Bunch of oyster mushrooms

Whether you decide to consume them sautéed, in soups, or stir-fried, oyster mushrooms offer amazing health benefits. By eating these earthy delicacies, you’ll gain enough fiber, vitamin D, niacin and iron from just a serving of them. One cup of sliced oyster mushrooms has only 28 calories and less than 1 gram of fat, but…

Containers with food - meal prepping

Meal prepping can reduce the stress when it comes to trying to eat healthier. Having your food decisions in advance helps with the willpower and mental stress. When you have healthy options ready as soon as you get home, it means that most of the time you’ll reach for this instead of buying a burger…

Healthyjapanese couple

One of the healthiest nations – the Japanese – have the longest life expectancy and are one of the countries with the lowest obesity rates. According to science, this is mostly because of their diet. While the obesity rates across the world vary between 15 and 30 percent (which is quite high), Japan is keeping…

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Hand-foot-and-mouth disease, or HFMD, is caused by a virus. Symptoms include ulcers, or sores, inside or around the mouth, and a rash or blisters on the hands, feet, legs, or buttocks. And while it’s not pleasant, it also isn’t serious. Anyone can get the disease, but children under age 10 are most likely to catch…

oatmeal

Many people don’t know how healthy cereals can be, especially oatmeal with no added sugar. They’re rich in fiber and protein when compared to other grains. They have some unique components — especially the soluble fiber beta-glucan and antioxidants called avenanthramides. Some of the health benefits of oats include lower cholesterol and blood sugar levels….

inflammation

Did you know that acne, eczema, bad skin, food intolerance, cancer, lifestyle and age-related diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease all have one thing in common – inflammation? A little bit of inflammation is good, like in cases when you have a wound that needs to heal or an infection that the body needs to get…

supplements

Apparently, older American citizens are nowadays “hooked” on vitamins supplements. The story, which ran in the New York Times and a few other renowned news sites, showed several scientific studies showing that those vitamin supplements either failed to provide the benefits they were taken for or even caused more harm. Experts quoted presented this issue…

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In intermittent fasting, what essentially takes place in the body is that one source of energy — which can facilitate the accumulation of body fat — is switched for another. Our bodies run on glucose or simple sugar, but when we fast for a longer period of time, that energy source becomes unavailable. Our system…

corn

Corn, sometimes also called maize, is a vegetable that is a lutein and a good source of antioxidants such as zeaxanthlutein. It promotes eye health, especially yellow corn. Corn is rich in vitamins and minerals including vitamin C, and certain vitamins from vitamin B family, as well as potassium and magnesium. Because of its high…

starve

What most people don’t realize when getting on a diet is the fact that when we stop consuming enough food, the body will go into starvation mode. This means if you starve yourself, the metabolism will start to slowly shut down. The body starts to think that the food is not coming anymore, so for…

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