Our meals are meant to fuel our bodies at the cellular level. It just makes sense that the higher the quality of the fuel, the better the machine (our body) will perform. We are told to eat “healthy,” “clean up our diet,” “eat balanced meals.” But what exactly does that mean and are we really doing it?
Added by Ann Musico on December 9, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
“People who ate a diet focused on macaroni and cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise, and microwavable meals with unhealthy fats, for example, showed serious negative changes to their metabolism after just five days.”…Continue
Added by Ann Musico on May 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
“On average, adults who suffered malnutrition as a child had hearts with less efficient pumping action. They also showed higher peripheral resistance, as measured in their smaller blood vessels. The bottom number in their blood pressure measurements was higher across the board, showing higher diastolic…Continue
“A body conditioned to high fat intake will constantly seek it out like a drug fix. Researchers from the University of Paris’ Functional and Adaptive Biology laboratory recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods, act on the brain in the same manner as many street…Continue
“The rate of obesity in the U.S. has more than doubled since the 1970s; two-thirds of U.S. adults are overweight or obese; research also shows that the heaviest Americans have become even heavier the past decade; 31.8% of children and adolescents are considered overweight or obese; 30.4% of…Continue