Aside from being a refreshing beverage, tea has phytochemicals that studies suggest may offer a host of health benefits — especially the phytochemicals in green tea. Green tea and its extracts are used for everything from improving health, increasing mental alertness, and boosting mood to losing weight and keeping skin healthy.
There’s a lot of talk about food cravings stemming from nutritional deficiencies, but research has not proved this to be true. If you've ever been tempted to blame your chocolate urges on a magnesium deficiency, Kimberly Snyder, a clinical nutritionist and the author of The Beauty Detox Power, would beg to disagree. She claims your desire for chocolate is more likely coming from an emotional place than a biological one.
Ask anyone what their favorite breakfast is, and you’ll likely get answers ranging from veggie omelets to sugary cinnamon buns. But how many people can say their favorite morning meal is oatmeal? Well, that’s all about to change. Not only is oatmeal super healthy (it’s packed with belly-filling fiber), but it’s also incredibly versatile
Wondering why the scale won’t budge? You may need to pay more attention to your eating or overeating habits. Despite your best efforts, you may be taking in way too many calories each day without even realizing it. Unfortunately, the proliferation of fake “health” foods and distractions like social media has made it easier than ever to mindlessly munch.
Searching for the secret to healthy, radiant skin? Look no further than your kitchen. When it comes to getting a gorgeous glow, the foods you eat are just as important as the creams or lotions you slather on your Face. And certain nutrients can help you save face more than others. Antioxidants are crucial when it comes to maintaining a youthful glow. They fight off free-radical damage that can cause skin to age prematurely.
Whole-grain foods include whole-wheat flour, oatmeal, brown rice and whole cornmeal. Health experts have long urged people to swap their processed white grains for the whole-grain variety, and new research suggests that advice might help you live longer. Researchers found that people who ate three or more servings of whole grains a day had a 20 percent reduced risk of premature death during the study period, compared to those who ate fewer or no servings of whole grains.