Articles relating to 'protein'

These common food combinations could be making you sick

digestion, proteinIt is very common to eat several different food groups together when we eat our meals.

Most of us are trying to make an effort to balance our diet by including protein, fruits and vegetables, and grains and other good starches. However, striking the right balance can be tricky.

There are certain foods that digest very differently and … Read More

Diabetic or pre-diabetic? Here’s why breakfast is so important

glucose, proteinI’m never ravenous in the morning, and the same goes for many of you, I’m sure. But I always have something solid. Fresh fruit, whole grain toast with almond butter or oatmeal with some nuts and berries. Through the night, your body has been running on empty and you need to refuel!

Now there’s new research showing that a … Read More

The Darker Side Of Greek Yogurt

yogurt, proteinDr. Victor Marchione shares his views on the Greek yogurt fad

You know, I’m all for treating food as medicine. What you take in plays a major role in how the body functions, how we feel and how strong we become in fighting off sickness. Good food and a balanced diet, to me, are the true tickets to … Read More

Study Finds Stress-Related Link to Alzheimer’s

When people suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, it is not unusual for them to also experience depression. Now, researchers believe that being depressed might actually speed up the onset of this disease.

Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by memory loss, confusion, and emotional instability. Health experts have never been able to pinpoint the exact cause; however, they have determined the … Read More

Research Finds a Protein in a Well-Balanced Stomach

166149939A happy and healthy stomach requires a balanced diet and healthy nutrition.  A healthy stomach allows healthy bacteria to flourish while at the same time protecting the stomach from bad bacteria and food-borne illness.  Many factors are at play in the stomach to ensure proper health. A recent study, which was published in PLOS Pathogen, identified a key … Read More

The Glued Meat Conspiracy

 proteinWhen was the last time you had glued meat for a meal? Before you answer “never”, read on.

Most of us have a common goal at meal-time; to nourish our bodies with healthy food. Occasionally we may slip and allow an overly salty or sugary treat into our diets, but we are usually aware of what … Read More

Cold Cuts Should Come With Warning Labels?

dietsProtein is generally recognized as a major component of our daily diets, allowing a resource for essential amino acids that comprise various hormones, enzymes and structural components of the body that promote good health. Without any protein in our daily diets, it may be possible to develop poor muscles and bones, as well as problems in maintaining normal … Read More

What’s the Benefit to Natural Nut Butters?

caloriesPeanut butter is perhaps the best known and most popular form of nut butter on the market. There have been warnings that peanut butter and a long list of other nut butters contain saturated fat and sodium; however, medical researchers insist it doesn’t mean that natural nut butters are bad for you.

Fat and Protein Content

According to … Read More

Keeping Up With Women’s Dietary Needs

healthy foodAs women move through different stages of their lives, their nutritional requirements continue to change.  A diet consisting of healthy food is obviously important, but differing amounts of certain vitamins and nutrients are needed during different phases of growth and development.  What is considered a healthy diet when you were a young girl is not the same as … Read More

How Healthy Are Dairy Alternatives?

proteinMore and more people are starting to turn towards dairy alternatives for varying reasons.  While some people switch to dairy alternatives because of a dairy allergy or intolerance, many people are switching to these products because they feel that they will experience improved health benefits.  However, if we consume dairy alternatives, are we posing an unknowing risk to … Read More

What You Must Know About Vegetarian Diets

healthy foodThere is evidence that shows that vegetarians have a lower risk of obesity, type II diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and some cancers. Unlike what many people believe, vegetarian diets can be nutritionally balanced with proper meal planning.

While there is no single vegetarian diet, vegetarian eating patterns usually fall into one of these groups:… Read More

Doctor Confirms Raquel Welch’s Secret Works

Raquel Welch has earned her position as the ultimate sex symbol, so if you are what you eat, is it possible that you can be as sexy as Raquel Welch …even at 71 years old?

It might well be possible, and Bel Marra’s Dr. Alwyn Wong shows us how:

Well recognized for her sizzling roles in “Bedazzled” and … Read More

Global Supplement Market Set for a Huge Boom

Global Supplement MarketThe marketing trends in places such as China and India have been quite different however, with herbal products such as ginseng, gingko and triphala dominating the supplement industry. It appears as though West and East are beginning to merge however, and the global supplement market has grown over the past decade and continues to grow robustly for 2013 … Read More

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