1/17…What Is Magnesium?
Magnesium is a mineral your body needs to work right. It helps with hundreds of important body processes, including those that control how your muscles and nerves work. It helps to keep your bones strong, heart healthy, and blood sugar normal. It also plays a role in your energy level. You can get magnesium in many foods and drinks. But if your doctor thinks you need more, she/he may suggest that you add supplements.
1/14…How Much Is In a Banana?
This sweet, tropical treat provides a ton of potassium. And that’s a good thing, because almost every body part needs it, from your heart and kidneys to your muscles and nerves. It even plays a role in basic cell function. But bananas aren’t the only game in town. Lots of foods can provide your body with this essential mineral.
1/18…What Is It?
Potassium is a mineral that helps your cells work the right way. It helps make the electricity that lets your cells do their jobs. Your nerves and muscles — including your heart — might not work the way they should if you don’t get enough.
1/16…What Is Zinc?
It’s a mineral your cells need to fight off bacteria and viruses and make the genetic material, called DNA, that tells your body how to work the way it should. It helps you heal wounds, aids your senses of smell and taste, and is important for infants and children as they grow.
FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD. SO WHAT FOODS SHOULD WE EAT TO MAINTAIN GOOD HEALTH?
The body needs starchy (also known as complex) carbs to convert into glucose energy. They include potatoes, yams, cereals and grains such as wheat, oats, rye, and rice, plus foods made from them, such as bread, pasta, and couscous.
Wholegrains are best as they contains all the goodness,including fiber. We should eat at least five portions a day, or a third of the food we eat.
Sugars (glucose and fructose in fruit, vegetables, and honey; lactose in milk; and sucrose. which is table sugar) are simple carbohydrates. They provide fast but not sustained energy. Avoid adding table sugar, which has no useful nutrients.
Plums are stone-fruits, meaning their flesh is formed around a stone-like pit. They can be found in most supermarkets, groceries, and some fruit stands as fresh, canned, dried, or even juice products. Their sweet and slightly sour taste makes them a very popular addition to yogurt, oatmeal, salads, and many more – but as rich as they are in flavor, they are also a good source of anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals. Here are 6 science-supported reasons why plums are a superb health food.
t’s fall, the weather is getting cooler, and the time is right for steaming, soothing cups of tea. But as you sip on your favorite brew, you may be unwittingly ingesting billions of microplastics, according to a new study in Environmental Science & Technology.
Many commercial teas are packaged in paper bags, but some premium brands have shifted to plastic pouches that have a silky quality, according to Emily Chung of the CBC. Nathalie Tufenkji, a professor of chemical engineering at McGill University in Montreal and co-author of the new study, recently found one of these bags inside a hot cup of tea that she had ordered from a coffee shop. She was not happy about it.
“I said, ‘Oh God, I’m sure if it’s plastic it’s, like, breaking down into the tea,'” Tufenkji recalls in an interview with Chung.
Each year, 48 million Americans get sick from foodborne diseases. One food safety advocate has come up with a list to reduce his risk.
Bill Marler knows all too well what kind of damage tainted food can do. The Seattle attorney has represented victims of foodborne illness for 25 years — people who came close to death just by eating a hamburger. Marler’s work hasn’t put him off from eating in restaurants, but he’s more wary when he eats out.
“If I had a rule that I follow, it’s that I eat things that are well-cooked or that are cold, because bacteria tend to not do well at hot temperatures and tend to not grow at cold temperatures,” Marler told TODAY.
“There’s just some good common sense when you’re not controlling the food you consume.”
It’s a well-known proven fact that a healthy diet can transform your life, which is why we have listed all the superfoods that can easily keep your heart health happines in check. Thankfully, scary conditions, such as diabetes and high cholesterol, are not impossible to prevent. With a few simple, yet very delicious yumy adjustments to your diet, you can be rest assured your heart is in great shape. Here are the heroic superfoods that your heart will enjoy & surely appreciate!
LET US BEGIN THE JOURNEY INTO SUPERFOOD WELLNESS-ENJOY & SHARE WITH OTHERS
1/14…What Are Carbs?
They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away.
The average adult takes in about 3 quarts (12 cups) of water every day. Around a quarter of that typically comes from food. Cucumbers are an excellent source. Each one is about 95% water
FOOD IS A DELIGHT TO ENJOY & GIVES US MUCH NEEDED ENERGY & HEALTH BENEFITS IF TREATED WITH RESPECT. TAKE PRECAUTIONS & MAKE EVERY MOUTHFUL OF FOOD A DELIGHTFUL JOURNEY.
Do not become a victim but a passionate advocate of food pleasure. The list of cautions to be aware of.
This list is indicative of several ways that have a high incidence of getting food poisoning. At times these foods if handled correctly will not be resposible for catching the bug.However just be carefull & enjoy
The list begins here.