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As humans, we know how difficult it can be to obtain all the recommended amounts of vitamins and minerals from our diet each day. But the question to ask yourself is what menu choices do you make available to your dog or cat?
Holistic nutrition strives to bring balance to all of these aspects of the human being, with food as the foundation. At the heart of holistic nutrition is the understanding that good digestion and good health go hand-in-hand.
Neuropathy is a common side effect to many diseases and medications; fortunately, proper nutrition can help to resolve this symptom and assist in managing disease and eliminating unneeded medications.
Scientists have discovered that certain foods, and better nutrition generally, can improve a person’s quality of life. Although the maximum life span may not increase, the quality of life and prevention of many age-related diseases can be combated with proper nutrition.
Diabetes is a group of diseases that result in an excess of sugar in the blood. Nutrition is an important aspect of diabetic control, and may help some individuals overcome the need for diabetic medications.
Constipation, or difficulty having a bowel movement, is a common problem. Luckily, most constipation can be easily treated or prevented by changes in nutrition, including eating more fiber and drinking more water.
An estimated 50 million women in the United States have already reached menopause and many of these women suffer from a variety of menopausal symptoms. Nutritional changes for menopause can help by decreasing symptoms and preventing diseases associated with menopause.
Osteoporosis, or low bone density, is a common condition that requires proper diet and nutrition to prevent and treat the disorder.
Nutrition can play an important role in our health, especially the health of our skin, helping to clear acne and other skin blemishes.
One of the simplest ways to improve anemia is through the consumption of foods that are rich in vitamins, minerals, and elements specifically identified as therapeutic for this condition.
A proper diet and maintaining optimal body weight are important factors in preventing infertility.
Vegetarians tend to have lower incidences of chronic health conditions, such as atherosclerosis, cancer, heart disease, high cholesterol, hypertension, and obesity. The decision to eat a vegetarian diet can be inspired by religious beliefs, concerns for the environment, or the need to overcome health problems. Whatever the purpose, it is important that a vegetarian diet is centered on healthful food choices, rather than simply the absence of animal protein.
A poor diet and overuse of NSAIDs can lead to a state of inflammation within the body. Proper nutrition can help return your body to balance and resolve pains and aches.
Humans may alter their usual eating habits for many reasons, including weight loss, disease prevention or treatment, removing toxins from the body, or to achieve a general improvement in physical ands....
The Ornish diet was developed by Dean Ornish, M.D. Ornish was the first physician to demonstrate that heart disease can be reversed by natural methods, including specific dietary and lifestyle changee....
The Pritikin diet is a low-fat regimen that promotes eating whole grains, vegetables, and fruit over animal protein, eggs, processed grains, and sugar.Nathan Pritikin developed the diet in the 1970s.e....
The Atkins diet is a high-protein, high-fat, very low-carbohydrate regimen. It emphasizes meat, cheese, and eggs, while discouraging foods such as bread, pasta, fruit, and sugar. It is a form of ketot....
Food allergies can be life threatening. Learning correct nutrition can help identify and avoid foods that cause allergic reactions while maintain proper nutritional needs.
The South Beach diet is a three-phase, carbohydrate-restrictive diet. It emphasizes foods that are low on the glycemic index (GI) and low in saturated fat, such as lean meats, vegetables, cheeses, nut....
A macrobiotic diet is part of a philosophy of life that incorporates the ancient Oriental concept or theory of yin and yang. The diet itself consists mainly of brown rice, other whole grains, and vege....