Category: Special Diets

  • Optimal Sleep Duration for Health Unveiled by Researchers: Dietary Tips for Sound Sleep

    Optimal Sleep Duration for Health Unveiled by Researchers: Dietary Tips for Sound Sleep

    Sleep is becoming more and more important to our health. We found that people who slept less than seven hours a night and then added an extra hour each evening consumed 270 calories per day less on average than their sleep-deprived friends. Sleeping enough is important, but it has a far greater impact than what…

  • Understanding the Link Between Gut Health and Blood Pressure: Key Insights

    Understanding the Link Between Gut Health and Blood Pressure: Key Insights

    The U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention confirms that nearly one out of every two American adults, or 47%, has been diagnosed with hypertension. This statistic may seem to make the illness appear commonplace, but it’s far from reality. Hypertension increases the risk of coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and cognitive decline. Hypertension…

  • Beginner’s Guide to a Low Cholesterol Diet Plan

    Beginner’s Guide to a Low Cholesterol Diet Plan

    This 7-day plan is for beginners. We outline a week’s worth of healthy meals and snacks to help you lower your ldl. We meal-prep your breakfast and lunch for you to grab-and go, plus we focus on simple recipes without lengthy ingredient lists. You will also find a lot of sheet pan and one-pot dinners,…

  • Top 5 Nutritious Fish to Include in Your Diet—and 5 to Avoid

    Top 5 Nutritious Fish to Include in Your Diet—and 5 to Avoid

    Most likely, you already know that fish should be consumed twice a week. Fish is a healthy, lean source of protein. The oily types, such as salmon, tuna and mackerel are rich in omega-3 fats that promote heart and brain health. There’s also the concern about the environment–and choosing seafood that is sustainably produced. If…

  • Optimal Meal Timing for Weight Loss, Recommended by a Dietitian

    Optimal Meal Timing for Weight Loss, Recommended by a Dietitian

    Weight loss is more than just watching calories. This is why so many diets focus on food quality or macronutrients. While this approach may help some people lose weight, there’s still a lot we don’t know. This is especially true in terms of environmental and organic factors that can facilitate or hinder weight loss efforts.…

  • Dietitian-Approved Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss Success

    Dietitian-Approved Breakfast Foods for Weight Loss Success

    Donuts and drive-throughs are not the best option. Healthy breakfasts can help you stay energized, fight off hunger attacks and lose weight. Breakfast eaters tend to be leaner, and they are more successful at losing weight – and keeping it off – when they eat. Breakfast eaters often get more of certain vitamins and minerals,…

  • Weight-Loss Friendly Breakfasts: High-Protein, Low-Carb Options

    Weight-Loss Friendly Breakfasts: High-Protein, Low-Carb Options

    It is common knowledge that a healthy breakfast will keep your energy levels steady, your focus sharp and hunger at bay. It is even more important to choose the right breakfast when you’re following a specific eating plan, such as a low carb diet for weight loss. Low-carb eating can be beneficial, but only if…

  • New Study Suggests Certain Antioxidant-Rich Foods May Reduce Dementia Risk

    New Study Suggests Certain Antioxidant-Rich Foods May Reduce Dementia Risk

    Smoking is not allowed. Do not smoke. Reduce refined carbohydrates and increase dietary fibre. Sleep between 7 and 9 hours. Preserve your mind engaged. Stay socially connected. Scientific evidence is mounting that small lifestyle changes can make a big difference in the total risk of cognitive decline severe enough to affect daily living, or dementia.…

  • Best Sources of Vegetarian Protein

    Best Sources of Vegetarian Protein

    If you’re on a vegan or vegetarian food plan or just trying to eat more plants and less meat, these vegetarian protein sources will make it simple to fill up your protein requirements. Protein is important for constructing and maintaining muscle mass and keeping your skin and hair healthy. It also helps keep you full.…

  • Experts Reveal the Most Effective Method for Long-Term Weight Loss and Maintenance

    Experts Reveal the Most Effective Method for Long-Term Weight Loss and Maintenance

    Weight is just one indicator of health. Weight loss is an important goal for people who are trying to improve their health. Weight loss can have many benefits, including improved blood sugar control, a healthier blood pressure, and a reduced risk of chronic illness. You’ve probably heard that a healthy diet and physical exercise can…