The DASH eating plan is not really a “diet” per se. Because it does not require special (often expensive) foods or supplements or preparation. The plan incorporates—in a healthful way—normal, every-day groceries from your store-of-choice. Originally developed to reduce hypertension (high blood pressure), the DASH eating plan has been shown to be beneficial in reducing blood sugar levels and other lifestyle ailments. Follow this link for more details.
Milk is an often overlooked nutritious food source by many of us. But it is chock full of macro- and micro-nutrients. However, many of the currently fashionable milks (e.g., almond, rice, coconut, etc.) are nutritionally insufficient. Review the very brief discussion at this link for a comparison of the milk brands available. BTW … run away from cockroach milk. Yes—it is a thing.
Unless prescribed by a doctor for a specific condition, we do not need diets. We need nutrition. We are often influenced by family and friends to try the latest fad diets because it works great for them. But, as discussed in the article linked below, not everyone enjoys the same results. Our body chemistry is unique to us. That is why it is difficult to declare a universal “best diet” that works for all.
As the new year dawns, many of us begin resolutionizing our health and wellness plans. However, before latching onto the latest diet craze, let us review the well-informed advice in the link below on diet dangers to watch out for. Our best advice: most of us don’t actually need diets, we need nutrition.
Last in our series of healthy holiday feasting, the link below offers valuable tips to avoid food poisoning for the season’s feedings.
There is no law requiring us to over indulge and become unhealthy during the end-of-year celebrations. It is possible to stay fit. Read the brief discussion at the link below for yet another in our ongoing series of healthy holiday feasting tips.
The holidays are always challenging. Which is why many of us become Resolutionaries after the first of the year. But checkout this link for tips to avoid overeating … if you dare.
Let us toss out the traditional, sugar-laden breakfast cereals. Instead, let us begin fueling our days with the healthy and nutritious food options found in this link.
It is possible to maintain our healthy eating plans when we eat out. As long as we follow a few basic guidelines and strive to stay true to our wellness goals. Study this short essay for tips.
Overeating during the holidays is just an accepted tradition by many. But it does not have to be that way. Check out this link for tips to enjoy all the usual Thanksgiving delights while staying on a reasonable course of nutrition.