Unfortunately, nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition can persist for a long time before they show up in physical signs or symptoms. Still, there are a few indicators you -- and your doctor -- can watch for.
Fiber is really a good medicine. It's the one thing we want people to eat more of. Did you forget fiber? A lot of people do.
You've probably heard the term BMI (body mass index). It's based on your height and weight, and it's widely used to determine if you're in a healthy weight range. But as it turns out, BMI alone may not be the best way to size up your shape. Taking a Closer Look at BMI Calculated from a person's height and weight, BMI breaks down into four categories: Underweight: BMI below 18.5 Normal: BMI of 18.5 to 24.9 Overweight: BMI of 25 to 29.9 Obese: BMI of 30 or higher But how useful is this number really?…
What if you could lower your cholesterol by eating foods that you like? A new study shows that when people were asked to eat “hedonically acceptable” snacks that contained ingredients known to lower cholesterol, nearly all of them did.In contrast, only about half of people asked to change their diets substantially to lower cholesterol followed the diet in a previous study.Neither type of dieting reduces “bad” cholesterol as much as statin drugs do, but the special ingredients in the tasty snacks “can rapidly and…
Disqualification of Sha’Carri Richardson due to use of banned Olympic substances amid the trial run has reignited a debate over the prohibition use of marijuana in the Olympics tournament.
Various investigative researches are being conducted which have provided the link between frequent eating and possible risks of health like diabetes, obesity and heart diseases.
Cauliflower is high in fiber as it has 2-3 grams of fiber in 1 cup (100g) of vegetables. This quantity may seem low, but 3 grams of fiber is around 10% of recommended daily value.
Many studies observed that anti-nutrients, despite sounding like a negative thing, are healthy and provide nutrients to the body unless they are being consumed in large quantities daily.