Home / Nutrition (page 529)

Nutrition

Healthy Salad Recipes

It’s surprisingly easy to conjure up a variety of tasty, filling and low fat salad meals.And salads never need to be boring. Forget about plain old lettuce, cucumber and tomato, and unleash your creativity in the quest for a healthy yet delicious salad. This writer’s favourite salad is an extension …

Read More »

Benefits of Almond Milk and Omega 3

Almond milk is often used as a milk replacement for the individuals who cannot tolerate lactose or dairy products. This milk is available in a variety of flavors and in most grocery stores. While it is more expensive than cow’s milk, it holds many benefits to those who drink it …

Read More »

Reasons to Eat after a Workout

There is a common misconception prevalent amongst people trying to lose weight that the less they eat the better. However, this couldn’t be more incorrect. There are times when the body absolutely needs to be replenished. One of these times is the hour or so proceeding the individual’s work out. Remember that …

Read More »

How much Potassium do we need and why

Numerous studies state that as long as you are eating a healthy diet with lots of fruits and vegetables, you are getting all the potassium you need. Yet just as many sources state that the majority of Americans and Europeans, particularly the Germans and Italians, are only consuming about 50% …

Read More »

Why Eating Kosher is Good for you

Most people don’t really know what Kosher food is. Some think it’s just anything that is marketed to Jewish people. Other’s think it means that it’s okay to eat, such as when someone says something in general is Kosher. The truth is, Kosher food is food that has been processed …

Read More »

Tap Versus Bottled Water

We all know how important it is to drink water. Bottled water is a convenience that has grown in popularity as more and more people have joined the healthy lifestyle band wagon. While being able to grab a bottle of water as we leave the house is quick and simple, …

Read More »

Health Claims on Food Labels

Misleading health claims abound on food labels. Food manufacturers make exaggerated claims about the health benefits of their products which are not substantiated by scientific validation. Producers of foods, drinks and supplements cash in on consumer concerns over health issues knowing a product which proclaims to be beneficial will have …

Read More »