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Simple Home Remedies to Fight Upset Stomach

Simple Home Remedies to Fight Upset Stomach

Most often the reason for an upset stomach is indiscipline in dietary habits. The other reasons are food poisoning, overeating and excessive consumption of alcohol, eating food high in greasy ingredients and spices. They are all avoidable. If you are prone to stomach upset more frequently, you will have to change your lifestyle and it [...]


6 Alternative Medicines For Your Asthma

6 Alternative Medicines For Your Asthma

If you are one those people suffering from the symptoms of chronic asthma, you might want to take a look at some alternative method of treatment. These treatment might decrease your steroid intake and give you some surprise relief. Yoga If you are asthmatic, you might feel that sometimes, when you are stressed and anxious, [...]


Know All About These 10 Herbs & Spices – 2

Know All About These 10 Herbs & Spices - 2

Continue Reading From: Know All About These 10 Herbs & Spices – 1 #6. Cayenne pepper It is high in vitamin A and also contains vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin C, riboflavin, potassium and manganese. An important ingredient found in these peppers is capsaicin (cap-say-sin), which has been known to kill prostate cancer cells. Apart [...]


Know All About These 10 Herbs & Spices – 1

Know All About These 10 Herbs & Spices - 1

So, getting inspired by a culinary show or deciding to reduce your oil intake will often lead you to fill your kitchen drawers with a variety of herbs and spices, but like many you might be having a little or no idea of how to use these in your daily cooking. Don’t fret, as this [...]


7 Tips To Make “The Perfect Salad”

7 Tips To Make "The Perfect Salad"

You think it’s health-savvy to chose the salad bar over a bacon cheeseburger and fries? Unknowingly, you could have been getting far more in fat and calories than the burger meal. Even at a salad bar, there are plenty of dietary land mines among the healthier choices. Prepared salads, oily croutons and ladles of dressing [...]


The Secret Ingredient In Orange Juice, Is NOT Orange

The Secret Ingredient In Orange Juice, Is NOT Orange

So, how many of you have OJ for breakfast? Do you buy the 100% juice and not made from concentrate [see the pic below]. The one that is almost as good as freshly-squeezed orange juice? Image Source Have you ever wondered why every glass of Tropicana Pure Premium orange juice or Minute Maid or Simply [...]


9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – II

9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid - II

Continued From: 9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – I #6. The Carnival & Funnel Cake Funnel cake is a food you definitely want to stay away from; in fact, anything with the F-word — fried — is going to be higher in calories per density. One 8.3 oz. funnel cake (about the size of [...]


9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – I

9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid - I

It’s hard to enjoy an outdoor summer without being tempted by high-calorie, fatty foods and humongous portions at every turn. Let’s take a look at some outdoor goodies, you should stay clear of — and better-for-you options — to maximize fun without hurting your waistline. #1. A Cocktail Party & Bowls of Snacks Your generous [...]


7 Preventive Tips for Sunburn & Heat Exhaustion

7 Preventive Tips for Sunburn & Heat Exhaustion

It’s official: heat wave 2011 is in full force. And if you’re out roaming in this scorching summer heat wave, it’s inevitable that you’re going to find yourself in the middle of some intense situations like sunburn or heat exhaustion. HEAT EXHAUSTION How to Deal with Heat Exhaustion HEAT STROKE 5 SUNBURN REMEDIES Taking a [...]


5 Ways To Drink Smarter & Healthier

5 Ways To Drink Smarter & Healthier

Your favorite drink may be bursting with more calories than an ice cream cone. Studies show that Americans are chugging 411 liquid calories daily, almost 130 more than they consumed in 1990. You don’t compensate for what you drink by cutting back on food, so a simple whipped coffee drink at breakfast, a few cans [...]


10 Nutrients In Your Daily Diet [Infographic]

10 Nutrients In Your Daily Diet [Infographic]

Click on the image to view larger size. Also Read: Infographic: 5 Nutrients You Should Have Daily Infographic: Your 5 Daily Nutrients If you wish to use this image on your site please use the embed code below. <a href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/2011/06/10-nutrients-in-your-daily-diet-infographic/” mce_href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/10-nutrients-missing-in-your-diet.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/10-nutrients-missing-in-your-diet.jpg” alt=”10 Nutrients Missing In Your Diet” width=”600″ border=”0″ title=”10 Nutrients In Your Daily [...]


Infographic: Your 5 Daily Nutrients

Infographic: Your 5 Daily Nutrients

Also Read: Infographic: 5 Nutrients You Should Have Daily 10 Nutrients In Your Daily Diet [Infographic] If you wish to use this image on your site please use the embed code below. <a href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/2011/06/infographic-your-5-daily-nutrients/” mce_href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Your-5-Daily-Nutrients.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Your-5-Daily-Nutrients.jpg” alt=”Your 5 Daily Nutrients” width=”600″ border=”0″ title=”Infographic: Your 5 Daily Nutrients” /></a><br />[Source: <a href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" mce_href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" alt="Healthy Times Blog">Healthy [...]


