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  • The potential health benefits of sushi in the spotlight

    By Lee Malcolm

    A rising number of people are making the most of the sushi catering now available in the UK and even more consumers may start eating these Japanese culinary creations once they switch onto the potential health benefits associated with them.  Read..

  • The Importance of Nutrition

    By Adam Nicolson

    Slowly but surely people in the UK are learning more about nutrition. They understand that good nutrition is the building blocks of good health. What we eat and drink is the fuel that we give our bodies. Without the right type and balance of fuels, our bodies soon begin to malfunction. For most people eating a healthy diet is more than sufficient. However, this is not the case for all people.  Read..

  • Food Intolerances Are On the Rise

    By Adam Nicolson

    In the UK, the number of people suffering from allergies and intolerances has, over the years gradually increased. Exactly why this is the case is not fully understood and it is a phenomenon that is repeated throughout much of the Western world.  Read..

  • Nutritional Supplements

    By Adam Nicolson

    There is increasing interest in nutrition in the UK. The majority of this interest is coming from people who are interested in fitness. They want to use nutrition to help them to achieve a higher level of fitness. However, the vast majority of nutritional supplements are still used for health reasons.  Read..

  • Foods to Help You Beat the Mid-Day Slump

    By Dr Machione

    If you find yourself yawning and feeling more than a little tired after lunch you are not alone–according to the National Sleep Foundation, 20 percent of Americans experience considerable fatigue at work. Mid-day lethargy can be caused by a variety of factors and some of the most common includes: consuming too much caffeine or sugar earlier in the day, not eating enough fruits and vegetables or healthy food, eating a diet that is too low in calories, experiencing chronic high stress levels, and not getting enough sleep. Some perfectly healthy people also experience midday fatigue, and this occurs simply because our bodies are programmed to release a small amount of the sleep inducing hormone melatonin between the hours of 2pm and 4pm. Luckily there is a simple solution — if you want to prevent the mid-day slump all you have to do is add one of the following snacks to your afternoon regime.  Read..

  • Nutricia Products

    By Adam Nicolson

    Nutricia is arguably best known for its Danone products but this is just one range of nutritional supplements and products that the company makes. Consumers can also buy Neocate which is a cow's milk substitute which is typically used for babies and infants in order that they can still benefit from many of the nutrients that are found in milk. Nutilis is created for use by patients who have serious problems swallowing, for example, because they suffer from dysphasia, in order to thicken food and drinks to an appropriate consistency.  Read..

  • Healthy Mind, Healthy Eating

    By Doctors Health Press

    Here’s some nutrition advice to help you approach food and diet in a healthier way. Rather than trying to force healthy foods like whole grains and veggies into every meal, let these foods come to you. So…how the heck does that happen? According to researchers, approaching meals in a calm, mindful way can naturally steer you toward healthier eating habits.  Read..

  • Canna Nutrients to Aid Growth

    By Adam Nicolson

    If you are embarking upon the task of setting up your own hydroponics garden then you will probably be worrying about making sure that your plants get all of the minerals and nutrients that they need. Growing plants without soil may sound like an alien concept, but it is actually a very efficient and successful means of cultivation when done properly. The main problem is getting all of the nutrients to your plants, without the medium of soil, but with Canna Nutrients, this really is not a problem.  Read..

  • Diet in Peptic Ulcer and Fenugreek

    By andy352

    People unnecessarily fall ill and unwillingly consult the doctor for the treatment. Anything that prevents our tissue and cells for not functioning properly leads to make our body inactive and unhealthy. When a person feels such a condition he is said to be falling ill. A healthy body is said to be well enough to function mentally, physically and socially. Significantly, the main features to stay active and healthy are to invite good food, pure water, social environment, good economic conditions and physical environment. Sickness is like abnormal condition in which it interferes with a person’s normal conditions, appearance, structures or function of any part of the body. A person often suffers from the common diseases like stomach ache, tooth ache, dehydration, diarrhea, headache, sore throat, cough, sneezing problems etc. and for the treatment he/she appoints a doctor. But do we really need a doctor for the treatment? Here some of the benefits of fenugreek seeds, eggplant and diet in peptic ulcer have been concerned.  Read..

  • Popcorn Benefits

    By andy352

    Do you watch movie? How do you spend your three hours? If there is intermission what do you do in between? Obviously you may take popcorn. But do you know how it is prepared or if it carries positive effect and vice versa. Popcorn has, broadly, gained its status to a potentially perfect snack food. To be compared, fruits and vegetables carry high water content; popcorn holds a far more concentrated amount of phytonutrients that does not let cellular oxidation increase in the body. Popcorn is considered as the whole grain.  Read..

