November 23, 2012

Stroke RiskThose who are trying to lose weight, or those who want to follow healthy lifestyle and healthy nutrition rules know that they should avoid certain foods and certain cooking styles in order to decrease calorie intake and lower unhealthy fat consumption. First of all, it is necessary to cut off sugar and white flour consumption, that means totally avoiding eating most of desserts. Second important rule is stop consuming fried foods and use healthy cooking styles like roasting or grilling. However, a great deal of those who are on diet are usually focused mainly on what they eat rather than what they drink. This way, negative effects of fizzy drinks, carbonated drinks, soda, commercially produced fruit juices, and other kinds of sweet drinks are very often overlooked, and many of us still believe that drinking a glass of orange or apple juice from supermarket will not bring much of harm. Read the rest of this entry »

October 25, 2012

How To Prevent StrokeTomatoes are among the most popular and healthiest vegetables on our tables. There are numerous health benefits of tomato juice and raw tomatoes which can be used by all of us year round to improve our health and prevent numerous diseases. First of all, tomatoes are known for their high content of very potent antioxidants lycopenes, and just like all atioxidat sources, tomatoes are considered powerful protection against oxydative stress and negative effects of aging. Studies have shown that consuming tomatoes on a regular basis can assist in lowering risks of certain types of cancer, improving and stimulating the function of important body organs and systems, etc. In addition, according to the latest findings of a group of Finnish researchers, published earlier this month in Neurology magazine, eating tomatoes on a regular basis can reduce the risk for stroke, especially in men. Read the rest of this entry »