Infographic: 5 Nutrients You Should Have Daily

Infographic: 5 Nutrients You Should Have Daily

Also Read: Infographic: Your 5 Daily Nutrients 10 Nutrients In Your Daily Diet [Infographic] If you wish to use this image on your site please use the embed code below. <a href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/2011/06/infographic-5-nutrients-you-should-have-daily/” mce_href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/5-Daily-Nutrients.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/5-Daily-Nutrients.jpg” alt=”5 Daily Nutrients” width=”600″ border=”0″ title=”Infographic: 5 Nutrients You Should Have Daily ” /></a><br />[Source: <a href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" mce_href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" alt="Healthy Times Blog">Healthy [...]


4 Facts About Coconut Water

4 Facts About Coconut Water

If you wish to use this image on your site please use the embed code below. <a href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/2011/06/infographic-your-perfect-morning-cuppa/” mce_href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Coconut-Water-Facts.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Coconut-Water-Facts.jpg” alt=”Coconut Water Facts” width=”610″ border=”0″ title=”Infographic: 4 Facts About Coconut Water” /></a><br />[Source: <a href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" mce_href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" alt="Healthy Times Blog">Healthy Times Blog</a>]


Know These 10 Anti-Asthma Foods — 2

Know These 10 Anti-Asthma Foods — 2

Continued From: Know These 10 Anti-Asthma Foods — 1 #6: Sunflower Seeds Sunflower seeds are brimming of anti-asthma nutrients, as these mild nutty tasting seeds are loaded with vitamin E, potassium, and magnesium. They are also a good source of selenium, with 1 cup providing more than 1/3 of the recommended daily intake for this [...]


Know These 10 Anti-Asthma Foods — 1

Know These 10 Anti-Asthma Foods — 1

There might not be a perfect cure for asthma, but we can find many superfoods with a nutrient profile that is particularly well suited for preventing and alleviating asthma symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing and chest tightness. Let’s take a look at 10 such foods and their asthma fighting qualities. #1: Avocado Avocados [...]


6 Must-Have Foods If You Eat No Meat

6 Must-Have Foods If You Eat No Meat

Recently turn vegetarian/vegan? Fascinated by Meatless Monday? We have observed that meatless eating can deliver a lot of health benefits, without sacrificing flavor. Also, vegetarians typically have diets richer in fiber, folic acid, vitamins C and E, potassium, magnesium and unsaturated fat, so it’s no surprise that studies have found them to have a lower [...]


Your Guide To Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables

Your Guide To Seasonal Fruits & Vegetables

SOURCE If you have gone through our Seasonal Spring Foods 1 and Seasonal Spring Foods 2 posts, you might have understood the importance of going local and in season. And the present technology has brought it all at your doorstep, or rather fingertips. Seasons (iPhone App) This iPhone application will give you seasonal information about [...]


Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally – 2

Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally - 2

Continued from Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally – 1 #6. Cut Down On Alcohol Even though moderate drinking has heart-health benefits, drinking too much can elevate blood pressure in some people. Research has found that consuming more than 2 drinks a day increases the risk of hypertension for both men and women. If you do [...]


Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally – 1

Lower Your Blood Pressure, Naturally - 1

People with hypertension often need several medications to control blood pressure. But lifestyle changes can bring it down too, and maybe even eliminate the need for drugs. Here are 10 au naturel ways to lower your blood pressure: #1. Lose Weight Research has time and again, shown that dropping just a few pounds can have [...]


Welcome These Seasonal Spring Foods – II

Welcome These Seasonal Spring Foods - II

Continued from Welcome These Seasonal Spring Foods – I ARTICHOKES Nutritional information: 1 cup contains 60 calories, 0g fat, 13g carbohydrates, 7g fiber, 4g protein Fresh artichokes have been ignored for long, especially when it is so easy to buy the packaged, marinated variety. But packaged artichokes are usually soaking in oil and may have [...]


Welcome These Seasonal Spring Foods – I

Welcome These Seasonal Spring Foods - I

In our previous post, Shop your way to a Healthy Life, we talked about smart shopping for your food. And if you remember, shopping locally and colorfully for seasonal foods was a very important point in that list, mainly because eating fruits and veggies will help you stay healthy, but choosing the freshest seasonal foods [...]


Fight Your Sweet Tooth with 7 Natural Sweeteners

Fight Your Sweet Tooth with 7 Natural Sweeteners

Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. — Ernestine Ulmer Do you know that our sugar intake has DOUBLED in the past 30 years? Our previous post, How many sugar cubes in your drinks? aptly summarizes the exact thought. Besides the instant rush of energy, all sugar can give us is creating a havoc on our [...]


Infographic: What does the color of food tell us?

Infographic: What does the color of food tell us?

If you wish to use this image on your site please use the embed code below. <a href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/2011/02/infographic-what-does-the-color-of-a-food-tell-us/” mce_href=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/A-Rainbow-on-my-plate.jpg” mce_src=”http://www.healthytimesblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/A-Rainbow-on-my-plate.jpg” alt=”Healthy Times Blog – A Rainbow on My Plate” width=”600″ border=”0″ title=”Infographic: What does the color of a food tell us?” /></a><br />[Source: <a href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" mce_href="http://www.healthytimesblog.com/" alt="Healthy Times Blog">Healthy Times Blog</a>]

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