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Another year has gone by with all the Holiday décor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed. And with this being said, should I dare say some of you are not only bummed out after you stepped on the scales, you are blue with depression. Continue reading
In order to understand why Trans Fats are bad for us, first we must define and relate to what it is, how it got into our food and how to identify it. Unlike other dietary fats Trans fats are not essential to the diet and more harmful to health then most consumers realize. The FDA has recently mandated all foods must be free of hydrogenated Trans Fats within the next couple of years. Learn why this ban won’t keep Trans Fats out of the diet. Continue reading
Just because you’re diabetic does not mean you’ll get gout and kidney stones. Instead you should think of it this way, you increase your odds of all 3 diseases presenting themselves at some point in time if diet and activity habits don’t change. Also, acute and chronic gout seem to mostly occur based on a diet that is uric acid rich from consuming too much alcohol and red meats. Regardless of the aforementioned, it is common for those with one of these diseases to experience and be treated for all 3 conditions (diabetes, gout and kidney stones). Continue reading
In order to keep our cholesterol count under control, it is necessary to follow some dietary guidelines for lowering blood cholesterol and to manage weight. This does not mean you have to give up foods you enjoy. Just the opposite, once you become more aware and experience healthy foods, you’ll become just as addictive to the natural and organic flavors as you did with the processed baked good blends and fast foods. Continue reading
There are many cooking oils to choose from when considering oils used to cook meals. Also, when selecting oils it is important to understand how overheating the oil can ruin the health property benefits the body might receive otherwise.
Those that consume, or recommend consuming oleic acid should be considered wise by knowing something that all of us should carry in our centurion war chests. Or, maybe many were fortunate enough to be weaned on specific dietary products from day one based on their geography. Continue reading