It’s 2019 and you’re ready for better health. You’ve been putting time and effort into your diet. Grocery shopping for healthy foods, cooking more at home, and eating out less. Great job! A word of warning – if you aren’t snacking smart, your diet could be heading for disaster! Frequent snacking, especially on foods that lack any nutrition, can increase body weight. Not to … [Read more...] about Is Unhealthy Snacking Sabotaging Your Diet?
Why do we often feel tired after eating? Is it the time of day we choose to have our meal? A lack of sleep from the night before? Perhaps even the foods in the meal itself? Any and all of these factors contribute to how the body responds to a meal, in turn affecting how we feel. Some researchers believe that fatigue after meals is brought on due to the body’s production of … [Read more...] about Tired After Eating? Find Out Why!
Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after quitting certain foods may sound ridiculously dramatic, but it’s all too true. Research has found that after reducing intake of highly processed foods, individuals experienced mood swings, anxiety, headaches, poor quality sleep, and cravings. These symptoms are also common among people who are in withdrawal from addictive substances … [Read more...] about Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar
Recent research has found that drinking a glass of red wine with dinner increases levels of HDL (”good”) cholesterol. What's more, these results were found in individuals with type II diabetes. Sound too good to be true? Believe it or not, the health benefits of red wine don’t end with better cholesterol levels. When consumed in moderation, red wine also lowers risk of heart … [Read more...] about New Research Affirms – Red Wine Beneficial For Diabetics
The White Envelope. After you read this story you might want to give something different this year. We shared this story years ago on MyDailyInsights. We believe that food is not only for your body but for your soul. This will story will feed your soul at Christmas and throughout the year. Editor’s Note: This story was originally published in the December 14, 1982 issue of … [Read more...] about For The Man Who Hated Christmas