Health Topics

Carbohydrates

  • Plant Based Diet Benefits

    If you’ve been a carnivore all your life, you may not think twice about dishing up a steak for dinner or cooking up some ham for lunch. But more and more people are starting to turn to the vegetarian way of life and now it might just be time for you to do the same.

    This doesn’t necessarily mean you have to eat every meal in the vegetarian way however transitioning some of your normal meals to a meatless variety can be a wise move.

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  • Guide to Sarcopenia and How to Prevent Age-Related Muscle Loss

    As you age, your body naturally begins to decline — there’s simply no way around it. As frustrating as it may be, your muscular frame isn’t made to last forever. 

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  • Food Swaps That Aren’t As Healthy As You Think

    When someone makes a food swap, they might think that they’re making a healthy change but in reality, they’re doing the opposite. The swap may be a little better than what they were eating before, but not enough to see positive results. View Post
  • Disguising Vegetables as Carbohydrates: Your Guide to Guilt-Free Dishes

    Originally published on Health & Nature News Most diets ban foods containing carbohydrates, as they have been known to contribute to weight gain.  But, what if you could still enjoy pizzas and pastas by tricking your taste buds into thinking that they are eating delicious carbs? By subbing ve... View Post
  • Natural & Artificial Sweeteners

    Originally published on Health & Nature News Since the late 1800’s consumers have been enjoying artificial sweeteners as an additive to their food and beverage of choice. Whether from nature or the laboratory or both, the recent discovery of these tasty little molecules has made it possible ... View Post
  • The Pros And Cons Of Ketogenic Diets

    If you’re someone who is looking for a new diet to try, you may be considering a ketogenic diet plan. Very popular right now amongst the mainstream media, it can feel like everyone is following the keto plan. What is the ketogenic diet and will it serve to benefit you? Let’s go over a few things ... View Post
  • Best Ways to Naturally Balance Blood Sugar

    Do you find yourself feeling fatigued and sleepy after eating? Are there moments throughout your day where you experience irritability and strong hunger pangs? Do you feel dizzy more than normal? If so, you may have problems with your blood sugar. When you eat carbohydrates, your body breaks the... View Post
  • Can Coffee Really Protect You from Alzheimer’s Disease?

    The global population of older adults is expected to increase by 17 percent by 2050, and this has medical professionals becoming concerned with the potential cost burden related to Alzheimer’s and dementia, two of the most common diseases in people above the age of 65. How prevalent is Alzheimer... View Post