Nutrition

The trend these days is towards getting healthier. But, some of the choices that are being suggested to us are anything but healthy. Here, we will discuss artificial sweeteners and why they are not as good as they seem for the body.

On the eve of the upcoming gargantuan Christmas and New Year's Eve meals, the question is on our minds: can we gain weight after a single meal of excess? (or two).

Avocados are a unique fruit that have a rich, creamy flavor and due to their high fat content, they offer some very unique health benefits. This article will provide you with a full overview of five of the main health benefits of avocados. 

What is it about winter that makes us reach for the food? Well, things are slowing down and eating is one of those activities you can do without much effort. But, what are we eating? Here are some suggestions for winter comfort foods that are healthy.

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away and when you look at their nutritional content, it’s easy to see why. These tasty fruits contain high levels of fiber, vitamin C and flavonols. They’re also a great fruit for weight loss with a medium apple containing just 95 calories. In this article I’ll be expanding on why apples are so good and listing five of their top health benefits.

Maybe you have tried low fat foods or diets and low calorie diets. Which worked for you? What if neither has worked? Here are some facts to dispel any myths pertaining to a correlation between low fat and low calorie.

We are what we eat, and that includes our children. The food and snacks they put into their bodies each day are what make up their cells and fuel their energy.  Healthy eating aimed at children is designed to increase their energy, their health and their potential for a healthy life as they grow older.

With the recent medical education push toward prevention and treatment of osteoporosis more and more people are searching for ways to naturally prevent this debilitating disease.  Osteoporosis bone fractures, although not life-threatening, does result in death of the sufferer approximately 30 percent of the time.  Patients who suffer from hip fractures also have a high risk of disability and poor motor function.

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