Incorporating wheatgrass into your diet can be beneficial to your overall health in many ways. This video teaches you how to grow wheatgrass in your home to supply yourself with a constant batch to include in your diet. First, add about a cup of wheatgrass seed to a jar of wat ...more
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Caffeine is a crutch that keeps millions of people awake each day when they probably shouldn't be. If you want to stay awake without caffeine, take care of yourself! This video will give you ideas for lifestyle changes that will increase your energy and keep you awake in a hea ...more
Daylight savings time is here. On November 7th, everyone and everything turned back the clocks to standard time, but how well you adjust to the new time is up to you— Rebecca Jarvis, from The Early Show on CBS, speaks with nutritionist Tanya Zuckerbrot about adjusting to dayl ...more
Tired of sniffing your health away? Are your sinuses driving you mad? Well this video will show you how to create a Master Tonic to live for. This stuff fixes cold, flu, respiratory problems, immune booster, anti allergy, anti bacterial, anti fungal, anti anything that can hur ...more
You don't need supplements to prevent cancer, look to the food you eat every day to pack in all the healthy nutrients you need. You will need berries, spices, sources of isothiocyanate, watercress, green tea, sources of folate, Brazil nuts, omega-3-rich fish, garlic, Asian mus ...more
Feeling a little, um... backed up? If you're on a raw food diet, this is common. In this video, learn how to get rid of constipation when on the raw food diet and get your bowels back in motion!
This video gives advice on how to gain weight by increasing your appetite. It is important to eat nutrient dense high calorie foods. The problem is how to increase your appetite enough to be able to eat the calories you need to gain weight. Go to the food section of the websi ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a homemade delicious protein shake! There are two different recipes that both have good nutritional content. The first shake is a strawberry-banana cheesecake shake. First, take 1 c of frozen strawberries and place them into a blender. Th ...more
This video tutorial will take you through all of the necessary steps of the Master Cleanse. The Master Cleanse is a fast that has been around for over 60 years. Created by Stanley Burroughs, the diet is based on the idea that we are constantly putting toxins into our systems ...more
Learn exercises and information to help underweight people gain weight. Jack Lalanne cites poor nutrition and lack of exercise as the reason for being underweight. He recommends the correct balance of vitamins and minerals to help combat the poor nutrition that leads to a low ...more
Electrolytes are solutions containing ions usually found in sports drinks that help maintain proper hydration during extreme physical activity. A balance of electrolytes is important for the normal functioning of the cells and organs of our body. The most popular electrolytes ...more
Back in our college days we ate like pigs. With a full plate of classes and social activities we were frequently far too worn out to even consider firing up the grill or stove and actually cooking a meal. Let's just say that In'n'out was our best friend. But guess what? If yo ...more
Staring at computer screens all day means that Americans have worse eyes than ever before. If you want to help our eyes last longer, there are food you can eat to help. This video will give you tips for foods to eat to maintain healthy eyes and good vision.
College students don't exactly have an abundance of time. With midterms, finals, brick-size books to read, social events, and volunteer activities, they're lucky enough as it is to get a full eight hours of sleep a night. Which is why, amidst all the hustle and bustle, they o ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to lower blood sugar naturally with Nancy Dell. The foods you can add to your diet that will lower blood sugar include 1 tsp of cinnamon a day! This can lower your blood sugar by 25%. The other food you can have is green tea, which can prevent di ...more
When you think of frozen foods, you're probably picturing an image of calorie bomb Hungry Man TV dinners or jumbo-sized Klondike bars. But frozen foods can be a lot healthier than you think. Frozen meals save time and certain brands (like Lean Cuisine) offer low calorie meals ...more
Frozen foods are becoming more and more popular dinners for busy families. These microwave meals can be a great alternative to cooking when you are short on time, but sometimes they pack hidden unhealthy additives like sodium, and excessive calories. Check out this tutorial fr ...more
Candy bars are tasty but all they do is spike your blood-sugar momentarily leaving you with and energy crash. For high, sustained energy you will need a balanced diet full of complex carbohydrate and protein. Skip the energy drinks and extra large lattes and follow these simp ...more
With the world being obsessed with obesity; where does that leave the polar opposite? Malnutrition should be equally important. In this video from the Youth Health Alliance, the concerns of the under weight person are addressed. After watching, you'll have a basic understandin ...more
Sure, junk food offers lots of calories for not much money. But you can create your own "happy" meals that are tasty, nutritious, and inexpensive. Certain foods to think about are oatmeal, evaporated milk, frozen and canned vegetables, seasonal fruits, bananas, apples, nuts, m ...more
An ounce of garlic is worth a pound of prescription heart drugs. This how-to video discusses the benefits of garlic and what you should know before preparing garlic, or taking garlic supplements. Watch and learn more about reducing cardiovascular diseases by incorporating garl ...more
Parsley has more beta carotene than a carrot, twice as much vitamin C as an orange and more calcium than milk. Parsley adds a great highlight to many foods and freshens your breath. Watch this Diet & Health how to video to learn how to incorporate it into your diet.
