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Read This Before You Pick A Can Of Soda
Fizzy drinks, especially colas, have become an unholy part of our daily diet. Whether you are a student, a professional, a housewife or a driver, not a day goes by when you don't pick up a can or a bottle of soda, either to quench thirst or to wash down... -
No Fries: No Alzheimer’s
Alzheimer’s, a disease that affects the brain, is dreaded for its obvious symptom of memory loss. Wandering around without being able to recall your own address is particularly tragic. Doctors have not been able to find a sure shot cure for the disease so... -
5 Foods That Docs Won’t Eat
Medicos often see their patients ruin their health simply because they don’t know what to eat . While there have been numerous resources & conferences extolling the need to eat right, quite a number of them go unheeded. Dr. Michael Hirt, internist and... -
Shocking Truth About Food Additives Revealed!
The scary truth about processed foods often gets ignored in our urge to satisfy our tastebuds. These foods are not only high in calories, sugar, and salt, but also contain a lot of chemical additives for preservation.... -
Processed Foods Affect Environment – Says Food Art!
What do you do with a bowl of cereal or corn flakes? Pour milk and have them for breakfast, right? Well, a couple of photographers have found something better to do with these. Barbara Ciurej and Lindsay Lochman have... -
A Helpful Hint For Reducing Salt In Your Diet
Has your doctor advised you to go low on salt? How good have you been at that? If you haven’t given a serious thought to it or do not really know how to effectively reduce salt in your diet, then take a look at this ... -
Is Lemon Water Really Good For You?
Being served with a glass of sparkling water garnished with a wedge of lemon looks great but is it wise to squeeze it and then drink the water? No, say health experts for the aesthetically pleasing lemon wedge is not only chock a block with vitamins &... -
Are You Lured By These 5 "healthy" Foods? Don't Be!
Do you often pick a product that has a “healthy” label on it? With many becoming health conscious these days, food companies are trying their best to capture this category of people by marketing foods that are... -
5 Pretend Salads To Avoid
Somebody somewhere seems to be deliberately misleading us. Yes, a weird dish named as ‘dessert salad’ has been seen around lately. Strangely, the dish happens to be neither a dessert in the strictest sense of the word, nor is it a salad by any stretch... -
Look At What Sugar Does To Your Brain!
Are you someone who loves sugary foods? Are you unable to stop with just one piece of chocolate or one cupcake? Well, maybe your brain is affected by sugar! Watch this interesting video made by neuroscientist Nicole Avena, ... -
Leftover Treats Your Dog Should Not Eat
It is a common practice to feed leftovers from a festive meal to your pet, be it a dog, cat or birds. However, there are certain festival leftovers, which can kill your beloved pet, especially it is snacks we are talking about. Some of the occasional foods... -
Harmful Food Preservatives That You Are Eating Everyday!
Buying foods off the shelves is easier than making something from the scratch, isn’t it? But are you aware that these convenience foods have added chemicals to extend their shelf life? While there are natural preservatives available,... -
Gluten Free: A Synonym For Weight Loss?
Gluten is bad for you! You can also lose weight and stay fit by giving it up! These are the thoughts of most people across the nation who have caused the demand for gluten free products skyrocket of late. Celebs like the tennis star Novak Djokovic and film... -
The Diet Cola Demon
Dieting and sodas can never go hand in hand, even if you try to restrain yourself by opting for a diet cola every time. Health experts have now rubbished the claim that diet cola can make you lose fat. On the contrary, it may actually cause fat... -
Cook Or Drink -the Teenage Dilemma
Underage boys, and gals too, of course, cannot buy alcohol; so says the law. But when has a law managed to stop anybody? The teenagers of Pennsylvania are now heading to the nearest grocery store for cooking wine and getting drunk in the process.
