Processed Food and its Effect on Your Health

Processed Food What is Processed Food? The term ‘processed food’ applies to any food that has been changed from its natural state in some way, either for safety reasons or convenience. Some foods need processing to make them safe, such as milk, which needs to be pasteurized to remove harmful bacteria. Other foods need processing to make them suitable for use, such         Read More …

How to Select Best Oil for Cooking

Best Oil for Cooking The human body needs dietary fats for proper health and nutrition but there exists a lot of confusion regarding the best oil for cooking in India. Whether it is salad, starter or a main course, you need oil for preparation. We cannot avoid oil while cooking any dish. But choosing the right cooking oil can save you from heart diseases,         Read More …

Balanced Diet: Add Good Fat in Your Diet for Healthy Life

Balanced diet Fats are an important part of your balanced diet and some are very important for your good health. Knowing the difference between good and bad fat can help you avoid zero fat diets. Eating fat in moderation will help you maintain good health. Make a habit of reading nutrition labels before purchasing foods. Carbohydrates (from sugars, refined grains etc) are         Read More …

Atherosclerosis: Treatment, Diet and Home Remedies

Atherosclerosis Treatment Using Home Remedies, Yoga, And Diet – Foods to be taken: Vegetables and fruits that are deeply colored (such as spinach, carrots, peaches, and berries) are highly recommended as they have the highest micronutrient content
, Choose whole-grain, high-fiber foods. These include fruits, vegetables, and legumes (beans). Good whole grain choices include whole wheat, oats/oatmeal, rye, barley, brown rice, buckwheat, bulgur, millet, and quinoa
, Choose Monounsaturated fatty acids (found in olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, nuts, and avocados) and omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (found in fish, shellfish, flaxseed, and walnuts)