Do You Make These Food Mistakes with Your Kids?

September 30, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

kid eating healthyDr Mercola just published an article on Six Food Mistakes Parents Make

The mistakes are:

  1. Sending Children Out of the Kitchen
  2. Pressuring Them to Take a Bite
  3. Keeping “Good Stuff” Out of Reach
  4. Dieting in Front of Your Children
  5. Serving Boring Vegetables
  6. Giving Up Too Soon

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How to Cure Bad Breath

September 29, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

cure bad breathFew things are so bad for your self esteem as a .

If you are suffering for bad breath the first thing you need to do is make sure you brush your teeth with a toothpaste that does not contain sodium laureth sulfate twice a day. Be careful when you pick your toothpaste as sodium laureth sulfate dries out the mouth and increases your bad breath problem.

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EU law on trans fat

September 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Finally EU have decided to formulate a law that regulates the limit of in food.

Despite that the health risks of trans fat are well known only Denmark and California have limits on trans fat.

This is definitely a step in the right direction and an important signal to the producers. But we should not expect fast results as the EU is known to have very slow decision process and such a law probably would be effective 5 years from now.

But who knows, if we’re lucky this will scare the producers enough to start to removing or limiting the use of trans fats before the law is implemented.

Chia Seed: Dieters Dream and the Best Source of Omega3

September 26, 2008 by · 3 Comments 

Chia seeds sprouts

Inexpensive and easy to find. seed is a dieters dream come true. The seed creates a gelatin-like mass which slows you digestion and suppresses hunger.

On top of helping you lose weight is also a great source of . You probably thought that linseed or flax seeds were the best source of in the vegetable kingdom. With approximately 63% fatty acid the tiny Mexican Chia seed is taking over the throne.

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Test Shows Why You Have a Fat Belly

September 24, 2008 by · 5 Comments 

test why your have fat bellyLow-fat diets will not make you lose weight.

What is really the key to weight loss?

Dr David Ludwig at Harvard Medical School has found that changes in body weight and is not about following a low-fat . Is it about how your body responds to sugar, carbohydrate, or glucose load.

This means that your risk of gaining weight depends on how your body reacts on sugar. If you produce too much insulin you will:

  1. Become hungrier
  2. Store extra belly fat (insulin is a fat storage hormone)

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Stress Relieving Dinner

September 22, 2008 by · 2 Comments 

relieve stress with foodMany of us live with high levels of . Sometimes it feels as if we accept as a way of life.

Some people even see stress as a sign that they are important.
This is wrong.
If you live with stress during long periods of time you’re putting your entire well-being at risk. Stress effects your emotional and physical health. It narrows your ability to think clearly, function effectively, and enjoy life.

Most stress relieves include actions that take time. Precious time which is hard for an already stressed person to find. But one thing that we all do everyday is eat. Not many people know that there are foods that help you to manage stress better and to lower your stress levels.

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