The human body has also come equipped with several warning systems which, if listened to, provide insight into the body’s inner workings. Many times, we attempt to treat these warnings with drugs and unhealthy foods that only address the symptoms, but don’t necessarily fix the underlying problems.
Keeping sugar cravings and consumptions in check is essential to live hale and hearty. It’s an ingredient that kills your metabolism in the long run and provides you the calories without any beneficial nutrients. Sugar increases the harmful fats in blood and consuming a lot of sugar is linked with obesity, diabetes and even cardiac ailments.
There are some foods you should quit cold turkey today. Your body works hard to keep you alive. Don’t make its job harder by feeding useless garbage into its systems. Think twice before you eat some foods but for others don’t think at all — just avoid them entirely!
The effects of an eating disorder on an individual with diabetes are related to both high and low blood sugar levels. High glucose levels caused by missing or a reduction of insulin dosages, leading to diabetic ketoacidosis – a potentially life-threatening condition if left untreated. Low glucose levels caused by food restriction or vomiting can lead to fainting, sweating, headaches, anxiety, blurred vision and weakness.
Addiction is a serious condition that should be treated with professional assistance. However, it can still be difficult to overcome the addiction, even after taking part in a recovery program. There are also certain foods that can help or hurt the recovery process. Regardless of who you are or your health conditions, it is important to maintain a balanced, healthy diet.
Are you up to date with the dangers of mercury in fish? With all the buzz about the amazing benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, many people are making fish a bigger part of their diets. But the fact that nearly all fish and shellfish contain mercury has most of us questioning whether or not it’s a good health choice.
When I was a teenager, it was the trend to diagnose children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ADD (attention deficit disorder). However, there is still a real need for proper diagnosis and treatment. Past treatment has relied heavily on drug therapy, i.e. Ritalin, but studies are now proving that diet and alternative treatments are also effective.
Overeating burdens the body and is the prelude to illness. It also causes you to age prematurely. Sincere effort is required to control overeating and achieve satisfaction by eating just enough food to nourish you. The joy and satisfaction of eating does not have to be sacrificed to overcome overeating. Much to the contrary, improved health and a purer appreciation for food can be achieved.
Lactose is present in more than 20% of prescription drugs and about 6% of over-the-counter medication, especially in birth control pills and, ironically, those that treat stomach acid and gas. Compared to milk and foods measured in grams, medications contain small amounts of lactose measured in milligrams, which is why most pharmacists claim that none or an extremely small reaction will occur.
According to an article in the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a blue colon was discovered during the autopsy of a 50 year old woman who had been hospitalized and was receiving liquefied food containing FD&C Blue No.1 or “brilliant blue” with a 1:10 ratio (food coloring:food).