A viral video showing how to prepare an avocado seed for consumption has grabbed social media's attention lately. Promoting avocado seed's supposed health benefits, a lively conversation is on going with one camp firm on the belief while the other is opposed, saying ingesting the seed could be dangerous. Read on to know the facts.
These days, microwaves are a common gadget in most kitchens. They are not only convenient, but also reduce cooking time. Using electric energy, these two-shelf devices can heat or cook an assortment of foods. However, there are rumors that microwaving food removes some valuable nutrients.
A recent study concludes that both the couples caffeine drinking habits in the weeks prior to pregnancy could contribute to an increase in the miscarriage risk.
Recent studies indicate that strength trainings work better in fat loss, which made people prefer strength routines over cardio. But are strength trainings really better that cardio workouts may be totally eliminated?
A nutritional expert challenges the commonly held belief of breakfast being the most importantly meal of the day. According to him, there is no evidence supporting all those touted health benefits of eating the morning meal.
It seems some vegetables are almost immune to clingy viruses that a simple rinse or two would be sufficient to remove them. This characteristic makes them less likely to be contaminated, a fact that could be used in the fight against foodborne illnesses.
Dark chocolate has been shown to have some effect on reducing high blood pressure, according to new research.
Classified as an ultra-processed food item, people have leared to be wary of soft drinks, or at least, control the amount they consume. However, there are actually far worst drinks than sodas in terms of sugar content. Though tea, coffee and chocolate have proven health benefits, it would be best to steer clear of these drinks due to their high sugar content which would make the regular soda look almost "healthier" by comparison.
Applying a new way to analyze data from 87 previous long-term studies, researchers say that drinking in moderation does not seem to offer any health benefit at all. However, others are wary of this new conclusion saying that what the new interpretation offers is the fact that drinking moderately does not seem to affect death rates either negatively or positively.
It's almost ironic to consider that while people already know what is healthy and what is not, majority still continue to gorge themselves with unhealthy food choices. Is there something pushing people to eat the very foods forbidden to them?
It is ironical that seductive foods lure you most when you are working to lose weight. However, one hardly realizes that several of the "bad" or "tempting" foods are actually not all that harmful while you are trying to lose weight. Below is a list of some seductive foods that can work wonders and help you to lose those extra pounds.
Sometimes couples prefer to conceive a baby girl. Nature tells us there's nothing we can do to choose a specific gender before a baby is conceived. But today, food experts are suggesting that they can now identify food items which can help couples conceive a baby girl.
Eating slowly is the key to eating less and having a slim body.
In an article,Food and Wine said researchers are synthetically reproducing anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-Cancer compounds found in hop. Potentially, they say, it can cure cancer.
Binge eating disorder (B.E.D) is a relatively new term for a particular type of eating disorder. While any one can be affected by binge eating disorder, it is more common among women. Over 6 million Americans, about 2% of men and 3.5% of women, have this condition at some point in their lives. Usually, binge eating disorder begins in the late teens or early 20s and it is most common among all eating disorders.