Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Archive

When superfoods can become dangerous?

For years now, we have been flooded with news, articles and advertisements of the best “superfoods” to keep us healthy, fit, and smarter. But as with all the fad diets and other trends, this information tends to change drastically overtime. So, what …

Why is processed meat so unhealthy?

Processed meat like all processed food is not the healthiest food in the world. In fact, it has been linked with an increased risk of health disease, cancer, diabetes and other serious illnesses. The reason is that processed meat contains a number …

Are carbs really bad for our brain?

The “Grain Brain” book by Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition Dr. Perlmutter MD has caused quite a stir among health conscious people and fitness enthusiasts. The book explores Dr. Perlmutter’s theory that dietary carbs can lead to …

The truth about phytosterols

You may have heard of phytosterols, which are plant-based sterols believed to reduce the assimilation of cholesterol by the organism, and thus lower the risk of heart disease and other health risks associated with high levels of the “bad” cholesterol in the …