Natural or organic fruits and vegetables are a healthy and simple way to help you stay healthy or kick-start your weight loss. Combining your favorite fruits and veggies with other nutritious foods like lean meats and whole grains will not only add spice and flare to your diet routine; it will spike your energy, reduce stress and keep your waistline trim.
The benefits of making fruits and veggies a staple of your diet go far beyond just keeping you feeling good and looking great; fruits and vegetables help your body fight and prevent crippling diseases including heart disease and cancer. Fruits and vegetables such as apples, kale, grapes, zucchini, oranges, broccoli, apricots, tomatoes, avocado and squash—just to name a few—deliver a wealth of nutrients, including vitamins, proteins, and minerals that do miracles for how you feel. They are rich in fibers, which keep your metabolism running smoothly, as well as antioxidants, which help harmonize your body and keep you young. Continue reading →
American’s have been lied to for many years. Eating out at a restaurant is one of our guilty pleasures, we drink, we laugh, and we spend too much money on food we could have made at home. However, there’s another downside we might be missing, portion size. The sizes of a plate of food at a restaurant, a sandwich at a deli, or a pastry at the corner coffee shop have all been exaggerated. This is one of the main reasons that Americans have such a high obesity rate, so much so that it’s now a recognized disability. Weight loss, exercise plans, and fad diets are the main topic of conversation on any health blog, but now it’s time to cut to the chase and look at this from the very beginning, meal size. Continue reading →
Arrowroot is pretty much a starch (or carbohydrate) which is typically obtained from the rhizomes (or rootstocks, or creeping rootstalks, or mass of roots). These rhizomes come from multiple tropical plants like: Manihot esculenta, Zamia pumila, or Maranta arundinacea.
Arrowroot must be washed and cleansed very thoroughly before use. Arrowroot is suppose to be pretty popular in British cuisines. People enjoy Arrowroot in many different forms like: cakes, jellies, puddings, biscuits, and hot sauces. Some people prefer to use Arrowroot flour instead of the wheat flour because of the lack of gluten, but on the other hand, it lacks other important ingredients that wheat flour contains. The Nutrients in one cup (or 120 grams) of Raw Sliced Arrowroot are: Continue reading →
In the US alone, more than a hundred thousand people die due to heart disease each year. Statistics revealed that based on current figures, the health care expenses for treating heart diseases can triple by the year 2030. In order to treat this disease, it is imperative that we start prevention now. Studies have shown that one in every three Americans or 33% of the population contract some form of heart disease. The expenses for medical treatment and care for heart disease are projected to rise from the current $273 billion to staggering $818 billion provided that the ability to prevent this disease is the same.
In order to treat and prevent the heart diseases as well as other diseases such as stroke, high blood pressure, heart failure, coronary heart disease and many more, we have to consider its causes. Natural and Healthy prevention can be used. So, for your question on how can we prevent heart disease, let’s look below at the three proven and natural ways to prevent heart disease: Continue reading →
Many people do not find the taste of fluoride-based toothpaste pleasant. Fluoride is the main ingredient used in toothpaste and deemed as capable of protecting the teeth. On the other hand, there are studies saying that fluoride can cause cancer, can damage the nervous system, and can weaken the teeth and bones. In fact, fluoride is used as a poison. History tells that Nazis made use of fluoride as poison for water of their prisoners. Fluoride can placate people allowing them to be controlled easily. After knowing these facts, you’re probably think of dumping your fluoride toothpaste. However, it will be good to know that as an alternative, you can buy toothpastes that are fluoride-free or make your own recipe.
One of the ideal ingredients to use in making your own toothpaste is coconut oil. Virgin coconut oil is the main ingredient in toothpastes that are homemade due to its natural and powerful antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. These properties are very effective in killing harmful bacteria in the mouth. Coconut oil is also a great ingredient for the health of your gums. Regular brushing can eliminate the gum problems such as bleeding and soreness. This oil also eliminates bacteria-causing gingivitis. Brushing the tongue with coconut oil also helps in managing oral thrush, which is a fungal problem in the mouth. Coconut oil is also found effective in stopping and even reversing tooth decay. Continue reading →
Aside from eating fresh and organic foods like berries, berries, yams, celery, avocados, lettuce and other fresh produce. It is also advisable to complement these foods with some of the so-called superfood products that can be bought online or through health food stores like Whole Foods. Below are some superfoods to try: Continue reading →
Artificial Sweetener Disease or ASD in simple terms, is getting attention in the US by affecting thousands of consumers. However, medical practitioners are downplaying the effects for business purposes – income from several check-ups and expensive pharmaceutical drugs.
Medical people will call the effects of ASD as arthritis flare ups, recurring headaches, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), muscle pain, migraines, depression, buzzing noise in the ears, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, anxiety, inflammation, Crohn’s disease and acid reflux. They will not tell patients that what they are suffering is ASD because most consumers might stop consumption of synthetic sweeteners, keeping the doctor away. Continue reading →
- Watermelons can reduce abdominal fat buildup and heart-clogging arterial plaque
The University of Kentucky’s group of researchers has demonstrated that consumption of the juice from the watermelon fruit has noteworthy impact on the arteries-clogging plaque deposition through the alteration of the blood lipids and through the reduction of the accumulation of belly fat. Heart disease is one of the major causes of death, taking millions of lives each year. The atherosclerosis or the hardening of arteries leading to heart attack is the most common form. There are wide varieties of melon species that have been showing signs of being beneficial to the human health. Through regular consumption of watermelon, fat deposition as well as weight can be managed effectively whilst the risks associated with heart diseases is lowered.
In their experiment, the researchers used mice (with a diet-induced with high cholesterol) and were given watermelon juice along with normal diet. A control group was also set: mice being fed with typical diet and plain water. After studying for eight weeks, mice having watermelon juice in their diet had lower body weight in comparison to the control group and this decrease in weight is attributed to decrease in fat mass. Lean mass is basically equal. Still, there are important findings such as viable muscle tissue and loss of weight because abdominal body fat was lost. Continue reading →
In this article I’d like to let GenuineAid’s readers know more about the very popular baking ingredient called Poppy Seed. Poppy Seeds are derived from a plant called Opium Poppy (or Papaver somniferum). Until I took a close-up picture of a Poppy Seeds myself I never knew that they actually have an interesting shape to them. Poppy Seeds have a kidney shape to them with little dimples all over them. Continue reading →
The feeling of pain, fear and the anticipatory surgery summarize the breast cancer awareness.
Diagnostic Medical Procedures that are dangerous:
Expert doctors and scientists in this field will repeatedly tell everyone that preventive measures like self-examination, mammograms and even removal of infected breast are the best cure. However, there are non-conforming voices elsewhere regarding these things. Samuel S. Epstein, M.D., founder of the Cancer Prevention Coalition, claims that mammography is unreliable and used or profit by most medical practitioners. For him and the organization in general, routine exposure to mammograms can result to cumulative, noteworthy radiation risks and breast compression cancer. According to the data held by the Coalition notes, readings from mammograms are inaccurate and the use of this device has failed to decrease the breast cancer mortality rates. Continue reading →