Beverages Boost Calorie Intake, But Many View Fluids As Calorie-free!

Beverages - and not just alcohol - are a significant if little recognized source of calories in North American diets. Yet many people seem to believe that if a calorie is ingested in fluid form, it's a freebie."They just don't put it in the same category - they're not eating,... Read More

Three Cheers for Heart Healthy Oils!

You may have noticed an ever-expanding choice of oils at your local grocery store over the past few years. While once your options were limited to corn, canola, safflower and maybe olive oil, now your choices include walnut, almond, grapeseed and other types of oil as well. You may have... Read More

Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease

Cholesterol is an essential building block of every cell in the body, required for all metabolic processes. It is particularly important in the production of nerve tissue, bile and certain hormones. On average, our body produces about half of a gram to one gram of cholesterol per day, depending on... Read More

Not all Fats are Bad

Fats have been unfairly lumped together as being all bad for too long. Fat doesn't necessarily cause disease, and can actually cause a role in its prevention. The truth is that some fats are very bad for us and some fats are actually very good for us.Time has shown us... Read More

Take Control of Your Health

In large part, you're in control of your health, not your doctor. And taking control of your health doesn't really depend on whether or not you have medical conditions.Taking control means developing habits and discipline.The most important thing you can do is educate yourself. Learn about your health problems and... Read More

Got Soy? Milk, Snuff, and Soy Beans

Milk is highly underrated. Experts say, America finds itself in a calcium crisis today because consumers aren't drinking enough milk.Milk is highly overrated. Experts say,If you really want to play it safe, you may decide to join the growing number of Americans who are eliminating dairy products from their diets... Read More

Nutrition Is Not Common Sense

I'd like to explain an important concept that most online trainers (even the "gurus") don't "get"...Have you ever heard that 'nutrition is common sense?'Have you ever thought about why the United States has an epidemic of overweight individuals and kids that are out of shape? Or that most people talk... Read More

Post Nasal Drip

Post nasal drip is a sensation of mucous build up in the throat. Sometimes you may even feel a dripping sensation from the back of your nose. The cause is over-production of mucous by glands in the nose and in the throat.At a healthy level those glands produce around two... Read More

Healthy Eating Habits

I read a lot about the topics of health and especially diets. I have been experimenting with diets since 1990 and keep journals about my observations. Over time I tried several very different diets - ranging from the politically correct ones to highly controversial, along with diets of my own... Read More

MSG: If Its Safe, Why Do They Disguise It On Labels?

Monosodium glutamate, commonly known as MSG, was thought of as a "miracle food enhancer" when it was first introduced to the public over five decades ago.More than just a seasoning like salt and pepper, MSG could actually enhance the flavors of foods, making processed meats and frozen dinners taste fresher... Read More

In The News:

A dolphin was found off the coast of Australia dead after it apparently choked on a large octopus.
Meteorite hunters who flocked to Detroit from across the U.S. after a meteor exploded are finding the fragments.
Meteorite hunters have found the first pieces of the fireball that streaked across the sky in Michigan this week.
The reason for removing Jeanette Epps, who was scheduled to launch to the space station in June, was not given.
Excavation work on the uninhabited Greek island of Keros has unveiled a stunning look at the start of the Cycladic Bronze Age, showing off technological sophistication, impressive masonry work and precision detail well before its time.
New images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest there is an underground network of lava tubes beneath the lunar surface that could offer astronauts easy access to water.
A young hedgehog that was unable to use its hind legs when it was found last year has been receiving hydrotherapy treatment from animal welfare experts.
An international team of scientists has unraveled the mystery behind the sudden deaths of 200,000 antelopes in Kazakhstan in May 2015.
A "potentially hazardous asteroid" known as 2002 AJ129 is set to fly by Earth at a whopping 67,000 miles per hour next month, there is no need to worry, scientists say.
NASA tested its powerful RS-25 engine for the first time in 2018 with a new part that was made in an unconventional way.
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Just What Is A Carbohydrate Anyway?

During a recent discussion with my father about low carb... Read More

Fish Oil

The research in support of dietary omega-3 fatty acids (such... Read More

Fighting Burn-out: Natural Help For Stress, Fatigue and Adrenal Insufficiency

The adrenal or "stress glands" are small, triangular shaped glands... Read More

Eating Disorders Do Not Discriminate

Who suffers from Eating Disorders?Eating Disorder sufferers are male and... Read More

The Five Keys to Healthy Eating

1. Enjoy what you eatWhether someone is following the Atkins... Read More

Sugar, America?s Drug of Choice

Many people use sugar as medicine. Sugar tends to change... Read More

Nutrition Is More Than The Nutrition Facts Box

Nutrition usually only comes up when people are finally deciding... Read More

Reading Labels:Understanding Fiber, Fat, Carbohydrates, Etc

Since 1994, food manufacturers have required the Food and Drug... Read More

ACAI Berry Named Top 10 Superfoods For Anti-Aging by Dr. Nicholas Perricone

The benefits from eating healthy are endless. And, according to... Read More

A Background to Dietary Fiber

Fiber is the part of the plant that is resistant... Read More

Healthy Eating Myths Destroyed

Some of the things you think you know that just... Read More

Maximizing Your Nutrition Dollar

Because of consumer demand, the food industry focus is on... Read More

Got Sprouts?

They're not only good for you, but they taste good,... Read More

6 Ways to Eat More Healthfully

With so much 'diet advice' around today it is little... Read More

South Beach Diet - US vs. World

Diets concern especially Americans as they do have a "national... Read More

Enjoy The Holidays Healthfully

How To Have A Healthy ThanksgivingEnd of the year holidays... Read More

Optimize Your Diet For Maximum Growth

The best weight training and cardio workouts will do very... Read More

Facts About Virgin Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is less known compare to olive oil, corn... Read More

How Food Affects Mood

Everyone can benefit from understanding how food affects our... Read More

Food Sources That Boost Glutathione Naturally

Copyright ? 2004 Priya Shah Glutathione, the body's... Read More

What is A Balanced Diet For Losing Weight and Good Health?

The total calories that you should be consuming depend on... Read More

Building Better Bones

"It is a bone-deep change you are going into, my... Read More

Is Chocolate A New Health Food?

Could it be possible that our beloved chocolate may actually... Read More

Helping Your Immune System Win The War Against Disease

Just as our country is currently engaged in a war... Read More

Improve Your Eating Habits.

1. Water. If you're thirsty you're already dehydrated. The majority... Read More