Glucose, Fructose and Why the Glycemic Index Is Misleading
The Glycemic Index can be misleading because it only measures glucose. It doesn’t measure fructose or glucose-fructose blends. This results in high fructose products having a low GI rating, and falsely positions the product as a healthier, better choice when it’s not. All the major caloric sweeteners are compared and the simple “Rule of Three” is taught for making more informed product purchase decisions.You Can Run From Healthy Eating, But You Shouldn’t Hide From It – Healthy Eating Is A Must Lifestyle
Healthy eating, especially when eating out, does not always equate to higher and unaffordable food costs. Junk foods may appear cheaper to buy but are not really inexpensive. They do have costly results on our health and wellness. When our food budget constrains us from buying healthy foods, we sometimes run from the good to the bad. We can convince ourselves that even though we consume ‘bad’ calories, our bodies will still get the nutrients that we need to be healthy. Regardless of the food choices we make, nutritional supplements are a must. We shouldn’t run from them and we shouldn’t run from healthy eating just because of cost. We choose our lifestyle and healthy eating is a must lifestyle choice.5 Healthy Vegetables To Include in Your Diet
As we all know, vegetables are a paramount source of nutrition and vitamins to include in your diet. They reduce many chronic diseases including heart attacks and strokes and are important for keeping a fit and healthy body. Below are 5 vegetables that one should include in their diet: Broccoli – they are full off Vitamin K and C which provide a great source of fiber, folate and potassium.The Endless Calorie Counting Debate
Are you one of those people who can’t part from their calorie counter apps, feeling completely lost and out of control without it? Do you often find yourself Googling the amount of calories in a Doritos bite before it hits your mouth? Well it might not give us the long term results we are seeking…The Best Time To Eat Fruits – When?
Have you always found it difficult to eat that bowl of fruits that you found yourself confronted with after a delicious meal? Were you told all these years that eating fruits after meals is good for your health?Calcium Supplements – Do You Need Them?
If a person does not get the recommended calcium their bodies need as a part of their regular diet they may benefit from taking a calcium supplement. Young children need the calcium to help them build healthy bones and as women age calcium can help reduce their risk of developing osteoporosis. Calcium is also important for women who are pregnant or nursing. How much calcium you need will vary with each group.Foods That Contribute to a Healthy, Robust Sex Life
One of the things that drew me to holistic nutrition counseling and hypnotherapy was my fascination with how our health and mindset serve as the foundation for every other part of our life — from our productivity at work to our sex life. So, I thought I’d go ahead and provide a short list of some of the foods that can rev up your sex life..Are Breakfast Cliches Your Final Food Frontier?
Breakfast can be a difficult meal for some. It can be tough to get past the traditional views of breakfast, but it might be more healthful to eat “lunch” or “dinner” in the morning.Paleo Bread Is Easy to Make
Paleo bread could be a challenge for anyone who is interested in eating paleo. But do not worry, there are ways to overcome this challenge. There are many different paleo flours that you could use as a substitute for regular flour. Keep on reading for information on how to solve the paleo bread issue.How Does Cooking Affect Calories and Nutrients in Food?
Cooked food provides more energy than raw food, but should we count the calories before or after cooking? Does it make a difference? And how does it affect the nutritional content of foods such as vegetables? Find out what are the best ways to retain vitamins and minerals whilst cooking your food.8 Things You Should Definitely Avoid Like The Plague
The amount of “poisons” on our supermarket shelves today just never ceases to amaze me… even in these enlightened times with more and more scientific and medical research proving beyond any doubt that what we’ve been “force-fed” by the media, the big food corporations and so-called science since the 1960’s, you and your loved ones are still being pushed to take serious risks with your health… while at the same time you’ve been “persuaded” to stop consuming what we all consumed up to that point – because apparently it was all “Unhealthy”… WRONG..!!5 Deadly FrankenOils
… then post WW2 saw the advent of margarine and of course the ultimate “FrankenFood”, heavily processed, chemically enhanced Hydrogenized oils that replaced the nutritious and wholesome natural oils and fats that we were previously using and consuming. Big-food and Big-pharma had the nerve to call these monstrosities “Healthy Oils” – and the decades-long legacy of persuasive advertising and misinformation is still having a disastrous effect on many millions of peoples’ health and wellness.The Rise Of Another Super Food
Like the stuff of legends, like the rise of the Phoenix from the ashes – OK, that’s a little dramatic… but it works for – the humble coconut and more specifically coconut oil, finally shakes off all the misinformation, bad press and out-n-out ignorance concerning its’ health properties and gets recognised for what it truly is… wait for it… (hear the drum rolls)… yep, it’s a SUPERFOOD and it’s actually GOOD FOR YOU… ! I couldn’t be happier, because I use it practically everyday and it turns out – along with many other foods like butter, eggs and red-meat, now popping up into the ‘limelight’, that all the previous BS and demonisation that the so-called “experts” dished out for this perfect food and curer of many ills, was exactly that… complete BS… simple..!