Month: April 2011

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

If you are one of those people who are taking calcium supplements; you may need to weigh the benefits again. According to a recent trial on postmenopausal women, researchers concluded that women who took calcium supplements with or without vitamin D had 13-22 percent greater […]

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Eating too much of a healthy food can be unhealthy if not eaten in the ratio of what your body needs. For example, fruits and vegetables are very healthy foods but they miss very important nutrient protein. Nuts are considered healthy fat and rich in […]

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Don’t be fooled by sugar free foods if you are watching your sugars due to following a diabetic diet or a low fat diet. In fact, sugar free may not be sugar free; you need to know the total carbohydrates in your food. All carbohydrates […]