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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fiber is a very important part of a diet and most people are not getting enough. It's recommended that you consume a minimum of 25 grams of fiber per day if you're a female and about 30 to 38 if you're a male. Learn what to eat for a high fiber diet 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 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.
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.
You've started on the good, better best path to healthiness - congratulations! Now, what do you do with all the sugar-coated, hydrogenated oil-filled, processed munchies in your pantry, freezer, or *gasp* candy drawer? Watch this how to video and learn how to stay on track with healthy eating habits.
Some people may think that vegan and vegetarians do not eat protein. This how to video is an informative episode about protein, some easy protein snacks, and a comparison between ground beef and textured vegetable protein. Watch and learn how to get protein into your diet when you are a vegan or vegetarian.
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 garlic 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.
Raena Morgan explains the importance of keeping your body at a neutral pH and how her line of products can help return the body to a neutral pH after eating acidic foods or being in an acidic environment.
Are you still eating MSG? Dr. Gloria Gilbere lists how MSG can still be in our food and what names it can be called on food labels.
Dr. Benjamin Weeks explains how vitamin C plays a role in the central nervous system health, especially in elderly people, and how it relates to Parkinson's Disease.
Robert Kowalski unveils his secret ingredient that will cut back sodium in the diet and increase potassium, which lowers blood pressure.
Pharmacist Sue Brenan answers common health questions.Watch this video to learn how to tell if you're dehydrated.
Dr. Hyla Cass explains some natural remedies for early morning insomnia - where a person wakes up and can't fall back asleep.
Sure, you could hit the gym, eat your veggies, and get plastic surgery—but what can you do that does not suck? Lots of things, actually. Just check out this video to find out.
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.
In this video clip series, our expert will discuss not only the benefits of maintaining a healthy, low fat diet, but will demonstrate several recipes that you can prepare at home that are easy to prepare in under 30 minutes to get you started with your goals.
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.
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.