In the mid 90’s scientists in both England and the United States publicly declared that obesity accelerates aging. Being overweight though is not the only factor that can impact longevity. Some nutritional scientists believe all of us; no matter what our current weight, can live longer, if only we adjusted our diets.
Research shows that poor diets can increase your risk of disease and as a result speed up the aging process. On the flip-side good foods can improve your …Read more
The more depressing part of the year is definitely upon us, and going outside, never mind to an outdoor market for fresh produce has officially become the bottom of your list of priorities. This cold weather might have you in hibernation mode, and you may have also noticed that two things have suffered, your diets, and your intake of fruits and vegetables.
These healthy foods are of the utmost importance, especially during these cold winter months when you aren’t getting …Read more
We all know that leading a healthy lifestyle is key to decreasing the risk of developing various types of medical conditions. Eating fruits and vegetables, which are natural food items rich in vitamins and minerals, serve as the strongest factor in preventing disease. The current recommended daily diet of two cups of fruits is thus beneficial to an individual. For health-conscious people, fruits and vegetables are generally part of their daily diet, including sufficient amounts of protein and carbohydrates.
Consuming lots of fruits and vegetables in our diets is important for good health and we shouldn’t overlook the sweet potato. Many fruits and vegetables are known as “super foods”. Super foods have a significantly higher nutritional value than most foods and provide various health benefits. Sweet potatoes are a fantastic super food, not only providing sweetness into our diets, but providing numerous health benefits as well.
Sweet potatoes are low in sodium and low in …Read more