Nutrition Archive

Why are many restaurants removing salt from their tables?

We all need to control our calories, fat and sugar intake if we desire to be in good shape. But it is also necessary to lower your salt intake, if you want to look and feel better. Too much salt doesn’t only affect your health but also your appearance. Why control your salt intake? We all know that sodium is one of the main components …

Weekly diet to help control your caloric intake

Watching your weight by reducing your caloric intake can be delightfully tasty by good planning and being creative in the kitchen. Monday Lunch: 1 portion of leak tart, salad made with 4 different vegetables and pear puree made with cinnamon. Dinner: Oven-roasted chicken with pumpkin (or one steak), carrot salad and a piece of fresh fruit. Tuesday Lunch: Steamed fish (2 steaks), lettuce, tomato and …

Foods that help improve a depressed mood

The diet that we have, determines our overall mood. As truthfully said by Ludwig Feuerbach, “We are what we eat”. Following this line of thought, many studies have been made in order to get maximum benefit from the wide variety of nutrients. According to the conclusions from a recent study, some foods can actually improve the symptoms of depression. This was expressed by a group …

What are artificial sweeteners?

Artificial sweeteners are a chemical substance that can sweeten a food or a meal. Including sweeteners in your daily diet, either by replacing all of the sugar in your diet or just some, can help lose weight. It can help stop obesity, which causes so many to feel bitter because of their health and lifestyle. Just to make an example, in Spain over half of …

Benefits of blueberries

Eating purple or reddish blueberries helps in the development of certain healthy bacteria’s for our intestines. Also they aid nurture our intestines, thanks to carbohydrates that are present in this fruit. Our body has a large amount of different bacteria. It is estimated that it is almost the same amount as cells and many of these bacteria’s play an important role in our body’s overall …