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.
One of the world's most favorite fruit is probably the avocado. Its mushy, greenish and tasty mash is equally healthy and nutritional. It can be turned into smoothie, ice cream, salad, pancake, toast and many more. But lately there were videos and recipes going around claiming that the avocado seeds are good for your body. But can we really eat avocado seeds? Experts say, you probably shouldn't.
Different age groups require different kinds of nutrients to nurture the body. As we get older, the demands of the body shifts from one set to the other. And nutritionists say that if you want to achieve the best health when you reach your prime age, then you should start watching what you eat and properly analyze the nutrients you get depending on how old you already are.
A cardiologist reveals that choosing the right kinds of carb has a significant effect in decreasing diabetes risk. In particular, he warns against startchy food which he says contributes to increased diabetes risks by 23 percent. However, the effect can be offset if one eats a diet of high percentage of fiber and suggest that a good carbs to fiber ration is 10 grams carbs for every gram of fiber.
These days, a lot of focus being put on the health of the elderly population, who now not only wish to live longer, but live well. Hence, the renewed interests in nutraceuticals, which ensure that people above 50 years get added vitamins and minerals in order to lead a healthy life.
Processed food can be as healthy as fresh ones, especially if you know where what to look for!
Needle-free blood sugar monitoring is finally here. Researchers have developed a patch that can measure one's blood sugar levels by using the wearers sweat. Currently, researchers are testing the new patch's diabetic drug delivery system, which would make the patch a very convenient way of managing diabetes.
The salt, pepper and lemon for remedies have been known long ago. But is it just some celeb fads or is there any scientific proof?
For most people, eating breakfast is very important as it is the source of energy needed to start the day's tasks. However, a lot of common breakfast items are actually dieting traps that would be best avoided. Here are the top 10 common breakfast items that one needs to avoid.
A new study suggests that the results recorded and displayed by the fitness devices may not be as truthful, compared to manual calorie counting and other methods.
A healthy cholesterol level is essential for the health of the heart and also to reduce the risks of developing a heart attack or stroke. Therefore, it is vital to know your cholesterol numbers. In fact, the American Heart Association strongly recommends everyone to above 20 years to check their cholesterol levels and other traditional risk factors once in four to six years.
In A study conducted by Emma Boyland, The American Council of Science and Health said about 43 percent of the respondents in their study said, they can never be persuaded to buy frozen food again. With more modern technology aiming to further prolong the shelf life of fruits and vegetables, more people are asking, are frozen foods good for you?
It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.
Knee injuries - They're a hazard of any sport that involves significant lateral stresses and football has plenty of those. Whether you're changing direction at speed, taking hits or delivering them, then there's a good chance you're going to tweak something (and let's hope that it's just been a tweak!).
Flowers are typically used for ornamental purposes. We cherish their beautiful blossoms or hypnotic scents. But many flowers are also edible and offer surprising health benefits.
There are so many ways we can experience exposure to harmful poisons, and in many cases, we may not realize it's happening. From household cleaners and similar products to children's toys, there are often toxins and poisonous products and ingredients lurking in even the most unsuspecting of places.
All pro level athletes know about the dedication needed to not just accomplish their goals, but to achieve even bigger targets in their lives. It's also a commonly known fact that fitness and exercise alone cannot get them there. Putting the right food into their bodies is equally important.