Nutrition/Weight Issues

Toast With a Cup of Cocoa!

Plant-based foods, can exert cardiovascular benefits. A number of previous studies suggest that dietary intake of antioxidant compounds from plant-based foods, can exert cardiovascular benefits. Flavanols are a type of antioxidant that are found abundantly in cocoa products. Giovambattista Desideri, from the University of L?Aquila (Italy), and colleagues enrolled 90 older men and women affected …

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The Top 12 Reasons You Can’t Shed That Extra Weight

Ideas to Help You Prepare for the Swimsuit Season The Top 12 Reasons You Can’t Shed That Extra Weight By Kristy Rao Have you been trying to lose weight, but can’t seem to figure out why you’ve been unsuccessful? The answer isn’t the fad diet you’ve attempted, nor is it a simple matter of willpower. …

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Okinawans Lifestyle for a Long Life: Take the First 3 steps…..

The first steps to take in our series of a healthful lifestyle with tips that apply to everyone. Okinawans As of the early 21st century, Okinawans in Japan, through practicing hara hachi bu, are the only human population to have a self-imposed habit of calorie restriction.[2] They consume about 1,800[3] to 1,900 calories per day.[4] …

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Mushrooms!

Top Three Health Benefits of Mushrooms Top Three Health Benefits of Mushrooms Low in calories, fat-free, cholesterol-free and very low in sodium, mushrooms provide many of the nutritional attributes of produce, as well as attributes more commonly found in meat, beans or grains. Recently published studies suggest important potential health benefits associated with mushroom consumption: …

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Manage Weight to Improve Quality of Life

Health Benefits from Even a Few Pounds Can Show Lasting Benefit Manage Weight to Improve Quality of Life Aug. 31, 2012, in Weight and Obesity Lifestyle Overweight and obese individuals can achieve a decade’s worth of important health benefits by losing just 20 pounds, even if they regain the weight later that decade, reports Rena …

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