October 20, 2014
Most of us are more than familiar with the term antibiotic as it is a medication we are often prescribed when we have an infection or bacteria that has negatively affected our health. But probiotics are fairly new in the health and wellness field, which may make you wonder what exactly they are and how they can help you feel your best. What Are Probiotics? Probiotics are supplements or foods that contain bacteria or some other microorganism that is thought to be beneficial to your health. This may sound backwards to you, but your body actually needs some bacteria...
September 29, 2013
Most every healthy eating plan has live yoghurt in its menu plan, but have you ever wondered why that is? What makes this yummy wonder food so necessary that almost every health professional recommends eating it on a regular basis? The Benefits of Live Yoghurt The answer lies in what the active cultures in live yoghurt do for your body. For instance, they have been found to assist your stomach and intestines with proper functioning which keeps your digestive system from encountering unpleasant issues. The live cultures help to ease both constipation and diarrhea, and they have also been shown...
May 26, 2013
The two words “sports drink” are synonymous with Gatorade. Featuring the worlds best athletes like Usain Bolt and Michael Jordan, Gatorade has a brand value of 2.5 billion and quenches the thirst of almost every type of athlete on earth. Unfortunately the critically acclaimed Gatorade is packed with synthetic sugar and high fructose corn syrup that is detrimental to your overall health. Now a little sugar or high fructose corn syrup is not going to kill you, but it’s safe to assume an athlete is not just going to have a bottle of Gatorade once a month. The...
April 26, 2013
Foods With High Sulfur Content Did you know that sulfur is so plentiful in your body that it is beat only by calcium and phosphorus as far as minerals are concerned? Luckily, some foods have a higher sulfur content, which makes them good for you in a number of ways. Benefits of sulfur Although you don’t generally hear a lot about sulfur, this particular nutrient does some fantastic things for your body. For example, it helps your hair and nails keep from getting too brittle and weak. However, it has kind of the opposite effect on your cartilage and protein...
January 06, 2013
Building muscles is certainly not a joke because it requires great determination. You need to put lots of time and effort to get the bulky mass. To build muscles, you should exercise daily and you also need to follow a strict diet. To gain muscles, your diet should be rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. You should always take a low fat and a low calorie diet in order to gain strong and healthy muscles. Let us check some of the best food for muscle. Quinoa Quinoa is free from gluten. It is rich in protein and fiber. It...