Can a Raw Food Diet be Dangerous?

November 7, 2014 by  
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Dangers in Pursuing a Raw Food Diet

A true raw food diet isn’t just a vegetarian diet with fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains. It includes the process of eating uncooked meat, fish, milk (as well as other dairy), and eggs.
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Starting a Raw Food Diet Plan

January 23, 2014 by  
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Before you get started on your raw food adventure, you’ll want to have a plan in place. You’ll begin by recognizing what your current food habits are. Do you already consume any raw foods?

How about salads? Some salads have had preservatives or pesticides added in, but eating salads is a good start toward a raw food future, even if it’s imperfect. Do you eat sushi?

Many people think sushi is raw food, but it’s often not. Not fully, anyway. The rice is cooked in it – and sometimes the fish is partially cooked to some degree, so it may not be wholly raw.

It’s good to see what kind of habits you already have that you can salvage whenever you make the switch to a raw food meal plan. You don’t want to be miserable without your favorite foods, so you have to start planning to turn non raw foods into raw versions.

For example, if you love salsa, but you’re used to buying it in a jar, you can still have it – you just have to learn how to make it from scratch using fresh, raw foods!

Plan your switch carefully. If you are serious about making this change, but you worry about going back to your old ways, then consider gradually immersing yourself into this lifestyle.

You can replace a meal each day, or have a day of the week dedicated to raw foods at first. Then as you go, add more raw food meals to your weekly plan until that’s all you’re eating.

Another way some raw foodies do it is to start by dividing up their plate at each mealtime with raw and cooked portions of foods. It’s kind of like those diet plates where you see carbs, proteins, and fats for example.

In this case, you might want to start your raw diet plan by simply making sure that ½ of your plate has raw foods on it, and the other half can be cooked foods that you’re use to. Over time, increase that amount to ¾ until your whole plate is filled with raw goodies.

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Why finding the right diet solution can make a big difference

May 15, 2013 by  
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The right diet solution can make a big difference in the way you feel and look.

Part of eating a healthy diet is in looking at what you eat now and making the necessary changes to turn it into something healthy. Although this may initially seem like deprivation, it allows you to keep a similar eating pattern but improve what it gives you in terms of nutrition. It is as much about a shift in mindset as anything else.
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Four Foods You Should Never Eat!

October 24, 2011 by  
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Did you know there are four evil foods that you should try to eliminate from your diet completely?  These four foods are so bad for you, they can cause you to gain unbelievable amounts of weight, give you diabetes, increase your risk of heart attack, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and stroke, and may eventually lead to early death!
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A Global Solution To Healthy Eating

October 9, 2011 by  
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If you are like many people today, you feel that the hassle with healthy eating is simply that it is simply not exciting enough. While salads and vegetables are all well and good, there is little sparkle to them. And while this is a view that is easy to sympathize with, the honest truth is that there are plenty of interesting options if you know where to look. Sometimes all you need is something a little bit different.

Geography, remarkably, is something that has a bearing on typical diets. In many western countries, the climate is cold and rainy, and we are used to eat heavier foods that are not so easily digested – we are expected to have a little more “meat on our bones”. And so conversely, trying cuisine from a hotter climate might be the key.

India, for example, is a country where the weather is invariably hot, and spice is a major ingredient in the cuisine of that country. Partly this is because it grows there and is easily affordable, and additionally spice in a diet makes it more readily digestible and doesn’t add fat. Good Indian food is a very advisable option in a healthy diet.

Of course, any food if eaten to excess will cause you to gain weight. But mixing up your diet to give it an international flavor will keep things interesting, give you a level of nutrients which will be good to your body and will get you thinking about food in a different way – which will be desirable in the long run.

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The Mediterranean diet, a good tool to combat childhood asthma

Follow the Mediterranean diet with a balanced and healthy diet, helps children to control this disease. This research has been conducted by the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)

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Dieting For Your Health

October 9, 2011 by  
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Dieting Can Be Good For Your Health

There is no greater reason for dieting than for your own personal health and well-being. Those who are overweight know better than most the risks and consequences that may result because of your weight. Just like smokers however, the risk does not always seem very cut and dry until we reach our very own turning point. If your eating habits are born of an addiction to certain foods, emotional needs, or years of learned behavior and conditioning things will not change until you completely adjust your eating habits and your lifestyle choices.
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Health benefits of water are important too

October 4, 2011 by  
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Health benefits of drinking water for weight loss

It is not at all uncommon to meet a person who cannot understand why they are unable to lose weight, and curses the fact that although they are eating all the right things, their weight hangs around the “few pounds overweight” barrier. They will tell you all of this and wonder what they are doing wrong, and in the next few moments will take a gulp from a can of soda, a glass of beer or something similar, and admit on questioning that it is their third of the day or night.

