Improve Your Health With Natural Foods

Remember the movie that came out recently where the fellow ate nothing but fast food for an entire month? If you saw the movie then you know the results of the month of junk food on the man’s body, mind and spirit. He basically felt and looked awful because of his poor food choices. Are you considering making big changes in your health by eating healthier? If you are ready to make that jump from junk food and quick meals to natural health food, then must accept that it will take a considerable amount of effort and patience on your part. The United States population has an obsession with junk food; that’s certainly not news. We’re a fat, unhealthy nation, …

How To Know If You Are Eating Too Much Salt

For most of us, eating healthfully means cutting down on salt. Even if cutting down your salt intake won’t reduce your waist measurement, it’ll make you a healthier person, better able to follow your weight management programme. But it’s not that simple. Have you ever been confused by the nutritional labels on food? Salt or sodium, what’s the different? Salt is the general name given to sodium chloride. 6g of salt contains about 2.5g of sodium. It’s the sodium in salt that can lead to health problems. For example, sodium can lead to higher than recommended blood pressure. It’s important that you educate yourself to avoid over indulging on salt. You may feel that by reducing your calorie intake and …

Dieting with a Busy Schedule

When it comes to dieting many of us find that the number one hindrance to our success is the lack of time to prepare the proper meals and snacks for our dietary needs. It is often much more convenient to throw one thing in the crock pot for the family or resort to the fast food last resort rather than preparing the healthy and nutritious meal that we should be eating. There are things you can do however that will reduce the temptation to hit the drive thru and keep you on course with your dieting needs. The first of these is a process known as once a week cooking. With this method you cook enough meals to last you …