Hot Nutrition How-Tos

How To: Explain the food pyramid to your child

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.

How To: Make healthy and filling school lunches

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.

How To: Maintain heart health for women

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...

How To: Make a variety boiled wheat healthy dishes

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,...

How To: Gain weight like a sumo wrestler

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...

How To: Eat parsley for a healthier 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.

How To: Make healthy baked beans

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 ...

How To: Gain weight and stay healthy

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 understanding of what is required to gain weight in a healthy way. It addresses the consequences of being underweight. It also describes both diet and exercise for healthy weight gain. It explains which calories are healthy to consu...

How To: Gain weight after radiation therapy

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...

How To: Make a delicious protein shake

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...

How To: Stay on track with healthy eating habits

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.

How To: Use a Sentinel Enteral medical feeding pump

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.

How To: Gain weight with Jack Lalanne

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...

How To: Get rid of stomach bloating on a raw food diet

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 ...

How To: Make a Pre-Game Meal Plan for Youth Sports Players

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.

How To: Become a fruitarian and eat a healthy raw fruit diet

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.

How To: Measure food quantities for healthier eating

When eating healthy, try this strategy to feeling fuller on fewer calories. This diet and health how-to video is part of Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger show hosted by Ellie Krieger. Cooking healthy food can be quick, easy, but most of all, delicious. Nutritionist and author Ellie Krieger has created fast and simple healthy recipes for the real world. She'll show you how simple it can be to stay on the healthy track no matter how busy and stressful your life is. Ellie also has strategies ...

How To: Eat to prevent cancer

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.

How To: Increase testosterone levels naturally

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.

How To: Lower cholesterol naturally

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...

How To: Lower blood sugar naturally

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...

How To: Eat properly and lower high cholesterol

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.

How To: Find the most nutritious frozen foods in your market

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...

How To: Prepare a simple morning protein shake

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...

How To: Make your own wheatgrass at home

Wheatgrass is very easy to grow in your own kitchen. All you need is sproutable wheat and a few items you already have in your kitchen. Wheat grass is great for your health but can be pricey to buy fresh every day, so just follow this two part video to learn to make your own.

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