Coffee and chocolates are included as the top food items that induce happiness. Who wouldn’t want to eat Kit Kat with morning coffee and start a cheery day with this delicious routine? But what does science have to say about the so called “happy foods?”
Sugar alcohols are starches with a compound structure that mostly takes after sugar and partly takes after alcohol, yet they don’t contain ethanol as alcoholic drinks do. They are neither sugars nor alcohols. They are natural compounds, for the most part, from sugars, that include a class of polyols.
As men age, one of their primary concerns is their prostate. An enlarged prostate, known medically as benign prostate hyperplasia, can cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including incontinence, painful urination, and an increased risk of urinary tract infections. The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Clearinghouse has reported that over half of all men between the ages of sixty and seventy years of age suffer from this condition. Saw palmetto, a plant extract, is useful in improving these symptoms. Saw palmetto is available over the counter, with no side effects other than the occasional upset stomach. Small price to pay for relief.
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?
By January 2006, the United States FDA has finally required food products to indicate the amount of trans-fats, in their food labels. What is disturbing though is that today, over 40 percent of the products in supermarkets have trans-fats in them! What’s even worse is that even most grocery meats are also filled with pesticides, drugs, and hormones which all get transported to our bodies when we eat them!
Being balanced in your food will make you younger and even feel balanced in other aspects of your health. Losing weight doesn’t mean being constantly hungry. Eating real food is the only solution for this strategy.