Nutrition Articles
Liquid Supplements - Are They Right For You?
Which do you prefer - liquid supplements or pill form? Are liquid supplements right for you? I hope the information contained in this article will make you start to think about liquid supplements and using them in order to give your health a boost if you are not already taking…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 23, 2011  
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Water - Are You Drinking Enough For Better Health?
Start With Water to Give Your Health a Boost In order for us to improve and maintain optimum health, it is my opinion that we should start with the basics. We should be drinking enough water on a daily basis. According to research, the body's makeup consists of 65-90 percent…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 18, 2011  
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How To Eat Healthy
Eating healthy to lose weight is half of an age old duo of advice that no one really wants to hear. The other half of course is exercising to lose weight. It seems that in the vein of eating healthy tips that are available today, there is no end. Every…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 28, 2011  
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Whey Protein Drinks And Lose Weight Meals
Whey protein drinks are one of the best ways to create meals that help you lose weight. Counting calories is important, but getting enough protein, vitamins and minerals is important too. Building muscle should not be sacrificed, and will be sacrificed if you buy cheap carbohydrate content "meal replacements". Whey…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 04, 2011  
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Vitamins, What Are they Good For? #2
In the last of my articles I started to explain just what vitamins are good for. I explained that for many years I read all I could on what different ailments require different vitamins and minerals to help relieve symptoms. I have believed for many years what our family's old…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Apr 06, 2011  
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How to Make Your Own Dairy-free Raw Ice Cream
Who doesn’t like ice cream? There’s nothing like it on a hot summer day! Cold, creamy and rich with flavor; ice cream is a treat that puts a smile on most everyone’s face, unless, of course, you are one of the many people who are lactose intolerant. Then, your smile…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Mar 23, 2011  
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Are You Eating Enough Whole Foods
Getting More Whole Foods Into Your Daily Diet Whole foods should be an everyday staple in our diets – fruits, vegetables, whole grains. It can be hard at first to start changing your diet by eating whole foods, but if you make a decision to change one thing at a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Dec 06, 2011  
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Coconut Oil Uses: Part 1
So you have done some research on the many benefits of extra virgin coconut oil. The next question is naturally going to be, what are some uses of coconut oil? What kinds of things can we incorporate coconut oil into to garner the benefits? The answers here are simply endless,…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 20, 2011  
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My Plate
Until recently, the USDA has made food recommendations using the Food Pyramid, a guide shaped in the form of a pyramid depicting serving sizes of each main food group; carbohydrates, vegetables, fruits, oils, dairy and meat and beans. The first Food Pyramid was published in Sweden in 1974, but the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jul 05, 2011  
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Basic Steps for the Complete Fitness Picture
Getting the body that you want can be a challenge, one that requires a lot of dedication and hard work. The key to building muscle and doing it well is to get your body into an anabolic state, during which the tissues will obtain energy for the purposes of muscle…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Feb 18, 2015  
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How to Know What to Eat - Part 3
If you are choosing more whole and organic foods for yourself and your family, that is very well done! These are definitely the two key concepts you need to know about deciding what to eat. This next concept may be a stretch for some of you--I know it was for…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   May 08, 2012  
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6 Foods That Will Save Your Life - Health And Fitness Ideas
If you look at a person can you say he has healthy eating habits or not, I would say yes and obviously if he is making time for exercising also. The quality food we eat has a big impact in our daily lives especially if you are living in the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Nov 23, 2011  
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Give Your Stomach A Rest From Food
When you eat, are you really hungry. Eating without thought or mindlessly so, can sometimes mean that you are eating for the wrong reasons. Your stomach is busy constantly digesting the food you take in every day and every night and that is why you need to give your stomach…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Apr 19, 2013  
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Vitamins for Women Over 40
Hi there, From the time we get our first spanking to the time we pop our cloggs, our bodies are in a constant state of change. As we age, we evolve and have different nutritional needs. Some vitamins and minerals become more difficult for us to assimilate, or our bodies…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   May 08, 2011  
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How to Speed Up Metabolism?
Include these foods in your diet, and you are on the right path to harmony, and in addition, you will feel healthy and energetic person. Metabolism and body weight Metabolism has a significant impact on the weight of your body. If you have heard the word “metabolism”, but you are…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   May 14, 2014  
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The Morning Coffee Ritual - For Good Or For Bad?