5 Foods To Give Up Before New Year
Thanksgiving is over finally, and you can stop thinking of food for once. But can you really? The holiday season is almost here with Christmas and New Year looming large on the horizon, which promise to be a food lover’s dream once more. Yet you have to... -
What, How, And Why Of Cheese Powder
Are you fond of cheese? Well, it is no surprise if you are because almost all processed foods come laden with cheese . Although, you may not actually consume too much of the actual thing ( an average American eats only about 23 pounds of it in a year), the... -
Sugary American Foods Are Popular
Eating sugar isn’t always nice! This is what doctors say. It needs to be followed even more fastidiously now, when the Americans are battling with obesity like never before . Yet, the common branded foods that you come across everyday may not quite be... -
Secret Of The Chicken Nugget
How best to ensure that your kids get enough protein , especially if they happen to be fussy about food? Well, just give them chicken nuggets ! This is the general idea, also endorsed by Ashley Peterson of the ‘National Chicken Council’ (NCC).... -
America’s Love Affair With Unhealthy Food
Benjamin Franklin , one of the founding fathers of America once said, “We should eat to live, not live to eat”.
Unfortunately, this is the very country that is literally bursting at its seams , thanks to the unhealthy eating... -
Soda Could Make Your Kid Aggresive
Soda has become an integral part of today's culture; unfortunately, an average American starts drinking soda from 2 – 3 years of age. There is enough research to suggest that soda is not good for health and to add to that list is a research done at the... -
5 Unlikely Foods That May Contain Gluten
You probably know all about gluten and the havoc it causes when ingested accidentally by people with celiac disease, or the ones afflicted by wheat allergy . However, just avoiding breads, cakes and beer won’t help. You need to be aware of the less... -
Why You Should Stop Eating Soy & Tofu
If you ask a health expert, there are 99% chances that you would be advised to eat soy and tofu blindly. However, you realize that a blind-folded decision will eventually lead you to trouble at the end of the day. The same holds true for soy, tofu or any such... -
Healthy Drinks - Coke’s Offer To America & The World
Here is some good news for all the coke lovers without having to worry about putting on more weight. Considering the mammoth obesity problem faced by America, Coke has decided to come out with a multi-pronged health solution of the soft drink... -
Foods That Make You Dumb
Did you know that some foods you eat can greatly affect your brain function and reduce your intelligence? Yes, it is true! Studies have revealed that some types of foods can negatively impact your cognitive ability. Read on to find out... -
This Is The Unhealthiest Meal In America
What could be the unhealthiest meal in the country? Is it the fried chicken burger or mac ‘n cheese? Well, if you are thinking of blaming the usual culprits, the fast food chain, wait for a minute. According to the Center for Science and the Public... -
Britain Hopes To Live On Unsalted Bread Soon
Britain is trying hard to decrease the salt content of its bread at present. According to the current statistics, almost a fifth of the total salt from processed foods comes from the bread alone. Moreover, the British citizens consume about 8.1 gram of... -
Squeeze Out The Truth From Yogurt Tubes
Kids love yogurt, especially the chilled types which come laden with fruit and all kinds of interesting toppings. Their moms are happy too! The kids are eating healthy after all! Wait a minute though! Do you take the pain of serving fresh yogurt to your kids... -
Kid Obesity Vs Junk Food
Kids, especially boys, are taken up by their idols that are their ideals. Boys being boys will always relate to their favorite sports stars in every single aspect from the way they dress, their hairstyles to even what they endorse. For them, their idols are... -
This Is What Alcohol Does To Your Body
It is a known fact that drinking alcohol, of any type, makes you feel happy, mentally at least. However, jokes apart alcohol has a very profound effect on your body. One of the recent studies conducted on alcohol has been conducted by the... -
Is Sushi Really Healthy?
