If we all ate the perfect diet and had our five portions of organic fruit and vegetables it’s highly unlikely we would suffer from nutrient deficiencies. However, this does not generally happen because things get in the way. It’s often hard for some to incorporate five portions into their diet, and to eat organically is expensive. There is even some discussion that we should actually be eating ten portions of fruit and vegetables per day. So it is safe to assume that we are probably
We have all been there, feeling completely burned out and unable to move out of bed. We wish that money would grow on trees, and we blame our mental or physical fatigue on whoever has created work for starters. And the worst part is that we feel like this for a reason that we can’t really explain. So let us talk go straight to the point, and talk about the secret root of a long-term feeling of tiredness. You will also find in the sequence
A lot of us believe that eating eggs may actually be bad for your health. We are all scared of cholesterol and also think that eggs can make us put weight on. However, there is a number of reasons why eggs are really beneficial for our health. Eating eggs can make us healthier, stronger and even improve our brain activity. Think of weight lifters who eat them raw! Of course, you don’t have to consume raw eggs (unless you feel like it for some reason),
OK, first of all, don't panic. You probably don't have cancer. But isn't it always better to be safe rather than sorry? So you may have felt a lump or two. First of all, it's important to know what these lumps are. They are called lymph nodes and are most often found in the neck, head, armpit and groin areas. It's also possible to feel them behind the ear if they become swollen. What are the lymph nodes? Lymph nodes aren't always bad. They are
Nuts are small in size, but there is no question on their nutritional value. In terms of nutrients, they are great reservoirs for proteins, vitamins, minerals, and heart-healthy fats. Now did you know that there are advantages and disadvantages of various types of that you see on the shelves of supermarkets? So, let's look at the pros and cons of different types of nuts. Almonds – it is the most nutritious with low cholesterol. When combined with a low-calorie diet, it can be used to
Almond milk is an excellent substitute for those who can’t consume dairy products and find the other offerings of soy, rice, and hazelnut a little too rich and overpowering. Almond milk has been around since the middle ages, it was a staple in medieval kitchens as it does not need to be refrigerated and, therefore, doesn’t spoil like cows milk. These days the sales in almond milk have been growing and it has overtaken soya milk in the milk of choice for those shunning dairy.
How many of you only associate the avo (as the Australians say) with guacamole? Ever eaten one on its own…yes, I mean without Mexican food…like you would a pear? No? Then you should! They are a fantastic source of nutrients and minerals, they taste amazing and you can smother them on your face in the name of beauty. Need some more convincing? The avocado is natures little miracle berry. It is highly nutritious and despite the bad press it received years ago due to its
Recently, there was an innovative holistic health-care gadget introduced to the public though some of the biggest tech sites. The devices name is Vitastiq and it allows users to check 30 most important vitamins and minerals with a completely non-invasive and painless way using a smartphone as an interface. Vitastiq was a hit on its indiegogo campaign page as it reached 100% of funding 25 days before campaign closure! This proves the fact that people are getting more involved with their own health and well