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Advantages and Disadvantages of Artificial Food Preservatives

Advantages and Disadvantages of Artificial Food Preservatives

2017-06-21 07:38:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Artificial preservatives can help your food last longer without becoming contaminated with food-borne illnesses, which is the reason they're found in so many different processed foods. Although all artificial preservatives used in the United States have been deemed "generally recognized as safe" by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, not

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A List of the Easiest Vegetables and Fruits to Digest

A List of the Easiest Vegetables and Fruits to Digest

2017-06-21 05:28:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

You may need to follow certain dietary guidelines before or after digestive surgery, or during treatment for digestive disorders such as Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. One of these guidelines is to limit your intake of high-fiber foods that may be difficult to digest and that may increase your stool

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Bt Corn: Advantages & Disadvantages

Bt Corn: Advantages & Disadvantages

2017-06-21 04:22:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Eighty-five percent of the corn produced in the United States is genetically modified, according to the Center for Food Safety. Much of the genetically modified corn has been engineered to produce a soil bacterium called bacillus thuringiensis, or Bt, which is an effective insecticide. Bt corn reduces pesticide usage, but

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Get the Broom Out: How to Spring-Clean Your Diet

Get the Broom Out: How to Spring-Clean Your Diet

2017-06-21 00:04:01 0 Comments 4 views Food and Drink category

Spring usually means tackling cluttered closets and disorderly drawers as we finally admit that "they still close" doesn't really count as being organized. But this is also a great time of year to spring clean. our approach to eating and overall diet as well. Seasonal produce, lighter meals and a

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Why You Shouldn't Start the New Year With a Diet

Why You Shouldn't Start the New Year With a Diet

2017-06-20 22:58:01 0 Comments 4 views Food and Drink category

The New Year has traditionally been a time for reflection on the past and hope for the future. In light of our popular culture's obsession with "thin and fit," the New Year has also become somewhat of a weight-loss pledge season. We are a society that wants results immediately. And this

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A List of Fruits With Low Citrus Levels

A List of Fruits With Low Citrus Levels

2017-06-20 13:02:01 0 Comments 1 views Food and Drink category

Foods that are considered low in citrus are actually low in citric acid. Citrus refers to a type of fruit in the Rutaceae family, while citric acid is an organic compound found within the fruit. Citric acid is found in many types of fruits but is also added to numerous

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GABA Supplements That Pass the Blood-Brain Barrier

GABA Supplements That Pass the Blood-Brain Barrier

2017-06-20 09:42:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

GABA, or gamma-aminobutyric acid, is such an important neurotransmitter that your brain would rather make it itself rather than bring it in from the outside. Nature has erected a barrier between the central nervous system and the bloodstream that limits what may cross over. While GABA may be crucial to

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What Could Happen If You Have Too Much Vitamin A?

What Could Happen If You Have Too Much Vitamin A?

2017-06-20 06:22:01 0 Comments 2 views Food and Drink category

Vitamin A is essential for good eyesight and cell reproduction; and if you are pregnant, your fetus needs it to develop properly. But because this vitamin is fat-soluble, your body stores the excess, and consuming too much vitamin A can be dangerous. You can experience toxicity symptoms, as well as

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What Does Fasting Do to Your System?

What Does Fasting Do to Your System?

2017-06-20 04:16:01 0 Comments 4 views Food and Drink category

Fasting is a type of metabolic therapy that uses a mix of diets, enzymes and nutritional supplements to help the body remove toxins. In fasting, you voluntarily abstain from consuming some or all foods and liquids. During a fast, your body’s digestive system undergoes several changes because it needs to

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The Difference Between Hydrolyzed Whey Protein and Regular Whey Protein

The Difference Between Hydrolyzed Whey Protein and Regular Whey Protein

2017-06-20 03:10:01 0 Comments 4 views Food and Drink category

Whey protein powder is used in supplement drink mixes and meal replacements aimed at reducing body fat and increasing lean muscle mass. All whey powders are processed to some degree, but hydrolyzed whey undergoes additional processing to break the protein into smaller fragments that may be easier for people with

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