Having sushi for lunch has been the craze among Americans who want to lose weight. After all, the slender Japanese beauties look wonderful, so do our celebs who claim to live on sushi for lunch, dinner and every meal in between. But can... -
Health Foods That Interrupt With Prescription Drugs
Kale, licorice, grapefruit – Quite a healthy bunch of foods, isn’t it? Well, would you be shocked if you were told that these foods, and more like these, can actually interfere with some prescription drugs that you may be taking. The ... -
Foods That Give You A Headache
While certain fruits and vegetables are considered to be beneficial for our health by supplying us with vitamins, nutrients and antioxidants, there are a few that are known to cause severe headaches. While headaches might actually be the effect of serious... -
Diet Firms Throw Their Weight Behind Nyc Soda Ban
Michael Bloomberg, the beleaguered Mayor of the New York City, is a happy man these days. The reason being his ambitious blanket ban on super-sized soda and other sugary drinks has enlisted support from a very influential lobby of diet companies such as... -
Health Effects Of Drinking Rotten Alcohol
Spoilage of food by pathogenic microbes is not limited only to meats, cereals, fruits and vegetables. Even alcohol can get rotten and cause one to experience the ill effects of food poisoning. The shelf life of an alcoholic beverage will depend... -
Is Coconut For Breakfast Healthy?
As per the “Coconut Diet” consuming at least one serving of coconut in each meal of the day, including breakfast, can help one lead a healthier lifestyle. However, coconuts are famous for their high fat content and potential to add high... -
Is Chili For Breakfast Healthy?
Chili – the biker’s staple food and a favorite among several Americans, is slowly capturing the breakfast tables. Sizeable populations of foodies, who like to eat good food all time, do not mind including chili for breakfast. However, is this a welcome... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Strawberries
Luscious red strawberries are much loved for their sweet and tangy taste and are an indespensibe part of many desserts. However the presence of microbes on these berries make them unfit for consumption and affect our health in a not very desirable manner... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Lemon
Slices of cool, refreshing lemon may enliven your tea but eating a rotten one may jeopardise your health seriously. Spoilage can occur if one does not know how to store lemons or is not following sufficient hygiene practices which ultimately encourage... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Blueberry
Sweet tasting blueberries are easily prone to spoilage and rotting due to their small size and soft exteriors. Eating them in such a state can lead to many undesirable health effects. To prevent this, it is important to learn how to store blueberries and... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Ham
Spoilt ham when eaten, has dangerous effects that are best avoided to safeguard health and ensure your well being. Obtained from the hind region of pig, this cut of meat is tinned, cured or served completely cooked. The raw meat is a natural habitat for... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Mango
Summer is here with an abundant supply of sweet delicious mangoes. However much we love this fruit, the health effects of eating rotten mango should be known by all. Spoilage occurs due to many microbes that are harmful if ingested. They cause food poisoning... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Carrot
A much loved nutritious vegetable, carrot can be dangerous to health if eaten when it is rotten. The microbes that cause the infection lead to illness in man and increased healthcare costs as well. Groups having low immunity especially children, pregnant... -
Is Bran For Breakfast Healthy?
As per the “Bran Believer’s” diet, you need to consume bran in each meal of the day, breakfast included. In fact, several whole food proponents swear by this product and treat it as something next to elixir. However, physicians call this an exaggeration... -
Is Meat For Breakfast Healthy?
Meat is an important part of any breakfast menu. It provides the much-needed protein to get us started through the day along with a plethora of other essential nutrients. If you are concerned about the probable health effects of including... -
Is Seafood For Breakfast Healthy?
Seafood is fast becoming a breakfast staple in several health conscious households, who believe in the virtues of the lean protein provided by this food. However, there is a section of health professionals, who strongly believe that regular consumption of... -
Is Pork For Breakfast Healthy?
Pork is the second most commonly served breakfast meat. However, the world is divided into those who look believe eating this meat is a grave blasphemy and those who consider it as a culinary delight filled with high quality protein. So, what is right, should... -
Is Crab For Breakfast Healthy?
Crab is not a common breakfast meat. However, a fast growing breed of people, love to experiment with their morning meal and start their day with a variety of seafood. Even though, a seafood-centered diet is considered as a healthy dietary practice, is it... -
Is Shrimp For Breakfast Healthy?
