Thursday, January 28, 2021

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

Effect of Spices and Herbs On Your Health: Eat these to Get in Good Shape

Effect of Spices and Herbs On Your Health
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Spices and herbs are both of plant origin.  Whilst herbs come from the leafy, or green parts of a plant, spices come from the remaining plant material such as the bark, roots, flowers, berries or seeds. These versatile plant foods have been used across the globe for thousands of years, both in culinary use and...

Increasing Energy: Discover the Top 5 Natural Energy Foods

Increasing Energy: Discover the Top 5 Natural Energy Foods
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Most of us have a clear understanding that food is the body’s primary energy source.  Once consumed, it is broken down within the digestive system into either fats, proteins, or carbohydrates. After they have been broken down into their smallest forms, they are then transported throughout the body to take part in their respective metabolic...

The pH of Foods and Its Impact on Your Health According to Research

The pH of Foods and Its Impact on Your Health According to Research
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What Does pH Mean? If you want to understand how pH impacts your health, you need to know a few basic things about acids and bases.   From your science classes in school, you probably remember some of this.  (I actually took chemistry all the way to college level and never asked what pH stood for!...

The Top 20 Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health

Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health
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Did you know that what you eat can impact your mental health?  Find out the best and worst foods for mental health! There was a period in my life (not all that long ago, now that I think about it) where I was the busiest I have ever been.  I was working early mornings and...

Top 5 Foods to Fight Insomnia and Improve Your Sleep Quality

Top 5 Foods to Fight Insomnia and Improve Your Sleep Quality
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Did you know that you can rely on foods to fight insomnia and improve your sleep quality?   It is important to fight insomnia as soon as you notice it.  This lack of quality sleep can have a huge impact on your daily life if it goes on too long.  It can also have negative impacts on a...

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently created a list of foods that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and named them "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" (PFV).  These are foods packed with nutrients that help fight diseases and maintain health. How were the Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked? PFVs recieved their ranking based...

Vitamins Guide: What are the Main Vitamins Your Body Needs?

vitamins guide
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Welcome to Nutrishative's vitamins guide!  If you're searching for a basic understanding of what vitamins are and what vitamins do in your body, you have come to the perfect place! Last Updated: June 24, 2019 Table Of ContentsWhat are Vitamins? What are the Two Classes of Vitamins?How Much of Each Vitamin Do I Need?Pros and Cons of...

Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health: Can Supplements Be Beneficial?

Digestive Enzymes and Overall Health
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The Role of Enzymes in The Body An enzyme is a protein molecule that works as a biological catalyst to speed up chemical reactions in the body. To put that into perspective, the most enhanced biochemical reaction goes 1017 (one hundred quadrillion) times faster in the presence of a specific enzyme! Whilst the effects aren’t always that...

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