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.
It is halfway through February and we all know what that means – only a few weeks to get that beach body you’ve been telling yourself you’d have by now. Don’t worry, there’s still hope. Before you run to the nearest Walgreens for diet pills or schedule an appointment at a detox spa, look into this safe and natural way to lose weight and feel great.
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.
Drawing their nutrition from the ocean and seas, kelp and seaweed are extremely rich in iodine and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Depending on the strain, seaweed can be high in protein (Spirulina) or Vitamin C (red and brown algae). And, although these aquatic plants are low in fat, they have a higher content of essential fatty acids than land plants.
The beauty and vibrancy of the sunflower is illuminated in the sunflower seeds it gives birth to. While growing, sunflowers twist on their stems to follow the sun throughout the day, and their efforts award us with seeds that spring forth with an amazing array of nutrients. Sunflower seeds are a delicious treat that is sure to fortify our nutrients and help improve our health.
It is just not normal to persistently feel stomach cramps, gas, bloating and other similar discomforts. It is crucial to subdue stomach pains and discomforts; not just with the “temporary relief” of harmful over-the-counter and prescription drugs, but true, lasting relief. Working within the natural rhythms of our bodies brings such a relief. Here are some Natural Digestion Remedies.
Oatmeal is one of those foods that everyone probably grew up on. I know my parents made me eat it (or some variation of it) every day throughout my entire childhood. I abandoned oatmeal for about five years when I grew up and moved out, but I went back and now it’s a regular part of my diet.
Nuts are nutrition bombs that offer a panoply of wonderful health benefits, and incorporating reasonable servings of them into a healthy balanced diet can help you avoid heart disease, lose weight, and more. Read on to find out about the undeniable health benefits of nuts.
Amaranth is a gluten-free and an excellent food of choice for those who are on a diet and want to feel full and satisfied. Because of its great calorie-to-nutrient ratio, amaranth is a great weight-loss food. This is what we call nutritional weight loss. Conversely, it’s an amazing grain of choice for those with limited nutrition because of the powerful punch that it packs per calorie.
In recent times, new soy products have flooded the US market. This dramatic increase can be attributed to new soy food categories being introduced, soy foods being repositioned in the marketplace, and new customers selecting soy for health and philosophical reasons. Read on to find out about what this increase in soy intake could mean for your health — in both positive and negative terms.