Pica, which is desire to eat non-nutritive substances for a prolonged period of time, is linked with Iron and Zinc nutritional deficiencies.Therefore, the foods to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with Pica must be rich in these two nutrients. So, here are 5 recipes to tackle nutritional deficiencies in people with the eating disorder Pica.
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Scientific research has led to conclusion that diet is very important to keep Lupus flare-ups at bay. Lupus affects 1.5 million Americans, and at least five million people worldwide, according to the National Resource Center on Lupus. So, here are 5 recipes that will help you boost the vitamins needed and will help controlling this auto - immune disease.
There is a wealth of information on the healing powers of mushrooms, because they are able to affect the production of a protein called cytokine, which is the host’s defense system to fight infections. So, here are 5 recipes with mushrooms that will boost immunity, fight cancer and more.
It is not secret that mushrooms are good for your health. They are rich in 15 nutrients and have abundant amounts of selenium, phosphorus, copper and B vitamins. So, Here is how mushrooms will boost your immunity, fight cancer and more.
Some believe that raw foods are more nutritious for you than cooked, but here is a case that has found otherwise. Mushrooms are one of the many vegetables that actually pack a more nutritious punch cooked than raw.
Thanks to the internet, there is no longer only one opinion on what food is nutritious. Multiple opinions on nutrition, it seems, have managed to confuse Americans about what they should and shouldn't eat. Therefore, in searching for the healthiest food for humans to eat beckons a myriad of answers.
Cancer patients suffering from dysphagia is a common side effect of radiotherapy or chemotherapy. The swallowing difficulty may be caused by fibrosis, which is scarring or stiffness in the throat, esophagus, or mouth. According to the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the adequate diet cancer patients suffering from dysphagia must consist of soft and moisten foods in order to avoid gagging coughing or chocking. But what sort of foods can benefit cancer patients suffering from dysphagia based on their healing properties?
The physical challenges a stroke patient goes through may include: difficulty swallowing, lack of appetite, memory loss and or arm and hand movement. Besides having to deal with such difficult challenges, carers and stroke patients must be mindful of dietary requirements. So, choosing a diet that will be ideal for stroke survivors and that will also nourish the brain, is very important in the recovery process. Therefore, oods that need to be consumed post stroke must be the one’s who improve and benefit the body and brain, since the brain is the part of the body affected in a stroke, causing all the post stroke symptoms.
Lifestyle factors are associated with increasing the risk of stroke, this includes lack of exercise, high alcohol intake, diet, obesity, smoking, drug use, and stress. The CDC and the National Institutes of Health recommend at least 30 minutes of physical activity on most days of the week. But, besides changing lifestyle, what type of foods will help you prevent a stroke?
How can turmeric help ease the symptoms of the tick- borne illness Lyme disease? The secret is turmeric’s curcumin, a plant chemical that has many healing capabilities, and has been scientifically proven to counter skin rashes, fatigue, bacterial infections and pain in joints and muscle, all of which are symptoms of Lyme disease. So, what does research reveal on turmeric’s healing capabilities, and how it may ease the symptoms of Lyme disease?
Living in an industrialized modern society has many benefits, but there are some health related drawbacks, such as: environmental heavy metal pollution, which can have horrific effects on human health. But, there is no need to panic because nature offers foods that are scientifically proven, to help you with heavy metal detoxing.
Folklore advocates: “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” and science confirms that there is a lot of truth to that phrase. But, Why exactly should you be eating apples frequently?
If you are trying to cut back on sodium, you are already likely avoiding what you might think are obvious salty choices. But you may be surprised to learn about the top 5 sources of sodium come from.
Have you heard of jackfruit? This member of the mulberry family could be a “miracle” for many around the world.
Why is this common food additive bad for health? New information highlights why you will want to know about titanium dioxide in foods so you can avoid it starting now.
There is much controversy about whether or not you should drink milk. Is drinking milk dangerous?
Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.
VTT technologies is working on developing a way to add more protein to the likes of meatballs and falafels from mealworms and crickets. There has been a push to get the public to embrace the notion of insects for foods and maybe for very good reasons.
Researchers have discovered millions of people may be low in the antioxidant vitamin E. The vitamin is difficult to measure in the bloodstream for millions of people with metabolic syndrome. Are you one of the millions of people who needs more of the antioxidant for better health?
Being healthy and getting your daily required amounts of nutrients aren't just for health enthusiasts and people who want to live longer and be disease-free. Making sure you're keeping your nutrition intake optimal also makes you a more successful businessman.
Do you take in enough magnesium? If not, you should - it may help protect you from certain common diseases.
Researchers have found Guillain-Barre Syndrome is caused by a bacterium which is found in undercooked chicken.
Researchers have found that there is more protein and iron in dry beans that cook quickly than in the varieties that cook slower.
Mental health researchers have made a promising breakthrough dealing with fatty acid levels for early detection of the risk of psychosis.
Lupus is an autoimmune disease that affects approximately 1.5 million Americans. Certain environmental factors are known triggers for flares, but research indicates there may be help in a common nutrient.