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 body weight. He also recommends whole grains and many other natural foods to correct a personal weight problem. Lalanne believes that exercise is a normalizer that helps correct weight for both the underweight and overwe...
Potassium is an important metal for keeping your cells alive and can be found in many foods, including fruits, vegetables, and meats. Potassium is a mineral that helps maintain normal fluid balance in your body, helps control blood pressure and reduces your risk of kidney stones. Potassium is particularly high in foods like bananas, sweet potatoes, yogurt, yellow fin tuna and soy beans. Try these tips for buying foods rich in potassium in this healthy nutrition how-to video.
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 healthy way.
Dr. Hyla Cass explains some natural remedies for early morning insomnia - where a person wakes up and can't fall back asleep.
Need to cut back on the sodium? Limiting your daily salt intake can help prevent major diseases. Here's how to cut the sodium out from your diet.
It can be quite difficult to get your child in the habit of eating healthy, especially if they are a picky eater. A good way to teach your child about eating right is with the food pyramid. Watch this how to video and learn how to teach your kids about eating right by using the Food Pyramid Guide for children.
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.
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, meat, peanut butter, beans, brown rice, and tuna. Watch this video nutrition tutorial and learn how to feed your family cheap, healthy meals.
Fruitarians eat only raw fruit and seeds, both for their health—they think cooked food is toxic—and for the environment’s, since they believe that eating vegetables “kills” the plant. This is similar to raw foodist idealogy of eating all live vegan diet. Try it out and you might find you have more energy and lose weight. It's also high in anti-oxidants. They also eat primarily organic and non- GMO (genetically modified foods). This is an eco-friendly diet that uses less energy to get nutrients.
Kevin Gianni of the Renegade Health Show interviews vegan bodybuilder Robert Cheeke. Since a vegan diet doesn't consist of any dairy products or meat, vegans can often find themselves losing weight. Robert Cheeke shares his secrets on how he gained weight while following a vegan diet and how he gained muscle mass. Robert says that the toughest challenge is putting the time and effort into gaining weight by eating the right things at the right times and being consistent. Hard work will pay off.
Lose weight and have more energy by taking the refined sugar out of your diet. Learn how to break your sugar addiction with this how to video.
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.
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!
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 to be dealt with. Over time you have to clean out your diet to clean out the bad stuff coating the inside of your intestinal tract. Fruits and vegetables are cleansing and help to pull out the bad stuff in our intestinal ...
This how-to video shows you how to make boiled wheat. To do this, take some wheat and put it in a pot. Pour some water into the pot and put it on a stove in order to boil it. After about 45 minutes to an hour, you will now have lovely boiled wheat grains. You can use this dish as a side dish. You can also use it with natural yogurt, fruit, and cinnamon for breakfast. Another alternative is using milk, peanut butter, and honey. You can also use it with a salad. Just add lintels, parsley, salt,...
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 mushrooms, apples, and flaxseed. Watch this video nutrition tutorial and learn how to prevent cancer just through a good diet.
This six video series covers every aspect of basic food safety and is specifically geared towards the restaurant industry. Video one covers 3 types of contamination and how improper handling can be dangerous. Video two covers proper holding time and temperatures, three covers poor personal hygiene, four covers inadequate cooking and contaminated equipment, five covers adulterated food and six is a review.
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 of chocolate really safe after it's mixed with the bacteria-laden mud from your shoe?
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 idea to begin eating healthy now.
If you or someone you love has to use a medical feeding pump, have a look at this video. In this tutorial, you will learn everything you need to know about the Sentinal Enteral feeding pump so that you can make sure you are using it properly. Have the best health possible by making sure your pump is functioning properly with assistance from this clip.
It is important to maintain a diet rich in selenium. Selenium is an essential trace mineral and antioxidant that protects your cells, boosts the immune system and helps fight infection. Check out this helpful video, and discover how to add more of this great mineral into your diet.
Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too. There are a lot of light or nutritional alternatives to a lot of the desserts that we commonly use or eat. Saving room for dessert is a must for adding any treat to the end of a healthy meal. Learn some tips for buying dessert foods in this nutrition how-to video.