  • Eating Disorder Treatment

    By Adam Nicolson

    A surprising number of people need to find a good quality eating disorder treatment. The occurrence of eating disorders of all kinds is continuing to grow.  Read..

  • Diet Plans to Gain Muscle

    By Carson Martin

    We generally think Muscle are only for the sumo fighter or for boxer but in real always try gaining muscle and losing fat is good deal with our body. Diet is nothing it’s all about obesity level.  Read..

  • Strengthen your muscles by whey protein powder

    By neiljhon

    Every human being admire for the healthy body because healthy body reduces the chances of disease in their life and it couldn’t be the wrong statement that health is the fundamental need of the human body. Teenager follows their role models due to which they prefer the quick method to make their physic attractive in favor of this they more spend more time in high-tech gym and health supplements too.  Read..

  • Phen375: The Best Fat Burner Available

    By Diana Richards

    Phen375 is currently the leading pill in the fat burners category, making it the best fat burner available on the market at this point in time.

  • Build up your muscles by health supplements

    By neiljhon

    Every human being dream for the healthy body and healthy body needs the health diet that must include the protein and low fat sources. Eat healthy and remain fit and stay in shape for a healthy physic it necessary to find the best source of protein that can give the proper nutrition to the body. If you are doing the exercise and haven’t yet then you must take a look of whey protein.  Read..

  • Live a health life through the use of health supplements

    By jhon

    In this world everyone admires for a healthy physic and score of youth spend a huge part of their pocket money for the betterment of their health, because the healthy body always performs in a better way on the every plate form of life. It’s the most required part of every human being for which they spend a lot of on time on exercises and also on health supplement.  Read..


    By Dr Shikha Sharma

    Adolescence is a transitional stage of physical and mental human development that occurs between childhood and adulthood. There are many physical, mental and emotional changes that occur at this age. These changes are very rapid and occur due to the hormonal changes in the body. The important physical changes that occur in the body are the development of the brain, bone growth and mineralization, weight changes, maturation of the cardiovascular system and lungs, and an increase in endurance and strength (more pronounced in boys). For this diet and that too a balanced diet plays an important role. But the question arises what type of balanced diet should be taken by a teenager? Dr Shikha Sharma Nutri-Health Systems, Nutrition, weight, cholesterol, diabetes, health, balanced diet, diet, weight gain, weight excess, weight loss,  Read..

  • A complete whole food nutrition to fight disease and stay healthy, Doctor recommended!

    By Max Woody

    An all natural whole food nutrition tonic is gaining attention in the United States and over 8 countries worldwide. It has benefited thousands of people in regaining a healthy lifestyle and even saved the lives of people with more serious health conditions.  Read..

  • Reduce body fat safely with exercise and diet

    By Derek Curtice

    Without gimmicks or false advertising bombarding our senses we are left to the timeless conclusion of common sense. We must exercise and eat a better diet to lose body fat safely.  Read..

  • Do bacon sandwiches make you depressed?

    By Frann H Leach

    If you've suffered from clinical depression, there's no fooling you: you know it's just one step away from hell, or less.
    Depression is one of those things that people don't really talk about, and even when they do, it's often obvious they don't really understand it (even if they have experienced it themselves). But if you've suffered from clinical depression, there's no fooling you: you know it's just one step away from hell, or less.  Read..

  • Do you know your fats?

    By dave mcevoy

    What is fat?
    There are three classes of nutrients; proteins, carbohydrates and fat, which is also known as lipid. Fat’s function is to provide energy for the body, and pound per pound it contains more energy in the form of calories than protein and carbohydrate. The three types of fat are triglycerides, cholesterol and phospholipids.  Read..

  • Count Your Calories

    By Mehar Grewal

    Looking to lose the weight? There are plenty of diets out there. However, if you always wondered why you never lost the weight, here is probably the reason why- calories.  Read..

  • Optimize Your Health with a pH Balanced Diet (Part 1)

    By Steven Godlewski

    Optimizing your health with a pH balanced diet is the natural way to obtain the maximum positive health benefit for the long term. The basic concept of a pH diet is to maintain the ph balance of nutritional food intake close to 80% alkaline with 20% acidity. The main objective of a pH diet is to create the equivalent of the pH level in the bloodstream by introducing alkaline foods into your diet.  Read..

