Snacking shouldn’t be viewed as an unhealthy habit. It’s not in fact the habit that is unhealthy but what you put inside your mouth. If you go to a grocery, you’ll find tons of unhealthy snacks that you simply appreciate purchasing because they taste fantastic. But if you are concerned about your health, you know […]
I was watching the channel “Discovery Travel and Living” the other day. Food related shows are definitely one that catches my attention. They are a great source of information about food in particular and of course not to mention the numerous wonderful recipes. Last evening was what I call a “foodie evening” on the channel. […]
Herbal tea is surging in popularity thanks to positive publicity surrounding herbal tea benefits and the vast array of delectable flavors available to consumers. Yet when you drink a cup of herbal tea, you are actually consuming an herbal infusion – also known as a tisane.
Carrot is one of my favorite juice ingredients. It not only tastes good, it has so many health benefits and is highly cleansing. I know many who are against juicing carrots because of its “high content of sugar”. But even if you have diabetes, carrot juice is a good blood sugar regulator. Two or three […]
There’s been some evidence suggesting that increasing HDL (aka the good cholesterol) can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke — even without changes in LDL (aka the bad cholesterol). Harvard Women’s Health Watch suggests these five things people can do to raise their HDL levels:
Now that you’re pregnant, taking care of yourself has never been more important. Of course, you’ll probably get advice from everyone — your doctor, family members, friends, co-workers, and even complete strangers — about what you should and shouldn’t be doing.
If you plan to become or are pregnant, ensure you take care of your teeth by following the oral hygiene guidelines described earlier. You may find it more relaxing to have any dental treatment well in advance because you may experience morning sickness and tiredness in early pregnancy.
To answer this we first need to ask another “what is your goal?”, or more specifically, “how much weight do you want to lose and by when?” Once we have the answer to the second question, we can simply calculate how much exercise is needed based on an understanding of how much energy different exercises […]