Superfood : Cherries

Cherries are full of delicious nutrition. They give you a boost of essential vitamins and nutrients, including potassium, copper, vitamin C and polyphenols. Cherries also bolster recovery from your workout, help fight free radicals, and help you sleep better. Plus, they’re good to eat when frozen or fresh. Well, never ever we expect this little fruit to be so good […]

What You Need To Know About ‘DASH Diet’

Are you thinking that it is impossible to stop hypertension or high blood pressure? Well, the answer to that is by following a healthy eating pattern, such as the DASH diet. Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) are a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds, whole grains, fish, poultry and low-fat or fat-free products and foods and […]

‘Food Safety’ In A Nutshell

Cross-contamination is how bacteria spread. This can happen when raw meat juices or bacteria from dirty items comes in contact with cooked or ready-to-eat foods. By following these few simple tips when shopping, storing, cooking and transporting food, you can greatly reduce the risk of food poisoning. Tip 1: Food Safeness When Shopping Wrap raw meat, poultry, and seafood in […]

Disordered Eating or Eating Disorder?

The yo-yo diet and an obsession with food are nothing new in our culture. But when does focusing on food, calories and weight become a health concern? Disordered Eating Disordered eating is used to describe a range of irregular eating habits that may or may not warrant a diagnosis of a particular eating disorder. Eating disorders such as Anorexia Nervosa […]

‘Paleo Diet’ In A Nutshell

The Paleolithic (Paleo) diet, also known as the ‘Caveman’ or ‘Stone Age’ diet, is basically about the notion that if we eat like our ancestors did 10,000 years ago, we tend to be healthier, losing weight and prevent diseases from occurring. It simply means consuming foods that can be hunted, fished or harvested such as meat, fish, shellfish, poultry, eggs, […]

The Importance Of Prebiotics And Probiotics

You must have heard about prebiotics and probiotics, but do you know what they are actually? Nutrition research has identified specific functional components in foods that can improve our health and two of those substances are prebiotics and probiotics. Although normally available as supplements, the truth is that you do not require using special pills, potions, cleansers or other compositions […]