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10 Reasons To Quit Sugar (Even If You’d Rather Not!)

Sugar’s everywhere, but you don’t have to surrender. This article covers 10 reasons to quit sugar now, even if you think you don’t want to do it.

Best Fruits For Diabetics: Water Melon, Star Fruit And Wax Apple

Fruits are very much part of a dietary approach in tackling diabetes since the early days. In particular, the watermelon, a fruit with a high glycemic index but low glycemic load has always been listed among the fruits for diabetics. The smaller star fruit can match up to the diabetics’ needs just as well as the bigger water-melon. In fact the fiber of both fruits are equally efficient in lowering high blood pressure naturally. Besides, the 2 fruits are low in sugar, high in water content and are thus low in calories. However, the star-fruit has a neurotoxin that attacks a distressed kidney and so should not be taken by those with kidney problems. The wax apple has all the properties that support a diabetic diet and it tonifies your heart and brain as well. Its bland taste offsets stronger flavors and is often added to enrich salads with vitamins.

Herbal Teas That Offer Health Benefits

This post will discuss about some of the most popular herbal teas that provide health benefits. They can be consumed either hot or cold.

Nutrition for Lyme

The first treatment for Lyme is antibiotics. Then, should come nutrition. The foods you eat will determine if Lyme is a short lived issue, or a lifelong problem.

The Amazing Benefits of a Healthy Eating Plan

As with all things, there is a learning curve and there are many ways to make this happen. This diet plan be just a starter or is a toe in the water to show you what you need to consider. Besides shunning some foods, you are eliminating many possibilities for an unhealthy life. A person can enjoy the benefits of eating healthy food and lead a normal and healthy life if he or she follows the healthy dietary lifestyle and eating plan.

Lower Your Cholesterol With These 5 Natural Foods

Our bodies need Cholesterol to build and maintain cell membranes, to convert sunshine to vitamin D and for a whole host of other important functions. On the other hand, an increase in the cholesterol levels can lead to major health risks and even culminate in death. This increase is diagnosed as a condition called hypercholesterolemia, where cholesterol accumulates along artery walls and increases the risk of developing heart disease. Apart from medication, you can also make use of these natural, tried and tested ways to lower your cholesterol.

Back to School – 4 Quick Lunches for You or Your Kids

As much as I enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the summer, I do enjoy getting back to the routine of fall. Whether or not you or kids in your family are in school, fall is a time when there is a shift and with that may come a shift in eating habits as well.

Do You Know About World Vegetarian Day?

Humorous essay about my life as a vegetarian. It raises the question, “Can you be a vegetarian and not binge?”

Splendiferous Whole Grain Foods: Whole Rice, Bamboo Rice, Foxtail Millet And Sorghum

Grains should be handled naturally and not tampered with so much as in processes that help shorten cooking time. Most Asians never tire of eating the rice staple day in, day out because will go down very well with whatever accompanying foods they choose to eat. It is ideal, then, to have most common grains, which are acidic foods, paired with alkalizing foods like cruciferous vegetables or leafy greens, for a dose of proteins. Next, bamboo rice tastes like wheat and is more nutritious than rice, but the supply is inconsistent. Then there is the foxtail millet which is versatile in cooking and is the staple food in India and North China. As for the gluten-free sorghum, it is often paired with with corn, mushrooms and oranges for a complete source of protein.

You Eat What Your Food Ate!

About 3500 years ago, the Israelites were given instructions about foods they should eat and foods they should avoid. These instructions were written in several places in the Bible, including in the book of Leviticus, chapter ll. Any fish you eat should have both fins and scales. Any animal you eat should chew the cud, part the hoof, and be cloven-footed.

Stuff About Sugar and Appetite

This article covers specific ways that sugar can affect appetite. Most of them are due to brain chemicals affected by sugar. The changes in appetite include both food quantity and food preferences.

Native Foods: Edible Flowers Of Tonkin Jasmine, Moringa, Banana, Papaya, Durian And Pumpkin

Edible flowers, a nutritious food source are mostly overlooked in cooking, though they are more commonly used for cake decorations and in fruit and flower arrangements or bouquets To Jiao Mingyao, a cooking expert, the flowers of a plant can be eaten if the roots, stems, leaves and fruits of the plant are edible. In preparing edible flowers for cooking, he would first poach them in salt water before making a stir fry, soup or porridge with the flowers.

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