Dr. Mercola addresses factors that could degrade the quality of this beneficial form of nutrition. Watch and learn how to make the most out of fish oil supplements.
Dr. Parris Kidd explains how the dietary supplement GPC (GlyceroPhosphoCholine) can benefit the brain health of people of all ages, from children to adults. It can also help those recovering from brain damage.
Hey there I'm Lyfe Riley and I am here to show you how to make a really simple super food shake thats not only good for you, but can taste great!. Drinking this everyday will give you more energy, increase your metabolism, remove toxins from the body, and boost your immune sys ...more
Learn how to make a great-tasting protein drink using milk, bananas,peanut butter, ice, and chocolate protein mix. This is a tasty one that you'll enjoy! Video: .
Do you think salads can get a bit boring? Even if you hate spinach or leafy greens (like I do), I bet you're going to love this recipe. Best of all, it can be made in about 60 seconds! Video: . Step 1: Put 8 Oz of Spinach in a Bowl Step 2: Add a Pinch of Salt Step 3: Crush S ...more
There's no reason to waste a perfectly good Cheeto just because it dropped on the kitchen floor, right? The "5-second-rule" makes it fair game if you can swipe it up fast enough (this doesn't apply for liquids or foods with floor fuzz stuck to them.) But, is that errant piece ...more
This tutorial shows you how make both the crust and filling for a delicious, vegan apple pie out of raw ingredients. The perfect dessert for anyone who likes vegan and whole food recipes. Always buy your apples in season and locally grown!
In this video from RawRadiantHealth she answers a question about how to avoid bloating on a raw food diet. Vegetables sometimes make people bloated and retain water. This might be that your colon is too clogged up. It's an issue of the condition of your intestines that needs t ...more
In this video tutorial, you'll learn about the risks associated with polysorbate 80, a common food additive. For all of the details, including a list of foods in which the additive is present, watch this video guide from Food Facts.
In this video tutorial, you'll learn about the risks associated with polysorbate 60, a common food additive. For all of the details, including a list of foods in which the additive is present, watch this video guide from Food Facts.
When men reach middle age their testosterone levels start to drop off, which can lead to health problems and undesired changes in personality. If you want to maintain your levels of that all-important male hormone, watch this video and apply the tips therein, including working ...more
Nancy Dell is telling us what fats are bad for us. Fats that raise cholesterol. There are two categories of that kind of fats which are bad for us one is saturated fats. Saturated fats are those fats which are extracted from animal like milk, cheese, butter, any cream, yogurt, ...more
In this video, we learn how to lower cholesterol naturally. If you want to accomplish the task of lowering your cholesterol without the use of drugs, it can be done! First, you need to make sure you are eating a diet that has healthy carbohydrates and starches, legumes and bea ...more
We once read a Twitter profile that said, "Love food. Hate exercise. Will die of heart attack." While that's funny and all, we doubt any of you guys and gals would want to drop dead on your 40th birthday. While we're totally for the occasional splurge, it's definitely a good i ...more
After a long, grueling day at work and a grueling commute home, the last thing you want to be doing is prying yourself away from the couch to start an hour-long dinner prep session. While we totally get that, it actually doesn't take much to make a meal at home. Check out thi ...more
We all know how it goes: You've just come home from a grueling day at work followed by a grueling drive back, and you're beat. Even the thought of forcing your feet to the kitchen and turning on the stove makes you shudder. So you pick up the phone and order a pizza and buffal ...more
Even though some products might claim to have no MSG on their packaging, they still might include an ingredient called 'hydrolyzed corn protein.' HCP is just another way of saying 'monosodium glutamate.' Don't be fooled next time you're shopping for groceries!
School lunches are either super oily and disgusting (pizzas with a thick layer of oil on top or double cheeseburgers) or far too healthy for any kid to want to eat (lackluster salads with iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, and ranch). This causes a dilemma for kids who want to eat hea ...more