Importance of Hydration in Every Diet

Staying hydrated is an essential part of staying healthy. Drinking plenty of water is essential for your health and for your very survival. Our bodies have water which accounts for at least two thirds of our body weight. Water is required for all body functions and processes, including digestion and elimination. You can actually live […]

Stress Relieve Foods

Stress can make you go into deep depression and can take a huge toll on your body’s natural defenses and eating the right food sometimes can offer relief. Many people when they feel stress opt for junk food, which usually contains a high number of calories and sugar which is usually not very healthy for […]

Heart Disease:  Foods to Avoid for a Healthier Heart

Heart diseases may be brought about by eating unhealthy food. To avoid the chances of ever contracting heart diseases and other heart complications it would be wise if you observed what you consume. Below are some of the foods that you should probably prevent for a healthier heart.  Limit sugar-sweetened beverages and red meat  If […]

Beating Caffeine Dependency with Healthier Alternatives

Caffeine is a drug and it can either have a positive or negative effect in our bodies. It can have a positive effect on our bodies if it is taken in small proportions. On the other hand it can have adverse effects on our bodies if it’s abused and the withdrawal symptoms maybe severe which […]

Dietary Needs of a Pregnant Woman

 Pregnant women require a nutritious and healthy diet for the proper growth of the baby. Most doctors would highly recommend that pregnant women take a prenatal vitamin and mineral supplements every day in addition to eating a healthy diet. By taking a supplement, this ensures that you and your baby get enough and sufficient nutrients. […]

Dietary Needs of a Hormonal Raging Teenager

It is usually normal for a child’s eating habit to change especially in puberty and sometimes it might be difficult figuring out how to eat a healthy diet. Most teenagers usually struggle with this kind of thing and they usually shun rich-nutrient foods and go for junk foods such as chips, Sodas, burgers amongest others. […]

How to Gain Weight the Healthy Way

If you want to gain weight then it is important that you do it right and the healthy way. Eating food such as burgers and drinking soft drinks such as soda might help you gain weight but at the same time they might give your health complications. There are several effective ways to gain weight […]

Protein Based Plants and their Health Benefits

Protein is one of the most crucial nutrients in the human body. A little bit of protein can go a long way in improving varying aspects of your health, the term ‘’ complete protein’’ refers to amino acids which are the building blocks for proteins. There are 20 different types of amino acids that can […]

Guide to Making the Perfect Healthy Smoothie

The basics to a perfect smoothie are fruit, liquid and veggies which are the core ingredients. To give your smoothie an additional punch you may wish to add optional ingredients to make it creamy, make it sweet and healthy with a kick of energy. Add ½ a cup of fruit. Fruits are a rich source […]

FOOD FOR THOUGHT­-Dietary Needs for the Brain

Did you know that the brain is made up of 60% fat, bet you didn’t know that?   So as to have a healthy brain, you have to a balanced diet to provide the brain with the necessary vitamins and minerals to operate at optimum levels. By a balanced diet I mean, carbohydrates, proteins, vegetables and […]