Developyourqi teaches viewers how to make Spicy Lentil Dip! First, you will need 3 cups of cooked lentils, 2 medium diced onions , 2 tablespoons of olive oil, 2 teaspoons of garlic, coriander, cumin, ginger and dried chili. You will also need sea salt and lemon juice. You can vary all of these ingredients according to your taste. Basically, you want to put all of your ingredients together in a food processor and blend this mix. You will want to process the mix of ingredients until it is all s...
Getting the minimum five daily servings of fruits and vegetables is not as daunting as you might think. This Howcast video guide offers several tips on getting more fruits and vegetables into your diet.
Young children have growing bodies and need healthy snacks for supplying nutrients and energy, especially preschoolers. Their little stomachs just can't handle it. Therefore, it's very important to incorporate some snacks into their daily routine. Try these tips for buying snacks for preschoolers in this nutrition how-to video.
Have you ever wondered how sumo wrestlers are able to obtain and maintain such massive figures? Joseph Stickland, an applied clinical nutritionist, will explain to you exactly how a sumo wrestler is able to do this. Joseph will also explain the health detriments and the dangers to this type of lifestyle. Joseph explains that sumo wrestlers will skip breakfast, exercise, eat massive amounts of calories, (10,000 calories at least) for lunch, take a nap, and then have another mega calorie meal f...
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. Then, add in 1/2 c of milk and blend this until it's slightly mixed. Now, add 3 ice cubes, 1/2 of a banana, 1 scoop of whey protein , 1 tsp of cheesecake pudding powder and 1 tsp of sugar free strawberry jello to the blend...
Pre-game eating… what's best for young sports players? For early morning games, the goal is to provide enough food for the child to prevent him/her from getting hungry and distracted, and to something that will give the child enough energy to make it through the game. It could be as simple as a glass of chocolate milk or a piece of toast with orange juice. Watch and learn the rest of the pre-game meal plan tips for child sports players.
In this tutorial, we learn how to gain weight after radiation therapy. Cancer patients will need a strong focus, because most cancer patients just simply forget to eat. The brain does not tell them they are hungry when sick. First, make sure to eat despite changes in taste, try to eat a well-balanced diet. Also, make sure to take a powdered or liquid weight gain supplement which will enhance appetite. Also, eat five or six small meals a day, which will make you more hungry. Changing your diet...
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.
When you're a vegan, meals must be pre-planned in order to ensure you're not using animal products of any kind. Make your next cookie recipe a little bit easier by learning what sorts of things you can use to substitute eggs.
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!
Hair loss can be caused by genetic factors, certain illnesses or medications like chemotherapy. But you may be surprised to know that your diet can also play a big role in how much hair you lose. Join our experts as they explain why a healthy diet is an important factor for maintaining healthy hair. Eat to maintain a full head of hair.
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.
Many Americans have high cholesterol and the foods we eat are often the cause of the problem. In this episode of Ask Amy, learn how to choose your foods wisely and actually lower your cholesterol by eating better. You don't have to sacrifice everything you love for your cholesterol, but adding in some of these healthy alternatives will certainly help.
In this video, Steve Kim shows us how to make a simple morning protein shake. You will need a blender, glass, oatmeal and protein powder for this. First, place a cup of water into the blender along with around 5-6 ice cubes, crush this together in the blender. Next, add a scoop of protein powder and a 1/2 cup scoop of oatmeal. Put the lid back on the blender and blend on low for about 30 seconds, slowly pick up the speed on the blender and blend until it's well mixed together. After this, pou...
Biotin is a water soluble B-complex vitamin important for synthesizing fatty and amino acids and maintaining blood sugar. It's important for the synthesis of fatty acids and amino acids. Try these tips for buying biotin enriched foods in this diet and health how-to video.
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.
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 beans are both great for this. Also, make sure you avoid foods that have a lot of saturated fat or trans fats, because these will raise cholesterol substantially. Fruits, oats, soy foods, and vegetables will also help lower...
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 water. Drain the water out and continue to rinse the seeds several more times. Leave the jar of seeds to sit for about a day and half to allow the seeds to sprout. Then evenly spread the sprouted wheatgrass on a layer of we...