Healthy eating

Walnuts found to satiate appetite and give you a feeling of “fullness”

Walnuts are healthy snacks linked to a bevy of health benefits, and a recent study has found another one. Researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center claim that eating walnuts can lead to reduced food cravings, as well as increased feelings of fullness. According to ScienceDaily.com, they found that the consumption of walnuts was associated with an...

Avocado PITS found to be a “goldmine” of nutrition, with powerful nutrients that prevent disease

A recent study showed that the husk of an avocado seed is the healthiest part of the fruit as it contains a vast number of key nutrients that show potential in alleviating cancer, heart disease, and other diseases.As part of the study, a team of researchers at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley ground about...

Exotic Superfood Swap!

It's probably impossible to count all the times you've run across an article or study featuring this or that "superfood" found only on some exotic island or in the wilds of China. Information about many superfoods is everywhere, and while they're interesting and their nutritional profiles may be impressive, aren't there any superfoods near...

All You Ever Wanted to Know About Bananas

The humble banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world. Tasty, inexpensive and with its own clean and protective carrying case, it's the perfect nutritious snack, even for busy people, and kids love it.Although they're picked while still green, bananas continue to ripen, but to speed up the process at home,...

The Health Benefits of Pistachios

Are you eating pistachios on a regular basis? If not, then you might want to consider doing so.The health benefits and nutritional value of pistachios is astounding.So to live a healthier lifestyle, why not start with some tasty pistachios?Not convinced that just because we say they are healthy and full of nutritional value, you...

Lutein in avocados found to protect the brain from effects of aging

A new study showed that while green leafy vegetables such as spinachand kale are a staple food of people who are looking to stay fit, they can also be used by people who are looking to retain their brain power. According to the study that was published in Frontiers in Aging Neuroscienceand was conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois at...

Chamomile-Mint-Lemongrass Tea is the Perfect Drink for Natural Muscle Relaxation

There are countless reasons why drinking tea can be beneficial to both your health and well-being, including that it is rich in antioxidants, contains less harmful caffeine than coffee, and is even high in oxygen radical absorbance capacity, which means that it has the ability to combat free radicals in the body.Perhaps most amazingly,...

Combining sugary drinks with protein found to accelerate the body’s storage of fat

As if we needed another reason to change our diet. Scientists are now saying that washing down that cheeseburger with a cold soda changes the way your body burns fat. In analyzing the direct impact that sugary drinks have on body metabolism when paired with a high-protein meal, researchers observed an amplified effect in...

Top 10 magnesium-rich foods and their health benefits

Magnesium-rich foods are needed to ensure that cellular activities and that biochemical bodily functions are optimized. Knowing this, how do you keep ample amounts of magnesium inside your body? By eating the right food. Here is a list (not in any particular order) of foods that are rich in magnesium.Almonds – Almonds, which also contain heart-healthy omega-3...

You’re Probably Eating The Three Dirtiest Foods Ever!

Whether it's listeria in cantaloupes, E. coli in sprouts, or even salmonella in ground turkey or peanut butter, it seems like our food supply is a ticking time bomb.With government programs facing unprecedented cuts, it largely leaves food safety up to us, the average consumer, to keep our kitchens clear of harmful bacteria. So where are these bugs lurking? Chances are,...
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