Healthy Diet

  • Price Perception of Eating Healthy | Natural Health Blog
    1/12/2017
    Many of us have a perception that healthier food is more expensive, and that unconsciously impacts our buying habits. But, as it turns out, that underlying perception may be wrong.
  • Four Ways to Preserve Refrigerated Food | Natural Health Blog
    1/10/2017
    Consumers throw out more than 25 percent of the produce they buy! Instead of letting it spoil, preserve your comestibles by trying these little-known tricks that really do work.
  • Focused Shopping to Buy Healthier Options | Health Blog
    12/7/2016
    For most of us, this is a particularly hectic time of year. You may be busy wrapping up things at work so you can take a few days off around the holidays, attending parties and celebrations of all kinds, and planning visits with friends and family members. Let’s not forget shopping either, which can take a big bite out of both your time and your wallet whether you are looking to purchase gifts or preparing for a holiday meal at your home. But a word to the wise: you might want to consider skipping the cell phone calls while doing your shopping.
  • Healthy Eating While Watching TV? |  Natural Health Blog
    12/3/2016
    New research suggests that families dining with the TV tend to have less healthy and less positive dining experiences.
  • Emulsifiers in Processed Foods Linked to Cancer | Health Blog
    11/29/2016
    New research suggests emulsifiers added to ice cream and many foods can contribute to the development of cancer.
  • Love More Important Than Food For Survival? Natural Health Blog
    10/28/2016
    When it comes to the hierarchy of human needs, new research is suggesting that love and relationships may be more important than food, even in the animal kingdom!
  • Stress Ruins Healthy Diet Benefits | Natural Health Blog
    10/10/2016
    If you focus on eating nutritious foods, you’re off to a good start, unless you have stress. New research suggests that stress might undo some of the benefits of eating well.
  • Eat Ginger-Chili Pepper To Fight Cancer | Cancer Alternatives Blog
    9/28/2016
    Chili peppers pack a spicy punch and ginger offers an earthy, slightly sweet flavor to foods. New research suggests that when used together, the compounds that give ginger and chili peppers their unique tastes may help ward off cancer.
  • Eating Raw Nuts Reduces Inflammation | Natural Health Blog
    9/7/2016
    Most know that inflammation has been linked to a number of serious diseases. If you would like to keep inflammation at bay, new research has a culinary suggestion for you: eat more nuts.
  • Diet Success Determined By Genetics | Weight Loss Blog
    8/2/2016
    According to new research, your dietary triumphs all appear to depend on your genetic makeup, making different diets more beneficial to certain people than to others.
  • How to Get Kids to Eat Veggies | Children's Health Blog
    7/26/2016
    A simple marketing strategy promoting vegetables may be effective in getting children to consume more of them at meals.
  • Do Whole Grains Reduce Mortality? | Natural Health Newsletter
    7/2/2016
    A new study concludes that eating whole grains is healthier than not eating whole grains. Unfortunately, it has a hole in it so big, you could sail all 70 ships of the Seventh Fleet through it--abreast.
  • Difficulty of Quitting Smoking and Dieting | Natural Health Blog
    7/2/2016
    A new study shows that it may take as many as 30 attempts at quitting smoking before it sticks.
  • Divorced or Widowed Men Eat Less Healthy | Natural Health Blog
    6/9/2016
    Men who have been divorced or widowed can end up with worse eating habits and a lower quality of nutrition than their counterparts who remain married.
  • Eat Fruit to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk | Alternative Cancer Remedies Blog
    5/24/2016
    Adolescent girls who eat greater amounts of fruit on a regular basis may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer over time.
  • Dietary Guideline Problems & Healthy Fats | Health Newsletter
    5/21/2016
    Sometimes the universe hands you a gift. Just last month, we took a look at the recently published 2015-20 US Dietary Guidelines. My general conclusion was that, as usual, the guidelines run about 30-50 years behind the curve.
  • The Truth About Clinical Studies | Health Blog
    5/9/2016
    Today, we're going to discuss everything you've ever wanted to know about clinical studies.
  • Eating Beans & Legumes For Weight Loss | Weight Loss Blog
    4/14/2016
    Increasing your intake of legumes may boost feelings of satiety after a meal causing you to consume less and potentially shed extra pounds without making any other dietary changes.
  • Sounds of Chewing Cut Portion Sizes | Health Blog
    4/7/2016
    Hearing the sounds we make while eating may keep our consumption levels lower than when they are drowned out by other noises.
  • Lab Grown Meat | Health Blog
    4/5/2016
    A team of scientists has successfully created the first laboratory-produced burgers that taste remarkably similar to traditional burgers.
  • Problems with 2015-20 U.S. Dietary Guidelines | Health Newsletter
    4/2/2016
    Under the provisions of the 1990 National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act, every five years, HHS and the USDA must publish a report containing nutritional and dietary guidelines for the general public.
  • Less Americans Healthy Today | Health Blog
    4/2/2016
    New research has found that a mere 2.7 percent of Americans meet the minimum criteria for leading a healthy lifestyle.
  • How to Watch Calories When Eating Out | Natural Health Blog
    2/2/2016
    More than 90 percent of restaurants in the United States provide servings that exceed the recommended number of calories to be eaten in a single meal.
  • Leafy Greens for Glaucoma Prevention | Health Blog
    1/28/2016
    Frequent consumption of leafy green vegetables such as spinach, kale, romaine lettuce, and collard greens may lower a person's risk of developing glaucoma by as much as 30 percent.
  • Why Many Overeat Healthy Foods | Health Blog
    1/21/2016
    People tend to request larger portions, eat a greater quantity, and feel less satiated when consuming food that is branded "healthy" on its packaging.
  • Singles Have Lower Weight | Natural Health Blog
    12/31/2015
    Single men and women who are not cohabiting with a romantic partner may have a lower body mass index (BMI) than their peers who live with a significant other.
  • Global High Sugar Diets | Natural Health Blog
    12/19/2015
    Citizens of countries around the world are eating and drinking more sugar-sweetened foods and beverages than ever before,
  • Gender Effects on Overeating | Health Blog
    12/5/2015
    The quantity of food a person eats at a meal may vary significantly depending on the gender of the others at the table, potentially exerting more influence than even appetite.
  • 5/16/2011
    Diets come, and diets go. And like fashion, if you wait long enough, what is now out will eventually return -- but with a twist, so you can't dust off the old books, but instead have to buy new ones. And now it is the turn of the Paleo Diet (also known as the Paleolithic Diet, or caveman diet) to sweep the nation. What exactly is the Paelo Diet? What does it involve? Does it actually work? And are there better alternatives? All is revealed.
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