Red meat in moderation can be part of a healthy diet. The type of red meat you want to avoid is processed meat that contains added preservatives and salt. What about grass-fed beef versus grain-fed? Find out why grass-fed beef is a better choice when it comes to your health.
The clean eating movement is gaining momentum. When you eat a clean diet, you reduce your exposure to food additives, preservatives, sodium, bad fats and sugar. You’ll look and feel better too. This article discusses six tips for eating cleanly in a world dominated by processed foods.
Many people concerned about maintaining a healthy lifestyle concentrate their efforts on ensuring that the food and drink, which they consume is healthy. However, there a number of surprising “healthy” foods, which contain high levels of sugar, which could compromise your diet. According to a new report from Credit Suisse, many of these foods can contain high levels of sugar. The report highlights this by comparing the sugar level of these foods with the amount of sugar found in a Krispy Kreme doughnut.
What if you were born with a taste for healthy foods? That would certainly make it easier to get your fruits and veggies, wouldn’t it? As it turns out, food preferences may be formed early – very early – as early as in utero. So if you want your future kids to love eating foods that are good for them, load up on healthy foods during pregnancy.
Christmas is a time for celebration and with celebration comes a lot of food. If you’re looking to keep the waistline trim during winter, you’ll want to take a look at these foods. Eat these and you’ll come out of winter looking trim and ready for summer.
What are essential fatty acids and why do you need them in your diet? Find out more about these “must have” fats, why you need them and the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between the two. Also discover what the best sources of each are.
When you lose body fat, in most cases, you also lose what you don’t want to lose – lean body mass. Can eating a higher protein diet help? Find out what new research shows about protein and muscle breakdown during periods of calorie restriction.
The holidays are a time of year for fun, friendship and, perhaps most of all – great food! You have probably resigned yourself to the fact that this festive season means you will be packing on a few pounds as you enjoy the spread at parties and get-togethers. Believe it or not, however, some favorite […]
Are you still avoiding fat out of fear it’s not good for you? You need a certain amount of healthy fat in your diet. Here are five reasons not to fear dietary fat and how to make sure you’re choosing the right type.
Is coffee a heart-healthy drink or not? Heart disease is the number one cause of death in Western countries. Can drinking coffee lower your risk of getting heart disease? Find out what a new study shows about coffee drinking and heart health.