Humans can live without many vitamins, but they can’t live without vitamin C. With that being the case, there are still so many practitioners who caution their patients to stay away from fruit for fear that it contains sugar. This is particularly the case when advising high cholesterol, high blood pressure and pre-diabetic patients. Avoiding fruit couldn’t be more dangerous advice, especially when it comes to matters of the heart.
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Energy drinks are not safe for children and adolescents, and should not be marketed for them, warns The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM published an official statement on those drinks. Should energy drinks be banned for minors, teens and the youth for their dangerous side effects?
Chemicals used in food wrappers, frying pans with non-stick coatings, and clothing, can trigger body weight by interfering with consumers’ metabolism, especially in women, according to Harvard researchers.
University of Michigan researchers confirm that milk stimulates the same parts of the brain as narcotics, thus possibly making cheese the most addictive food in the world.
Consuming foods that contain a low amino acid content of a substance known as asparagine, significantly reduce, by three times, the risk of developing a particularly dangerous form of breast cancer.
Beer, in moderation, has at least 3 health benefits and may protect from these dangerous diseases.
Artificial meat will probably appear on the shelves of stores by 2021 and this is a good news not only for the vegan community but also for everyone. Vegan meat has 5 great advantages.
The number of Americans living with Alzheimer's disease is growing fast. An estimated 5.5 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer's disease. Medicines have been developed to help extend cognitive function, but often do not last. Researchers are in search of additional ways to help prevent cognitive decline and are turning to natural sources, such as fruits and fermented foods.
Here’s some good news for carb lovers that reveals a simple trick for eating potatoes and pasta that is reported to lower your insulin levels, burn additional fat and slim your waistline without feeling carb deprived.
Do you think that the expiration date really indicates just how old your eggs really are before buying them? Think again, as Doctor Oz reveals this and other egg-related hoaxes you are probably not aware of going on in your local supermarket.
In an odd move right before the American Thanksgiving, Ruffles Chips poked fun at a popular choice for Vegans - tofurkey.
Cranberries -- they're not just for Thanksgiving anymore. Like the Macy's balloons, the cranberry makes its debut once a year on Thanksgiving Day, but this amazing fruit needs to be revered for the healing marvel that it is.
When people learn you are following a vegan diet and also exercise, one of the first questions they are likely to ask is how you satisfy your protein needs.
There is only one ingredient that can turn your health around, help you to prevent disease, regulate digestion and elimination, and give your skin a healthy glow. No, it's not a bagel...
World Vegan Day is an annual event celebrated by vegans around the world every 1 November. The event was established in 1994 by Louise Wallis, then Chair of The Vegan Society in the UK, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the organization and the coining of the terms "vegan" and "veganism".
The reason why you must ditch carcinogenic oil is because heated vegetable oil releases toxic chemicals called aldehydes, which have been linked to cancer. Switching to healthier cooking oil alternative will be easier if you use this 1 vegan alternative.
You are what you eat is an old saying, but it truly reflects many scientific findings in modern times. Diet has a role in helping us fight disease and how effectively we do, and this assertion is also true when it comes to cancer. Food for health advocates say that foods rich with antioxidants can help fight disease. Pomegranate fruit has been widely studied for its anti-oxidative potentials, and advocated as anticancer, but why? Below is why pomegranate fruit juice has anticancer properties that warrant the 'anticancer title.'
Vegans are noted for their angry reputation and have been alleged by research to be more prone to depression than their meat-eating counterparts. Given current findings, perhaps vegans may do well to reconsider their position on eating honey.
I don't know what the best vegan milk alternative is, but there is a new one to add to your cereal or cooking called Milkadamia.
Today I received an email from Madeline Familia of Trent & Company, Inc. informing me about the Mina Shakshuka Sauce. It looks very interesting as it derives from a North African dish. I decided to publish it for eMaxHealth readers and will update it after I try a sample myself.
According to the latest Nielsen data released at Expo East, retail sales of plant-based foods and beverages rose 8.1% in the 52 weeks leading to August 12. Great news for veggie enthusiasts as options in the vegetarian and vegan marketplace continue to expand.
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