Vitamin A Benefits and Effects

There are about 44 percent of Americans right now that are deficient in vitamin A. Vitamin A is good for more than just eye health. This Vitamin helps protect against cancer and heart disease as well as night blindness and other eye problems. It also helps the skin repair itself as well as helps in […]

Fiber! Why We Need More.

Fiber is very important to overall good health. However, the American diet is really low in fiber which can lead to all sorts of health problems. Many Americans today think it is normal to have one bowel movement per week. A truly healthy person should have a bowel movement after every meal. Every time you […]

Food Cravings. How To Deal With It.

Food cravings is something that affects everyone at one time or another. Do you ever feel guilty after giving in to a food craving? DON’T! Blaming yourself will only worsen your mood and increase your chances for serotonin imbalance in the body. Many researchers believe that an imbalance in serotonin levels in the body leads […]

Eating Disorders and Emotional Eating

Eating disorders are not uncommon in today’s society. Here in America, about 10 million men and 20 million women suffer or suffered from some kind or eating disorder at one time in their life. This includes eating disorders like bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, and binge eating disorder. If eating is strongly linked to your emotions, […]

Fast Food – Drive by Not Through

Fast food is now a staple in the American diet. The typical American now consumes around three hamburgers of various types and four orders of fries every single week. In the year 1970, Americans spent about $6 billion on fast food. Fast forward to the year 2000, Americans spent more than $110 billion on fast […]

Facts about Fats

Fats can add a great taste to food and make our mouths feel good. This is often at a steep price however. There are three main categories of fats. They are: Good Fats – These are fats that keep your body running well and you arteries clean. They include omega-3 fats and monounsaturated fats. Okay […]

Benefits of Water

The benefits of water to the body is nothing new. Even though water has little or no nutrients, it is vital to a well running healthy body. Water gives us things that no other liquid could. It seems that everyone carries around a bottle of water with them these days. In fact, water has become […]

Healthy Eating Encourages Safe And Effective Dropping Of Unwanted Pounds

Author:  Kameal L. Anderson Becoming healthy and staying that way involves numerous important things. One of them is minding what you eat. Aside from nourishing your body, healthy eating also allows you to look phenomenal. It’s for the fact that it requires you to consume products that supplies vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients. It […]

Sometimes You Have To Think Small

Often getting a healthier diet is not just about what you are eating, but how much of it. For example, there is no real reason to stop eating foods like pasta or cheese – but a mound that fills the plate is always going to be unhealthy. Many of us make the mistake of eating […]

Eating Disorders – The Horrifying Truth

Although it is generally accepted that the only truly reliable way to avoid weight gain is to eat healthily and exercise, the truth is that for many people, this seems like a hell of a grind. It takes a lot of effort, and it can be a while before you see substantial results from it […]