• diet,  food,  Healthy eating,  Heart

    5 heart healthy foods- Foods your heart really need

    Knowing which foods to eat to keep your heart health at an optimum level is essential for living a long life. However, most people do not know what types of foods are essential to achieve such a feat. The types of foods that you need to focus on must always include substances that can help clean the heart arteries which will intern keep the heart healthy. In this article I will be talking about the foods that worked to help unclog my heart arteries and keep them healthy. I will merely focus on the 5 foods. These 5 heart health foods are all budget-friendly Nuts Have you ever head the…

  • aging,  diet,  food,  Healthy eating,  Healthy living,  healthy wellbeing tips

    Short term diet change will lead to more life for your on earth

    A tiny change in a healthy diet can lead to an increased in lifespan even for old aged people Better Diet, Longer Life? A large study suggests you’re never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier   By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, July 12, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Middle-aged and older adults who start eating better also tend to live longer, a large new study shows. The findings, reported in the July 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, might not sound surprising. Health experts said they basically reinforce messages people have been hearing for years. But the study is the first to show that sustained…

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    Avoiding eating unhealthy in the office

    Healthy eating is vital to ensure in the office as most people spend their time there. 7 weight loss roadblocks you may encounter in your office It’s easy to trip up on our diet and exercise goals when holed up in an office all day. But that doesn’t mean you have to surrender in the battle of the bulge. HOW EATING CARBS CAN HELP YOU MEET YOUR WEIGHT LOSS GOALS Fox News spoke with Lauren Blake, a dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and Angel Planells, a Seattle-based dietitian and spokesman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, about some common diet mistakes people make at work,…

  • diet,  food,  Healthy eating,  Healthy living,  Heart

    less trans fat better heart health research finds

    Eliminating trans fat in your diet is a healthy way of living Trans Fat Bans Tied to Fewer Heart Attacks and Strokes By NICHOLAS BAKALARAPRIL 12, 2017 Laws that restrict adding trans fats to foods have had immediate beneficial effects on heart health, new research has found. The Food and Drug Administration plans to restrict the use of trans fats in foods nationwide in 2018, but between 2007 and 2011, some counties in New York State, but not others, banned trans fatty acids in restaurants, bakeries, soup kitchens, park concessions and other public places where food is served. In a natural experiment to test the effect of the ban, researchers…

  • diet,  food,  Healthy eating,  Heart

    Increase of sodium over the years is being a concern

    High blood pressure is from high Soduim diets in America Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds WEDNESDAY, March 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For Americans with high blood pressure, cutting back on salt is an important way to help keep the condition under control. Yet, new research shows that these patients are getting more salt in their diet than they did in 1999. Between 1999 and 2012, salt (sodium) consumption rose from about 2,900 milligrams a day (mg/day) to 3,350 mg/day. That’s more than double the ideal upper limit of 1,500…

  • Diabetes,  food,  Heart

    Dangers of fatty foods to your insulin

    fatty foods are never a healthy lifestyle and can endanger your health for good in one serving A single cheeseburger can trigger changes in body linked to diabetes and fatty liver disease, study warns Fatty food can reduce sensitivity to insulin and raise levels of fats linked to heart disease Just one fatty meal, such as a cheeseburger and chips, is enough to alter the body’s metabolism and trigger changes associated with liver disease and diabetes, researchers have found. In bad news for anyone who enjoys the occasional greasy overindulgence, scientists have warned that consuming a big helping of rich, fatty food can reduce sensitivity to insulin and immediately raise levels of fats…

  • alcohol,  Cancer,  food,  Healthy eating

    How cancer could be creeping into your health without you knowing it.

    The foods we eat may have a cancer triggering mechanism Browned toast and potatoes are ‘potential cancer risk’, say food scientists Bread, chips and potatoes should be cooked to a golden yellow colour, rather than brown, to reduce our intake of a chemical which could cause cancer, government food scientists are warning. Acrylamide is produced when starchy foods are roasted, fried or grilled for too long at high temperatures. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) recommends carefully following cooking instructions and avoiding browning. However, Cancer Research UK said the link was not proven in humans. The FSA also says potatoes and parsnips should not be kept in the fridge. This is…

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    The popularity of Processed foods

    Healthy eating is about consuming foods that are nutritious and healthy Parents purchase frozen dinners for more than convenience Processed foods are higher in calories, sugar, sodium, and saturated fat than natural foods, but prepackaged, processed meals remain a popular choice for many consumers because they reduce the energy, time, and cooking skills needed to prepare food. Having items like boxed entrees and frozen dinners available at home can contribute to a poor diet, which led researchers from the University of Minnesota and Duke University to examine reasons why parents purchase prepackaged, processed foods. Although the majority (57%) of parents surveyed as part of this study identified time savings as a…

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    Churches can bring about healthy living for mankind

    Healthy living can be brought about by churches The church is key in promoting health The definition of health according to World Health Organisation is ‘a complete state of physical, social, economic, psychological and spiritual well being’ By Fred Sheldon Mwesigwa The recently released parliamentary opinion poll survey results on citizens’ perceptions on Uganda’s governance, expressed their biggest need in improving welfare of Ugandans as improvement of health service delivery. The results of the household survey poll conducted by Research World International is an indicator of how Ugandans seriously consider health issues over and above education, infrastructural development and other key social economic challenges. No wonder, the Banyankore say ‘amagara…