Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

Alkalize Your Body for Better Health

It is easy to get lost in the whole health-food terminology and discourse on clean living. One can’t really tell where healthy stops and unhealthy begins. One major factor in determining the healthfulness of a food can be by looking at it from an alkaline or acidic point of view. The more alkaline it is the better. Alkaline diets have gained more importance from the cancer world, as many research studies are now showing an obvious connection between acidic diets and rise in cancers. Alkaline balance- In order for your…

Mind Your Food

Mind Your Food

It starts with a cup of ice cream, as we wallow in our feelings of self-pity and unhappiness, the meal ends with huge portions of dessert and coffee. Food and emotions have always had a thing going. We eat more and mostly wrong when we are low, while happiness makes us choose wisely and eat with control. But there has to be a way to check the bad patches, right?  Rationalizing and planning good food choices when low? Yes. Good, bad, and ugly- When you feel low, it results in…

Not Just Calcium, Bones Are Living Tissues.

Not Just Calcium, Bones Are Living Tissues.

Remember, Mr. Bones, the skeleton that graced the back of the biology room in high school and college? He was the lead character in many a great prank as well as the main player on the comprehensive exam. Though the popular plastic model has taught lots of kids about bones, we often think of “ bare bones” ( like his) instead of bone that is active, living tissue, which is continually remodeling itself through osteoblastic ( bone forming), and orthoclastic ( bone resorting) activity. Bone is not just a collection…

What Is Clean Eating?

What Is Clean Eating?

In the language of nutrition, it’s very easy to get your wires crossed. Master cleanses, detox diets, low-carb diets, high-protein diets and the like usually lead to more questions than answers. So how do you sift through them all? This piece is the first in a series of articles where all must attempt to translate the prevalent beliefs or attitudes towards particular foods or diets. Today, we get up very close and personal with a hot new fad clean eating. In a nutshell, clean eating is less of a diet…

Foods That Are Bad For Health

Foods That Are Bad For Health

Sodas are full of sugar, unless they are of the diet survey variety, in which case they are full of artificial sweeteners. They also contain caffeine, and artificial colors and flavors. What really makes them bad for our health is that they have no nutritional value. The reason people drink them is because they like the taste. When considering soda, think about what it contains? Here is a breakdown of its ingredients- Carbonated water- this is plain water infused with carbon dioxide. Caramel color- it is chemical, methylimidazole, and not…

Prevention, Cure And Recovery From Diseases

Prevention, Cure And Recovery From Diseases

Have you come across the terms ‘acidic’ and ‘alkaline’? What these terms remind us? Indian foods, too, are classified according to whether they are acidic or alkaline in nature. The important thing to know is that we want to keep our bodies in an alkaline state at most times. Most diseases proliferate in an acidic environment, especially cancer. Joint problems and back pain occur in an acidic body. Weight loss is slower in an acidic body. When the pH of your body becomes acidic, your body uses the calcium from…

Quality Of The Food In U.S.

Quality Of The Food In U.S.

No other nation on the face of the earth has produced the abundance of food that America has over the past half century.but, when you look at the quality of our food from a health perspective, there are definite concerns. The processes used to produce and preserve our foods today have had a serious effect on the quality of this tremendous food supply. Do you know that most of us are suffering from certain dangerous diet deficiencies, which cannot be remedied until the depleted soils from which our foods come…

Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

The health benefits of mushrooms include relief from high cholesterol levels, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and diabetes. It also helps in weight loss, and increases the strength of your immune system. Almost all of us are familiar with mushrooms and their miraculous, beneficial powers. Particularly those who have read or heard a lot of fairy-tales such as Alice in Wonderland, Three Bears and a baby or even those who have played the Super Mario Brothers video game. You have probably seen mushrooms making someone bigger or acting as a shield against some dangerous monster. These aren’t just…

Healthy Vegetable Juices for Weight Loss

Healthy Vegetable Juices for Weight Loss

There is no doubt that consuming fresh vegetables and fruits will help you stay healthy and fit. These foods are considered excellent replacements for your daily meals. Juicing the vegetables is a good way to shed excess fat. It is one of the easiest and effective ways to lose excess body weight and is also loaded with a lot of nutrients. Vegetable juices will cleanse your body, help in weight loss as well as boost your metabolism. It has been found that drinking a glass of fresh vegetable juice every…

Calcium And Vitamin D-Boost For The Bones

Calcium And Vitamin D-Boost For The Bones

With changing lifestyles, lack of exercise and proper nutrition, osteoporosis is increasingly affecting the lives of women in their youth, middle age, and pre and post-manopause.many think that just getting enough calcium is sufficient, but there is more to it than that. To prevent or improve osteoporosis, we need to consider the following factors;- Calcium Vitamin D Weight-bearing exercises Hormone replacement through medication or natural foods If you do not get enough calcium because you do not consume enough of the foods in the above list, you may be popping…