Posts Tagged 'diet'

Are Superfoods Worth the Hype?

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It’s inevitable: we love trends as humans. Trendy colors, trendy clothes, and even trendy food. Superfoods have lately been the trendiest foods around, and it seems like every year, more foods are being hailed as powerhouses of nutrition. From all the hype, you’d think that just eating these foods could help you live to be over a hundred years old, never age, and have boundless energy. Of course, that’s not the case. But that doesn’t mean that they don’t offer health benefits. So what’s the truth: are superfoods worth the hype, or not?

Posted by Sarah Daren Feb 17, 2017 Posted in Obesity No Comments

Evaluating the Pros & Cons of High-Fat Diets

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For anyone fighting the imminent health risks of obesity, there are a number of diets available to aid their weight loss objective. One such diet is that consisting of high-fat foods. The association with fats in foods and excessive fat on the human body is no more than a common misconception. Nevertheless, there are both advantages and disadvantages to a high fat diet for everyone.

Posted by Luke Mar 04, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Alternative Medicine: Attacking Chronic Pain Head On

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Chronic pain is a medical condition that affects the lives of millions of people daily, often for reasons that escape most doctors. It can be caused by nerve damage, several types of illnesses, or even psychological ailments like depression. Treatment for chronic pain also varies greatly, with some doctors prescribing several medicines to cover their patients’ many types of pain and other doctors recommending lifestyle changes to stop the pain. If you suffer from chronic pain, you may be feeling fed up with trying all the new medicines your doctor has been prescribing you in the search for the perfect solution to your particular type of pain, prompting you to consider other options. Luckily, although many more traditional doctors do not consider non-drug intervention to be a form of treatment, there are many other ways to treat chronic pain through behavioral changes that can be just as effective if not more so than pain relieving drugs. If you are looking for a new solution to your chronic pain, try some of these changes to your diet and behavior to significantly lessen or possibly even erase your pain:

Posted by Lindsey Mcmahon Dec 09, 2013 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

What diet do the experts recommend?

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What diet do the experts recommend? Well of course we could never get all of the experts to agree on anything!  But by putting together what a number of current writers have to offer, we came up with the following short list of Do’s to help us keep our weight in check.

Posted by Tanya Feb 02, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized 3 Comments

What makes us eat “comfort food”?

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What makes us eat “comfort food”? In a word: STRESS!

Posted by Tanya Nov 01, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

New Information on How our Genes Work

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An article in the popular press called “Feed Your Genes” sheds light on the newest research on healthy diets.  Research on health at the cellular level may lead the way out of the maze of crash diets and those diets that limit or prohibit whole groups of foods.

Posted by Tanya Sep 29, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Why we eat more than we think!

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New studies in movie theaters, at holiday parties and in people’s homes have uncovered a disappointing fact: when people are eating low-fat foods that they believe are better for their health, they eat 28% more calories than when they are eating regular foods that they believe are “too fattening”.

Posted by Tanya Sep 27, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments