A big breakfast and a skimpy dinner is key to weight loss
We’ve all heard the saying ‘eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper’ – now a large study has hailed it a successful weight loss strategy… (Continue to full article)
Is Liver Good For You?
It’s an unfortunate reality that the foods we tend to eat the most of are the ones that are the least packed with nutrients. Many of us will eat large quantities of potato chips, chocolate bars, processed sausage rolls and various other heavily processed and mass-produced foods that fill us up but don’t provide us with any actual goodness (and don’t even fill us up for all that long!). This is the mistake of looking at food as fuel rather than as the crucial resource that the body uses to build itself. And by extension, an awful lot of the very most nutritious and healthy foods actually don’t get eaten at all! (Continue to full article)
Chocolate could PREVENT obesity
Flavanols in dark chocolate fight weight gain and lower the risk of diabetes. Dark chocolate is also thought to improve concentration, decrease appetite, lower blood pressure and boost heart health… (Continue to full article)
21 Health Foods You Should NEVER Eat
Most people I meet think that they’re pretty healthy. But when I probe a little deeper into their diets, I quickly find out that they are eating a lot of health foods you should never eat. I can’t blame them. With all of the confusion surrounding labeling and advertising, buzzwords like “sugar-free,” “all-natural” and even “organic” can be really confusing… (Continue to full article)
The best way to prevent type 2 diabetes?
Swapping ready meals and takeaways for home cooked dinners can cut the risk of type 2 diabetes, a study has found.People who ate two homemade lunches or dinners each day had a 13 per cent lower risk of developing the disease compared to people who prepared less than six meals a week themselves… (Continue to full article)
Could watermelon cure high blood pressure?
Watermelon reduces high blood pressure in overweight people and could slash the risk of a heart attack, new research shows. Scientists found that the fruit significantly reduces blood pressure in overweight people, even when they are exposed to cold weather… (Continue to full article)
Rice every day helps you diet as it leads to increased feelings of fullness
In a study published journal Food and Nutrition Sciences, study leader Dr Theresa Nicklas, of Baylor College of Medicine, looked at rice intake and diets among more than 14,000 US adults… (Continue to full article)
Eat peas and blue cheese to ‘stave off cancer’
Eating plenty of green peas, soybeans, corn and blue cheese, could help you live longer by warding off disease, experts have discovered. The foods, all rich in a compound called spermidine, could help stave off cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, among others. Scientists at the Weizmann Institute in Israel discovered that spermidine reverses the body’s circadian rhythm, making it ‘younger’ and less prone to the age-related diseases… (Continue to full article)
15 Most Surprising Sources for Omega-3s — Ranked!
Imagine if you could take a pill that prevented you from ever feeling fat, dumb or depressed. Oh, and imagine that same pill happened to protect against heart disease, arthritis and osteoporosis, too. Not too shabby, right? Well, omega-3 fatty acids can do all of that, and this life-saving fat comes as a natural ingredient in many of our healthiest (and most delicious) foods, especially salmon, which has more than 1,500 mg in a 3 ounce portion. But as for popping omega-3 pills? … (Continue to full article)
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