  • 7 Reasons Low Carb Diets are Wrong

    By Charles Remington

    The human body is designed to run best on a certain type and balance of fuel. Unfortunately the latest low-carbohydrate fad diets are not fuel that the human body was designed to run on. Low - carbohydrate diets can cause several health concerns over time. Here are the top seven...  Read..

  • 4 Acne Treatment Tips

    By Stephanie Young

    Acne is a curse that plagues many people from children to adults. It can be devastating and embarrassing. The good news is that acne can be minimized and even cured. Many people do not know how to take care of their acne. They may pick and scratch at their face causing the acne to become even worse. This is a common temptation which creates an even greater need for information on acne treatments.  Read..

  • What You Get For Your Calories

    By Charles Stuart Platkin

    The public relations department at Kraft sent me some samples of South Beach Diet 100-calorie cracker packs. The crackers were good, but the concept of 100-calorie snack-packs wasn’t new. Still, as I nibbled I got to thinking again about portion control. I still can’t believe how little you get for 100 calories. There hasn’t been one occasion when I saw a prepackaged snack and thought, “Wow, look at all that.” The last time I was wowed was when I did a column on fruit and found out that peaches were only 60 or so calories each.  Read..

  • Kidney Stone Prevention Diet: How Nutrition Can Treat and Prevent Kidney Stones

    By Joe Barton

    You have probably heard silly clichés such as 'You are what you eat!' But kidney stone research has agreed that dieting and proper nutrition can actually prevent and in some cases treat kidney stones. According to research from decades ago, we know that kidney stones are usually caused by the kidney stone sufferer's lifestyle which may include: not drinking enough water; having a high protein diet; inactivity; and taking certain medications. But recent research has shown how nutrition is more important than we think.  Read..

  • 6 Ways to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

    By Craig Ballantyne

    Obesity has worldwide problem. In fact, almost 2/3 of Americans need to lose weight and over 1 billion people in the world are overweight. If you are overweight, you need to lose weight and improve your health and fitness. And yes, this can still be done over the holiday season. Don't wait for New Year's day to start your weight loss resolutions.  Read..

  • The Great American Detox Diet

    By Alex Jamieson

    What's the Difference Between a Refined and an Unrefined Carbohydrate?
    Do you remember making papier-mache projects in arts and crafts class? The usual tools were strips of newspaper and a bowl of paste. That paste was made of a simple, cheap combination of ingredients:  Read..

  • Breastfeeding Nutrition

    By Jacqueline Courtiol

    So you’ve decided to breastfeed your baby! You’ll want to make sure that both you and your little one are getting all of the nutrients you need to stay healthy and strong. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nursing mothers need to eat about 300 calories more each day than they normally would and at least 1500 calories every day. Your daily food consumption should consist of a variety of healthy foods with extra protein, calcium-rich foods and plenty of water. In addition to these general guidelines, you should also:  Read..

  • Why You Need an Omega Vitamin Supplement Everyday

    By Grant Eckert

    With all of the health supplements available, it can be confusing to decide which ones are more important than others. Since every supplement seems to be offering a number of benefits, which ones are the ones that you should be taking everyday versus those that you should only take on an occasional basis? To help answer this question, you should know that Omega vitamins can offer you daily benefits for your body - here is what you need to know.  Read..

  • How To Teach Good Eating Habits

    By Christine Groth

    Obesity is the number one problem in the United States today. Blame it on hectic schedules and the propensity for eating junk foods and fast food fares. The problem with obesity is not just the psycho- socio effects but it is also the leading cause of diabetes all over the world today.  Read..

  • Escape the Fat-Free Diet Trap

    By Staff Writer

    Since the "fat-free craze" began, statistics show we have grown fatter and fatter.
    Just because a food is fat-free doesn’t mean it’s calorie-free. Get up to speed on “good fats” and lose the fat from your body, not your diet.  Read..

  • Understanding The Mediterranean Diet

    By Kristy Haugen

    The Mediterranean Diet is not a diet per se but a loose term referring to the dietary practices of the people in the Mediterranean region. Each country that borders the Mediterranean Sea offers a variant to the Mediterranean Diet. Differences in ethnic background, culture, agricultural production, and religion between the Mediterranean countries creates the variation in each country’s diet. However, each diet offers a number of characteristics that are common to all of the Mediterranean countries.  Read..

  • Weight Loss Ten Top Tips

    By Moss Greene - BellaOnline's Nutrition Editor

    Here are my ten top tips to tip the scales your way:  Read..

