Nutrition

Guidelines to Food Labels

Guidelines to Food Labels

Many people skip the food labels. They just check out the types of foods they are used to and take the brands they love. If that’s your style of grocery shopping, you have no idea what you’re putting in your body. You might be eating the worse chemicals and skipping out on many necessary nutrients. You’d never know. You can’t…

6 Nutrition Tips You Wouldn’t Normally Consider

6 Nutrition Tips You Wouldn’t Normally Consider

We all think we know the first and last thing about nutrition and how to properly take care of our bodies. After all, who knows us better than us? However, we know even less about nutrition than we think we do. There’s a lot that goes into the nutritional science and practices that would blow our minds if we were…

5 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Take Astaxanthin Supplements

5 Healthy Reasons Why You Should Take Astaxanthin Supplements

Carotenoids are usually associated with plants, but did you know that there is one carotenoid that is mostly found in aquatic animals? Astaxanthin, a keto-carotenoid terpene, is found in red-colored aquatic animals like shrimp, lobster, salmon, and red seabream. Although it is a carotenoid, it does not have vitamin A activity. Astaxanthin, however, does have powerful antioxidant properties, due to…

Top 3 Reasons Why Turmeric Is Better Than Ginger

Top 3 Reasons Why Turmeric Is Better Than Ginger

Turmeric, scientifically known as Curcuma longa, belongs to the Zingiberacaea family, just like ginger (Zingiber officinale). And just like ginger, turmeric is used as a spice and has a lot of health benefits. Both are common in India and Southeast Asia and both have medicinally valuable rhizomes, which means the root is where all the action is. Unlike ginger, however,…

Best Fruits to Have in Your Diet

Best Fruits to Have in Your Diet

Fruits are loaded with natural sugars, leading us to believe that eating a ton of them couldn’t be super beneficial. However, that’s the wrong idea to have. Fruits can be extremely good for our bodies. Yes, it’s true that certain ones are healthier and better to have in our diets, but having the thought in your mind that fruits are…

A Basic Breakdown of Food Allergies

A Basic Breakdown of Food Allergies

When you think of allergies, you might think of the stuffy nose and sneezing that many people get in the springtime. Unfortunately, in many cases, allergies can be far, far more serious. Food allergies are a potentially fatal condition that affect millions of people worldwide. Food allergies can develop at any stage in life, so even if you’ve not had…