Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic. Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, just to name a few. But, instead…

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Glycemic Index and Glycemic Load Explained

You’ll notice that they both begin with “glycemic.” That’s one tip that they have to do with sugars and carbs. Not only how much sugar is in foods, but more importantly, how it affects your blood sugar levels. In general, diets that are high on the glycemic index (GI) and high in glycemic load (GL),…

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10 Healthy Eating Habits to Adopt in 2018

Our eating and lifestyle habits, both good or bad, can have a tremendous impact on our health and well-being. It is up to us to choose whether or not we want to incorporate healthy eating habits into our daily lives. When we view healthy eating habits as a choice and not something that has been…

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4 Simple Tips to Help You Avoid the “Inevitable” Holiday Weight Gain

The holidays are a time of massive indulgence for many of us. In fact, even those who have managed to stick to healthy diet and exercise programs all year long often fall off the wagon at the end of the year. There’s nothing wrong with enjoying some extra food and drink at this time of…

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Dairy Intolerance (Lactose, Casein, and Whey)

Having a food intolerance is not fun. It can cause abdominal pain, discomfort, and nausea. It also causes embarrassing symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea. Other symptoms linked to food intolerances include muscle or joint pain, headaches, exhaustion, and even skin symptoms like rashes and eczema. Dairy is just one of those foods that many people…

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The Top 4 Benefits of Juicing

There’s quite a health craze happening right now. It’s not a fad diet that goes against all common sense, though. This trend fits right in with what we already know: that eating more fruit and vegetables helps us get the nutrients we need. This trend is juicing. The main idea behind juicing is that it…

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Broccoli: Putting The Super In Superfood!

Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes cabbage, cauliflower, and kale to name just a few. All cruciferous vegetables are highly regarded for their nutritional value, but none more than broccoli. You could do worse than including more of this green vegetable in your diet, and this article will show…

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Diet Vs. Exercise: Which Helps You Lose More Weight?

Which is more effective in helping you lose weight, diet or exercise? Obviously, in the perfect world you would exercise regularly, develop a sensible and nutritious diet, get lots of sleep and drink lots of water. That would help effectively return your body to its ideal weight. But if you had to choose one or…

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How Eating “Real Food” Can Help You Lose Weight

There is always a new fad in the diet and weight-loss industry in the way of a pill or a tonic. Today, however, trends seem to be heading back to the direction of what nature intended for us – good, wholesome foods or “Real Food”. We hear a lot of talk about real food, but…

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Two Foods to Reduce Night Time Hot Flashes

Do you get hot flashes? Are they mostly at night? Do they set the bed on fire (but not in that way)? Let’s get you some solutions! Before we do that, just some quick info on why hot flashes occur so we can try to effect the root cause of these hormonal symptoms. What causes…

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