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!
Many believe breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast gets your metabolism going in the morning. After you fasted all night, it actually is your break from your fast. Try these tips for buying breakfast foods in this nutrition 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.
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.
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,...
Looking to make a nutritious change in your life? By choosing the right foods in the right amounts, you can reap rewards that will benefit you in all aspects of your life. In this tutorial, learn how to eat healthy and make positive changes in what you consume.
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.
You don’t have to eat meat to get all the iron you need. There are many very iron rich vegetables that can be eaten on their own or juiced and drank to make sure you have appropriate amount of minerals in your blood.
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 from Ask Amy and know which frozen meals are the best for your family. Learn to keep an eye on things like preservatives, sodium, calories and fat, and to stay away from artificial junk foods. This way, you will not only b...
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.
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!
In this tutorial, learn all about the difference between breads at supposedly healthy sandwich shop, Subway. Did you know that the new 9 grain bread actually has the same nutritional value as the plain white bread they offer? Find out what scary chemicals are hiding inside your lunch with this clip from Food Facts TV.
This video shows how to read, understand and interpret the "Nutrition Facts" on food labels. First he explains the fats. Unsaturated fats are good for you, but saturated and trans fats are unhealthy. Cholesterol can be lowered by unsaturated fats and raised by saturated fats. Sodium is salt, and can make you bloated if you have too much or don't drink enough water. Carbohydrates are broken down into fiber and sugars. Fiber is good for digestion, and it's good to keep the amount of sugar low. ...
There's actually several different kinds of fats. You have your unsaturated fats, which are typically heart-healthy fat, which are like olive oil and canola oil. And then you have other fats like saturated fats, which are found in food such as meats, especially any animal product, fatty cuts of meats such as bacon, sausage, butter, lard, high fat dairy products, whole milk, and creams. And saturated fats have actually been linked to increased risk of heart disease. So these are things that yo...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
Kids love sports drinks, but are they healthy for them? This video answers that question, and dissects all of the information pertaining to the diet, nutrition and metabolism of a child playing sports. Healthy eating is important for any sports player, but there are some special considerations for young children. Variety is important, but you need about 40 different nutrients to keep the kid playing well. And believe it or not, chocolate milk is actually one of the best recovery foods.
Your brain actually needs to be refueled throughout the day, and our brains function best on carbohydrates. Brain foods like fruits and fish are important for fueling your brain all throughout the day. Learn some tips on eating brain foods and keeping your mind active in this nutrition how-to video.
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?
In this clip, learn how to avoid junk and eat healthy even when you are travelling. Airports and airplanes are known for serving icky food at insanely high prices, and this tutorial from Food Facts TV will show you which foods are best and how to avoid getting sick from airline food poisoning.
In this tutorial, learn all about Apple Cider Vinegar. Apple cider vinegar is a natural product and works fantastic as an internal cleanser for your body. You can also use apple cider vinegar on the outside of your body to help with things like keeping your hair shiny and even treating cuts and insect bites. Check out this tutorial from Creative Tips and get the rundown on this miracle elixer.
A macrobiotic diet is a healthy way of eating that promotes good digestion and weight loss. In this tutorial, learn all about this diet and why the celebrities love to follow it. If you are considering a healthier lifestyle filled with grains and veggies, this is perfect for you. Check out this clip and consider the option.
Bread is beloved by many for its ability to complement just about any Italian bruschetta, spinach dip, or onion dip. Sandwiches couldn't be sandwiches without bread, and bread is a required foodstuff in a healthy diet. But purchasing the right bread for you requires more than just throwing what's on sale in your cart. In this video, you'll learn which types of bread are best for your health.
Jennifer DiDonato gives you a delicious recipe to healthy chocolate chip cookies. Rather than taking the approach to deprive yourself until you lose control, replace your chocolate chip cookie recipe with my Double Chocolate Protein Cookies. They contain slow digesting complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, lots of protein, and minimal sugar. Watch this Made Fit TV episode to see how simple they are to bake.
In order to make a natural colon cleansing drink in your own home you only need a couple of easy items. First, you need cranberry juice (about a full cup). Next, you need to add in about a tablespoon of volcanic gas. This will help aide in breaking up the material on the colon's wall. Next, add Selium holes that breaks up the material also. As soon as you have all of your ingredients mixed and broken together, drink down the drink quickly. Finally, use liquid chlorophyll to now cleanse out yo...
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...
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 are sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate. Try these tips for buying foods rich in electrolytes in this nutrition how-to video.
Robert Kowalski unveils his secret ingredient that will cut back sodium in the diet and increase potassium, which lowers blood pressure.
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.
It is argued that sun exposure and warm weather helps people cope with and fight multiple sclerosis. Sun is important to produce vitamin D. There are arguments that vitamin D deficiency is connected with cases of multiple sclerosis. Get a blood test to make sure your vitamin levels are optimum and you are suffering from no mineral or vitamin toxicity.