Healthise Info on Nutrition

The Six Benefits Of Eating Oatmeal

Eating a bowl of oatmeal each morning is the perfect way to start your day off right. This article will explain the six benefits of eating oatmeal and ways to make it

Your Obese Child & School Nutrition

Good Nutrition in School Can Help to Fight Childhood Obesity Perhaps you are trying to help your child lose weight, or you feel he or she may be in danger of becoming

Substitutes for Butter

Instead of Butter: Use top quality, cold pressed, extra virgin olive oil, from the first pressing, or flaxseed oil. The taste of virgin olive oil is appealing to millions of people around

Nutrition Needs in the Golden Years

Many a proverb has been dedicated to how our attitudes and expectations evolve as we pass through life’s seasons, but far less has been written about how our nutrition needs change as

Let’s Listen to Bill Clinton’s Advice on Modern Biotechnology

Since he left office, former U.S. President, Bill Clinton, has dedicated almost all his life championing the cause of the poor, here in America and abroad. From winning concessions for cheaper drugs

Nutrition Zeroes or Heroes? Four Misunderstood Foods

While superfoods like blueberries, tomatoes and spinach have achieved the nutrition equivalent of celebrity status, other fruits and vegetables generate little excitement – and even confusion. The researchers and scientists at the

The New And Improved Nutrition Pyramid

Just when you were getting the Nutrition Pyramid down to an exact science, the USDA goes and releases an all new nutrition and diet plan for healthy Americans. On April 19, 2005,

Just Say No: Healthy Eating and Peer Pressure

If you are on a diet or simply enjoying a healthy lifestyle, than you probably know that peer pressure to eat foods that are not good for you is a major part

Why Eating Fish Prevents Cancer!

What Are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged. Although there are several enzyme systems within the body

Vitamins Is There Such Thing as Too Much?

You probably hear lots of information about the need to get sufficient amounts of vitamins in your daily diet, and to take a vitamin supplement if you aren’t getting those necessary vitamins.

Top 8 Nutrition Myths You’ve Been Taught To Believe

Don’t always believe what you hear- especially when it comes to your health. Here’s some nutrition myths we were taught to follow, and according to the experts, we shouldn’t have listened to.

What in the World is a Crossover Food?

Looking for healthy, inexpensive and versatile ways to add more protein into your diet? Why not consider dried beans? Dried beans, also known as legumes and pulses, are not only a great

Take A “Magic Carpet” Ride

A few years ago, a magazine editor asked me to write about the 10 “best” foods for families. How could I choose? No one food supplies everything the body needs, and each

Potential Diet Killer! Food High In Carbohydrates

When it comes to maximizing your energy levels, carbohydrates are the best “go” food around. Think of carbohydrates as gas in your fuel tank. If you don’t provide yourself with carbohydrates throughout

Oh my Gosh! – What should I eat?

Super foods are full of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals but they also contain amino acids, which are the basic structural building blocks of proteins. Proteins make up the bulk of all your

Is Your Low-Carb Diet Aging Your Skin?

Low-carb diets, while they may be effective in promoting quick weight loss, have been shown to increase inflammation in the body, according to researchers at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University. Not

Stoke Your Body’s Furnace With Low Carbohydrate Food

Though there are many different low carbohydrate diet plans, they are based on the same principles. When carbohydrates (such as starches and sugars) are consumed, the body’s blood sugar level rises. To

The Dangers Of Trans Fats And How To Know If You’re Eating Them

Trans fats, or Trans Fatty Acids, are a vegetable-based fat that is made when vegetable oils are hardened for use in shortening or margarine. Trans fats are found in baked and fried

More Reasons For Breakfast Eaters To Smile

I was raised to be a breakfast eater. Even in those very hectic high school days, my mom made sure that I didn’t leave the house without eating something. Mom was right;

XanGo…Taste the power of xanthones from the whole mangosteen fruit

XanGo Juice is a nutritious drink made from mangosteen fruit. XanGo Juice contains powerful antioxidants due to xanthones found in the mangosteen fruit. This amazing fruit has fascinated the original inhabitants of

Pure Water and Fine Tea

April 13, 2006 Tea originated in China 5,000 years ago and the selection and brewing of tea has been refined to an art with health and spiritual aspects emerging as part of

Lowering Cholesterol Through The Foods You Eat

If you have high cholesterol and you are thinking of lowering your cholesterol level, don’t worry because you can do it yourself and a lot of other people are also experiencing the

Rejuvenate Your Routine, Live Healthier

Kick the doldrums by incorporating heart-healthy snacks into your family’s eating plan. The American Heart Association helps make this simple and easy to do. Get the Kids Involved Turn off the TV

What is the Glycemic Index?

Over the last 30 years, research into food and blood glucose response has completely changed our carbohydrate classification system. It has been learned that it is impossible to predict the impact on

Naturally Sweet and Healthy – The Wonders of Stevia

Stevia (STEE-vee-uh) is an outstanding, sweet tasting herb that has remarkable health promoting qualities. The sweetness of Stevia is largely due to its complex stevioside molecule that is composed of glucose, sophorose

Nutrients for brain health

The brain is clearly one of the most important parts of our body. With many of the processes and functions of the brain still not fully understood, it can be difficult to

It’s Getting Easier To Go With The Grain

There’s good news for those who want to incorporate more whole grains into their diet. Thanks to innovative menu planning and a growing number of products, it’s getting easier for consumers to

Nutrition: Is Organic Worth It?

When you head to the grocery store, shopping for products like eggs, meat, fish, milk, and produce can be very tricky. Signs are posted everywhere labeling food as natural, organic, and a