Shrimp is a common breakfast feature in several Asian households and the proponents of “Seafood Diet” recommend consuming a variety of seafood proteins in every meal of the day. However, is it healthy to start one's day with shrimps, especially when... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Zucchini
Did you know that eating rotten zucchini can have many undesirable health effects? This is because the microbes that are responsible cause many diseases when ingested. The food poisoning that occurs is normally severe in children, pregnant... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Sausage
Isn’t the smell of a fried sausage simply divine? However much we enjoy this processed delicacy, there must be an understanding of the health effects that come with eating rotten sausages which are made from minced meat and salt with spices added to impart... -
Is Banana For Breakfast Healthy?
Bananas are considered to be one of the healthiest fruits available with several nutritional and medicinal benefits. In fact, a Japanese pharmacist has devised a unique weight loss diet called “Bananas for Breakfast,” or "The Morning Banana... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Cabbage
It is imperative to understand how a rotten cabbage can affect our health. It is easy to do so now as there is a greater awareness of food safety practices. Cabbages that are spoilt due the action of microbes, can cause food poisoning. The intensity of... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Nuts
Have you ever felt sick after eating nuts that looked and tasted seemingly OK? Chances are that the nuts you ate were contaminated even before signs of spoilage were evident. The health effects of eating rotten nuts can be avoided by practicing good food... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Bacon
Prepared from the pig meat, bacon is an important part of a full English breakfast and enjoyed as a delicacy across the globe. If rotten bacon has managed to make it's way on your breakfast table the health effects that follow are predictable. Nausea... -
Is Beef For Breakfast Healthy?
Beef is one of the most popularly served breakfast meat, however, it is unfortunately a tainted meat. While there are groups professing against eating meat and calling it blasphemous, there are others who promote beef eating as the most natural and healthy... -
Health Effects Of eating rotten Duck
One of the most popular game meat that is available in both fresh and frozen form is duck. Even though it is consumed less frequently when compared to other meat and poultry, it is important to avoid eating rotten duck thereby avoiding hazardous health... -
5 Sweeteners That You Don't Need
Wait before you add that sweetener to your cup of tea! Are you sure that you are making the right choice by giving up natural sugar for an alternative? Beware of the 5 worst sweeteners that you may be using unknowingly:
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Corn
Eating rotten corn can cause dangerous health effects, those of food poisoning . The golden yellow corn can get contaminated by bacteria and fungi mainly due to negligence and poor food safety practices followed by us. Corn is a staple in many countries and... -
Soda's Evil Twin - The Dangers Of Fruit Drinks
Did you know that the average American consumes 45 pounds of sugar in one year? Much of this comes from what we drink. You might think that soda is the main culprit; but actually so-called "fruit drinks" are even more dangerous becaue they pretend... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Rice
Do you know the health effects of eating rotten rice? This is important as rice is a staple in many parts of the world and makes up the bulk of many diets. Rice spoilage is very common both in homes as well as in restaurants and has a history of being the... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Seafood
There are compulsory food safety practices that are followed worldwide to prevent spoilage of seafood. This is necessary to avert the health effects of eating rotten seafood which can cause serious illness. There are many pathogens that spoil seafood... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Ginger
Are you aware of the diastrous health effects associated with eating rotten ginger? This spice known for its sharp pungent flavor can be harmful if eaten past its shelf life causing unpleasant symptoms of food poisoning if adequate care is not taken.... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Watermelon
Fresh fruits such as a watermelon is always on the top of the food safety concerns. It is rich in water which makes it an ideal medium for contamination by microbes. Rotten watermelon has severe health effects such as food poisoning which is a common... -
Foods That Trigger Breast Cancer!
