Chocolate is healthier than many fruit juices and is a ’superfood’ in its own right, says a new study conducted by a US-based chocolate company.
Superfoods are high in anti-oxidants and compounds that help prevent damage to healthy cells.
Researchers from the Hershey Centre for Health & Nutrition in the US found that powdered dark chocolate had more anti-oxidants and polyphenols, believed to protect us from cancer and cardiac conditions, the Chemistry … full story
Drinking milk regularly could help you shed weight, finds a recent study.
In a two-year weight loss study, milk drinkers had an advantage over those who skipped the milk, reports the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Researchers led by Danit Shahar from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel, found that adults who drank nearly two glasses of milk daily, which provided the highest Vitamin D levels at six months, lost more weight … full story
Taking tea may prevent weight gain caused by junk food, according to a new study.
Researchers found regular consumption of tea also suppressed damaging changes in the blood linked to fatty foods that can lead to type-2 diabetes, reports dailymail.co.uk.
They said the research on mice could signal another set of health benefits from tea if they are confirmed in trials on humans.
In the study some mice were given a high fat diet and others a normal … full story
Eating almonds can prevent diabetes and heart disease.
Researchers have found that eating nuts regularly may help treat type 2 diabetes, accounting for 90-95 percent of all cases.
It could also tackle cardiovascular disease, the Journal of the American College of Nutrition reports.
Diabetics have a shortage of insulin or a decreased ability to use the hormone that allows glucose to enter cells and convert to energy, according to the Daily Mail. … full story
Nutrition by Natalie
Top Ten Best Foods
Natalie counts down the top 10 best foods you could eat.
In a fast food nation, eating healthy food becomes difficult to do. Yet a poor diet contributes to low energy, obesity, stress, health problems and high medical bills.
If you eat better, you will feel better and this video discusses some of the foods you should avoid. full story
Healthy Eating and Nutrition Tips : Vegetable and Fruit Weight Loss Diets
When eating a diet that is based on fruits and vegetables, a person doesn't have to worry too much about counting calories. Discover why its important to eat raw fruits and vegetables with help from a certified health counselor and nutrition consultant in this free video on healthy eating. full story
Diabetes or diabetes mellitus is a disorder that is characterized by elevation of glucose levels in blood. The carbohydrates that we consume get converted in to glucose, and hormone insulin secreted by pancreas breaks down the glucose, makes it enter body cells and release energy for day to day activities. Faulty metabolism occurs when glucose imbalance occurs in blood. The glucose imbalance occurs either when inadequate insulin is produced by pancreas, … full story
Buttermilk is produced by culture, the milk is turned into curd and then this curd is churned to produced buttermilk and cream. Buttermilk is very good for body and has more lactic acid and less fat as compared to regular milk. It is a very good carminative and digestive drink as described by Ayurveda. Buttermilk is useful in complicated digestive disorders and also in treating obesity.
There is lot of misconception amongst people that buttermilk … full story
Vitamin C is really important to your family health if you want to boost your immune system especially now that Influenza A (H1N1) is threatening everybody’s health, better eat vitamin C-rich foods everyday. Vitamin C reduces blood pressure, has the ability to reduce the severity of colds and could protect you against cataract and certain cancers too.
Red and green bell peppers, strawberries, citrus fruits, raw tomatoes, cantaloupe and broccoli are … full story
Moringa oleifera, commonly referred to simply as "Moringa", is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa. Moringa is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. Moringa oleifera is a nutritious vegetable tree with a variety of potential uses. Every part of the Moringa Oleifera tree, from the roots to the leaves has beneficial properties that can serve humanity. Moringa oleifera trees have been used to combat malnutrition, especially among … full story
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