An increasing number of so-called ‘health conscious’ people these days have started substituting sugar with artificial sweeteners. They seem to provide a perfect treat to your sweet tooth without adding up any more calories to your diet. Used by almost every household, baker, and cook, artificial sweeteners seem to be a boon for people, who want to gorge their favorites, while still being able to restrict their calorie count.
Carrots are counted amongst the healthiest foods of the world. This root vegetable is a rich source of anti-oxidants, vitamin A, C, K, B8, and many more. Further, it tastes good and is very easy to grow. This is the reason why it is very often served with dips and used in a wide variety of soups, salads, and juices.
Sleep for most is not at the top of our list and yet escapes most of us at times. We all have busy days and so many things to accomplish. Not being able to tune everything out and get enough shut-eye affects more than 50 million people. Realizing that getting the best sleep at night will enhance your productivity for the next day is an important step. Attaining better sleep will in turn help to achieve more throughout your day and give you a great feeling by the fact that you have gotten more done and have more energy mentally as well as physically.
Genetically modified organism (GMO) is a relatively new trend in agricultural crops, which was created for human or animal consumption. This phenomenon is expected to primarily address the issue of hunger in the world, because it would get more resistant organisms, with better tolerance to diseases and with increased biomass. However, there are a lot of controversies surrounding GMO. There is no real answer to the question whether the GMO food is healthy or not.
Let’s be honest, we all have experienced this strong feeling of having a particular food and after consuming it, we feel immense satisfaction and our mind becomes happy. In simple words, food craving is the desire which relates food with pleasure. Food makes us healthy and happy. It is related to our physical and emotional well-being. Studies have shown that almost every human on earth has experienced this desire and tend to overeat or dig into unhealthy food. It is possible to control or handle this desire by making right food choices.
Inflammation is considered a part of our innate immunity. Innate immunity is referred as the immunity that is naturally present in our body by the time we are born and not the adaptive immunity that we get after being exposed to a vaccination or an infection. Innate immunity is generally non specific. On the other hand, adaptive immunity is specific to one pathogen. Basically, inflammation is considered a mechanism of innate immunity.
When an Aussie guy called Joe Cross found himself over 100 pounds overweight, battling a debilitating autoimmune disease, loaded up on steroids and inching closer to an early grave, he didn’t do what most people would do in his situation. He didn’t sign up for his nearest Town club or hit the gym, but instead trusted in the health benefits of juicing to help him shift that weight, soothe his gut and dig him out of his dire situation.
He realised that juicing was so much more than just a health fad, and he knew it could utterly transform his health and help him overcome obesity. And as you’ll see if you click that link, it most certainly did.
Aargh! The flu season is back upon us again. It’s a viral infection that is much more severe than just a cold and brings with it a whole host of nasty symptoms such as runny noses, fevers, sore throats, muscle aches and horrible headaches. In fact, flu accounts for an astonishing 3500 deaths each year in Australia, over 18,000 hospitalisations and 300,000 GP consultations.
Our bodies are comparable to machines that operate every hour of the day to sustain life. Day in and day out, the different systems that make up our body work hand in hand to circulate blood in our bloodstream, digest food, and process different stimuli around us. Like all types of machines, we need raw fuel to ensure that we function efficiently – and this is where vitamins and minerals come in.
New dietary regimens are formulated to make weight loss easier and faster to achieve. This is what they often claim. The idea behind fad diets revolve around taking certain types and amounts of food and making the dieters think that the diet will help them instantly lose weight.
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