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Top 10 Brain Foods

Top 10 Brain Foods

by Daily Health Post on March 22, 2013Boost your brain power and keep your cognitive processes running smoothly into old age with these top ten brain foods.1. Olive OilDrizzling your salad with olive oil or using it to sauté veggies may help preserve your brain’s overall health and function as you age. A 2010 study found that diets rich in monounsaturated fats, found in olive oil, can improve scores on test of overall cognitive function as well as verbal memory.2….

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Vitamin B May Lower Stroke Risk

Vitamin B May Lower Stroke Risk

September 19th, 2013 New evidence suggests taking vitamin B supplements may help reduce the risk of stroke. A study, published this week in the online issue of Neurology, analyzed 14 randomized clinical trials of vitamin B that included a total of 54,913 participants. All of the studies compared the supplement use with a placebo or a very low-dose B vitamin. The patients were then followed for a minimum of six months. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to see if…

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TOP 10 VEGETARIAN SOURCES OF PROTEIN

TOP 10 VEGETARIAN SOURCES OF PROTEIN

One of the most common myths about the vegetarian diet is that after ditching meat it becomes nearly impossible to meet the suggested guidelines for protein intake. The USDA recommends that women get about 46 grams of protein a day and men get about 56. Some people, like athletes and pregnant or breastfeeding women, may need more, according to WebMD. But, thanks in part to initiatives like Meatless Monday, this year, Americans are expected to eat 12 percent less meat…

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13 Superfoods for a Long and Happy Life

13 Superfoods for a Long and Happy Life

23rd April 2013   By Iryna Ostapets   Guest Writer for Wake Up World Healthy eating is a good path to longevity. Many of us take supplements to add phytonutrients and minerals into the body. But the more nutritional needs you meet with your food consumption, the better the effects for your body. Consuming a variety of super-foods can provide the body with all the elements and nutrients that may be missing in your diet. It was known from an ancient times…

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Hold the Cream: 5 Vegan Substitutes That Are Just as Good

Hold the Cream: 5 Vegan Substitutes That Are Just as Good

May 14, 2013   By Leta Shy, POPSUGAR Heavy cream can elevate many dishes, but its high saturated fat and calorie content doesn’t exactly make it the healthiest option. And if you’re vegan or lactose intolerant, your meals may be lacking that distinct texture from the dairy product. Stop pining and get the creaminess back with these five vegan substitutes! Avocado. The creamy high-fat content of avocados make them a perfect substitute for milk and cream. Use avocado in baking…

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10 Foods High in Calcium

10 Foods High in Calcium

By Dr. Edward F. Group III DC, ND, DACBN, DABFM Guest Writer for Wake Up World     20th February 2013 We all know that we need adequate amounts of calcium in our diet for strong bones and teeth. And while most people associate calcium with the consumption of cow’s milk, although recent research reveals a different story. Although homogenized and pasteurized milk does have high amounts of this important mineral it is not well absorbed or utilized in the body,…

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Top 7 Sources of Plant-Based Protein

Top 7 Sources of Plant-Based Protein

BY RICH ROLL     APRIL 11, 2012 Contrary to popular belief, it’s not only possible to optimize your health on a plant-based diet; when done right, I actually recommend it.  But where do you get your protein? I field this question constantly. Despite deeply ingrained but misleading conventional wisdom, the truth is that you can survive without meat, eggs and dairy. Believe it or not, you can actually thrive, and never suffer a protein deficiency. Because no matter how active…

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Top 10 Brain Foods

Top 10 Brain Foods

by Fiora Stevens on March 22, 2013Boost your brain power and keep your cognitive processes running smoothly into old age with these top ten brain foods.1. Olive OilDrizzling your salad with olive oil or using it to sauté veggies may help preserve your brain’s overall health and function as you age. A 2010 study found that diets rich in monounsaturated fats, found in olive oil, can improve scores on test of overall cognitive function as well as verbal memory.2. AvocadosLike…

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7 foods that fight fat

7 foods that fight fat

By Maridel Reyes, Health.com October 12, 2012  (Health.com) – Get excited: You can burn calories and combat fat by eating yummy food. “If you choose the right picks, studies show you can torch up to 300 extra calories a day,” says Dr. Pamela Peeke, author of “The Hunger Fix.” Whole, unrefined foods are your heroes. Your metabolism has to work harder to break them down than processed ones, so you’re zapping more calories — and storing less as fat. These recipes…

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10 great calcium-rich foods

10 great calcium-rich foods

Boost your bone health with these tasty foods By Cary Galloway According to the Osteoporosis Society of Canada, there are 1.4 million Canadians who suffer from osteoporosis, a bone-weakening disease that leaves bones fragile and susceptible to fractures. You may know that calcium is a big factor in prevention, but how much do you really need and which foods deliver sufficient calcium to keep your bones healthy and strong? Women between the ages of 19-50 need 1,000 mg of calcium per…

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