Wednesday, September 28, 2011

How to Lower Your Intake of Salt

Salt is a mineral, that is crucial to the overall health of the body. However, as with any food it should be taken in moderation, as excess amounts can have negative side effects. Therefore you should take the initiative to monitor, and find ways to lower your intake of salt if it is too high.

Salt is needed in order for the body to digest foods, and thus nearly all foods contain a small amount of salt, including fresh fruits and vegetables. However, there are many processed foods that contain high amounts of salt, and other harmful ingredients that are dangerous to your health. Read More...

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Raw Food Diet Tips

The raw food diet does not have to be a difficult diet to follow. But because there is such little social support for those who are on the diet, it often makes it rather difficult for them to make the change, or to stick with the diet in the long run.

But if you have made up your mind to stick with the raw food diet, then you do not have to cave, even though every one around you is eating junk, processed or cooked foods. Following are some tips to help you stick it out. Read More...

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

12 Health Benefits of Sea Salt

Sea salt is naturally obtained from the ocean waters. It is collected at high tides into large ponds, where it is then left to evaporate naturally by the sun and wind. What is left behind is the salt and minerals from the sea, which is known as sea salt.

Although it is best to naturally obtain your salt from plants, sea salt nevertheless, can offer you many health benefits. These include better organ functions, a healthier looking skin and many others. Listed are 12 health benefits that sea salt can offer you: Read More...

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

How to Lose Weight Fast

The best and healthiest way to lose weight is to take your time and do it slow, allowing your body to adjust to the new diet and lifestyle changes gradually. However, in some cases you might need to lose weight fast in order to get ready for an event, or you just want to look good.

Just remember that when you lose weight fast, that the weight is prone to creep up on you again. Thus it is important that you not only focus on losing weight, but that you also change your lifestyle and diet so that you can keep that weight off in the long run. Here are some ways on how you can lose weight fast, without a weight loss program and keep that weight off for good. Read More...