Drinking Green Tea Is Beneficial 

Green tea has been a popular drink for generations.  Aside from its excellent taste, green tea has some health benefits.  Green tea has a nutty aroma and a sweet grassy flavor.  Many people drink several cups of coffee each day.  Coffee contains a good amount of caffeine and this caffeine gives some people the jitters.  […]

Tips To Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

Many people suffer from hypertension also known as high blood pressure. In fact, the American Heart Association states that nearly one out of three people have blood pressure problems. For some patients medication may be the only way to lower the blood pressure.  However, for others there are some natural remedies which can help bring […]

The Glycemic Index

The glycemic index was developed to measure the effect of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels.  It ranks carbohydrates based on the different manner and times it takes for these carbohydrates to break down and be digested.  The index was developed by Dr. David J. Jenkins of the University of Toronto in 1981. Those carbohydrates which […]

Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Are you trying to lose some weight and are your wondering what foods will help you do this? Here are five foods which will help fight flab.  They include: Oatmeal is a whole grain loaded with nutrition. Use plain oatmeal since the flavored oatmeal is loaded with sugar.  Steel cut oats are best.  Oatmeal is […]

Foods And Irritable Bowel Syndrome

One way to help control your irritable bowel symptoms is by changing your diet.  The foods you can eat will change as your symptoms change.  Some symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) include nausea, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, flatulence and pain. Everyone is different so it will be difficult for your health professional to make dietary […]

Keep Blood Pressure In Normal Range

The normal range for blood pressure should be less than 120 for the systolic number and less than 80 for the diastolic number.  The systolic number is the upper one on the blood pressure machine and the diastolic number is the lower one on the blood pressure machine.  The range for normal blood pressure does […]

Benefits Of Losing Weight

You know that losing weight is going to be hard work.  You also need to understand that when you lose weight you will gain some important benefits.  Whether you have decided it is time to lose a few pounds or your medical care professional has mentioned that you need to slim down some, losing weight […]

DASH Diet

Following the DASH diet will help you to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime.  The DASH diet was originally designed to help those with high blood pressure lower their blood pressure without needing to use medication.  The term DASH diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet not only […]

Volumetrics Diet

The volumetrics diet has been around for many years.  It is one of the better diet plans for people to follow.  The volumetrics diet allows people to eat as much as they want to get full and stay full for a longer time.  This diet is designed to get rid of the feeling of being […]

Metabolism And Weight Loss

The process by which your body converts food into energy is your metabolism.  There are a few  different factors which determine your metabolism.  These factors are your age and sex, how many calories you consume and how physically active you are. Some people think that fat people have a slow metabolism, while thin people have […]