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….

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…

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….

bacon bad

The fats in this delicious meat are about 50% monounsaturated and a big part of them is oleic acid. This is the same acid that olive oil is praised for and considered good for the heart. About 40% of bacon is saturated fat, with a decent amount of cholesterol. The amount of saturated fat in…

healthy food

Yes, you read the title correctly. To be healthy, you should eat more healthy food. More fruit, vegetables, lean protein, healthy fats such as the extra virgin olive oil and nuts, more whole grains. Fish is extremely important to include in our diets, and most of the people don’t eat enough of it. We should…

the importance of water

Water is life. It cleans our bodies, relieves and soothes when we are in pain, whether it’s a stomach pain or a headache. It is important to start your day with water not only to clean the body from toxins that pile up during the night but also to eat smaller portions of food during…

gluten-free

In July 2015 Gallup.com published a poll stating that 21 percent of Americans are trying to go gluten-free. Bearing in mind that almost three years have passed since the research was published, the percentage is now probably much higher. Gluten-free sections in the stores are constantly expanding as more as more people decide to ditch…

gluten

Gluten is a combination of two proteins called glutenin and gliadin, found in grains such as wheat, barley, or rye, and their derivatives – baked goods, pasta, crackers, and even beer. These two proteins make a component that gives food that chewy taste we all enjoy. Gluten is like a sponge – it stretches and…

lemon

Lemon is known for its fresh and tart taste that we adults love, but it is not a suitable food for babies. At best, babies will probably reject their sour flavor; at worst, an infant could have an allergic reaction or develop a diaper rash after eating lemons. It would be best to wait until…

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