Eating “Fast” Food Leads to Poor Nutrition

Eating “Fast” Food Leads to Poor Nutrition

You may be stopping at a fast-food joint or sitting down to eat in a full-service restaurant, and you should know that you may fill up but without much nutritional value, a new study suggests. The researchers found that 70% of fast-food meals consumed in the United States were of poor nutritional value. For full-service […]

Nuts are Good for Us

Nuts are Good for Us

Ounce for ounce, they are nutrient powerhouses with beneficial fats and plant protein. Many studies recommend eating one and a half ounces of nuts a day. The Big Q: Which are best? The Big A: High levels of nutrients put these varieties at the top of the list, as followsL Pistachios have antioxidants including lutein, […]

NutZ About Almonds!

NutZ About Almonds!

FLASH: Happy people have been munching on the crunchy delights since the beginning of writing. They are thought to have originated in China and Central Asia before spreading to Biblical Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and the Middle East + all the lands that lay along the fabled Silk Road which connected the Mediterranean with Asia. Before […]

Super Foods and Your Diet

Super Foods and Your Diet

Some foods speed up your metabolism more than others or keep the appetite under control so that we can more easily lose weight and body fat. Experts point out that these Super foods should always be eaten as part of a healthy overall diet. According to Medical News Today there are the 8 Top fat-burning […]

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time

8 Super Foods That Battle Father Time Some foods are better than others in battling Father Time, especially those that fight inflammation. The following 8 foods have special nutrients that help you turn back the clock, eat them: Fish. Fatty fish, like salmon, tuna, and mackerel, contain large amounts of omega-3 fatty acids that fight many […]

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy

Mediterranean Diet is Heart Healthy New research suggests that eating a Mediterranean diet may prolong the lives of heart patients. “Adherence to the Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of overall mortality, not only in the general population — which is already known, but in patients who already suffered a heart attack,” said study researcher Dr. […]

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes

Eating Nuts May Lower Rates of Heart Disease & Diabetes Eating a handful of nuts 5X per week may reduce inflammation, a condition that contributes to heart disease, diabetes and many other chronic illnesses, say the authors of a recent US study. This inflammation-dampening effect might be the secret to the health benefits of nuts, […]