Omega 3 fatty acids play an important role in normal metabolism. Mammals are unable to synthesize the long chain omega 3 fatty acids, but can obtain these through another process. ALA, a short-chain variety of the fat, can be ingested either in a regular diet, or through supplements. The body can then convert these short-chain varieties to the longer-chained varieties EPA and DHA. However, this process may be impaired in the aging process
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Counting carbs is not always easy, but understanding them is half the battle. While fiber may be tricky, it’s considered a good carb and should be thought of as such. White sugar and white bread are much higher on the Glycemic Index, putting us more at risk for diabetes. But those foods that are low help our digestive system feel more full when we are eating.
The trends of weight loss programs and fads can rise and fall in popularity at some surprising rates with very little staying power in today’s society. However, there are a few that have stood the test of time so far. One such example is the Ketogenic Diet and its goal of achieving a state of ketosis. In this article, the Ketogenic Diet will be examined from the basic information of the diet along with the pros and cons and a couple of samples of this diet.
Today’s consumer is extra conscious of health than previously; however, this does not signify that we are really eating healthier than before. Actually, the rate of obesity in the United States has gone up to epidemic proportions. If we are working out, eating healthier and achieving better medical attention than previously, why are we battling obesity problems even now?
Most of our body’s fat takes up residency around our stomach. This is where our digestive system and our intestines are located. It’s also where we feel the most bloated. Bloating often occurs when we eat too much fat, too
Anyone who has ever thought of dieting has certainly heard of the Atkins Plan. But how many have actually investigated what this is. Put simply, it is a diet plan high in protein and fat, and low in starches and
Eat Fat, Lose Fat: The Healthy Alternative to Trans Fat by Mary Enig, Sally Fallon teaches a lot about the modern American diet and how we approach this low-fat craze and why “one size fits all” diets don’t work for all of us. Enig and Fallon also cast light on the way we’ve been taught to eat, which is actually a catalyst in increasing the rate of degenerative disease such as thyroid issues.