I get up every morning to the sound of my son calling me from his crib. On an average I usually get about five to six hours of sleep, four of them uninterrupted. I know this is the norm with a baby or toddler that isn't sleeping through the night…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Mar 15, 2012  
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Benefits of Seaweed
Our earth is covered with nearly two-thirds of water. Yet man is still discovering and learning more and more about the oceans that cover this world. Apparently in these oceans are sea plants or seaweed that are quite nutritionally dense. We mostly gather our food that is grown on the…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Mar 19, 2012  
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8 Best Sources Of Protein for Vegetarian Diet
Even though I am not a vegetarian, I spent many years following a fairly strict vegetarian diet. I really like vegetables, especially those you can easily eat raw. However, during this vegetarian period, I always worried about how to get enough protein. Without sufficient protein in your diet, you can…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Apr 16, 2016  
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The Myths And Benefit Of Going Gluten Free
For sufferers of celiac disease, going “G-free” can literally be a lifesaver. A wheat allergy, whereby the intestine will slowly destroy itself if the disorder is left undiagnosed, celiac disease effects roughly 1 in every 200 people worldwide. But for those without this deficiency, the choice to go gluten-free is…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Oct 19, 2012  
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How To Relieve Constipation And The Importance Of Fiber
The benefit of modern processed foods is that it doesn't take time to warm them up and get them on the dinner table, or nuke them in the lunch room at work. However, they generally lack the important fiber that fresh home cooked foods give us. You may need a…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Sep 12, 2011  
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Boosting the Immune System Naturally
People have been trying to find a cure to the common cold for thousands of years. Many traditional remidies were effective, while others were merely voodoo and superstition. Today's main stream treatments are more consistent, but most of them only cover up the symptoms, and don't address the underlying causes…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 18, 2012  
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Nutritious Food for Kids
Its important when talking about food recipes for kids that when implementing change to your children's diet they you're practising healthy diets with them. kids are very impressionable and tend to imitate or copy things their parents or immediate family do, knowing this it's important that you understand you have…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Dec 10, 2013  
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Dangers Of Drinking Softened Water
Ya, hard water Franz here! Is one of the dangers of drinking softened water that you may be consuming too much sodium? Let’s face it, without water you will become dehydrated, lose energy, and feel tired. Water is essential to all the daily processes of the body. It is lost…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Sep 24, 2015  
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7 Easy Healthy Snacks
After offering thoughts on National Doughnut Day on the first Friday in June, I was challenged by fellow Street Articles author, James Siddall, to provide a list of healthy snack alternatives. Taking up his excellent suggestion, I am here offering what I personally enjoy as a healthy snack. My snacks…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Jun 10, 2015  
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How Adding Spices And Herbs Can Affect Your Health – Part 4 Garlic
In my fourth part of the article series – how adding spices and herbs can affect your health, we’re going to take a look at one of my absolute favorites – garlic. Garlic happens to be one of my favorite spices when cooking. Unfortunately many people shy away from garlic…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Aug 13, 2013  
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Apple Cider Vinegar - The Worlds Best Home Remedy?
Hi there, Some of my friends think I'm a little weird, or a lot weird, because I put apple cider vinegar (ACV) into my drinking-water bottle. Why would I possibly want to drink vinegar, they think to themselves, but they are the ones missing out. I'm in on the secret.…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   May 31, 2011  
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Good Pre Workout Meal
Consume a substantial feast before your workout regardless it'll be in your stomach on that overwhelming set of squats—and you'll know it. To guarantee you're not ravenous part of the way through your workout and you have a lot of fuel to prepare strongly, your best wager is to expend…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Nov 05, 2014  
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Foods That Contain Gluten
When you begin the gluten free diet, a very difficult and an important task is knowing which foods contain gluten. Foods that contain gluten are very common in our society and are just about everywhere you look. Breakfast Breakfast is possibly the hardest meal to go gluten free in. There…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Apr 05, 2012  
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Why Is Vitamin B12 Important?
You need a number of vitamins present in your system on a regular basis in order to survive. Vitamin B12 is one of them. Of course, many vitamins are important for the healthy functioning of your body, and each one has its own function. Vitamin B12 affects your metabolism so…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Dec 29, 2013  
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Minerals Required In Our Bodies
Minerals Minerals are inorganic elements. They do not degenerate or decay with storage or temperature change and are lost from food only if they are cooked in water, which is then thrown away. Minerals can be divided into major and trace minerals, not according to the importance of their functions…
By:  in  Health and Fitness  >  Nutrition   Dec 08, 2012  
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