How To Treat Bunions
March 29, 2013 – 12:00 am | No Comment
A bunion is a deformity that is mainly made up of a lateral deviation of the great toe which enlarges due to a tissue or a bone. It is a serious foot problem. These are formed within the foot and not on the surface of the foot. An arthritic condition and  a result of bone degeneration it is found as  a lump on the outside portion of the big toe. Bunions are seen near the joint of the toe and sometimes  [...]

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Does Your Tot Require A Multivitamin?
October 12, 2009 – 5:23 am | No Comment
Read ahead whether your child requires extra vitamins. Recent study conducted over 10,000 children discovered that kids who don’t consume multivitamins are the one with utmost need of multi-vitamins. Most pediatricians recommend that those kids who are very picky and don’t eat multi-vitamins are the ones who absolutely need it. Pediatrician Bob Sears, MDMD, author of ‘The Healthiest Kid in the Neighborhood,’ suggests that “I don’t recommend a multi for every child, but there are some who could use it as a little insurance.” Frank Geer, MDMD, Chairman of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition suggests another reason to consider Vitamin D, “We advise 400 IUIU of D daily, which a child can really only get by drinking 32 ounces of milk.” Taking a multi-vitamin is an easy and cheap way to enhance the level of your child’s energy and assuring yourself that child is getting enough nourishment. So, make sure that your kid is full and healthy with  [...]

Cravings On High-Fructose Corn Syrup
October 9, 2009 – 4:52 am | No Comment
Check ahead how this processed sugar influences our sugar hankerings. When you gaze the rolling fields of corn, might be you would awe… over it, and move ahead, all this don’t reflect or hint sugar to your senses, however it should. This is because corn is a fruitful source of corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). You might be aware of both of them, is it or not? If you don’t, then let me inform you that both serve as sweeteners and make your dishes appetizing. HFCS is a highly processed combination of fructose and corn starch, but still it often leaves bad taste- not in the mouth, but in mind. This is because we have developed bad notions about HFCS. Got confused, whether it is good or bad for your health? Pondering whether, HFC’S are worse compared to other forms of sugar? Let me clear your doubts. Experts say not in and of in itself, the fact however, is that your body treats all sorts of sugar in the same manner, that means it is converted into glucose and utilized  [...]

Stop Feeding Emotions
October 8, 2009 – 5:14 am | No Comment
When things start going through the wrong way, most of us head towards the refrigerator, and start munching whatever we get. At that point of time, eating slices of double-fudge cake or anything else really helps in some way and deviates our attention from the depressing acts. Some food properties are actually supportive as they invigorate brain chemical which makes feel good. However, depending totally on them can trigger to disastrous results. Elizabeth Ward, RD, and author of The Pocket Idiot’s Guide to the New Food Pyramids explains that “When we eat because we feel bad, we’re prone to eating too much—and we’re generally not talking about carrot sticks.” Therefore, try to understand the gravity of situation, and don’t assail over your health unknowingly. Rise over over-eating by these four simple steps. Try these four simple steps and show red signal to your emotional eating: Step 1 Stop thinking about banning foods: Most of us have developed a perception of tagging  [...]

Cracking The Sugary Code
October 7, 2009 – 4:03 am | No Comment
Who doesn’t like the sweet appetizing taste of sugar; this is the reason why we add sugar to almost everything. Most of us celebrate our accomplishments by tasting sweets, thinking that it is natural, however most of the times, it is processed or artificial. So, below presenting are some substitutes of sweeteners which can sneak in the dishes with our ignorance. Therefore, read crispy descriptions about these varied sweeteners before you add them in the dishes. Check out interesting details about various kinds of sweet sugar that we eat every day. Brown sugar: This is a white sugar in which molasses are added. Corn syrup: It is produced from corn starch. Dextrose: This is produced naturally in the form of glucose from fruits and vegetables. Even, our body produces it. Fructose: Generally, fructose is product of fruits, vegetables and their juices. We use these sweeteners in crystal forms. High-fructose corn syrup: This is a highly processed form of sugar formed from  [...]

10 Delectable Snacks You Never Surpass
October 6, 2009 – 9:16 pm | No Comment
There are some kid snacks that we just can’t stop yearning for. Even you might have stuck to some kid snacks, or might be sneaking tastes of your child’s fruit roll-ups. Ugly pimples and bad year’s photos are some of our cherished memories from which we don’t want to get rid of. In a similar way, we have come up with some yummy childhood snacks from which we just can’t turn our faces away. However, all of them have been upgraded for the adults according to healthier needs. All of us may be emotional; however we don’t need to feel guilty for indulgence over these snacks. Fig Newmans Remember, those sweet old days when you used to interchange that plain applesauce cup for a few tongue-watering Fig Newtons. Similarly like me… fortunately, those sweet luscious cookies are still available under the name of Fig Newmans. Gorge them as they are all matured versions with the same old authentic taste and sweetness. Organic Yellow Popcorn Remember the day when you went out for  [...]

Eat Out, Eat Healthy
October 6, 2009 – 4:23 am | No Comment
One can’t ignore the fact that the scrumptious meals that are available in restaurants are loaded with high calories and high fats compared to what we prepare at home. For this, accuse huge amounts or hidden extras of oil and butter or tempting and calorie-enriched deserts. However, I know some handy tips from which you can relish restaurant’s food as well as stay hale and hearty. Learn some cool tips for eating outside food without falling in the hidden traps of calories or without going overboard. Fundamentals Consider colors: Remember the basic point that before you order anything, think carefully in your mind, what should your plate look like when it arrives out of kitchen? How many colors do you want lying in your plate? If you don’t wish to have more than two colors than start reconsideration, as the dish that would finally be prepared would be very simple like roasted mushrooms and tomatoes. Grab one indulgence per meal: If you really can’t resist the lip-smacking  [...]

Lose Weight By Drinking Veggie Juice
October 5, 2009 – 10:18 pm | No Comment
Lose Weight By Drinking Veggie Juice
Even after adopting a favorable dieting program, some of us break the strong-minded commitment of eating three to five vegetables in a particular day. But a new study which was partially funded by the Campbell Soup Company has discovered that drinking a glass of low sodium vegetable juice definitely helps over-weight dieters to shed oodles of weight. Read below how drinking the veggies can help in discarding those extra pounds. The results published in Reuters, a reputed news agency said that adults who chugged at least eight ounces of vegetable juice as a part of calorie controlling healthy diet lost four pounds of week over a period of 12 weeks. However, the people who followed the same track of dieting but did not drink vegetable juice just lost a single pound. Intake of vegetable juice also helped them by increasing the levels of vitamin C and potassium and at the same time it decreased their levels of carbohydrates as there body got nourished with three to five vegetables a day.  [...]

Avert Cancer With These Healthy Foods
October 5, 2009 – 5:30 am | No Comment
Thwart the speculations of jeopardizing cancer by tossing these simple tweaks in your favorite meals which is put forward by nutritionists at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Consume loads of fresh fruits and vegetables: Eating fresh fruits and vegetables are linked with lower risks of varied forms of cancer comprising of colon, oral, stomach, esophageal and lung. Whole grain food contains antioxidants like selenium which combats free radicals that have the potent to destroy cells and turn them cancerous. Eat pancakes: Load crepes i.e. thin version of pancakes with plenty of blueberries and walnuts. Dine it with a glass of low-fat milk. This is because their chemical properties have the potential to restrain the growth of cancer. The compounds found in blueberries hinder colon cancer cell growth and walnuts contain Vitamin E and other antioxidants. Milk has a high content of calcium which shields against colon cancer. Eat salad: Replace iceberg lettuce with romaine, and add  [...]