Now, it is far from impossible to maintain a healthy diet while continuing to enjoy the occasional glass of wine or can of soda. Neither is it unthinkable to stop drinking these things entirely, but it is not compulsory. However, it is important to realize that issues with weight gain or weight loss can often be down to what you drink as much as what you eat. You will not be at a healthy weight if you drink a bottle of wine a day, or get through a family-sized bottle of soda.

If you have to have a drink with food, then often a glass of water will be the best option. There are more reasons for this than just the weight issue. A glass of water will keep you from getting thirsty and will help you enjoy the meal, but will not interfere with the taste. And if you are thirsty, a glass of water is the best thing you can drink – it replenishes the body’s hydration levels and allows you to enjoy the occasional glass of wine or soda more, because you get to really savor the taste.

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Benefits of Healthy Eating and Your Mental Health

July 13, 2011 by  
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The importance of eating healthily is well known to us all. Without the right diet, it is hard to live the life we would all like to, keeping energy levels high and being able to do the things we enjoy. However, it is not all about the physical benefits of a healthy diet. The benefits of healthy eating can have a beneficial effect on your mental well-being too.
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Beware of Healthy Food Choices

June 4, 2011 by  
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If eating healthily was as easy as it should be, then the diet industry – books, DVDs, diet plans themselves and exercise equipment – would be in the doldrums. The fact that it is thriving to this day is a sign that, as much as we would like to think it, dieting is not easy or straightforward.

We like to think of pasta as being the healthy option – many of us will replace fries with a serving of pasta when we are trying to lose weight – but unless we are careful, we can end up gaining more weight for the addition of a healthier food such as pasta to our diet. A lot of it comes down to what we eat with that pasta and avoiding some of the healthy food excesses. In some cases it is a thick, creamy sauce or a salad dressing that contains a bunch of calories. And even plain pasta can be a weight gain nightmare if we don’t get the exercise to work off those carbs.

Very often it is not what we eat but how we cook it that is the issue. Many of us will, for example, quite enjoy a nice steak every once in a while – as long as the fat is trimmed. But how we cook it affects how good it is for us. If you are frying it in oil or butter, then it will become unhealthy very quickly. If, however, you grill it or sear it in a pan, there is certainly no harm to enjoying it.

One of the most enjoyable quick meals is a chicken breast with baby potatoes. Now, boiled potatoes can hardly be a diet destroyer, can they? Again, it depends what is done with them. If they are tipped out of the pan and have a mound of butter melted over them, they’re as much a risk as fries. If they are drizzled with a little olive oil, then they’re more than fine.

Can Fast Food Really Be Healthy?

June 4, 2010 by  
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Fast food is, and will no doubt continue to be, one of the most secure industries in the world. The simple truth of the matter is that sometimes, we look for the quickest option when we are on the move. So it does not appear that fast food will disappear from the high street any time soon. From a healthy eating point of view, the question has to be whether we turn a blind eye to it or find healthy fast food. Does healthy fast food even exist, though?

Well, if fast food is a secure industry, then healthy eating is one that compares with it. While many of us need to eat on the move, there are certainly enough people around who don’t want to compromise on their healthy eating plan. There are options for healthy fast food, even if we tend not to define it as such.

The best fast and healthy option for many of us is a sandwich. Certainly, the number of sandwich chains around the country is testament to how much people enjoy a good sandwich, and the advantage is that sandwiches are readily customizable. Admittedly, not all sandwiches are healthy, but it is up to you how you have them. A chicken salad sandwich on wholemeal with no mayo is certainly healthier than a burger and fries – and the level of variation compared to burgers means that it is a choice that need not get boring. Most sandwich shops also do wraps, pasta salads and other variations too.

 

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Fast Food Nutrition Tips and Healthy Drive-Through Choices

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