Wax on apples and other fruits may improve their appearance but is not so good for your health. Who doesn't love fruit? It's the sweet and tasty natural food group that we have come to depend on not only for a healthy sweet fix but also for necessary vitamins and other wide-ranging health benefits. But did you know that so many fruits that are sold for human consumption in supermarkets are covered in wax? This wax is not the natural wax found on fruits that are
Many of us know a friend or a loved one with diabetes or perhaps you are the one suffering from the condition. The hardest part has got to be the part where one has to change eating habits. Diabetics are literally advised to cross off lots of food from their menu, including their favorite snacks. Well, who said that people with diabetes should not enjoy life like others? As far as eating is concerned, we have compiled various snacks that diabetics can enjoy without worrying
Most people who want to enjoy a healthy lifestyle usually start by taking a step to find nutritious food options as per nutritional recommendations. However, most of us do not achieve optimal results in the sense that we fail at the point of consuming them! In fact, the way you consume your food actually determines the number of valuable nutrients you consume. We take a look at some healthy foods that most of us tend to consume in ways that are not healthy and advisable.
Buying bulk is a way to go given that you save on costs through economies of scale not to mention that you get to save on frequent transport costs to the stores. The challenge arises from the fact that getting to store your foods for a prolonged period may prove a headache. If you are trying to solve that puzzle, then this article has got it all figured for you! 1. Never Store Potatoes, Onions and Apples Together The first rule you will have to keep in
Many of us have cultivated a culture of peeling most fruits and vegetables before we eat or prepare them. Of course, we can blame it on our way of living but did you know that the peelings of some fruits and vegetables are associated with health benefits? This article will give you some classic examples of fruits and vegetables you should desist from peeling from today onwards! 1. Carrots Carrot’s peels have as many nutritious components as the inner portion. Scientifically they have been found
To live a healthier lifestyle, you must reduce the consumption of processed sugar as one of the most important steps towards your goal. Artificial sources or processed sugar in various forms can be unhealthy. Here are ten alternative sources of natural and organic sugar to sweeten your food or drinks. From foods to favorite drinks, manufacturers of foodstuffs use artificial sweeteners to lure consumers into buying their products. Even though cutting back sugar is good for your health, it doesn’t mean you should keep off
How healthy is your diet? Well, unfortunately, if you eat a typical American diet, it will mostly consist of toxic fried foods, processed sugars, and artificial additives. Along with the lack of sleep, stress and pharmaceutical drugs that today’s society has learned to live with, it’s not surprising that the disease diagnosis rate is increasing on a daily basis. To live a healthy lifestyle, it is important to maintain a proper pH balance, which can be achieved by eating alkaline foods that are rich in