Food experts say that the duration of freezing has no effect on how safe the food is to eat. While the taste and nutrient quality of the food will degrade over time, there is no cut-off or best-before date. As long as the food is frozen and thawed …Read more
Once referred to as adult-onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or is unable to use insulin properly. It usually develops in people who are over the age of 40 or to those who are overweight and have a family history of the disease. However, doctors are now seeing a disturbing, rising trend of increasingly rampant type 2 diabetes cases in younger populations as well. This seems to be happening in spite of …Read more
For literally thousands of years, people living along the Mediterranean coast have consumed diets rich in plant-based foods without giving them much thought. Over the last decade, though, countless studies have shown that following a Mediterranean diet has the potential to protect us against the development of heart disease, certain cancers, particular neurological problems, diabetes, and obesity. According to a recent study, Australian researchers now believe that a Mediterranean diet can also help with hot flashes.
The average American consumes about 31 lb. of rice through their diets every year, and that number is growing. Although rice is generally considered to be a healthy addition to our diets, a shocking new study has revealed that imported rice contains dangerously high levels of highly toxic heavy metals like lead.
Lead is a toxin that harms the brain, raises blood pressure and increases the risk for anemia and cardiovascular disease. Recently, Tsanangurayi Tongesayi, Associate Professor of Chemistry at …Read more