Genetically modified food uses modern biotechnology or ‘gene technology’, which is also called as Genetic engineering, which allows selected individual genes to be transferred from one plant species to the other and then used to grow GM plants and food crops.
Since long, Americans have traditionally eaten twice the amount of protein that is needed for the body and are not aware of the risks of eating animal protein. Our protein requirement is in the neighborhood of .75g/kg, or about 56 grams of protein for a 70 kg man.
Kale is a very delicious green leafy vegetable. Like collard greens, kale is also a member of the cabbage family. Rich in anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer nutrients in the form of glucosinolates, Kale has great health benefits. It has the ability to lower cholesterol that can provide valuable cardiovascular support to our bodies.
The facts supporting vegetarianism are overwhelming. Some health authorities feel that one day, humankind will wake up and will look back in horror at their own carnivorous and murderous habits. Animal eating is considered just one step below cannibalism.
Collard greens are a part of the cabbage family. Cultivated for their long, thick and dark green leaves, collard greens have an abundance of nutritional value. Originally from the Mediterranean region, collards have spread to various corners of the world.
Some foods and herbs command the respect and honor of the title “super” because of their completeness and the amount of nutrition packed into each bite. And, other so-called supers, like milk, yogurt and turkey breast top off my Danger List. Yeah, some of these super foods are not only un-super, but they can potentially harm us.
Who knew that splurging on nuts could render so many health benefits? Well, apparently The Body Ecology Diet staff has an idea or two about how powerful these crunchy snacks can be when eaten correctly. “Their mix of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and fiber will help you feel full and suppress your appetite,” says Judy Caplan, MS, RD, the media spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Even amidst the hype about links between red meat, cancer and cholesterol, some of us can’t deny those cravings for a good steak. But, we can avoid some of the most harmful side effects of consuming beef, if we’re conscious.
Before you grab another heaping helping of your favorite cereal, or sink your teeth into a buttery slice of bread – wait a second.The main ingredient in so many of our favorite (or at least most popular) food choices is wheat. Wheat was cultivated centuries ago, and even gets mentioned in the Bible. So, we’d be apt to guess that it’s good for us, right? Well, most of the world would certainly have you believe so.
Got stress? If you don’t, you’re either living on an imaginary spa retreat, or you’ve captured life’s biggest secret. But, if you do – you’ll probably want to read on. An alkaline based diet can help balance internal stress, allow your body to easily absorb the nutrients it needs for healing, and give you energy to properly maintain your outer-world stress.