Why Potatoes And Other White Foods Are So Healthy To Eat
I'd like to begin a little discussion about carbohydrates... and in particular, "white foods" as well as potatoes. One reason I mentioned this is because so many health and fitness professionals bad mouth potatoes about being a bad carbohydrate option because of the high glycemic index. Some even say such ridiculous things as "shun any and all white carbohydrates".
Who Is Going To Save Our Children?
Save Our Children From Obesity! Approximately 25 percent (or one in four children) are considered overweight. Parents, what are we doing to our children?
What You Must Know About Herbs For Allergies
Herbs for allergies could be your allergy cure. Here's what you need to know.
What Are Some Treatments for Eating Disorders?
Anorexia is a life threatening psychological condition where a person believes he or she is too obese; never thin enough, resulting in self-starvation and indulgent exercising to the point of malnutrition.
Vitamin C - The Secret Nutrient
How could vitamin C be a secret? Everybody knows people need it to stay alive and healthy. For example, most people are aware of its role in preventing scurvy. Sailors on long, ocean-going voyages commonly got scurvy, a disease characterized by spongy gums, loosened teeth and bleeding into the tissues, from the lack of fresh fruits and vegetables - thus the slur, “scurvy knave!” Factoid side note: in 1795 the British Navy began issuing limes, which are full of vitamin C, to its sailors for this very reason. Brits are called “Limeys,” right?