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Food and Health

The relationship between food and health is intimate and fascinating, and a thorough understanding of this association is necessary to help restore, support, and maintain optimal health. Stay in touch with the latest research and advice on food and its impact on your health and that of your family with well-researched articles from Emaxhealth.

Testimonies of two women who decided to go vegan for a month

Going vegan for a month

Before deciding to go vegan, there are a number of questions that go through people’s heads. The first is: what am I going to eat, if I cut all animal products? The answer to that is: everything else you would normally eat, paired with the animal product of your choice. The second question is what do I gain personally for going vegan? And the answer to that, is in the testimonies of the two women below, who decided to go vegan for a month.

The one vegan food that is not often used but is packed with nutrition

The one vegan food that is not often used but is packed with nutrition

Barley is a vegan food that is not often used but is packed with nutrition, ideal for human optimal health. According to reports, this grain’s yearly production has been in decline in recent years, unlike other cereal crops, mainly due to slackened demand from beer and cattle-feed makers. But, while barley is mostly used to feed livestock, this grain’s many nutrients do provide many health benefits and should be used in cooking more often. Find out more below.

Subway Employee: Wow, It's Good That Your Kids Eat Vegetables

Vegetable Meal

Many adults, even though they want to become vegans, don't like vegetables. How can someone not like vegetables if it's the healthiest food remaining in most parts of the planet. This short episode at a Subway restaurant in Georgia got me thinking, and how I taught my children to love and eat vegetables.

5 vegan recipes for cancer patients using leftover juice pulp

5 vegan recipes for cancer patients using leftover juice pulp

According to Oncology Nutrition, juicing is a good option for getting valuable nutrients into your body, if you are in active treatment, are having chewing, swallowing, or digestive problems, or are struggling with excess weight loss due to cancer and it’s treatment. But, what else could you do to maximise the intake of nutrients from the fruits and veggies you juice? Easy, you can try these 5 vegan recipes for cancer patients using leftover juice pulp.

5 Vegan recipes for optimal prostate gland health

human organs prostate cancer

Problems with the prostate gland is fairly common for men over 50, according to webmed. But, developing prostate issues is something that men want to avoid, as the gland plays an important role in male fertility as well as the proper functioning of the urinary tract. An enlarged prostate gland, for example, can block the flow of urine from the bladder causing an urinary tract infection. Mayoclinic suggests that a diet packed with nutrients have a positive impact in prostate health. So, the 5 vegan recipes below will provide all the needed nutrients for optimal prostate gland health.

Vegan foods and natural remedies to treat an enlarged prostate and cut risks of developing prostate cancer

Vegan foods and natural remedies to treat an enlarged prostate and cut risks of developing prostate cancer

According to prostate cancer UK, age and hormone levels are the main culprits for an enlarged prostate, but dealing with this problem does not increase your risk of developing prostate cancer. One of the worst problems that an enlarged prostate might cause is chronic urine retention, and acute urinary retention, which is when urine passes through painfully or you can’t urinate, respectively. Though cancer is the main worry for men when they hear they have enlarged prostate, these vegan foods and natural remedies listed below to prevent and treat enlarged prostate, will also provide extra health benefits that may prevent the development of prostate cancer.

5 Vegan dishes to maximize the anticancer properties of onion

5 Vegan dishes to maximize the anticancer properties of onion

It is well known that the allium genus, under which are: garlic, onion and Chinese chives, have an incredible therapeutic role in preventing cancer. But, sometimes is hard to have ideas on how to incorporate these ingredients to daily cooking. So, the 5 vegan dishes to maximize the anticancer properties of onion will give you some ideas of how to make onion the star of your cooking, without an effort.

5 vegan recipes that will boost your vitamin C levels naturally

5 vegan recipes that will boost your vitamin C levels naturally

According to the National institutes of Health, vitamin C, also known, as L-ascorbic acid is essential for a variety of bodily functions. Some of which include: the biosynthesis of collagen and immune function. So, if you believe your vitamin C levels are low, below are 5 vegan recipes that will boost your vitamin C levels naturally.

The 5 health benefits of eating watermelon you never knew

health benefits of eating watermelon you never knew

Watermelon is a juicy fruit that mostly reminds people of summer, because of its high water content of approximately 92 percent. According to the Agricultural Marketing Resource Centre, The U.S. annual per capita consumption of watermelon is at approximately 14 pounds per person. But, besides being juicy and delicious, consuming watermelon is great for health. So, below are 5 health benefits of eating watermelon you never knew.

3 recipes using vegan foods for Crohn’s disease patients

3 recipes using vegan foods for Crohn’s disease patients

According to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, about 1.6 million americans have Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), and in 2010, there were 187,000 hospitalizations specifically for Crohn’s disease, a type of IBD. Recently, the scientific community is looking more into the role of diet in keeping ‘IBDs’, such as crohn’s disease at bay. So, below are 3 recipes, using vegan foods, that have been shown to have healing outcomes in Crohn’s disease patients.

Myths about Being Vegan and How to Answer Those Who Question Your Choice

Vegan food

Maybe you are already vegan. Maybe you’ve stopped by this page because you are considering going vegan. Either way, you will likely face many questions about your choices based on myths that the world has about plant-based living. Here are some of the most common myths and how to bust them!

Here is why vegan foods to treat asthma can improve overall health

vegan foods for Asthma

According to the American academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, about 25 million suffer from Asthma only in the US, and it costs an average of $3,300 per person with asthma each year in medical expenses, missed school and work days, and early deaths. So, it is ideal to keep asthma under control via nutritional means, and here is why vegan foods to treat asthma can improve overall health.

7 vegan recipes with almonds that will maximize its health benefits

almond vegan recipes

The regular consumption of almonds have been reported to be a good way to ease anxiety and depression , prevent the growth of cancer cells, help maintain shiny and healthy hair, and it may also help to improve cholesterol levels. So, below are 7 vegan recipes with almonds to maximize its health benefits.

Jamie Oliver’s views on veganism that will surprise you

Vegan Meal

Jamie Oliver is an english celebrity chef, well known for his non- vegetarian dishes that express the soul of British cuisine. Recently, he was interviewed by Tim 'Livewire' Shieff Official in a ski resort, in which he spoke about growing vegan movement and the benefits of this diet. So, below are Jamie Oliver’s views on veganism that will surprise you.

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