Alternative treatments for arthritic conditions
September 30, 2013 – 4:31 am | No Comment
Alternative therapies for arthritic conditions are inclusive of treatments like acupuncture or magnets, chondrotin or glucosamine. People having arthritis usually suffer with conditions like stress, stiffness, pain, and depression. So it is imperative that there are alternative treatments for arthritis, which will help patients cope with this in a better way and in a healthier manner. If you do not  [...]

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Health Care and Bloating
January 15, 2013 – 1:21 am | No Comment
Health Care and Bloating
Many of you would have felt a lot of discomfort when we eat a lot. This is a condition caused due to bloating. Bloating is caused when you eat foods that cause this problem. If you do not want bloating then cut out on all the fizzy drinks and also foods that cause such a condition. Wind is caused due to eating a lot and eating the wrong food. Sit down to eat and then make sure you have a lot of exercise too. Many of us get this feeling when the tummy is stretched and is uncomfortable and is also puffed up. This happens if you have had food beyond your capacity. If you tummy or stomach is blatted it could be due to constipation, excess wind, swallowing air, irritable bowel syndrome and food intolerance. For avoiding problems of bloating, you have to stop eating foods that cause this problem. So make sure you avoid onions, beans, broccoli, sprouts, cabbage, and cauliflower. But you should surely eat five portions of fruits and vegetables every day. Constipation is a common problem if bloating  [...]


Nutrition for People With Cancer
December 25, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Nutrition for People With Cancer
Cancer is a condition that affects anyone without knowing. Cancerous condition has to be dealt with the right kind of nutrition .Nutrition is thus a very important part of cancer treatment. Eating the right kind of food is very crucial to cure cancer. This would help you to be strong and better. Good nutrition is very important because if you have cancer because the illness affects your appetite. Cancer and cancer treatments affect the ability of the body to certain kinds of food and also to use nutrients. The best way to fight the disease is to have good and nutritious food. After the tough chemotherapy and other cancer treatments, the food choices for a healthy diet are very important. It is very important to avoid extreme diets that may leave you deprived of key nutrients. Have a lot of vegetable and fruit juices and ensure that the food is pasteurized. You are more susceptible to infection during cancer so the food has to be pasteurized. Fill your plate with fruits and vegetables  [...]


Health News In Food
September 13, 2012 – 1:02 am | No Comment
Health News In Food
There are foods that are healthy for the heart and which lower the blood pressure. They are also seen to reduce the symptoms of plaque and also have been responsible for improving the fitness of the cardio systems. The food that you eat gives a lot of pleasure to your palate and provides your body with a lot of healing substances. People would never think that the morning grapefruit gives the blood vessels a great boost. Also did you know that the raw almond that you have everyday protects you from cancer? There are many other healthy food that have a great reputation for natural cures and helps you to lower the blood pressure and also enhances your cardio functions. Then there are animal proteins like seafood and fresh fish which are very high in Omega 3 oil which have calcium and monosaturated fats all of which are very useful to lessen the risk of a heart attack. This manages the problems of blood pressure. There has been a list of health smart foods that have been created which  [...]


Food and nutrition activities for kids
August 13, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Food and nutrition activities for kids
The main way we can develop good eating habits in children is by giving them a perfect activity schedule which is in relation to food and nutrition. With a lot fun incorporated and great ideas to involve the kids these activities not only help the child grow but also help them to be a part of such wonderful activities There are activities which help to combine nutrition with maths, language, science and various performing arts. So whether it is health or physical education, or any other area, there are innumerable ideas that help to give the children the power to participate and also know the way of eating well. The most feasible idea is to have a S.N.A.C.K goal. This is a way of ensuring that the child 21gets the best and helps the child to like food. You may want your child to eat a little more, or drink the perfect juice, you may want to set goals to meet up to the requirement of the child. So the S.N.A.C.K system only helps to understand that S is small So it is a way of  [...]


Nutrition in the Golden Years
July 25, 2012 – 2:12 am | No Comment
Nutrition in the Golden Years
There are many people who have a lot of nutrient deficiencies caused due to illness, and other conditions. All these people may be in need of some kind of either mineral or vitamin supplements. Their conditions might alter their appetite and also put a limit to their food choices. The nutrient absorption is impaired. There are many adults who need more calcium, more Vitamin B12, and Vitamin D. It is better you select a single supplement which is balanced. Chose a supplement that provides more than 100 percent of the listed nutrients. So it is better that you avoid all those supplements that have those extra ingredients such as herbs, lecithin and choline and also enzymes. These are the ingredients that add cost and have no nutritional value. The body burns a lot of oxygen and it produces a lot of energy which is devoid of radicals. These radicals destroy all the body tissues and cells, which leads to a lot of health problems. Antioxidant vitamins help to neutralize any kind of  [...]


Some Important food and Nutrition Facts
July 11, 2012 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Some Important food and Nutrition Facts
Learn about some of the very important food facts and also nutrition varieties which make up our system. How exactly to take food, how to know which juice is good? Is concentrate juice good or fresh juice? How long can juice be stored, does the time limit of storage of food affect its level of vitamin C. All this and more should be known. First of all understand that animals and birds have the capacity to make their own Vitamin C. But guinea pigs and people get it only from their food. The good vitamin C sources are grapefruit, oranges, green peppers, strawberries, potatoes and broccoli. Vitamin C is needed for the preparation of collagens. Collagen is a protein that is the base for the connective tissue in the body. If you do not have Vitamin C in your diet you might have scurvy. The symptoms of lack of Vitamin C include bleeding gums, loss of appetite, swollen ankles, loose teeth and also small blood spots in the skin. Test the Vitamin C content and you will able to rate the food  [...]


Food and Nutrition Chart
May 7, 2012 – 1:36 am | No Comment
Food and Nutrition Chart
The most organic food substances are the vitamins which are found only in the living things like plants and animals and are very essential for the body to function properly. For the energy and growth and generally for the well being of the body it is important to have a general consumption of the most important ingredient the vitamins. The body cannot make its own vitamins so they should be supplied to the body. There are many who believe that vitamins replace food but this is not right. Vitamins cannot be assimilated without food so vitamins should always be taken with a meal. Artificial vitamin supplements vary in quality so it is best to take vitamins from a reliable source. Vitamin A This is needed around 10,00 IU per day for adult males and around 8,000 for female adults and around 4,000 for children between the ages of 1 to 3, 5000 for children between the ages of 4 to 6 and also 7000 for the children between the ages of 7 to 10. Vitamin A helps the cell to reproduce. It helps  [...]


What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Soy Yogurt?
November 15, 2011 – 9:40 pm | No Comment
What Are the Health Benefits Offered by Soy Yogurt?
The yogurt prepared from soy milk is called soy yogurt. Like the regular yogurt, the soy yogurt is also a source of the healthy lactobacteria; as a result, like regular yogurt, the soy yogurt also promotes production of certain healthy bacteria within our colon. Below we have discussed some other health benefits of soy yogurt: Improve cardiac health: Soy yogurt and most other soy products are extremely heart healthy in nature. A research conducted in the year 1993 revealed that consuming 20-25 gm of soy fiber and protein every day helps in reducing blood cholesterol levels by 12%. Based on the finding of this study, a health claim was released by American heart Association stating that consuming a diet low in cholesterol and saturated fat and containing 25g soy protein every day can reduce the chances of developing heart diseases. Help patients with type-2 diabetes: In the year 2006, a study was conducted on some plant compounds like soy that leave impact on the enzymes, which are targeted  [...]