What if you were told that a certain food could fight cancer, cure Alzheimer's disease, prevent heart disease and fight obesity all at the same time? It’s always good to be leery of such lofty claims. There's a lot of buzz going around about coconut oil because of those exact claims, that have led to its gaining popularity in the health industry.
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As we enter the New Year, many of us set resolutions to lose weight, exercise more, and generally be a healthier version of ourselves. To accomplish these goals, a lot of us will turn towards the latest fad diets without really evaluating the nutritional health effects it could have on our bodies. The Paleo Diet, also known as the “Caveman Diet”, is one that is growing with increasing popularity.
Many people are becoming aware of the importance of Omega 3 fatty acids in maintaining healthy bodies. For both adults and children. These “healthy fats” contain many benefits that are worth noting, more specifically, it can improve eye health in many ways. Three important omega 3 fatty acids are: DHA, EPA, and ALA (from plant sources).
With BBQ season upon us, eating more burgers and sausages can result in a large intake of fat. High fat foods are also high in calories and can lead to the pounds adding on quickly. Try finding lower fat and lower calorie alternatives so you can still enjoy delicious BBQ meals while keeping the pounds off this summer!