Tips to help you love the foods that love you back. Ginger and turmeric as an alternative treatment to relieve pain and inflammation of arthritis or garlic and honey for the symptoms of cold and flu. There are hundreds of foods which influence our health and well being.
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…
In today’s complex world we sometimes forget that the simplest things in life can sometimes be the best things in life. Honey is one of our all too often overlooked miracle foods.
Its sweet nectar has been used for thousands of years to treat everything from the common cold and asthma, to intestinal upset, skin lesions, and burns. It is one of our oldest skin lotions and was long ago used to heal wounds. Honey is a natural medicinal product with many uses.
A powerful antioxidant with antibacterial properties honey is well deserving of a more prominent role than it currently occupies in the treatment of today’s health problems. It could sit as comfortably in our medicine chests as it does in the kitchen cupboard.
Composed of natural sugars honey is rich in magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron and phosphate, as well as vitamins C and B. It is more easily digested than complex refined sugars with approximately forty percent less calories than other sugar sources provide. The sugars within ho…
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…
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