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Aside from pulling the ‘I don’t have time’ card, the most common excuse for people who can’t focus on a healthy weight loss diet is the cost of food. Even though this has some truth to it, food prices are not actually what thin out our wallets the most. While piling up food for several days might be an investment, there are mistakes people make unknowingly...

Nowadays it is practically impossible to eat healthy as doctors and nutritionists tend to link almost everything to causing cancer. With nearly 1.5 million people being diagnosed with some type of cancer each year, one cannot but wonder which everyday foods indeed contain carcinogens. Many people think they are doing the right thing for their health by drinking diet...

Most of us live hectic lives which give us very little time to take care of ourselves. Having a busy schedule is bad on its own, but there is a side effect to this that can be more harmful to us than a lack of time – stress. Stress alone can’t really do any damage, but when it’s constant, it’s usually followed by more threatening conditions and illnesses....

Regardless of whether your purchase your produce at a farmer’s market, a grocery store and whether you opt for organic or not, washing vegetables will reduce bacterial contamination and the risk of food-related illnesses. Washing fresh foods and vegetables is a serious matter and should be dealt with as such. We are all encouraged to eat more produce, but...

Posted on May 27 2015 - 12:23pm

We all know that we should be eating fish two or three times a week, but not all fish are created equal. The trick to know is that smaller fish that take less time to fully mature are healthier than larger fish simply because they spend less time in polluted waters and have lower mercury count. Such fish is definitely tuna, as well as sardines, and those caught in...

Posted on May 21 2015 - 3:44pm

The market for gluten-free products is absolutely exploding, while the reasons behind such explosion are not really clear. Individuals with celiac disease must avoid gluten, but they only make up 1% of the population in the U.S. So, why exactly are otherwise healthy people going gluten-free? The answer is probably because they perceive it to be healthier than a typical...

It appears that the more we know about the healthy eating, the more confused we get. Low-fat, sugar-free, all natural, wholegrain/multigrain — what’s the deal? We all want to be healthy and eat healthy food, and the hungry consumers often fall for convincing advertising and fancy packaging. In fact, 8 out of 10 people are influenced by healthy food products...

Posted on May 11 2015 - 12:37pm

Large refrigerating systems are one of the greatest things mankind ever came up with. Conserving food is a necessity since no one really likes their food spoiled. And although we’ve got used to refrigerating basically everything that fits in our beloved machines, not all foods are meant to be stored in fridges. Some foods get a change in flavor and quality after...