Foods That Can Cause Inflammation

The foods you consume do make a difference to your health. There are definitely foods that can cause an inflammatory response in the body.

Eating a variety of foods in just the right quantities should keep your body healthy and working in top condition. At least this is how the system is supposed to work but unfortunately there are times when things can and will go wrong.

People need food to fuel their body but sometimes the foods which should be good for your body can actually cause you to become ill from their ingestion. If you continue to consume these foods then this illness can become chronic. This is the theory that rests behind some forms of autoimmune based illness and arthritis. 

How well do you know your foods? There are two foods in the opening photo that are more likely to increase inflammation. Can you guess which 2 they are? Give your best guess then find the correct answer at the foot of this article. 

1. Hamburger and peas.
2. Hamburger and yam.
3. Hamburger and white potat…

Cinnamon Honey Lemon Drink

Whether in health or sickness there is a very good reason as to why lemon honey and cinnamon combined within hot liquid are a mixture that is a wonderful combination for improving your health and well being.

Each one of these quiet wonder foods has its own wealth of nutritional and medicinal health benefits. Combined together in a hot drink they are able to help relieve and shorten the symptoms of colds, flu, sore throat, and other common bacterial or viral ailments.

Honey is a powerful antioxidant that also has antibacterial properties within it. Studies are showing that honey can soothe a dry throat and help to eliminate a cough as well as many over the counter cough syrups can. 

Honey has also been used to help treat the symptoms of asthma, and upset stomach. As this golden liquid has antibacterial properties it is also used as a salve on open cuts and burns.

Known as a natural antiseptic honey is believed to improve the digestion tract health in a manner similar to a pro-biotic…

Oatmeal for Breakfast

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. What you eat in the morning will dictate how you feel when you head off to start your day. 

Skip the heavy breakfast and go with a filling one instead.

It is time to take a second look at a tasty grain that has long been promoted as a healthy breakfast food. It is time to put oatmeal (porridge as it is more generally called) back on the breakfast table.

Oatmeal can be cooked in a variety of forms, combined with fruit for added health benefits, and made into snack bites for busy work days. It contains only around 190 calories per bowl with milk included in that count. Not only is this a meal that will leave you feeling refreshed, energized, and ready to get on with your day but this grain is also high in dietary fiber.

This means that when you consume oatmeal on a regular basis that it will help keep your system running as regular as a well oiled clock and this is going to leave you with a lot more energy to play with. Another added benefit …

Broccoli Benefits

You probably know that broccoli doesn’t talk, doesn’t walk, and never hitchhikes a ride with strangers. There are however a few facts about Broccoli that you may not be aware of.

Broccoli is a vegetable that is well recognized as a super food. Rich in antioxidants kids generally have a tendency to dislike it while vegetarians and dieters love it. Chock full of a vast array of vitamins and minerals broccoli is high in fiber, low in calories, a powerful antioxidant, and a proven cancer fighter.

Broccoli is an excellent source of fiber but what makes the fiber within Broccoli unique is that it is made up of two distinct types, it contains both insoluble fiber and soluble fiber. This means that unlike many other foods broccoli is able to meet your complete fiber needs.

Broccoli is a member of the same family as cabbage although it is rarely associated with it. Generally classed as a green vegetable broccoli most closely resembles another member of its family, the Cauliflower.

Broccoli's f…

Antioxidant Foods

Products containing antioxidants are being loudly touted as super foods. They are the foods we are encouraged to consume in this new health conscious millennium.

Promoted as the key to naturally staying young they help keep us healthy and provide us with a long life if we consume them on a regular basis.

These nutrient rich foods can slow down our aging processes and help to prevent age related illness and disability. Sounds like a wonder drug doesn't it? 

Yet even with all the promotion given to these foods many people still don't understand what antioxidants are or how they work within the body to keep us healthy. 

To clear up a little of this confusion let's take a little peek at one of our most highly promoted foods for good health. Broccoli it is  loved, hated, and always the brunt of jokes when it comes to foods that are good for you.

For years we have been advised to consume broccoli but the reasoning as to why we should eat it has been a little smudgy at best. For most…

The Best Apple is

The best apple for baking or the most popular one for flavor which one is the best for each function...? 

Most varieties of apple contain about the same nutrition, calories, vitamins, and minerals so what sets these fruits apart are the factors which individualize them in taste, texture, and best quality for the job at hand.

Which apple is the best or the most popular apple depends on whether you want the fruit for baking, eating, its health benefits, or its individual plant characteristics.

Our personal preferences determine some of our choice but the uniqueness of each variety of apple is what largely makes it best suited to fulfill a specific function. Apples grow in a variety of climates and most can be eaten raw or cooked.

There are around 7500 types with about 2500 of those varieties being grown in the United States so you really do have quite a variety of fruit to sift through for your favorites. If you are interested in discovering the very best apple in the batch keep reading.

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