Developing Healthy Eating Habits Amongst Kids

Developing Healthy Eating Habits Amongst Kids

It is quite natural for any child to dislike new kind of food right away. It may take 10 or more tries getting a child to accept a new food. It is essential for parents to behave patiently if you want your child to eat right and healthy. For overall growth and...
Detox Diet: Juice Fasting

Detox Diet: Juice Fasting

Due to the highly processed foods that we consume and the polluted air that we breathe, our body accumulates toxins. The body does its best to eliminate the toxins, but ends up being stressed due to the overload. Symptoms such as chronic headaches, skin allergies,...
Delicious Ways To Reduce Cholesterol Without Drugs

Delicious Ways To Reduce Cholesterol Without Drugs

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance that is present in the cell membranes of body tissues and is carried in the blood plasma. It is a sterol; a combination of alcohol and steroid and is also called atherosclerotic plaque. The body requires cholesterol in order to form...
Delicious Do-It-Yourself Snacks For Kids

Delicious Do-It-Yourself Snacks For Kids

Nearly seven million American children come home from school to an empty house, clamoring for a quick, appetizing snack only to settle for junk food. But instead of reaching for the sweets during those cool after-school days or hot summer nights, kids can put on the...
Dairy: Diet Boost or Boomerang?

Dairy: Diet Boost or Boomerang?

Adequate calcium intake has long been recommended for stronger bones. But lately, calcium has been scoring headlines for its possible link with weight loss. While I hope this news will be a boon to dieters, I’m afraid it could also boomerang. Why? It panders to...
Considering Becoming A Vegetarian

Considering Becoming A Vegetarian

I have many friends in the past few years that have decided to become vegetarians. I saw friend after friend jump onto the bandwagon that being a vegetarian had become, and I’ll admit that I almost jumped on the wagon myself without giving the choice much...
Combatting Atherosclerosis With Good Nutrition

Combatting Atherosclerosis With Good Nutrition

Imagine hundreds of cars zooming down an eight-lane highway. One lane disappears, and then another, until the same cars crawl bumper-to-bumper along a one-lane country road. That’s sort of what happens when you have atherosclerosis. Your arteries, the highways...
Cholesterol Types

Cholesterol Types

Cholesterol is a blood fat needed by the body in moderate amounts. However, high <b>cholesterol</b>(http://www.vasacor.com/) levels can lead to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD). Angina is chest pain caused by the restriction of blood flow...
Cholesterol Facts

Cholesterol Facts

<b>Cholesterol Facts</b> With all the news and warnings about the dangers of high cholesterol, many people view cholesterol as a “bad” substance that should be eliminated completely from our lives. In truth, cholesterol serves some important functions in...
Children’s Vitamins

Children’s Vitamins

Many parents are concerned that their children do not consume the proper foods they need to stay strong and healthy. The truth is children can be picky eaters. Some children will go through stages where they will refuse to eat anything other than a favorite food,...