Category: Healthy Eating

Pick fresh, eat fresh

Fresh vegetables are a critical part of living a healthy and abundant life. If grown correctly they will contain all the minerals, B and C group vitamins, antioxidants and other essential organic compounds. In this article I’ll outline how to choose your vegetables and why you should eat the freshest first. Time of harvest When you go to a supermarket, organic… Read more »

Omega-3 fatty acids for prevention of psychotic disorders

Preventing psychotic disorders by using antipsychotic medicines is often considered to be controversial. Studies have revealed that long chain omega-3, polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) may prove to be useful in dealing with various psychiatric disorders including schizophrenia. Various research works have time and again stated that Omega-3 PUFAs are mostly good for health and do not have any adverse effects…. Read more »

Caffeine – good or bad?

According to a study done by researchers at National Institute of Health, Asian women had higher levels of estrogen when subjected to 200 milligrams of caffeine when compared to white women who were subjected to the same amount. 200 milligrams of caffeine is equivalent to two cups of coffee. When the same tests were conducted on African-American women, they were… Read more »

Why diets fail

One of the greatest myths that lead to diet failure is that if you eat fewer calories and exercise more then you will lose weight. While diet and exercise certainly contribute to weight loss the bigger picture is more involved and complex then simply changing you’re eating habits and behaviors. Look at fat for instance. For each gram of fat… Read more »

All calories are the same

Each calorie is different, especially in relation to weight loss. It has been proven by recent scientific studies that not all calories carry the same “weight”. Diets have changed over time in relation to three food groups which are proteins, fats and carbohydrates. While the consumption of calories that hold fat are going down, the ones coming from protein and… Read more »