Category: Food

400,000 Premature Deaths in 2015

Written By: By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, March 9, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Unhealthy diets may have contributed to as many as 400,000 premature deaths from heart disease and strokes in 2015, a new study estimates. And, it’s not just the things you should be avoiding — such as salt and trans fats — that…

Make Healthy Meals Exciting

1. Experiment with New, Exotic Spices and Fresh Herbs Rather than repeatedly relying on the same familiar seasonings, expand your flavor horizon by purchasing a few new, less-common spices and herbs and giving them a try. Curry powder adds a lot of depth and flavor to roasted veggies, soups and stews. Herbs de Provence can…

Papaya doesn’t just taste good!

Consuming fruits and vegetables like Papaya has long been associated with a reduced risk of many lifestyle-related health conditions. Many studies have suggested that increasing consumption of plant foods like papayas decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality, diabetes, heart disease and promotes a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy, overall lower weight. Age-related…

Directions Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium heat. Brush both sides of the zucchini slices with the oil and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Grill until tender and slightly browned, about 4 minutes per side. Spread 1/4 cup of the hummus over each piece of bread. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon of pine nuts…

What are the Benefits of eating Oranges?

There are a number of reasons why getting an orange a day into your diet is a good idea; there are few calories but nutrient rich, they promote clear and healthy skin and can lower the risk for diseases and conditions when incorporated into a healthy and varied diet. Orange trees are the most popular fruit trees…