food combinations

You probably know about the bad foods that are able to ruin health if consumed too much, but the internet is flooded with articles about foods that can make us sick when consumed together. Here are the two common food combinations said to be dangerous with no proof of any sort, let alone scientific research….

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You’ve probably read about different types of diets for Crohn’s disease on the Internet. But the fact is, there is no scientifically proven diet for inflammatory bowel disease. Most experts believe, though, that some patients can identify specific foods that trigger their gastrointestinal symptoms, particularly during disease flares. By avoiding your “trigger foods,” you may…

Dates

Phoenix dactylifera or a date palm is a flowering plant cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. It grows in the Middle East for thousands of years. Dates are a good source of many vitamins and minerals. They are also a good source of energy, sugar, and fiber, some essential minerals like iron, calcium, phosphorus, potassium,…

food intolerance

Food intolerance is very common. Intolerances affect about 8 percent of children under the age of 3 and about 3 percent of adults. Allergy is not the same thing as food intolerance. Intolerance doesn’t involve the immune system. There may be some similar symptoms as a food allergy, even if it isn’t an allergic reaction….

basil

The word “basil” derives from the Greek word “basileus,” which means “king.” The Oxford English Dictionary says that basil may have been used as “some royal unguent, bath, or medicine.” In fact, there are quite a number of beliefs associated with the herb. The French often refer to it as “l’herbe royale” (the royal herb),…

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Fasting is not good for everybody. Some people are weaker; they feel bad and nauseated without food, especially when it comes to children, those with eating disorders, elderly and anyone with overall bad health. It can be good for weight-loss and to clean the body from toxins, but that’s about it, doctors claim. If you…

overweight

   A healthy diet is one that contains all necessary classes of food in their right proportion and such a diet is important for growth and a disease free life. Unhealthy diet is the most common ones that make us obese, weaken our immune system etc., while these are long term effect of unhealthy diet,there…

healthy eating

Healthy eating is consuming the appropriate classes of food in a manner that is good for the body at the right time and in the right proportion. The factors that determine healthy eating are discussed below. What to eat The body requires food in moderate proportion, eating one class of food isn’t good and so…

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