Sugar Addiction, Tolerance and Withdrawal
Sugar addiction is real and follows the DSM-5 criteria for substance abuse disorder, most of which were covered in a previous article. This article completes the list with the final two criteria, tolerance and withdrawal.Healthy Green Tea to Lower Your Blood Pressure, and More
There are certain foods that should be a part of every person’s diet, even if they don’t particularly care for the taste. These foods could be referred to as natural medicine, as they do so much for us and yet have virtually no side effects. So why wouldn’t you take them, even if you haven’t yet developed a taste for them. One of those foods is green tea, and just by looking at the grocery shelves and their wide variety more people are obviously on to green tea.Eating a Healthy Diet Made Easy
There are a lot of opinions, many of them conflicting, about what a healthy diet consists of. Simply put it would be to eat the correct amount of a wide variety of whole foods from different groups in the right proportions. This article will show you which healthy foods to consume and which unhealthy foods to avoid.Choose Health With Holiday Nosh and Nibbles
Whether it is Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, the holiday season is filled with friends, fellowship and food. Now it’s the four-letter f-word aka Food that can get a person in trouble. Too often my clients reach out to me after indulging in the seasonal food swag. You know my mantra is “all things in moderation” and if you have special dietary needs, my caveat during these days of temptation is to consider the consequences before you indulge. I’m not suggesting that you choose deprivation-research shows that feeling deprived can trigger overindulgence and that is what we want to avoid. My goal is to help you wrap up the year feeling healthy and positive that you’ve made wise eating choices.6 Tips to Teach the Kids Healthy Eating Habits
Nutrition for children is usually based on quite similar nutrition principles that benefit adults. Young or old, it helps to have the proper nutrients in the diet, such as fat, protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.Food Labelling 2014
Obesity costs the NHS 5 Billion pounds a year, this is currently due to the fact that half of the population of the United Kingdom are either overweight or obese. The Government has implemented a wide variety of opportunities to reduce this, one of them is re addressing food labelling. The way nutrition labels are arranged has changed again, this is an update on thisWhat Is Choline and Why You Should Care!
Today I’m going to share with you what is choline and how it is helpful. Perhaps you have noticed this nutrient in a dietary multivitamin and wondered what it does. According to Dr. Weil choline is not really considered a vitamin, but it’s a micro nutrient. Micro nutrients are things people need a very tiny amount of to keep good health. Then there is something known as macro nutrients, which someone needs a lot of and a few examples would be fats, proteins and carbohydrates.Tips To Handle And Enjoy Your Mangosteen Fruits
The Mangosteen fruit is nothing near a mango even though the names sound similar. This is a dark purple fruit that has become very popular beyond the Asian market. It has a variety of nutrients and minerals, making it very lovable and just like most fruits it can be enjoyed as a fruit or in juice form depending on which one you find most ideal for you. Easy preparation and handling tips can help you get the very best from the fruit every time.Are You Compromising Your Vegetarianism or Veganism When You Take Your Medicines?
Are you inadvertently ingesting products from animal sources via medicines or supplements and compromising on your vegetarianism or veganism? How important is it to you that you not take any foods or medicines of animal origin?