Displaying items by tag: Conscious Eating
What We Need to Stay Healthy
According to the authors of Minerals: The Forgotten Nutrient - Your Secret Weapon for Getting and
Staying Healthy, they are integral to...
10 Anti-Inflammatory Foods
Flavorful Ways to Lower Disease Risk
Any time our bodies sense an “invader”—a microbe, virus, plant pollen or unwelcome chemical—they go into high alert, producing white blood cells to fight it off. Once the danger has been thwarted, normal...
EAT RIGHT TO SLEEP WELL
10 Foods Help Us Relax and Rest
Getting enough sleep—or not—has a trickle-down effect. A study in the Journal of Obesity shows that good quality shut-eye helps us reduce stress, lose weight and...
DIY Versions Add Zest and Nutrients
While not essential to every dish or meal, condiments provide extra flavoring, final flourishes and added enjoyment to any dish. Such meal accompaniments range from...
EAT WHEAT AGAIN
Eight Ways to Restore Gut Health
The New York University Langone Medical Center recently reported that 74 percent of Americans experience some form of digestive distress, a quarter are obese and more than 100 million U.S. adults are...
Changing Our Diet to Cool the Climate
Good Food Choices Enable Global Health
Three years ago, the New York Times added a new word to the world’s food vocabulary:
Climatarian (n.) A diet whose primary goal is to reverse climate change. This includes eating locally produced food (to reduce energy spent in transportation), choosing pork and poultry instead of beef and lamb (to limit gas emissions), and using ...
The World’s Healthiest Cuisines
What Five Countries Can Teach Us about Good Eating
AHere are five popular—and healthy—world cuisines, known for their great dishes, star ingredients and health-enhancing practices...
SPICE UP HEALTHY COOKING
Six Seasonings with Surprising Payoffs
by Amber Lanier Nagle
Spices add a punch of extra flavor to our favorite dishes, but they also possess proven health and wellness properties. From regulating blood sugar to...
Foods Our Heart Will Love
Top 10 Heart Healthy Choices
by Judith Fertig
Let us count the ways to improve our loved ones’ heart health: Lower blood pressure. Modulate irregular heartbeats. Avoid plaque build-up in arteries. Improve blood flow to the heart...
Forgotten Foods That Help Combat Celiac Disease
7 common bitters to add to your diet
by Dr. Christine Kaczmar
Today, most Americans are familiar with the term “Celiac.” Millions of people are affected by Celiac disease, a condition that causes severe intestinal degradation when gluten; which is found in...