Category: Nutrition

Exploring the sustainability of global nutrition at current population growth

Exploring the sustainability of global nutrition at current population growth

One of the glaring problems in today’s world is that we’re trying to feed too many people with finite resources. The growth of the human population is greater than the ability to produce food… or is it? There is a… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Insulin Resistance – an unhappy pancreas

Insulin Resistance – an unhappy pancreas

Did you know you could be insulin resistant for years and not even know it? There are not any real noticeable signs that would cause you to think you’re insulin resistant. In fact, many people arise at this diagnosis through… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Vegetarian vs Vegan: A meatless comparison

Vegetarian vs Vegan: A meatless comparison

Food is such a prevalent part of our life which can affect our mood, time, body shape, and overall health. The choices are endless when it comes to what we put in our mouths, and for some that decision leaves meat out of the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Salt – Favor subtraction over addition

Traditional table salt is composed of two minerals: sodium and chloride. Sodium has a bad connotation, one that equates to wreaking havoc on health. However, the body does need some sodium in order for the nerves and muscles to properly function. Sodium helps send electrical signals among… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

This snack food made from corn tortillas is a favorite crunch for many to consume, especially during football season. These wedges are pretty basic…. corn, vegetable oil, salt, and water, fried or baked. Yellow corn is the popular staple, but they can… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive oil has been said to be the nectar of gods. It is found in most people’s pantries. It is the main component of the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil  is actually a liquid fat that comes from olives, but this monounsaturated fatty acid is the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Refrigeration: What stays in and what comes out

Refrigeration: What stays in and what comes out

There’s only so much room in your refrigerator, but certain items rank in importance versus others for the occupancy space. Many people refrigerate foods because they believe they stay fresher or will not expire as quickly if kept in a cool temperature.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Soups – canned convenience

Soups – canned convenience

A warm bowl of soup can be a nice compliment to a meal, a meal itself, and an easy, quick, and convenient option. Warm it up and ready to go. It is also relatively cheap. However, the concept of instant might… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Mayonnaise: You “may” want to pass

Mayonnaise: You “may” want to pass

Mayonnaise, “mayo”, is a popular condiment used around the world. It is the combination of egg yolk, oil, acid, and either lemon juice or vinegar. This recipe might be tasty, but it is full of trans fat and saturated fat.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Nutrition
Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Varicose veins: Twisted blue cords under the skin

Varicose veins are the bluish cords just below the surface of the skin, usually on the legs and feet. These all twisted up veins are usually harmless. Although ever present, they are not a threat but can be painful and… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care