Vegetables play the main role in our dietary plan and help to support normal function of all our body systems, and there are many benefits of eating vegetables every day. For many people, vegetables are the main sources of vitamins, minerals, carbs, organic elements, essential oils, phytonutrients and so on. However, not everyone of us likes eating vegetables every day: people prefer sweeter and more tasty natural foods – fruit. Read the rest of this entry »
We all got used to the idea that any type of veggies, fresh or moderately cooked, are very valuable foods which provide us with a wide variety of benefits and do not cause weight gain. However, it turned out that there can be certain drawbacks and negative effects of eating stewed vegetables. In particular, not long ago the results of a study were published, suggesting that eating stewed and roasted veggies is linked to dental plague formation. Read the rest of this entry »
It is the last month of summer, but many of us still could not get adapted to hot weather and long days. On this background, nutritionists suggest healthy nutrition as the most effective tool for feeling good in summer. Follow these 7 easy rules for feeling healthy and refreshed even when it is 40 degrees Celsius outside.
Rule No. 1: Do not overeat. Overeating makes our body spend more energy to digest the meals, instead of spending it for other important processes. Besides, overeating increases the risks of having extra weight, that is why it is always better to rise from the table with a light feeling of hunger. Read the rest of this entry »
We all know that an effective weight loss program should include not only dieting, doing lots of physical exercises and outdoor activities. Weight management specialists are convinced that in the most cases, developing healthy eating habits is everything we need to reduce or maintain a normal body weight. Healthy nutrition is linked to regular receiving a daily norm of nutrients necessary for normal functioning of all our body systems. Therefore, sticking to the rules of healthy nutrition will assist us in maintaining ideal body shape and enjoying the benefits of a healthy life-style. Today, we are going to talk about easy rules of healthy nutrition habits, which can help everyone to be always in a good shape and fit. Read the rest of this entry »
Hypertension (high blood pressure) is called “a disease of our epoch”. For the last 50 years its incidence has been drastically increasing. Statistics shows that currently every one of four Americans suffers from this health problem. Hypertension affects thousands of people throughout the world regardless of their age, gender and general health condition. High blood pressure is usually associated with narrowing of the arteries, fastened heartbeat or greater volumes of blood. These conditions are among the most common causes of hypertension, along with such factors as overweight and obesity, sedentary life style, poor diet, stresses, etc. Read the rest of this entry »