The Risks Of Crash Diets

Promises of fast weight loss with crash diets can often prove hard to resist vs. a healthy nutrition plan. If your clients are like many people, they’ve probably tried at least one juice fast, grapefruit or similar diet over the years for fast weight loss, and it probably was anything BUT effective in the long run….Readmore

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The Best And Worst Foods For Diabetics

If you have type 2 diabetes or are at high risk for the disease, you know that soda, candy, and doughnuts won’t exactly do you any favors. That’s because eating too many of these sugar-loaded refined carbs over time can lead to consistently elevated blood sugar levels and insulin resistance—which spells serious damage for your kidneys, eyes, nerves, and heart….Readmore

Graviola Side Effects

Graviola, or soursop, is the common name of a tropical fruit tree known botanically as Annona muricata. The 30-foot-tall bushy plant has had many traditional uses. The seeds have been used to kill head lice and the fruit juice to treat leprosy. The tree parts also contain chemical compounds known as alkaloids that affect people physiologically. Before taking graviola supplements, consult a doctor…..Readmore

Can Eating Alkaline Foods Help Fight Cancer?

The alkaline diet is based on the theory that because your blood is slightly alkaline — the opposite of acidic — eating foods that match the alkalinity of your blood contributes to health. Proponents claim an alkaline diet reduces the risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and cancer, as well as boosts energy and promotes weight loss. To date, there is no evidence to support these claims….Readmore

The Benefits Of Juicing a Potato

Because the potato is most often associated with baking, boiling or roasting for side dishes, juicing one may not have occurred to you. But, potato juice is nutrient-rich. While the taste of potato juice alone is unappetizing — too vegetal and starchy with little natural sweetness — its mild flavor means it can be mixed with other fruit and vegetable juices without affecting the taste. It takes 2 cups of diced, peel-on, raw potato to produce a 1/2-cup serving of fresh potato juice….Readmore

List Of Heart Healthy Foods

Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States today. Thirty percent of the adult population and nearly a third of all children in the U.S. are obese. While a large part of this problem can be attributed to a lack of regular physical activity, an equally large part is the prevalence of unhealthy foods in the diets of most Americans. It is important to know not only what foods are bad for your heart, but what foods are good for it…..Readmore

Uses For Grapefruit Peel

Recycling, reusing and repurposing items you use every day is a popular way of being eco-friendly. Even the foods you eat can produce waste that, while biodegradable, doesn’t necessarily need to become trash. The grapefruit you eat, for instance, is nutritious, but its rind typically finds its way into your garbage can…..Readmore