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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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?
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.
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 out and eating right.
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.
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, meat etc. So you have to choose low fat milk to get protein, calcium from the milk.
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...
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.
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.
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 buffalo wings. Sure, it's tasty, but is that really the best thing you could be eating?
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 healthy without sacrificing taste.
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 diabetes if you drink it daily. Fenugreek is an Indian spice that can help lower blood sugar by 20% if you take 1 gram a day. Finally, take foods that are rich in magnesium, which will reduce the risk of blood sugar proble...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Eating the proper food before you work out is crucial for your body having enough energy to excel. This video features a nutritionist explaining why fueling up before a workout is so important, then breaking down what you should eat to fuel up depending on how long you have until your workout.
Pomelos are large yellow grapefruit like fruit that are often found in Chinese markets during the winter and early Spring. If you are wondering what these fruits are and when the best time is to buy one, check out this quick advice from Dr. Savant. The good doctor will tell you all about his favorite fruit.
Cholesterol can be both a good and bad thing for your body. So it's important to know how to differentiate between what makes it bad and good. In this tutorial, you'll find out what foods you can use to help lower your cholesterol. So good luck, take care, and enjoy!
This video demonstrates how to make a tomato sauce with fresh tomatoes that you can use on things like pasta or pizza. The ingredients needed to make the sauce are diced onions, minced garlic, some olive oil, dried mixed herbs, chopped fresh tomatoes (you can use canned tomatoes if you like), and some salt and pepper for seasoning.
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...
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...
The tutor advises that the beans are high in protein and fiber but the problem is that when you buy it from the market they are high in sugar and also have artificial colors. So to make healthy beans first of all you need to take a can of 'cannellini organic beans'. You can also use any other type of beans. Now you need some water and some salt to go with it. Add these beans in a pan. You can also add some left over beans. You can now add some 'organic strained tomatoes' which is just like a ...
In this video, we learn how to make falafel. Make sure you let your chickpeas soak for 8-12 hours before you boil them for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. You will need 3 c cooked chickpeas, 2 diced medium onions, 1 tbsp garlic, 1/2 c chopped parsley, 3 tbsp flour, 2 tsp coriander, 2 tsp cumin, salt, pepper and oil. First, take all the ingredients and put them into a food processor. Once the mixture forms the mix, grab it and form them into patties about 1 cm thick. Next, place the patties into a hot pan a...
Breast cancer is scary, and is affecting more and more women every day. But, did you know that you could eat certain foods and decrease your risk of disease?
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.
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. ...
This video is a report by Terry from Good housing keeping. She reports that women of any age should be thinking of bone health and one of the best ways to strengthen your bones experts say is to follow low fat Mediterranean diet.
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 this Made Fit TV podcast, Jennifer DiDonato provides you with examples of foods that you eat or, should be eating almost everyday of the week. But, she break it down to show you just how many extra calories you may be eating based on portion and selection, and how you can eliminate 3,500 calories - one pound - a week, from nutrition alone. Just don't forget to workout, too! With this you'll start losing weight in no time.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn that drinking coffee will help them stay healthy. Coffee contains antioxidants called polyphenol which helps prevent tiptur diabetes, Parkinson's disease, memory decline and advanced prostate cancer. An average American consumes about 3 cups a day. It's better to take 6-8 sips ever hour until the afternoon and it will keep you alert. Don't consume it all at once in the morning. If concerned about caffeine, drink decaf coffee instead. You will still get so...
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 how to maintain your heart health at any age! Great advice for all women because the younger you are the better chance you have at protecting your heart and preventing heart disease. Starting at age 30 you should start getting cholesterol test just to keep yourself in check. Once you hit 40 you should start scheduling stress echo cardiograms which can indicate if there are problems with your heart. Once you reach 50 you really need to be aware of the signs and symptoms of a heart attack...