Do You Take Water Melon? Please Read This

wmMany of us eat many things we see sold along the roads, in the supermarkets and even open markets without actually knowing what we are consuming.

Does knowledge of what you eat matter to you?

Do you bother to check how healthy whatever you are eating is before dropping them in your system?

I want to use this little piece to tell you what you may never have heard about one of the foods I believe you consume regularly-water melon.

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How Many Eggs Can I Eat ?

CHOLESTEROL!

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That word scares many people who have ever heard about it or people who have had any heart related issues. Or diabetes.

And many people immediately associate eggs with cholesterol and many times, they associate it with bad health. But is cholesterol totally bad?
Is egg really evil or is it all good?
Eggs are a good choice as part of a healthy, balanced diet. As well as being a source of protein, they also contain vitamins and minerals. They can be part of a healthy meal that’s quick and easy to make.

Eggs have long been recognized as a source of high-quality protein. Continue reading “How Many Eggs Can I Eat ?”

How The Elderly Can Lose Weight safely

seniorsNote: Before commencing any of the physical activities outlined here, please make sure you see your doctor for proper assessment and advice.

I get many weight loss questions from readers and these are genuine concerns of people who want to know what they can do about their weight and their health. Weight loss does not bother only the younger generation but worries the older ones too.
As you age, your metabolism slows down and after menopause (for women), body fat changes its distribution to give you the appearance of a larger belly. Nobody likes this. No matter how old you are, however, you can lose weight, increase your strength and fight disease through diet and exercise. Continue reading “How The Elderly Can Lose Weight safely”

Women Who Want To Lose Weight Should Eat Like This.

imagesWomen who want to lose weight do not need to eat special diet foods, but rather should include healthy foods in the right amounts. To slowly and steadily lose the excess weight, as recommended by the American Academy of Family Physicians, a daily reduction of 250 to 1,000 calories is advised, which should lead to a loss of 0.5 to 2 lbs. To avoid feeling hungry while lowering the amount of calories consumed, it is important that women choose the right foods to feel the most satisfied with the fewest calories.
VEGETABLES
Any diet plan should be based on nonstarchy vegetables, which have a low energy density and are more filling as a result, but contain very few calories because of their high water and fiber content, according to the July 2005 issue of the “American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.” It is recommended to fill at least half of the plate at lunch and dinner with nonstarchy vegetables and to use low-fat cooking methods and low-calorie seasonings to facilitate the weight loss process.
WHOLE FRUITS
Fresh fruits, including apples, pears, berries, grapes, citrus, peaches and plums, should also be part of any woman’s weight loss program. Two to three servings a day, whether consumed with meals or at snack time, not only provides an array of health-protective phytonutrients, but also adds filling water and fiber, which helps keep hunger away between meals.Canned fruits and drinks should be limited or kept away from the diets. Continue reading “Women Who Want To Lose Weight Should Eat Like This.”