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Food intolerance is a sensitivity to certain food groups that is different from allergies, but it still causes an adverse reaction in the body. Food intolerance usually wreaks havoc on the digestive system and is identified with a simple blood test. Getting the news that your favorite foods are causing digestive distress to your body is not only unpleasant, but it...

Posted on Apr 28 2015 - 3:09pm

Yogurt has long been praised for a slew of health benefits it can contribute to if consumed on a regular basis, but a new study conducted at the Autonomous University of Madrid shows eating yogurt may not bring any significant improvements, physically or mentally. The study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics followed 4,445 adults and...

Posted on Apr 22 2015 - 5:07pm

Breakfast is certainly one of the most important meals of the day, especially for children and their developing bodies. A healthy breakfast consists of 4 food groups, fruits and vegetables, grains, milk and meats. Fruits and vegetables are best served fresh, although frozen or canned produce is also an option. If opting for such products, make sure there is no added...

Posted on Apr 17 2015 - 3:20pm

In theory, we all know gluten-free foods are more expensive, but do we know exactly how much money we’ll be spending on groceries every month if we decided to switch to this diet regimen? Back in 2008 when individuals affected by celiac disease were the main consumers of the gluten-free diet an average gluten-free product was 242% more expensive than a regular...

Posted on Apr 16 2015 - 1:27pm

Scientists and laymen alike have been investigating and studying different foods and their effects on jet lag. Travelers know all too well that jet lag can be a real drag, but luckily there are certain foods that can help get your biological clocks in sync with the time zone you’ve arrived to. One of the foods that is sure to help your body adjust is lemon. Most...

Which foods or ingredients take the No.1 spot on the list of the best cancer-fighting foods is debatable, and combining all the nutrients that make their way onto that list is probably the smartest idea. Still, many experts agree that eating oily fish on a regular basis offers significant help in the combat against cancer cells and in most cases doesn’t interfere...

Posted on Mar 3 2015 - 4:41pm

We all know that if we want to prevent heart disease and high blood pressure, we must regularly control our cholesterol levels. However, many people tend to brag about how they “watch their cholesterol” without even knowing what cholesterol is and what it does to our bodies. Let’s change that, shall we? Cholesterol 101 Cholesterol takes the form of a waxy substance...

Whole grain fiber based diet is the inevitable step toward the new and healthier you. How do we know that? Easy – recent research has proved that diet based on whole grain fiber can prevent cardiovascular, infectious, or respiratory diseases. 3 in 1. The National Cancer Institute made an experiment in which the researchers followed more than 500,000 people and...