Nutrition

The Truth About the Food Guide Pyramid
Nutrition

The Truth About the Food Guide Pyramid

The United States Department of Agriculture has been telling Americans how to eat since 1894, when it issued its Farmers' Bulletin that said men should eat a diet comprised of protein, carbohydrates, fats and "mineral matter." For the latter part of the 20th century, the granddaddy of dietary guidelines was […]

The Benefits of Drinking Ionized Water
Nutrition

The Benefits of Drinking Ionized Water

The human body is subject to constant evolution, as it adapts to both positive and negative aspects of its surrounding environment. Take the impact of the obesity academic in the Western world, for example, which is causing teenagers in the U.S. and UK to develop health conditions that were previously […]

Coping with Winter-Simple Survival Strategies
Nutrition

Coping with Winter-Simple Survival Strategies

Most people who live in the northern hemisphere dread the onset of winter. The cold weather, the short days and the dreaded flu all contribute to a feeling of gentle gloom. The Blues Some people also are affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)-this is due to shorter natural daylight during […]

Useful Weight Loss Tips
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Useful Weight Loss Tips

We all know the secret to weight loss - eat healthy and exercise to burn off the calories; yet, over two-third of the adult population in the US alone is coping with weight issues and obesity. Though this weight loss mantra may sound simple, sticking to it can be quite […]

Omega 3 vs. Omega 6
Nutrition

Omega 3 vs. Omega 6

Omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids contribute a lot in keeping the body functioning well. Though at first glance you may find both looking the same, but then no, they have different value in your body and each has different benefits. Scientific evidence shows that both are helping in […]

Tips for Battling Acid Reflux
Nutrition

Tips for Battling Acid Reflux

Anyone can get acid reflux. This condition affects over 33 percent of Americans. Even though the condition is widespread, there is a lot of confusion about the proper methods of prevention and treatment. In the next few minutes, you’ll discover a handful of useful tips for battling reflux. Chew your […]

The Top Signs of an Eating Disorder
Nutrition

The Top Signs of an Eating Disorder

Eating disorders are most commonly found among women and girls and generally begin to manifest themselves during adolescence at around 17 years of age. Left untreated, they can result in serious physical and mental health problems and, in extreme cases, may lead to death. With the right treatment, however, they […]

A Whisky Per Day, Keeps The Dr Away!
Nutrition

A Whisky Per Day, Keeps The Dr Away!

The water of life - whiskey; but seriously, is it actually good for your health? Well, certainly, there are those who both support and oppose the notion of the "water of life". I want to start off by covering the so called "benefits" of being a whisky drinker. Sleep - […]