Our diet is made up of diverse types of food, containing thousands of nutrients and chemicals. Some of these protect us against cancer , while carcinogenic foods increase the risk. The onset of breast cancer is usually linked with foods like processed... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Pork
One of the most commonly consumed meat worldwide is pork. Like other foods, it can get spoilt by contamination of microbes. The health effects of eating rotten pork is food poisoning which can range from mild or severe. It is best that steps are taken to... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Mushrooms
Food safety especially concerning mushrooms is a serious issue since there are many ill effects of eating rotten mushrooms. They give rise to more than just an upset stomach. In some individuals serious food poisoning may also be the result. Steps have to be... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Coconut
It is hard to imagine that a perfectly healthy looking coconut may actually be infested with disease causing germs. These cause the coconut to rot giving rise to objectionable health effects . Thus it is mandatory to know what causes spoilage so that... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Avocado
Best know for its rich creamy taste the avocado is every fruit lover's delight. Unfortunately there are many factors that accelerate the pace at which avocado rots making it unfit for consumption. The health effect caused is characterized... -
Beware Of The Soda - It Might Kill You
At this very moment, millions might be “obeying their thirst,” “drinking the choice of the new generation,” or “doing the Dew.” But, before you take another gulp of your favorite fizzy soda stop and think… for a new study has shown that regular... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Pineapple
Pineapple is a fruit loved by all irrespective of age. Food safety plays an important role which will help you avoid the detrimental health effects of eating rotten pineapple. This heavenly fruit rich in vitamin C, fiber and digestive enzymes requires... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Cherry
Rich in antioxidants and great in taste, cherry is a delicious seasonal fruit. It is important to protect cherries from rotting as eating them may cause health effects such as food poisoning resulting in illness and hospitalisation . Prevention is always... -
Is Chocolate For Breakfast Healthy
Almost every second article in the health magazines talks about the healthful benefits of chocolates and explains why it is good to be a chocoholic. However, is it so good that you can eat chocolate for breakfast too! If yes, then should you succumb to your... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Onion
Did you know that the most commonly used vegetable in the world are onions? This plain fact makes it important that we take steps to avoid the intake of rotten onions. They can get contaminated with disease causing germs which can affect our health in not... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Grapes
Widely used for wine making, grapes are delectable sweet fruits. However, there are chances are that we may accidentally consume rotten grapes. that can cause us more than discomfort. The health effects of consuming rotten grapes are abominable and include... -
health Effects Of Eating Rotten Chocolate
Sinful sweet chocolate is everyone's idea of indulgence. This treat like all others has to be kept safe from spoilage. The effects of eating rotten chocolate is absolutely undesirable and damaging to health. It is important that we know how to keep... -
Is Butter For Breakfast Healthy?
Talk of a healthy breakfast and one of the 1 st food items to be shown the door seems to be butter. Butter, due to its high concentration of saturated fats and calories has been termed as the villain of good health by many. However, several holistic... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Beef
Food safety is a concern for all of us which is important when it comes to the beef we consume. Eating rotten beef has undesirable health effects that can be curbed right at the farm level. This is essential because beef, rich in iron and protein, provides... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Squash
Squash is loved by adults and children for its creamy rich taste and texture. However, If the same squash is rotten it can effect one's health negatively. The great news is that this can be avoided by improving hygiene and understanding how to... -
Is Ham For Breakfast Healthy
Ham is one of the three classic breakfast meats, the other two being bacon and sausage. Though, less calorie dense than its counterparts, it is considered as an unhealthy diet choice by many. Before you curtail your desire for having some flavorful proteinous... -
health Effects Of Eating Rotten Cheese
If you complained of stomach pain and cramps after last night's cheese pasta, it may be because you ate cheese that was spoilt. The effects of food spoilage on health are unwanted and best avoided. Dairy products are highly perishable. It is important... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Vegetable
According to the latest dietary guidelines, four to five servings of fruits and vegetables are needed for optimum health. But ingesting the rotten ones may spell doom for us! Vegetables are the prime sources of fiber and antioxidant vitamins. They help... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Butter
Golden butter spread on hot toast is truly delicious. It gives us the much needed fatty acids as well as vitamins A and D. However, have you thought of the health effects of eating rotten butter? Most often than not, it can cause nausea and vomiting that... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Poultry
Poultry is an indispensable part of our meals as it provides us with good quality protein, important for growth and development. However, the effects of eating rotten poultry are ill health and food poisoning, a reason we need to select the poultry... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Potato
Potato is the most loved vegetable ever! It is rich in carbohydrates and a rich source of energy. Like other foods, it needs to be checked properly in order to avoid the ugly health effects of eating the rotten form which may lead to serious consequences.... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Orange
Orange juice, full of vitamin C and folate is a must on our breakfast table. A rotten orange will have low levels of these nutrients and the microbes within them are sure to affect our health. Thankfully, there are many food safety guidelines that we... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Fish
Next time you are grill that beautiful piece of pink salmon think again. Have you taken sufficient steps to ensure that you do not have to eat rotten fish resulting in adversely affecting your health? Fish is an important part of a wholesome diet which makes... -
Is Bacon For Breakfast Healthy?
