Why would you need an expert in nutrition counseling? Because it’s not that easy to understand what causes your body weight, your diabetes, heart disease, or cancer. There are so many contradicting and misleading concepts about health and food, and treandy diets that only a nutrition expert can teach you how to overcome all these conditions, maladies, and how to lose your weight. Quite often articles on health are written for mere advertising purposes: to sell an omnipotent powder, an herb, some may be useful supplement, or just a trendy quasi-miracle that promises “eternal youth.” They give you a permission to consume whatever you desire if you will add their product to your diet. A hype on an organic chocolate or a wonder-berry may give you an impression that you could get your health right now no matter how weak and ill you are or overweight. Such notions are neither scientific nor realistic, thus, hugely interfering with your health because they send you into a wrong direction. Here are for you 12 reasons why an expert in nutrition is capable to steer you through this maze and help you with your health problem. Continue reading
Overweight or obesity happen when you take in more calories a day than you use when working, exercising, walking up and down stairs, walking outdoors, running errands, and preparing food – all in the very same day. How can you balance the calories you take in and the calories you burn off? Continue reading
There is an upper GI-series X-ray test that allows a radiologist to spot a peptic ulcer. Before going through this test one must drink a thick white chalky barium solution, which allows a radiologist to monitor how it moves through your upper GI tract and observe abnormalities. Forty years ago, radiologists noticed that the barium drink when consumed cold would leave the stomach and move to small intestines much quicker as compared to a slower evacuation of a warm drink. This was annoying for radiologists who did not have enough time to watch the process and, thereby, spot a peptic ulcer. Radiologists started experimenting with food and cold-water drinking after eating. This is the way many people have their cold drinks – right after or right before consuming a meal. Continue reading
Water is a large part of human body: babies about 78%, one year old 65%, adult men about 60%, and adult women about 55%. Our lean muscles are about 75% water by weight, our bones are about 22% of water, and our body fat contains 10% of water. Of the total body water, which is 60% of the body weight, the intracellular fluid is 40% and the extracellular fluid is 20% of body weight.
Besides of the carbonated water, soft drinks does not contain any ingredients that would be required for human body functions. Moreover, all the sodas’ ingredients do interfere with those functions causing them fail over time. Continue reading