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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.

How to Stop Stress Eating; Feeding Your Body and Not Your Emotions

Stop stress eating

Everyone eats for comfort now and then. Maybe it is when you’ve had a stressful day at work, or at home with the children. Maybe it’s after an upsetting argument with your significant other. Perhaps you’re most likely to stress eat on the days when you are particularly hormonal. Whatever the case, emotional eating can quickly derail your health goals, or even cause you to gain weight.

5 vegetarian recipes to boost your omega 3 fatty acids levels daily

vegetarian recipes to boost your omega 3 fatty acids levels daily

The American Heart Association advises people to consume foods that are rich in omega 3 fatty acids, because its beneficial for the heart and overall health. Omega 3 fatty acids are generally found in fish, however due to ocean pollution with heavy metals and Fukushima radiation, it might be better to boost your omega 3 fatty acids levels daily via a plant based diet.

Here are 3 plant based omega 3 sources to avoid seafood contaminated by Fukushima radiation

3 plant based omega 3 sources to avoid seafood contaminated by Fukushima radiation

Now, that all major news outlets are reporting that radioactive water from the Fukushima power plant will be fully dumped into the pacific ocean, you should know that you might have to consume seafood nutrients via other means, as this event alone will completely destroy sea life in the pacific as we know it. So, here are 3 plant based omega 3 sources to avoid seafood contaminated by Fukushima radiation.

Get the Benefits of Turmeric with this Delicious Turmeric Latte Recipe

turmeric benefits latte recipe

You have likely heard the buzz about turmeric. This cousin of ginger, common in Indian cooking may be the most effective nutritional supplement you can add to your diet. Keep reading for my recipe for a delicious turmeric latte that you will want to drink every day.

Daughter Trying To Explain Her Mom About Veganism and Needs Your Help

Vegan Food

People who are vegan sometimes have to face big challenges in their families trying to explain them why veganism is good and why are they vegans. Convincing family members is a difficult task. I read this message from one person in one of the Facebook's Vegan groups asking for help on how to convince her mom that veganism is good.

These supplements and dietary changes will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally

lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally

According to the CDC, heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases are among the leading cause of death and now kill more than 800,000 adults in the US each year, and the two main reasons people have heart disease or stroke are: high blood pressure and cholesterol.Therefore, it is important to keep your blood pressure and cholesterol at normal levels. So, here are supplements and dietary changes that will lower high blood pressure and regulate cholesterol levels naturally.

5 vegan recipes packed with the nutritional needs of fibromyalgia patients

5 vegan recipes packed with the nutritional needs of fibromyalgia patients

Fibromyalgia is a chronic pain that affects mostly woman and has been linked with nutritional deficiencies. It affects approximately 200 to 400 million people worldwide, according to The National Fibromyalgia Association. So, here are 5 recipes packed with the nutritional needs of fibromyalgia patients.

Vegans Explain Why Go Vegan vs Being Vegetarian

Vegan Food

Today in one of the mommy Facebook groups I read an interesting discussion considering the subject of being a vegan vs vegetarian. "I understand being vegetarian because of the cruelty to animals. That makes sense to me because you car for animals. But I never understood the mentality of not eating eggs, using beeswax, drinking any kind of milk. I do not understand the logic of not using the animal by-products that would be otherwise wasted if not used for other things," honestly asked one person.

Why Spaghetti Squash and Zucchini Noodles are Nutritionally Superior to Pasta and Taste Better Too

Succhini recipe

With the rise in Type 2 diabetes and the increase in popularity of diets low in carbs and dense in nutrients and protein, more people are looking for options to replace their beloved pasta without having to give up on flavor. It’s not difficult to see why spaghetti squash and zucchini noodles are nutritionally superior to pasta and taste better, too.

Prepackaged Apple Slices vs Whole Apples: Money Saving Tips

sliced apples vs whole apples

Sometimes when you see washed and prepackaged fruits in stores like Walmart you may think that they have done this for quick sale and the price is cheap, but when you compare prepackaged and sliced apples with whole apples or national brands vs store's brand, you will see that in many cases whole apples are cheaper and store brand's food is less expensive compared to national brand. Here are 3 money saving tips for busy moms when they do their grocery shopping.

How "Green Eggs and Ham" Can Influence Your Kids in A Positive Way - Beyond Picky Eating

Green Eggs and Ham for picky eaters

I have always thought that one of the most influential books of my life was Dr. Seuss' Green Eggs and Ham. I'm certain this book is the very reason why I am not a picky eater. And I have taken a "let's try it attitude", beyond food, towards many aspects of life in general.

Unexpected Things To Do At Farmers Markets You Want To Take Advantage Of

Farmers Market peaches

Farmers markets are rich vibrant places that are often an important part of the local culture as well as economy. You may not realize that there are many unexpected things you do do at farmers markets in addition to enjoy amazing fresh produce. They are ever increasing in popularity so let's take advantage of all they have to offer. Whether you are an entrepreneur, young parent or healthy food lover, there is much to learn and do at farmers markets that you may not realize.

What Is High Fructose Corn Syrup Anyhow And Why All the Controversy

food with high fructose corn syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is shrouded in controversy and confusion. What is it really. The facts, science and history of this laboratory manufactured substance is clear when you look at the evidence. The process of making HFCS and its chemical composition, when understood correctly, clearly point to many concerns with it being in nearly all foods and drinks on the markets and fast food stores now a days. The history and science speaks for itself.

5 easy recipes to lower high blood pressure naturally

5 easy recipes to lower high blood pressure naturally

The CDC estimates that 1 in 3 Americans suffer from high blood pressure (HBP), costing public health billions yearly, and while HBP is the leading cause of stroke, the medications used to control it, also increase the chances of having a stroke, according to a study from the University of Alabama. This alarming finding, makes it all the more necessary for patients to understand how to lower high blood pressure naturally.

3 All Natural Approaches That Will Lower High Blood Pressure

3 all natural approaches that will lower High Blood pressure

The CDC estimates that about 75 million american adults have high blood pressure, which costs the nation a whopping 46 billion dollars a year. Uncontrolled blood pressure can cause a stroke via two ways: by the damaging and weakening of your brain's blood vessels, causing them to narrow, rupture or leak and also by the forming of blood clots in the arteries leading to your brain, blocking blood flow. But, there are 3 all natural approaches to lower high blood pressure.

5 recipes that will help you treat and prevent fungal infections

5 recipes that will help you treat and prevent fungal infections

Fungal diseases are a global public health problem, and people at higher risk are the ones with weakened immune systems, according to the CDC. It is important therefore to boost your immunity with foods that have antifungal capabilities. So, here are 5 recipes that will help you treat and prevent fungal infections.

These foods and herbal oils can be used to treat fungal infections naturally

These foods and herbal oils can be used to treat fungal infections naturally

According to the CDC out of the 1.5 million species of fungi, only about 300 of those can make people sick. Fungal infections not only affect different parts of your body and skin, they can also affect your lungs and even infect your brain. So, here are the foods and herbal oil can be used to treat fungal infections naturally

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