Health News – Sugar content in some Foods may Result in Obesity

The American Heart Association (AHA) have said that added sugars “contribute zero nutrients” and are just empty calories “that can lead to extra pounds, or even obesity, thereby reducing heart health.”Being aware of the existing and added sugar contents of the foods and drinks we consume is vital for our health – even more so today… Read More Health News – Sugar content in some Foods may Result in Obesity

Vitamin K2 – Prevent Calcium Deposits in Arteries

Vitamin K2 helps to move calcium deposits from your arteries (where they can harm your body), to your bones (where your body can use them). Research suggests that vitamin K2 functions very different from vitamin K1, and that, while your body does produce its own vitamin K2, it doesn’t produce adequate amounts. Your body is able to absorb nearly all of the vitamin K2 you… Read More Vitamin K2 – Prevent Calcium Deposits in Arteries

Vitamin E – A Chain-Breaking Antioxidant

Vitamin E Overview Vitamin E refers to a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include both tocopherols and tocotrienols of the many different forms of vitamin E.  Naturally occurring vitamin E exists in eight chemical forms (alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocopherol and alpha-, beta-, gamma-, and delta-tocotrienol) that have varying levels of biological activity. Vitamin… Read More Vitamin E – A Chain-Breaking Antioxidant

Pregnancy Diet

Best Foods in Pregnancy Mother needs more protein, iron, calcium, and Folic Acid than you did before pregnancy. Mother also needs more calories. A few nutrients in a pregnancy diet deserve special consideration. Consume about 300 more calories per day than you did before you became pregnant, healthy diet is very important for baby to… Read More Pregnancy Diet

Best Foods for Diabetes

All of the foods that are given below provide key nutrients that are lacking in the  diet such as calcium, potassium, fiber, magnesium, vitamins A (as carotenoids), C, and E and are very helpful in controlling Diabetes.  Dark  Green Leafy Vegetables. Packed with powerhouse nutrients, vegetables are naturally low in calories, and they’re full of… Read More Best Foods for Diabetes