Sunday, October 21, 2018
Pasta is a convenient and filling meal, but some types of pasta provide empty carbs, meaning that they offer very little nutritional value alongside the calories. As people's understanding of carbohydrates, gluten, and the glycemic index (GI) grows, they...
Vegetables are just one part of healthy living with diabetes. But sometimes, people wonder which may be the best option for good blood sugar level control. Research proves that Gongronema latifolium was the best of the 12 common leafy culinary...
Millions of osteoporosis patients should eat a Mediterranean diet to lower their odds of breaking their hip, research suggests. Sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil and fish can stave off bone loss in...
As the world claims to be getting more and more sophisticated in its social and material development, so, it is getting to lose its grip on certain rules that should guide this development. One of the ways this has happened...
When most of us think of calories, we think of how fattening a food is. In dietary terms, calories are the amount of energy that a food provides.If we consistently take in more energy than we need, we will...
Some things just don’t mix well. But what you eat or drink can affect how some drugs you take work. You may not find time to read medical information that details contraindications, but you should talk to your doctor...
Unripe plantains are not as sweet as bananas unless they are ripe. For decades, plantains have been one of the most common staple foods that thrive in the tropics. They contain many health advantages when taken unripe. They are...
Ensuring a healthy heart is far easier than can be imagined. Experts looking at heart healthy foods have indicated that a diet that includes coffee and tomatoes support a healthy heart. In a new study, experts indicated that tomato...
To many people, all that is to lavender is its sweet smell in soaps, shampoos and air fresheners. But lavender (Lavandula angustifolia or Lavandula officinalis) has also been used as a remedy for a range of ailments from insomnia...
Although most people think of mushrooms as vegetables, they’re in fact a type of beneficial fungus. The term “mushroom” refers to any macrofungus with a distinctive fruiting body large enough to be seen with the naked eye and picked...