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Zero Calorie Sweeteners: No Bueno Say the Experts

Once again non-nutritive or "artificial" sweeteners are making the news. New evidence shows that there are negative biochemical changes in the body in response to these low-cal sugar replacers. 1 We already know that sugar has detrimental effects on our blood sugar, insulin and waistline. It is common knowledge nowdays that sweets consumption should be…

Top 5 Tips for Dining Out the Healthy Way

If you're like me, you have the best intentions when it comes to cooking meals for yourself and your family, but it sees that time gets away from you and you end up deciding to dine out instead. Eating out can be a time saver but it can also be a challenge to make healthy…

Are You Really Eating Food That Is a Part of The Reactive Hypoglycemia Diet?

With reactive hypoglycemia, I've always said combat the disorder naturally with your lifestyle. This means through eating the right foods, on the right schedule and exercising frequently. Sounds simple enough right? Well, it is, in theory. However, as it's said, the devil is in the details. When it comes to controlling RH and reducing the…

What to Limit in a Kidney-Friendly Diet

Fluid and waste soon start to build up in the body when the kidneys are not working as intended. Over a period of time this can lead to a variety of health problems, including putting more stress on the heart. A practical course of action to minimize this type of problem is to change the…

Can Carbs Actually Be Good For You?

Okay, let's start by clarifying which foods we mean when we say "carbs." After all, vegetables are carbs, and so are fruits. Yet few people consider them carbs. In any case, they are, but the ones I'm talking about in this article are starches. Starches include quinoa, lentils, parsnips, turnips, sweet potatoes, yams, rice, squash,…

Healthy Eating – The Health Benefits Of Nutmeg

As you go about your menu planning, it is essential to not only look at the particular foods you are eating but how you are preparing those foods as well. Or more specifically, what spices and herbs you are using to help add flavor. Many people forget about combining these ingredients, but they really can…

Plant Based Meal Plans for Beginners – Are They Healthy for You?

WHY ARE THERE WITHDRAW SYMPTOMS? When I was researching how to lower my very high blood pressure, I discovered plant-based meal plans for beginners and I wonder are they healthy for you? It really was not a diet as in terms of someone selling a plan, it was simply incorporating plant-based foods into my life.…

Healthy Diet Daily

Grains Whole grains come in all shapes, sizes, tastes and textures. With a myriad of B vitamins, fiber, iron, plant-based protein and minerals, each tiny grain delivers a nutritional punch. A whole grain has its natural bran, which holds a good portion of its nutritional value. The complex carbohydrates present in whole grains digest more…