  • What Are Your Choices For A Natural, Healthy Weight Loss "Diet"?

    By Terry Nicholls

    Most people find it easier to take a pill than to get the healthy foods and spend the time preparing them. Until now. Natural health foods such as Green Tea, Acai, Yerba Mate, and Cha de Bugre can make it easier for you to stay on your weight loss "diet" until you reach your desired result.  Read..

  • Folic Acid Formula and Chemistry

    By Vincent Platania

    Folic acid is a water soluble vitamin that is associated with the B vitamins. Originally all of the B vitamins were thought to be the same vitamin until it was discovered that they were actually a complex of vitamins that occurred in the same foods and in many cases worked together in the body .  Read..

  • 30 Major Diet Secrets for a Successful Love-Life

    By Ori Hofmekler

    What You Absolutely Should and Shouldn’t Do To Boost Your Sex Drive and Enhance Performance  Read..

  • Body Composition And Weight Loss: They Are Related!

    By Anthony_Ellis

    The world today has more obese and overweight people than any other time in history. The reasons are simple ­ too much bad foods and not enough exercise and weight training. However, with so much focus being placed on health and wellness, people are changing their lifestyle, thus obtaining quality health.  Read..

  • Weight-Loss Supplements: 5 Myths!

    By Joanne Eglash - Healthy Lifestyles Columnist

    Is there a dieter who hasn't, at some point in his or her life, wished for a magical pill that would end that battle of the bulge? Most of us have spent more than a few dollars on a supposedly simple solution to our weight-loss dilemma. The typical result: We've wasted our money and time -- and the scale hasn't budged.  Read..

  • The Benefits Of Fiber In Your Diet

    By Noah Lam

    Fiber in a diet has been know to relieve constipation, lower your risk for heart disease, diabetes, and digestive diseases. Fiber helps you pass foods like meats and carbohydrates and prevent the absorption of those foods. It is important to have enough fiber in your diet  Read..

  • Vitamin D - Getting To Know This Important Nutrient

    By Harry Monell

    Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, is a fat-soluble nutrient that is found not only in natural foods, but is also manufactured by the body when the skin is exposed to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. And, it may come as a surprise to many to know that this single vitamin has the potential to not only strengthen our bones and teeth, but is also known to protect against cancer, TB, diabetes, arthritis, the flu and even the common cold.  Read..

  • The Top Seven Reasons People Don’t Buy Nutritional Supplements… and Why They Should!

    By Mitamins Team

    People have plenty of reasons for not buying nutritional supplements… but none of them outweigh the true benefits of boosting your overall health with vitamins and minerals!
    It’s a fact: People generally don’t like change. In fact, they are so hesitant to make any adjustments to their daily routines that they will sabotage their good health by not even considering nutritional supplements.  Read..

  • 4 Keys to Weight Loss

    By Chad Anderson, CSCS

    First off, let me start by saying this list is by no means exhaustive. However, if you can manage these 4 important components of a weight loss program, you will be on your way to a slimmer body.  Read..

  • The Effects of Diet on Infertiltiy

    By Dr. Mike Berkley

    Overwhelmed by studies, research and the constantly changing diet, nutrition and food recommendations? With so many conflicting opinions and studies it's a full time job trying to keep up with the do's and don'ts.
    Here are… not just five, but six... of the top basic lifestyle changes that Cynthia Stadd, Director of Nutrition Services at The Berkley Center, recommends to proactively promote and prepare your body for conception and a remarkable family life!  Read..

  • Beating Candida With Diet and Nutrition

    By Sarah Rhodes

    The most common symptoms are itching and the feeling of irritation in the vaginal area; redness or swelling of the vulva; a white, thick, unpleasant discharge which looks similar to cottage cheese and which has no scent, although sometimes it could smell like yeast; the feeling of burning whenever urinating or having sex.
    Probiotics are those little bacteria numbering in the billions that help you live a good healthy life. They help to process food and enhance the absorption of B vitamins. You can end the chronic yeast infection that plagues you by simply starting a daily long term use of probiotics.  Read..

  • Some Healthy Nutrition

    By Terje Ellingsen

    Below are listed some foods that are containing ingredients of healthy nutrition.
    Berries are incredible antioxidants
    Ah, the sweet taste of fresh berries! Berries are actually good for you and contain plant nutrients called anthocyanidins. Some of these have high levels of resveratrol, which helps fight heart disease and cancer. The next time you want something sweet, juicy, and good for you, reach for blueberries, grapes, or strawberries, and do not feel guilty!  Read..

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