Tag: dietary fiber

In Praise of Veggies

In Praise of Veggies

In Praise of Veggies – Vegetables Are So Good Because… …BECAUSE THEY’RE NUTRIENT RICH AND NUTRIENT DENSE Vegetables are a great source of nutrients such as folate (folic acid helps your body create red blood cells), potassium (which is good… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
A (Healthy) Super Bowl Commercial First: Avocado Ad to Appear During 2015 Game

A (Healthy) Super Bowl Commercial First: Avocado Ad to Appear During 2015 Game

Super Bowl commercials usually involve adorable puppies, scantily-clad sandwich eaters and potato chips. But avocados? Who would think? Well, it’s true, and it’s a Super Bowl first. Super Bowl XLIX marks the first time ever that a fruit — yes,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Entertainment, Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Televison
Intestinal health moderated by dietary fiber, indicates potential relief for chronic inflammatory diseases

Intestinal health moderated by dietary fiber, indicates potential relief for chronic inflammatory diseases

When gut flora are out of balance, the entire chain of ecology in the body is distorted. Researchers from the University of Illinois have found that this disruption may be partially to blame for the drastic increase in the incidence… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Top Fallacies About Nutrition

Top Fallacies About Nutrition

Introduction There’s too much information on human nutrition nowadays. The media is pushing commercials about various weight loss products, light beverages, low fat diet programs, high protein bars etc. Health is undoubtedly a hot topic today. It’s however important to… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Weight Loss
6 Simple Ways to Increase Fiber in Your Diet

6 Simple Ways to Increase Fiber in Your Diet

Fiber is one of the key components to any healthy eating plan. A diet that’s rich in fiber aids digestion and helps to keep conditions like diabetes and heart disease at bay. Fiber can reduce the risk of certain cancers… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Weight Loss
Studies Show That Dulse Is a Great Source of Nutrients and Antioxidants

Studies Show That Dulse Is a Great Source of Nutrients and Antioxidants

Dulse is a spicy-flavored red seaweed that grows on the coasts of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. Popular in East Asia, dulse has been harvested for thousands of years as a nutritious food source, an ingredient in skin care products,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Kombu: A Brown Seaweed Rich in Essential Minerals

Kombu: A Brown Seaweed Rich in Essential Minerals

Kombu, also called dashima or haidai, is an edible brown seaweed that belongs to the Laminariaceae family. It is popular as a cooking ingredient in East Asia, especially among the Japanese, who use it to make dashi, a stock soup.… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition