Food

Ketogenic Diet to Reduce Hunger, Diabetes and Obesity

Ketogenic Diet to Reduce Hunger, Diabetes and Obesity It is known that intake of monounsaturated fat increases the concentration of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and reduces the glucose concentration1 and the degree of insulin resistance, at least in patients with diabetes mellitus. Replacing dietary carbohydrate with polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fat decreases the risk of coronary heart disease, as predicted by favorable changes...

Don’t Take Excessive Salt, it May Induce Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers Bacteria

Don’t Take Excessive Salt, it May Induce Gastric and Duodenal Ulcers Bacteria A pinch and a dash of salt can quickly add up to unhealthy levels of sodium, especially when many foods already contain more than enough sodium. About 11 percent of the sodium in the average U.S. diet comes from adding salt or other sodium-containing condiments to foods while cooking or eating. But the majority of the sodium — 77 percent — comes from eating prepared or processed foods that...

Food for The Prevention of Cancer; Researchers Suggest

Food for The Prevention of Cancer; Researchers Suggest A substantial number of American adults hold fatalistic beliefs about cancer and are correspondingly less likely to take basic steps to lower their cancer risk, such as exercising, quitting smoking and eating a healthy diet rich in fruits and vegetables. To date the greatest success in this field has come from the use of drugs with shown effect in advanced malignancy. But increasingly research is...

Keep Food Record What You Eat for Better Weight Loss

Keep Food Record What You Eat for Better Weight Loss There's a reason so many doctors and nutritionists recommend keeping a food diary when you're trying to lose weight: It actually appears to work. The case for food diaries (or food records or journals) got a little stronger today, when weight-loss researchers reported that a large, multicenter study suggests that tracking what goes in your mouth can double the amount of weight lost. The findings...

Peppy Popcorn

Servings: 8 Servings: 8 Wellness Keys D, V, LS Nutritional Info: Ingredients: (per serving) Calories: 108 2 tablespoons canola oil Fat: 5 g 2 tsp dried basil leaves Sat Fat: 0 g 2 tsp ground oregano leaves Carbs: 16 g 1 clove garlic, minced Protien: 2 g...

Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins

Servings: 24 Wellness Keys: D, LS Nutritional Info: Ingredients: (per serving) Calories: 158 8 egg whites Fat: 7 g ¾ cup canola, safflower or veg. oil Sat Fat: 1 g 1 ½ cups sugar Carbs: 23 g 2 cups canned pumpkin Protien: 3 g 1 teaspoon baking soda Fiber: 2 g...

Low Fat Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Servings: 48 Wellness Key: D, LF, LS, HF Nutritional Info: Ingredients: (per serving) Calories: 68 1 cup packed canned pumpkin Fat: 1 g 2 egg whites, well beaten Sat Fat: 0 g ¾ cup packed brown sugar Carbs: 14 g ¾ cup Whole wheat flour Protine: 2 g...

Witches Brew

Serves: 6 Wellness Keys: D, G, V, FF, LF, LS Nutritional Info: Ingredients: (per serving) Calories: 75 3 cups apple juice or cider Fat: 0 g 3 TB orange juice conc., unswtnd. Sat Fat: 0 g 3 cups water Carbs: 18 g 10 whole cloves Protien: 0 g 1 TB lemon juice Fiber: 0 g...

Fitness Heaven's Food Exchange Lists

Fitness Heaven's Food Exchange Lists Give Yourself More Choices Believe it or not, a lot of people fail in changing their eating habits because they find the choices in their meal plans boring. Some fall into the trap of eating the same food over and over, or they prepare it in the same manner each day. Fortunately, FitnessHeaven has composed a list of food exchanges that will help you think outside the breadbox and keep you on...

Food Poisoning, Botulism and Food Allergy

Food Poisoning, Botulism and Food Allergy The term food poisoning in its wider sense includes all illnesses which result from ingestion of food containing non-bacterial or bacterial products. But the term is usually restricted to acute gastroenteritis due to the bacterial infection of food or drink. Causes: (I) Poisoning due to bacteria and toxins. (II) Poisons of vegetable origin (natural food poisons): Lathyrus sativus. Poisonous...

Microbes Liable for Diarrhea and Dysentery and How Grow and Effect

Microbes Liable for Diarrhea and Dysentery and How Grow and Effect Diarrhea is usually defined as the passage of three or more loose or watery stool in a 24-hour period, or stool frequency or liquidity that is considered abnormal by the mother. Exclusive breast-fed infants, normally pass several soft, semi-liquid stools each day. A loose stool being one that would take the shape of a container. In infants, stools volume in excess of 15 gm/kg/24 hour and from 3...

Antioxidant Vitamin : Why you Choose?

Antioxidant Vitamin : Why you Choose? ANTI-OXIDANT VITAMIN Introduction: The antioxidant vitamin (B- carotene, vitamin- C and vitamin E) is one of the most exciting areas of nutrition research in the past few years. There has been a surge of interest in these nutrients in the past few years, as more and more studies have shown that anti-oxidants may protect against today's most prevalent degenerative diseases, including coronary...

Addicted to food? Experts Say Chronic Overeaters Could be.

Addicted to food? Experts Say Chronic Overeaters Could be. Science suggests that you can be hooked on chocolate, cookies and chips. Recently, high-tech medical scans have revealed surprising similarities in the brain chemistry of drug addicts and chronic overeaters -- resemblances that have caught the attention of the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Here, the latest evidence, plus a program for regaining control. Addiction and obesity both run in...

Shaking Our Salt Addiction

Shaking Our Salt Addiction We seem to have a special connection to salt. This humble seasoning, technically sodium chloride, so ubiquitous in our kitchens, has held a premier position in human society since prehistoric times. From piping hot french fries to the rim of a margarita glass, from expensive fleur de sel on a chef’s signature rib dish to the shaker on our family dining table, salt is everywhere. We connect to...

Dietary Trans Fat Double Impact on Bad Cholesterol Levels and Triple Effect on Heart

Dietary Trans Fat Double Impact on Bad Cholesterol Levels and Triple Effect on H No food is inherently "bad;" it is the total diet that counts. If your diet is generally low in fat (especially saturated and trans fat) and sugar and you are getting enough vitamins and minerals, you may occasionally indulge in a rich dessert or serving of fried food. If, on the other hand, you eat a lot of high-calorie foods, you are likely to quickly get your total calories for the day without...