What are some good foods that you should be stocking your fridge with? the wrong types of foods could be bad for your health, whereas, if you know what foods you should be buying, they are help you in keeping healthy! I will be going through 10 foods you should be buying. 1) Spinach - Spinach has a very high source of antioxidant. This helps in not allowing your arteries from oxidizing and corroding. Spinach also has vitamin C, iron, magnesium, and beta carotene. 2) Salmon - This is a very healthy fish, because it is rich in omega 3 fats. These help in protecting your heart and decreasing the risk of a heart attack. 3) Berries - Blueberries are the best of the berries.
Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day. Every mother asks her child to have a healthy breakfast. A nutritious breakfast is a great way to start the day. Why so much emphasis on breakfast? Read on to find yourself. Children, generally, sleep early. When they get up the next morning, their body needs to get sufficient nutrition to break fee from the long hours of fast. A nutritional breakfast not only gives strength to the body, it also energizes the brain of children. An alert brain, in turn, would allow your child to be attentive in class, and understand the concepts taught by the school teacher. Studies have shown that children who skip breakfast tend to show low self-confidence, lack of concentration, and laziness.
The consumption of wild cereals among prehistoric hunters and gatherers appears to be far more ancient than previously thought, according to a University of Calgary archaeologist who has found the oldest example of extensive reliance on cereal and root staples in the diet of early Homo sapiens more than 100, 000 years ago. Julio Mercader, holder of the Canada Research Chair in Tropical Archaeology in the U of C's Department of Archaeology, recovered dozens of stone tools from a deep cave in Mozambique showing that wild sorghum, the ancestor of the chief cereal consumed today in sub-Saharan Africa for flours, breads, porridges and alcoholic beverages, was in Homo sapiens' pantry along with the African wine palm, the false banana, pigeon peas, wild oranges and the African "potato.
I am sure you all know by now that fast food affects your health. You're out shopping and notice that it is almost lunch time. You still haven't finished getting everything you need and right about now there is a hunger in your stomach. What do you do? Well, you could go into the nearest supermarket and look around for a low fat chicken salad whole meal roll and a small bottle of water. Then you would have to wait in the queue behind the heavy set woman who is offloading her over filled trolley and seems to be ready to pay by credit card. Or, you could just pop into the burger joint that you passed 10 seconds ago and jump in that fast moving queue.
The holiday season is a time for festive gatherings with family and friends. It is also the time of year when we see tempting treats everywhere we turn. "Weight gained during the holidays often comes from eating foods that are high in sugar and fat. The good news is that you can still enjoy these special occasions as long as you use a bit of restraint and keep yourself from indulging too much, " says Joan Daniels, R.D., a dietitian at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center. Daniels and fellow Cancer Center dietitian Nancy Burke, R.D., offer the following tips to help you enjoy the holiday season while keeping a balanced and healthy diet.
Are you concerned that your child, or children are not getting the proper nutrition? Does the go-go-go schedule have you eating fast food and junk at every turn? A child's nutrition and exercise is critical to the their overall health and development. Taking just a bit of your time to educate yourself on the proper habits to form as a parent, will go a long ways in your child's development. First and foremost, to many kids out there today miss breakfast. Breakfast is a critical piece of the nutrition and wellness puzzle that is way to often over-looked! Kids that miss breakfast significantly increase their chances of becoming overweight, do not learn as efficiently, and their brain functions in a much different manner.