12 – Superfoods for Fighting the Flu

Breakouts of the flu are responsible for millions of lost hours at both work and home each year, not to mention many miserable days trying to recover. If you’re wondering what you can do to naturally boost your immunity and prepare your body’s defenses, study the foods you’re eating, look at your family’s meals, and make the changes needed to ensure everyone is eating a well-balanced diet abundant in nutrient-dense fruits and vegetables, low-fat proteins, and complex carbohydrates. Black currants are even richer in vitamin C than oranges, containing approximately three times the recommended daily intake for adults. It’s imperative that you get plenty of vitamin C since it helps prevent infections and helps keep the immune system healthy. Pork …

5 – Super Foods for Super Weight Loss

Experts say there are two basic categories of foods that can be considered “keeping it off superfoods” because they fill your tummy without piling on the calories: fruits and vegetables. And the nutrient that gives fruits and vegetables that ‘staying power?’ Fiber. So, if fruits and vegetables are the “keeping-it-off superfood groups,” fiber may well be the “keeping-it-off super-nutrient.” Protein is another super-nutrient. It’s becoming more scientifically accepted that protein may help to curb appetite. Protein also offers staying power, and can slightly boost your metabolism in the process. But it’s imperative that you choose your proteins wisely, because like all other foods, if you’re eating more than your body needs, it’ll show up on the scale as a gain, …

Children’s Vitamins

Word Count: 444 Summary: Many parents are concerned that their children do not consume the proper foods they need to stay strong and healthy. The truth is children can be picky eaters. Some children will go through stages where they will refuse to eat anything other than a favorite food, while other children will try new foods, but do not take to them. Children’s vitamins are available to parents who want to ensure their children are receiving the necessary nutrients he or she needs to grow stron… Keywords: Article Body: Many parents are concerned that their children do not consume the proper foods they need to stay strong and healthy. The truth is children can be picky eaters. Some children …

The Advantages Of Having A Healthy Diet

One of the major reasons why people get overweight or suffer from minor and major health risks is that they don’t practice having a healthy diet. Healthy diet—which include eating balanced amount of food from all food groups—along with exercise or regular physical activity can lessen people’s inclination to health problems.   PLANNING ON A HEALTHY DIET Experts say that though basic principle of healthy diet is simple, most people are having a hard time sticking to it. Major reasons may include a super busy lifestyle, work that causes a lot of stress or even an environment that is not conducive to having a healthy diet. Although it is hard to start and maintain a healthy diet, nothing is impossible …

Let Your Child Feast On His Gummy Bears!

Does your kid refuse to eat his greens? Does he or she love gummy bears more than the fruits and veggies you want him to eat everyday? You are not alone. Many parents face the same problem. Most children are fussy eaters. They love all kinds of junk food and processed food. They would hardly take a look at all those fruits and veggies you put on their tables, but they will gobble up gummy bears with gusto. Responsible parents have always fretted over their children’s affinity for junk food. A growing child needs proteins and vitamins. Lack of these in their daily diet can affect their immunity to diseases. Children fed on a diet of junk and refined foods …