Tag: diet

Deaths From Poor Diet Outnumber Those From Smoking, and Medical Schools Aren’t Helping

In a study completed in 2016, more Americans demonstrated risk factors and died from causes related to poor diet than from tobacco use. Dietary risks accounted for nearly 530,000 U.S. deaths that year, about 10% more than died from cigarette smoking. About 11 million people globally died due to dietary

These diets and supplements may not really protect the heart

Doctors often recommend certain dietary interventions — such as following a Mediterranean-type diet or cutting salt intake — in the interest of protecting heart health. On top of this, many individuals believe that dietary supplements will help them stay healthy. Common knowledge has it that diet and lifestyle play an

Don’t let these problems prevent you from healthfully diet

Healthy eating can be difficult for anyone, but it’s particularly challenging as we get older. The diet of the average American over 65 is too low in whole fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, heart-healthy oils and dairy, and too high in refined grains, sodium, and other empty nutrients, according to

Low-fat diet with more fruits and vegetables may decrease risk of dying from breast cancer

AP Domestic Low-fat diet may improve breast cancer survival For the first time, a large experiment suggests that trimming dietary fat and eating more fruits and vegetables may lower a woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer. Women who lowered the fat in their diets while eating more fruis, vegetables and

3 Facts And Debunked Myths About Diet Soda

Diet soda is a popular drink all over the world. Some people believe it can reduce their sugar or calorie intake, while others believe it can help them lose weight because it contains artificial sweeteners like aspartame, cyclamate, saccharin, acesulfame-k or sucralose — in other words, its sweetness is not natural. It has also

7 Steps to Better Heart Health

As the focus of health care increasingly shifts from acute, episodic care delivery – a visit to the doctor, clinic or hospital – over to daily wellness management for chronic conditions, patients and family members have become crucial partners in their own health care. Nowhere is this more important for

Do You Really Need to Quit Sugar ?

Every new year, you’re bombarded with an endless amount of dos and don’ts to eating healthier and becoming the best version of yourself. And typically, there’s one thing that’s always at the top of the naughty list: sugar. But while it’s been demonized for years, it’s actually not quite the

How to Maintain a Vegan Diet Throughout College

Meat consumption and in general, animal product consumption continue to increase around the worlege students, like myself, can follow affordable vegan lifestyles while obtaining adequate nutrients. Protein If you’ve ever been told that you won’t get enough protein from maintaining a plant based diet in college, you’re not alone. I’ve been

Extremely low-carb diets are unsafe and should be avoided

Low-carbohydrate diets are a popular diet trend for losing weight. The diet restricts the consumption of carbohydrates found in sugary foods, breads and pastas while opting for foods rich in protein, fat and vegetables. The diet boasts of many health benefits, including improved blood pressure and cholesterol levels. These benefits may

Nutritionists recommend blue maize natural alternative to prevent metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a serious and dangerous health issue. A particular study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food discusses how the extract of blue maize, a variety of corn grown in Mexico and the Southwestern United States, can help attenuate the condition’s symptoms.A person with metabolic syndrome suffers from