Fiber – we can’t digest it and it provides us with no calories or nutrients, yet we know that it’s good for us and most of us need more. What is it exactly, and what is it about fiber that makes it so healthy for us? What is Fiber? Fiber is simply the part of the plant foods we eat that we aren't able to break down in our digestive systems. There are two types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber will form a gel when dissolved in water. This type of fiber will slow down the … [Read more...] about Does Fiber Help Lose Weight?
Fiber is one of those things that we are told to eat more of yet there should be some confusion. Not all fiber is alike. Most Americans know that foods high in fiber are full of nutrients because they are less processed. There are two kinds of dietary fiber and you need both. Two Types of Fiber Insoluble fiber (the type that does not dissolve in water and is found in wheat bran, oats, whole grains and vegetables) helps promote regularity, prevent hemorrhoids and diverticulosis. It may also … [Read more...] about Facts on Fiber – As well as much better sources than bread and grains
Many people take B Complex Vitamins to try and improve their health including me. I thought I would do a bit of research so that we could all be a bit more aware of what the B Complex Vitamins are for, how much B Complex to get, and the problems with deficiencies. What are the B complex vitamins? The B vitamins are: B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), B3 (niacin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6, B7 (biotin), B12, Folic acid. When we refer to B Complex it tends to be a supplement that contains all of … [Read more...] about B Complex Vitamins
Mike Gales from Everlast offered this article as a way to teach us all about concussions and the healing of them. One nutrient can help a lot it seems. Athletes are getting bigger, stronger and faster. Many reports have shown that concussions are on the rise and multiple concussions can have devastating long term effects. One of the major problems that many athletes have is that they don’t even know when they have been concussed. I will review whether DHA may be a worthwhile supplement … [Read more...] about One Supplement That Can Help Heal a Concussion
For many people looking for juicing recipe ideas and starting to get into the benefits of juicing there is always two things they look at, juicing fruit and juicing carrots. I thought it would help to have a large list of juicing recipes so that it is a lot easier to get some good juicing recipe ideas Juicing Recipe Ideas Potassium Power House Combine cucumber, lettuce, celery, kale, and tomato. For taste, add ½ carrot and 1 green apple, or ¼ lemon Take advantage of the … [Read more...] about Juicing Recipe Ideas