The Importance of Nutrition Labels
Once you understand the labels, they can help you follow a healthy diet and make it easier to choose the most nutritious foods. It’s extremely important to know what you’re looking for based on what you are looking to get out of your diet.Probiotics: The Secret to Your Health!
Probiotics play a huge role in our overall health and well being, and yet so few of u know what they actually are! Prebiotics are the “healthy” bacteria and you have more probiotics in your body than you have cells! Discover some of the benefits conferred by probiotics right here.Mangosteen – Can You Strengthen Your Immune System Using The Health Benefits Of Mangosteen?
Vemma is a Network Marketing Business that has developed a groundbreaking formula that is based on the incredible health benefits of Mangosteen. The product is designed to contain loads of vitamins and minerals along with Aloe Vera and Green Tea and is a truly amazing product.Normalize Your Body’s Daily Activites With An Insulin Resistance Diet
To be healthy should not be something as an option for you nor a choice to make whenever you are up to it but rather it should be a must that needs to be incorporated in your daily routines. To be healthy means having a balance diet which is eating foods that have less fats, oil and sugar; eating moderately on animal foods, nuts and dried beans; eating more of fruits and vegetables; and of course eating just enough of rice and other carbs. Couple these with plenty of water and fruit juices and you will be in the healthy…The Incredible Benefits of Vitamin D
Did you know? Our bodies use Vitamin D for many daily processes, which makes it very important to us. It is necessary for the absorption of calcium, which promotes strong bones. There is lots of science data on the disease called rickets, which is the disease that results from not enough Vitamin D for the body to make strong bones. As a result of rickets, bones are misshapen and fragile.The Functions of Vitamin B6
The functioning of vitamin B6 plays a major role in both the anti-aging processes, and maintenance of blood glucose in the body. While it is involved in the metabolization of proteins, fats, and carbohydrates; It is also involved in hundreds of complex chemical reactions that affect mood and memory, energy, sleep, skin, and hormones. Several studies have shown that Vitamin B6 aids in lowering blood levels of the amino acid homocysteine.Eating, a La Francaise
Last year was really the year of the French parent, with a host of books being published on why the French make the best parents. And having lived in France for five years, I must admit that French children do seem to be exceptionally well-mannered and well-behaved, observing social niceties and the rules of expected behaviour from a very early age. I was especially impressed by their manners at the table; and food being a focal point of French social life.Why We Should and Really Should Juice Anyway
The reasons most people juice is for weight loss or as a cleansing and detox diet. Juicing makes complete sense because juices are safest and most nutritious when freshly made. It’s also easy to do but more importantly it’s a natural way to supplement your diet with vitamins, minerals, enzymes and phytonutrients. For the last reason alone I would be hard pressed not to juice.How Sugar Can Cause Insulin Resistance
Insulin resistance is said to be the result of overweight, and that’s true. Yet it can be caused by other factors, including diet. Learn how sugar and fructose can cause insulin resistance.Is Margarine Healthy?
Although I’m fine with how margarine tastes, I’ve seen some disturbing “facts” on the internet about how bad it is. I needed to find out if it really was so unhealthy as was being claimed.8 Powerful Reasons to Cook With Herbs and Spices
Cutting down on salt and replacing it with herbs and spices will help transform your meals from ordinary to extraordinary. In addition, there are many health benefits that you can reap from cooking with herbs and spices.Why Is IRON Important for Children?
Though I believe in a balanced diet, there are times when we need to focus on specific nutrients as their deficiency can be a cause of concern. With exam fever in the air, I decided to write about “iron”, a nutrient that can really contribute to a child’s growth and performance! I am not talking about deficiency among children whose families are prone to malnourishment due to lack of access, this is about children from well to do families! A review of studies done in middle and high income families show that “Anaemia” due to iron deficiency is prevalent among anywhere between 14 to 88%! Also many teenage girls are at risk for iron deficiency when they hit puberty. The Hindu (March 9 th 2013) quoted the National Family Health Survey, mentioning that one out of two adolescent girls suffer from aneamia! So this is an issue that can very well be present in our households!