Category - foods

5 Easiest Ways to Eat More Fiber

5Eat More Fruit Enjoy the best of every season in all their glorious colors, tastes, and textures. Keep the skin on, if edible, or cook them. Try baked apples, stuffed with dried fruits. So that you get that lovely, almost caramel-like,...

10 Risk Factors of Cancer and How to Reduce Them

10DIET AND NUTRITIONAL RISK FACTORS There is a strong correlation between diet and nutritional deficiencies and many cancers. The National Academy of Sciences and others estimate that nutritional factors account for 60 percent of cancer...

12 Foods That Help You Fall (and Stay) Asleep!

12Bananas Can’t sleep? Eat a banana, says nutritional biochemist Shawn Talbott. They’re high in potassium, which may calm restless legs and help prevent nighttime leg cramps. Plus, bananas also provide magnesium, which helps relax muscles...

8 Key Minerals Essential for Your Health

8CALCIUM ROLE Calcium is essential for bones and teeth and to help our muscles contract, including the heart. Lactose, the sugar found in milk (a rich source), aids its absorption. Although spinach is also a good source of calcium, it...

10 Ways To Help Someone Stop Drinking

10Open the lines of communication. The person you are concerned about is never going to know you’re concerned unless you voice that. This may be an uncomfortable conversation for both yourself and the drinker, but it is a necessary one....

12 Gadgets To Help You Sleep Better

12Under Armour Smart PJS If you’re not looking for any fancy sleep gadgets for your nightstand, these new smart pajamas may be the perfect solution for a restful night of shut-eye — especially if you’re an athlete. New England...

8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

8Coconut Water By drinking nature’s sports drink, you are not only rehydrating, but also restoring essential electrolytes that are often lost with alcohol-induced dehydration. Sip a large, cool glass in the morning and feel yourself...

4 Best Supplements For Natural Good Sleep

4Chamomile Tea For Sleep People have used chamomile tea for sleep for thousands of years. Studies seem to back up its calming effect. One Japanese study of rats found that chamomile extract helped the rats fall to sleep just as quickly as...