Will the Proposed Changes to Food Labels Make People Healthier?
Do you read food labels? If so, you may be looking at a new format sometime in the next few years. For the first time in 20 years, the FDA is proposing changes to the nutrition facts label. What exactly is changing and, more importantly, will this make an ounce of difference in people’s food purchasing decisions?There’s A Little Bit Of Chernobyl In Us All
Dr. Mehmet Oz caused quite a stir with his December 2012 Time Magazine cover story on conventional versus organic produce. Find out why, in terms of overall health, he was wrong.I Love Being An Omnivore – Enjoying A Nice Piece Of Meat With My Fruits And Vegetables Is Healthy
Can you imagine being related to the Bear, chicken and even a cockroach? We belong to the family of creatures called “Omnivores.” Our bodies require both plants and meat in order to maintain our health. So what kind of plants do large omnivores require and has processed food played a positive or negative role. Let’s find out.Coconut Oil the Next Superfood
Coconut oil is the big buzz today! It has emerged as one of the latest super foods and is used extensively for hair care, stress relief, weight loss, increasing immunity power and for treating many more health conditions. But is it worth so much attention? Let’s find out!Finding Hidden Gluten Ingredients: How to Read a Nutrition Label Step-By-Step to Spot Gluten
An easy, step-by-step guide to finding hidden gluten ingredients on food labels – even if it’s not listed in the allergen warning. This article covers the FDA’s new gluten free labeling laws and much more.How To Use Swiss Chard In Green Smoothies
Drinking green smoothies for breakfast, lunch or dinner is the best decision one make if you want to live a happier, healthier life. While this fact is an undeniable one, many green smoothie aficionados find themselves grappling with another more serious problem – shortage of smoothie recipes rather how to combine the not so-palatable leafy vegetables with other fruits and ingredients to form delicious drinks.How To Use Dragon Fruit In A Green Smoothie
A glance at the bright-colored exterior of a dragon fruit – the vibrant red-pink shade topped with green scale-like accents makes you believe that the fruit will probably have a fiery, tangy taste. While this is not true, it has a mild sweet taste that renders it a suitable ingredient to create juices, smoothies, jams and sauces.Why Should I Use Blueberries In My Smoothies?
When you ask why you should use blueberries in a breakfast or lunch smoothie, the answer is an easy one. Blueberry smoothies are not only delicious but are also packed with health benefits. It would be unfair to leave you with a vague – “packed with health benefits” statement, so here’s an in-depth look at benefits of drinking smoothies in which berries are used as a chief ingredient.What Is The Paleo Diet And Is It Worth It?
The Paleo Diet meal plan has been the most sought after diet in the past couple of years. Not only does it help you lose weight, but it also prevents infections and diseases. It is not so much a diet, as it is a lifestyle. The Paleo Diet simplifies to a minimum the nutritional plan and is based on two main parts: animal foods and natural plants.Why Does Soda Have SUCH a Bad Reputation?
Yes soda is bad but WHY is it so bad? Learn some quick facts about why soda should never be your drink of choice.Food Sensitivities – Why Some Foods Work and Others Don’t
Having a food sensitivity is just that, your body reacting in certain ways when it encounters a particular food. And of course, all food sensitivities are dependent upon the person and what they can and cannot tolerate. Different foods have different symptoms so when one is sensitive to a certain food, it’s important to note which food and what it does to the body.