• diet,  food,  Healthy living

    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…

  • 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…