Bacon, a classic breakfast accompaniment, is not your quintessential fitness booster. However, as per a recent ADA (American Dietetic Association) guideline, a healthy breakfast need not always mean 100% health foods; one may at times include not so healthy... -
Is Sausage For Breakfast Healthy?
Sausages have a reputation of being unhealthy foods, but that has not stopped millions of Americans from having sausages for breakfast almost every morning. For the benefit of all the health enthusiasts who wish to follow a fit lifestyle but do not want to... -
Health Effects Of Eating Rotten Egg
Eggs are common ingridients in many homes as they are easy to cook and are full of nourishing protein. However, they can effect our health negatively if not stored and consumed properly. Eating rotten eggs can cause food poisoning which can be... -
Dangers Of Eating Raw Vegetables
You may not have heard it before but eating raw vegetables could actually make you sick. Surprised? Well, there is a downside to this healthy habit. Read on to know about the dangers of eating raw vegetables
Don’t Drink That Glass Of Fruit Juice!
You may be surprised to hear if somebody tells you, not to drink fruit juice . But the recent studies do not recommend it. As opposed to the fact that juice is considered to be good for your health, a study published in the... -
10 Chinese New Year Foods To Avoid For Better Health
With Chinese New Year celebrations come the excitement of lavish foods splashed with oils and brimmed with high calorie fattening ingredients. You can make your celebrations more alluring by avoiding those health traps and concentrating more on lighter and ... -
10 Easter Foods To Avoid For Better Health
Easter fiesta includes food, fun and gambol. There is heavy focus on gourmet dishes with plentiful of high calorie foods that could add pounds to your waistline which should be best avoided. We start gorging on Easter goodies much early before the arrival... -
10 Thanksgiving Foods To Avoid For Better Health
With Thanksgiving, comes the idea of colorful, sinful and gourmet meals that could be hard on your waistline. If you are the one battling with weight gain during holiday season, then ditch those rich foods and live a healthy lifestyle post celebrations. We... -
10 New Year Foods To Avoid For Better Health
There could be no better way to celebrate New Year extravaganza than stripping off the high calorie foods and welcoming the healthy ones. An array of indulgent dishes complements the fun, frolic and festivity. We tickle our taste buds with exotic dishes that... -
10 Halloween Foods To Avoid For Better Health
The “trick o treat” Halloween tradition becomes more gripping with the scary culinary delights. But we start preparing for Halloween much early than the actual fiesta celebration which can land us into trouble as we indulge ourselves. This write up... -
10 Christmas Foods To Avoid For Better Health
Food is the centerpiece of Christmas celebrations and it also adds an extra allure to the fun filled atmosphere of the occasion. Your merry making time goes up if you generously choose to stay away from a handful of rich and creamy Christmas delights. Some of... -
Foods To Avoid For Ulcerative Colitis
Which are the Ulcerative Colitis foods to avoid? This question has raised enough controversies over the years because there are no specific food prefixes which are known to induce the symptoms or the disease in a whole. Through different researches it has... -
Oregano Oil Side Effects
Avoid Oregano Oil side effects by using it in the right way. Oregano the popular herb since ancient Greek times is primarily used for medicinal purposes and it is considered as an important spice in Italian and Greek cuisines. In the US, Oregano is used for... -