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11 Ways Food can Fight Inflammation

1/12 1. Keep It Simple Although no diet is proven to cure or treat psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or other inflammatory conditions, you can choose foods that will help with it. Go for items that haven’t been highly processed. You want ones that are still close to their natural state. 2/12 2. DON’T Avoid Nightshade Vegetables Tomatoes, …

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Best and Worst Sushi for Your Health

1/16 Know Your Sushi This Japanese standard, in its broadest definition, is vinegared rice that comes in different forms with many variations. Often it contains raw fish. The potential is there for some real healthy eating — if you play it right. 2/16 Rice Is Just the Start The rice is the main player here. …

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What Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) does to your Body

Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) usually strikes between ages 30-60, but younger and older people can get it. Read on… 1/18 What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid arthritis is an immune system condition, or “autoimmune disorder,” that causes inflammation of the lining of the joints. It may also affect the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, blood, and nerves. Although …

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Veggies that Pack in the Protein

1/13 Why Do You Need Protein? Your body uses it to build your muscles and organs, deliver oxygen to cells all over your body, and keep your immune system working. Most people should get at least 10% of their daily calories from protein. That’s about 56 grams for a man (based on 2,000 calories a …

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Get the Protein You Need

1/11 The Power of Protein Calories aren’t the only thing you need to watch as you get older. Protein is important because it helps keep your muscles strong. You need muscles for strength and balance, as well as for everything from walking up stairs to carrying groceries. 2/11 How Much Protein Do You Need? Women …

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All About Magnesium

1/17 What Is It? Magnesium is a mineral your body needs to work right. It helps with hundreds of important body processes, including those that control how your muscles and nerves work. It helps to keep your bones strong, heart healthy, and blood sugar normal. It also plays a role in your energy level. You …

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Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone

Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone

Find out what you can do to raise your testosterone levels naturally, including changes to your diet and lifestyle. 1/12 Add Zing to Your Meals Onions and garlic are your allies in the kitchen and in the bedroom. They help you make more and better sperm. Both raise levels of a hormone that triggers your body to …

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How Much Protein Is Right For You?

I grew up reading bodybuilding magazines. On page after page, they hammered home the importance of protein – how you need it to build muscle, how you should be consuming massive amounts of it, and how you should take X or Y supplement to make sure you’re getting enough of it. When I went on …

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21 Foods to Always Buy Organic (Even If You’re On a Budget!)

Because organic typically costs more than conventional, not everyone can afford to go organic all of the time. So when is it worth the spend? The second you step foot in the grocery store, you’re bombarded with purchasing decisions. One major dilemma we can all relate to is whether to buy organic or conventional, if …

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High-Protein Diet: Benefits and Risks

Combine speedy weight loss with the satisfaction of feeling full, and it’s easy to understand why high-protein diets are popular. But, WebMD asks, is there a downside? 1/16 Too Good to Be True? Lose weight while eating steak, burgers, cheese, and bacon? High-protein, low-carb plans like Atkins and the Zone can work. But you should …

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