There are a number of reasons why a person might choose to adopt a gluten-free lifestyle. Perhaps they are experimenting with the benefits of a wheat-less diet (i.e. Paleo, Atkins); maybe certain health restrictions demand it (Diabetes, Celiac Disease). Whatever the reason, one singular concern regarding the gluten-free transformation always seems to surface: satisfying one's sweet tooth.
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Food and Health
Cheese remains loaded with unhealthy salt overall in spite of initiatives to lower the salt content of food. Too much salt is associated with high blood pressure which is a silent killer and other serious health problems. Therefore although cheese is generally considered to be a nutritious food it should not be considered a healthy food to eat as long as its salt content is high.
There has been a great deal of hype surrounding reports that eating a lot of fish is good for your cardiovascular health. There has also been interest surrounding reports that eating fish is good for your brain health. It has generally been conjectured that the positive health benefits of fish are due to omega-3 fatty acids in fish. New research shows baked or boiled fish is good for your brain independent of omega-3 fatty acid content.
Foodborne illness is a very serious problem which is responsible for a great deal of morbidity and mortality. An awareness of this problem generally prompts people to be a great deal more careful about handling food and where they choose to eat out. Recent research has shown cinnamon may be a natural key to helping to prevent foodborne illness.
Contamination of food can cause very serious illnesses. Food poisoning can hit the very young and the very old particularly hard but has the capacity to cause a great deal of disability or to even be life threatening for anyone. Yogurt has surfaced as being a risk factor for fungal infection which represents a serious risk to the consumer.