now to reduce your risk of stroke

DIET, STROKE, Man cannot live on bread alone. Although there is something about bread fresh from the oven that I find hard to resist.

More to the point, do you eat plenty of fish, chicken or eggs? How about soy, nuts and seeds? Well protein-rich foods such as these may be linked to an even lower risk of stroke.

That’s … Read More

Why organic food really is better (and not as expensive as you think)

organic, dietSome great news for the organic food shopper on a budget! (And those of us who’d like to buy organic, but are turned off by the price.)

Recently, big box retail giant Walmart lowered the price of organic food nationwide with its new in-house line of organic products, such as the kitchen cupboard staples, olive oil and black … Read More

New research turns conventional diet plan for diabetics on its ear

diet, diabetesHave you heard that you should eat several small meals a day to maintain stable blood sugar and lose weight? That notion has made the rounds, and likely endorsed your daily snacking routine (and those handy 100-calorie packets!).

But new research is suggesting this could be bad advice, particularly for diabetics.

Two large meals each day may be … Read More

Shaken: Bring Salt Back To Your Dinner Table

DIET, CARDIOVASCULARThe next time you crave some salt on your potatoes (or those fresh garden tomatoes), live a little! Grab that salt shaker for a quick sprinkling.

Recommended levels of sodium are now considered lower than what’s necessary, and the lower amounts are even linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular disease.

Sodium Guidelines Too Restrictive

New research, published … Read More

How These Daily Habits May Be Killing You

Man watching televisionDr. Victor Marchione shares his views on habits and long-term gains

What if I told you that watching TV for two hours takes 30 minutes off your life? We’d all be digging an early grave.

A British study looked at how common daily habits can have an impact on your health and longevity, like alcohol consumption, exercise and … Read More

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