Health News – Cocoa Flavanol are good for cardiovascular health, cognitive health, skin health, blood flow and exercise performance

Flavanols, a subgroup of dietary plant-derived bioactives, have shown that a higher intake of flavanol-containing foods can improve arterial function in individuals at risk for CVD and with established CVD. Cocoa Flavanols are a unique blend of phytonutrients that can only be found in the cocoa bean and cocoa extract supplements. Cocoa flavanols are the beneficial phytonutrients (also… Read More Health News – Cocoa Flavanol are good for cardiovascular health, cognitive health, skin health, blood flow and exercise performance

Health News – High Protein Diets are not best for Weight Loss

Diets such as the Atkins, Zone, Protein Power, Sugar Busters and Stillman diets are not balanced in terms of the essential nutrients our bodies need. Some are high protein and emphasize foods like meat, eggs and cheese, which are rich in protein and saturated fat. Some restrict important carbohydrates such as cereals, grains, fruits, vegetables and low-fat dairy… Read More Health News – High Protein Diets are not best for Weight Loss

Health News – Coffee is Good for Health

People have seen coffee drinking as an unhealthy habit, along the lines of smoking and excessive drinking, and they may make a lot of effort to reduce their coffee consumption or quit drinking it altogether. A 24-ounce mocha Frappachino at Starbucks with whipped cream has almost 500 calories,that’s 25 percent of the daily calorie intake… Read More Health News – Coffee is Good for Health

Health News – Eating Breakfast is helpful for Weight Loss

Observational studies indicate that breakfast consumption is linked to lower weight. In a study, 78% of the nearly 3,000 subjects included in the analysis (adults who had lost at least 13 kg and kept the weight off for a year or more) reported eating breakfast everyday and only 4% reported never eating breakfast. A recent analysis have… Read More Health News – Eating Breakfast is helpful for Weight Loss

Health News – Beetroot Juice Improves Heart Muscles in Heart Failure Patients

Nitrates are the active ingredient in beet juice, as well as spinach and other leafy vegetables, including arugula and celery. During exercise, these nitrates are converted into nitric oxide, with various beneficial effects on blood pressure and cardiovascular health. The benefits are most commonly found during aerobic exercise – that is, when breathing is increased to… Read More Health News – Beetroot Juice Improves Heart Muscles in Heart Failure Patients

Health News – Sea Food best for Heart Health

Seafood generally is a low-fat source of high-quality protein and is the best dietary source of omega-3 fatty acids.  With a few exceptions for selected species, fish is usually low in saturated fats, carbohydrates, and cholesterol.  Seafood contains healthful natural compounds known as “omega-3 fatty acids“. Both fish and shellfish, referred to as “seafood,” are… Read More Health News – Sea Food best for Heart Health

Health News – Spicy Food linked with Long Life

Chilies add wonderful flavour and kick to foods, and have very few calories, boost metabolism, help burn fat and keep us feeling full longer. Rates of ischemic heart disease, respiratory diseases and cancers were all lower in hot-food eaters. Researchers noted that capsaicin, the main ingredient in chili peppers, to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. Researchers from the Chinese… Read More Health News – Spicy Food linked with Long Life

Health News – It is better to Eat at Home for Weight Control

To maintain a healthy weight, you need to balance the amount of calories you consume through food and drink with the amount of calories you burn through physical activity. The amount of calories you should eat depends upon:- Age, height and gender Daily activity level If you want to lose, maintain or gain weight Other… Read More Health News – It is better to Eat at Home for Weight Control