Posts in Healthy Food

Increase Potassium to Improve Heart Health

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Heart Related News | Tags : , , , , ,

A new study suggests that in addition to cutting the amount of sodium in their diets to improve heart health, Americans should also increase consumption of a key mineral found in many fruits and vegetables: potassium. The study, lead by researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, looked... more

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Kids and Healthy Food Choices

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Food, Kids News | Tags : , , ,

Every meal should be a happy meal! From early on, kids begin to develop preferences for certain foods and dislikes for others. It is important for parents to understand that their children have different nutritional needs at each age based on their growth and development. The nutritional benefits infants and... more

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Do organic labels make us think food is healthy?

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food Labelling, Food news, Health News, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , ,

‘Putting an organic label on ordinary foods can trick shoppers into believing that they are healthier, taste better and have fewer calories’, says the Daily Mail. This news was based on a small US study and provides the intriguing suggestion that an “organic” label can influence people’s perception of a... more

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Can potassium in bananas cut your stroke risk?

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health Benefits Of Fruits, Health News, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , ,

‘More bananas and fewer crisps can help ward off strokes’, the Daily Mail reports, saying a study has found that people with high potassium intake have a 24% reduced risk of stroke. Researchers are also reported to say that lowering salt intake could increase benefits further. Advice to switch from... more

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More evidence that fibre cuts bowel cancer risk

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health News, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , ,

“Eating more cereals and whole grains could reduce the risk of developing colorectal cancer,” BBC News has today reported. The broadcaster says a major examination of fibre research has shown that people can cut their risk of bowel cancers by 20% by eating three portions of foods such as wholegrain breads,... more

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Five ways juicing could help save your life

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Beverage News, Food news, Health Benefits, Health Benefits Of Fruits, Health News, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , , ,

Far more than just a passing health fad, juicing raw fruits and vegetables every day continues to be one of the best ways to obtain fresh, bioavailable nutrients in therapeutic, health-transforming doses. The short-term health benefits of juicing include things like increased energy levels and digestive relief, while the long-term... more

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How to prevent heart disease with everyday foods

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health Benefits, Health News, Healthy Food, Heart Related News | Tags : , , , ,

It is the leading cause of death in America today, and the costs associated with treating it are expected to nearly triple by the year 2030. But heart disease does not have to be the inevitable death sentence that many people assume it to be — in fact, you can... more

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Prevent heart attacks by eating more carrots, sweet potato, and tomatoes

By: Christina Thomas | 0 Comments | | Category: Food news, Health Benefits, Health Benefits of Vegetables, Health News, Healthy Eating, Healthy Food | Tags : , , , , , ,

Beetroot stir fry – Beetroot Mezhukkupuratti A Finnish medical study conducted in the Kuopio region of Finland, the Kuopio Ischaemic* Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD), was conducted by the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio and reported in the European Journal of Public Health December of 2012. * (ischaemic – lacking blood) The study took 1031... more

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