Planning ahead can make the holiday times much easier if not actually more enjoyable for you, and everyone around you.
...if you have special dietary needs then bring your own food; even eat before the event if you must. Asking the host if the food is gluten, dairy, or yeast free gets annoying for them, and often they are not even sure...
State by state, the CDC looks at causes of death in a new study.
For me it is just to highlight that where we live can play a bit into what cause of death we might have. There are many other factors that will also play into your death that you can control: diet, lifestyle, risk factors, and overall quality of life.
Recent research suggests that propionate, found in your intestinal tract, could help with weight loss, but it may not be the magic bullet that some would want it to be.
...It was seen that the people given propionate before the meal ate 14% less than those given insulin... To me, the change that people got was very minimal. And, because small sample groups were used, it makes me question to what degree this product is really helping...
We should take a closer look at our foods ratios, and not just the proportions.
...the Standard American Diet (SAD) is not the diet that we want to follow. The SAD diet is about 50% carbohydrates, 15% protein and 35% fat. Most of the fat eaten by Americans is high in saturated fats, and is also low in the omega 3s...
We Can Obsess Over Protein. Erroneously If We Are Eating Vegetarian Diets. But In General, We Often Forget About Fiber In The Process.
The average requirement for protein is about 42 grams per day. As a result of this, the question then is often, “do vegetarians get enough protein?”