Here in our section devoted to nutrition and healthy eating, you'll learn everything you need to know about eating right and maintaining a properly balanced diet plan. Find out how to lose weight the healthy way by avoid crash diets that just leave you hungry and unhappy and learn how to make proper lifestyle changes so that you can lead a healthier life.
Proper nutrition is vital for creating and maintaining a healthy body. It’s also the cornerstone of weight loss. Following a healthy diet, rich in fresh fruits and vegetables and whole grains is a sure way to promote healthy, long term weight loss and fitness. However, for many people, figuring out which foods are healthy ones can be a more difficult task than it seems, especially when it comes to fast food. For one thing, you may want to find out how to properly interpret those food nutrition labels. We teach you how to read these labels so that you can learn which foods are good for you and which foods are not. This will help you to make the right decision when eating out and when in the supermarket.
Also, many people are unaware of how the things they eat and more imporantly, how they eat them, can influence their digestion. Let our health expert, Michelle Stafford talk you through the key steps to good digestion. By discovering what triggers your indigestion symptoms, you can dramatically increase your nutrient intake. In addition, Michelle offers great advice for anyone considering undergoing a detox cleanse, but isn't sure where to begin.
Eating For Health
If you suffer from a cholesterol or related disorder, diet and nutrition can be a good way to get it under control without the use of prescription medications. This will not only help your cholesterol levels, but also improve your whole body health and your long term prognosis. Learn more about how what you eat can affect your overall health and about how through diet you can lower cholesterol, get blood pressure under control, and manage any symptoms of diabetes. You will also feel good if you eat well and have lots more energy to get the things done during the day that you want to do.
For those who are looking for a fast way to lose weight, you may want to be wary of those fad diets, as many promote unhealthy eating practices. However, one such diet that has been touted for its health benefits is the South Beach Diet. But, you should also read our article on low carb dangers just to be on the safe side. Other diet plans that may interest you are the travel diet (staying healthy on the road), the juice diet, or the very healthy Mediterranean diet. One way to ensure dieting and health success is to diet with a friend. The mutual support can go a long way. And of course, never skip breakfast. A healthy breakfast is the first step in eating for health. Also check out our article on diet myths to undo some of your preconceptions about diet and health.