I really don’t like talking about constipation, since it makes me wonder whether I’m starting down that inevitable decline towards the day when all I want to talk about is having a “good bowel movement.” But the C word–constipation–continues to come up regularly when people go wheatless and grainless. “Won’t I lack fiber?” many ask. … Read more An Easy Choice to Fix Constipation
Aging increases the chance for stroke, but current research finds that olive oil is a major contributor in stroke prevention. Those with high-intake levels can reduce their risk by more than 40 percent. The study, published in Neurology, followed 7,625 people divided into three groups, with “no use,” “moderate use,” and “intensive use” of … Read more The Powerful Health Benefits Of Broccoli
I think we are all familiar with the old wife’s tale of wearing a bulb of garlic around our neck. It stops us from getting colds and coughs and keeps the flu at bay. We also know that it is one of the most commonly used herbs while cooking, adding fabulous flavor and taste to … Read more Five Benefits Of Raw Garlic
Avocados high fat content gives it plenty of bad rep. After all, it’s commonly believed that fat of any kind clogs up your arteries and gives you a heart attack. Don’t forget that it causes weight gain, too. Studies indicate that the avocado could be one of the best mainstays in a diet that promotes a healthy … Read more The Benefits of Eating Avocados
High fiber foods can be helpful for blood sugar control, which we know can have an anti-inflammatory effect. Food high in fiber allow the gradual release insulin, which results in smaller levels of glucose being stored in the blood at any one time. In addition a 2012 study in Kidney International, (as well as many … Read more Eat the Skin!
As well as regular exercise, the key to becoming and staying healthy is to eat a balanced diet. A balanced diet is one that has the right amounts of protein, dairy, carbohydrates, vitamins, and even some fats. What does this all mean when it comes to eating well? Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are a fantastic source … Read more What Does A Balanced Diet Consist Of?