Some of us have to watch our sodium as we get older. High blood pressure can sneak up on you without you even knowing. And, it can prove to be deadly. Weight gain can cause our blood pressure to go up. It is best advised by the health authorities to try to keep it in … Continue reading How using your ‘Salt Shaker’ can Reduce Daily Sodium Intake…
My body was trying to tell me something. When I used to eat bags and bags of chips each week, I was also overdosing on sodium. Getting rid of the excess salt is taxing on the body. 'I remember getting remarks when I was young salting my food heavily. I think that was because my … Continue reading How I Finally Knew I Was Consuming Too Much Salt And Needed To Cut Back
Vegetarians can make the mistake of not getting enough calories during the day. To compensate, they may crave fatty foods like eating more seeds, nuts and avocados. But, if you eat salads and drizzle olive oil, you are in the same boat. We don't want to let our health sink. You might be feeling tired … Continue reading Keeping Trim And Fit: Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease With Plant Based Diets
Just like most Americans, I was using too much salt. This was iodized sea as well as Himalayan pink. Too much of these so called 'healthier' salts can be as unhealthy as regular table salt. Eating the way most Americans do makes sodium add up a lot faster than you might think. Did you know, … Continue reading Why High And Low Salt Diets Can Be Unhealthy
What is the proper daily sodium intake for adults? We all know too much salt isn't healthy for you. We have been told over and over, it increases our blood pressure. But, is that all it does? Researchers suspect salt may also activate what's called 'T helper 17' cells, which can activate an immune response … Continue reading Daily sodium intake: How much salt is ‘too much’?
Is olive oil good for you? The quick answer is NO! But, why do I say it isn't healthy when everyone else says it is? Because, everyone likes to hear good news about their bad eating habits. People are sensitive about their food and don't want to be told how to eat. Yet, you see … Continue reading Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…
You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters. Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly … Continue reading Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you
In my opinion, the perfect health diet is how we used to eat thousands of years ago. Genetically speaking, we are almost exactly like the great apes. The diet we were made to eat promotes healthy weight loss, provides maximum natural energy, brings better health and longer life. If you look at what chimpanzees eat, … Continue reading Perfect health diet: You eat all you want
What is holistic health? It has everything to do with the 'whole person'. It's the psychological, physical and social aspects of ones life which should seriously be taken into account and viewed as a whole. If one does not, he will likely suffer quality of life consequences. In other words, it's not just food that … Continue reading Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?
Is the caffeine in coffee hazardous to our health? I would say it is not the only health concern when drinking it. Depending upon the source, 'caffeine' can either hurt your arteries or improve endothelial function (interior lining of arteries.) All I know is when I stopped drinking coffee, 'it felt' as though my cardiovascular system … Continue reading The unhealthful truth about caffeine in coffee: Is one cup too much?