January 26, 2017 Superfoods

What Makes Superfoods Really Super for Your Health

Nutritionists swear by the fact that this superfoods can surely help in fighting high blood pressure, bodily weakness, and to top it all cancer! What exactly are Superfoods? Well, they are not drugs to begin with, nor are they some power-packed juices or powders that are not-so-good for your health. And yes, you might be […]

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October 25, 2016 brown-vs-white-rice

Brown VS White Rice – 13 Little-Known Health Difference?

More research and agricultural development has made the brown vs white rice debate more pronounced in recent time. With over 8,000 varieties, rice feeds the world! The next time you reach for the white rice, you may want to reconsider. While we all know ‘brown’ is healthier than ‘white’… we might be challenged to answer the […]

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July 22, 2016 What-characterizes-a-whole-grains-product

Health Benefits of Whole Grains

You’ve heard whole grains are healthy. But why? Here’s the lowdown on why you should be eating them, how to find them and their health benefits. When grains like wheat, oats and corn grow in the field they have three main edible parts: the fiber-rich outer bran, the nutrient-packed inner germ, and the starchy endosperm. […]

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July 7, 2016 good fats

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27 percent, study says

Good fats can cut risk of death by 27 percent, study says. We’ve long known that “bad” fats aren’t the healthiest choices in our diets, but the latest news from Harvard is lethal: Eating too much saturated or trans fat can increase your risk of dying. The silver lining? You can reverse some of that risk […]

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July 7, 2016 trans fat

The difference between trans fat, saturated and unsaturated fat

The U.S. FDA is phasing out artificial trans fat from the food supply, but people should limit their intake of saturated fats, too, which can also cause heart disease. There are three main types of fat: unsaturated, saturated and trans fats. UNSATURATED FAT: These are the good fats, and doctors say they should be the […]

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July 7, 2016 Saturated Fat

Top 10 Foods Highest in Saturated Fat

Saturated fat refers to a group of fatty acids, each with its own properties and characteristics. Some of the saturated fatty acids may be healthy, while others less so, and more research needs to be conducted so consumers can make better diet choices. Despite saturated fats potential health benefits, saturated fat has long been associated […]

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July 7, 2016 Saturated fats

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. “There has […]

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