Monthly Archives: July 2010

10 Most Alkaline Foods For Your Diet

Alkaline Foods | Foodfacts.com

Alkaline Foods | Foodfacts.com

Acids are mostly used for home cleaning and certainly your stomach is not your kitchen sink. The modern diet, which is greatly influenced by today’s hyped up media and enslaving consumerism, is very acidic. Has there been any ad on TV, in magazines or on the internet that encourages buying vegetables and fruits? No, because they all push-sell packed or bottled products that do not match the natural processes in our body. Enterprising and consumerism have gone overboard in destroying our health.

Foodfacts.com has learned from content published by Craig Jacobs that everything, living or non-living, is either acidic or alkaline. However, humans are creatures made to consume alkaline foods and stand as an alkaline organism in the food chain. Our blood’s pH level is pretty much determined by the food we eat. And with our blood being non-alkaline, or simply, acidic, our body will poorly perform and will have difficulty in resisting the harsh effects of oxidation and disease-inflicting viruses. Continue reading

Cooking the Perfect Chicken

Cooking the Perfect Chicken | Foodfacts.com

Cooking the Perfect Chicken | Foodfacts.com

One of the main dangers when cooking chicken is the risk of salmonella. The neatest thing about cooking chicken is watching it turn from this pale, fleshy mass into edible-looking pieces of charred poultry meat. Cooking chicken is generally very easy to do and it’s easy to get a lean piece of meat without paying an excessive amount. Continue reading

Autism: Scientific Data Supports Nutrition and Dietary Intervention

Autism | Foodfacts.com

Autism | Foodfacts.com

Avoiding Wheat Gluten and Dairy Products Can Help Those with Autism

Foodfacts.com Blog research indicates that, until just a few years ago, treatment options for those with autism had been limited because of a narrow perspective that views autism as simply a brain
malfunction or psychiatric disorder. However, more recent scientific data is expanding that perspective and suggesting that nutrition and dietary interventions, particularly the removal of wheat and dairy products, make a significant difference. Continue reading

ADHD and Food Allergies

ADHD and Food Allergies | Foodfacts.com

ADHD and Food Allergies | Foodfacts.com

Did you know that many cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are due to food allergies or sensitivities? The connection between food allergies and ADHD was first discovered by Dr. Doris Rapp, a pediatric allergist who observed that many children went through significant behavioral and physical changes when they ate certain foods. Not only did they get dark circles under their eyes or red earlobes, they’d also experience drastic changes in behavior. One minute they were calm; the next minute they start becoming wildly hyperactive. Continue reading

Cardio Twice a Day and Proper Nutrition for Weight Loss

Nutrition and Weight Loss | Foodfacts.com

Nutrition and Weight Loss | Foodfacts.com

Most Foodfacts.com members are well aware that losing weight, even a modest amount, can lead to improvements in your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC. Aerobic exercise, also known as cardiovascular exercise, or cardio, is a popular method to improve health and promote and sustain weight loss. Participating in two or more exercise sessions per day can help you to meet the recommended amount of aerobic exercise needed to lose weight. Continue reading

How to Lower Blood Pressure Naturally

High Blood Pressure | Foodfacts.com

High Blood Pressure | Foodfacts.com

High blood pressure can kill a person silently. Every day, it is gnawing at the organs and you do not know it or feel it. It is a silent enemy that many times shows itself when it is too late to do something about it. It shows up when the person is having trouble with his eyes, or his liver or kidneys. A small stroke or heart attack can result, and this is when they generally find out. But the damage has already been done. Continue reading