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.
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!
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,...
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.
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...
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 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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Daylight savings time is here. On November 7th, everyone and everything turned back the clocks to standard time, but how well you adjust to the new time is up to you—
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 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...
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...
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.
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.
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.
Hey there I'm Lyfe Riley and I am here to show you how to make a really simple super food shake thats not only good for you, but can taste great!. Drinking this everyday will give you more energy, increase your metabolism, remove toxins from the body, and boost your immune system. Chances are you have most of these products in your kitchen now! Check it out! Let me know what you think. If your would like to see more videos on nutrition hit the subscribe button!! I really Hope this Helps.
Learn how to make a great-tasting protein drink using milk, bananas,peanut butter, ice, and chocolate protein mix. This is a tasty one that you'll enjoy!
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!
This tutorial shows you how make both the crust and filling for a delicious, vegan apple pie out of raw ingredients. The perfect dessert for anyone who likes vegan and whole food recipes. Always buy your apples in season and locally grown!
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 ...
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.
Back in our college days we ate like pigs. With a full plate of classes and social activities we were frequently far too worn out to even consider firing up the grill or stove and actually cooking a meal. Let's just say that In'n'out was our best friend.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.