Many of us who are trying to lose weight and get healthy often associate drinking alcoholic beverages in general as bad for our health. However, when you stick to moderate amounts of booze (generally considered a glass or two daily), beer actually can provide many health benefits. From protecting against type 2 diabetes to helping with a personâ€™s stress and blood pressure, there are many surprising health benefits to beer. So go down to your local brewery and indulge in a pint of your favorite ale, because here are just a few health benefits that beer provides. [Read more…]
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People can decide to go vegetarian for a variety of reasons. Whether it is to lose weight, to support animal rights, or simply to try something new, itâ€™s certainly something that can a challenge if you are used to eating meat.
Depending on how much you eat, it may be a jolting transition for your body. Going from meat for every meal to only getting your proteins from grains, vegetables, and non-flesh animal products can be a shock. Therefore, follow these tips when making the switch from carnivore to vegetarian. [Read more…]
Whether youâ€™re trying to rid your body of something youâ€™ve recently eaten or drank or youâ€™re looking to drop a couple pounds by cleansing your system first, eating foods that help detox your body can be great for your health. And luckily, a lot of the best foods for detoxing actually arenâ€™t horrible to eat. This little perk can make flushing out your system and getting everything back in balance easier than you might have dreamed. To give you a little help knowing which cleansing options might be best for you, here are three foods that will help detox your body. [Read more…]
Many restaurants these days know that certain foods combine well with certain ingredients, and when you look at their menus, you may wonder why they are putting cranberries in your salad. However, you should trust them because that really do know what theyâ€™re doing. It can be fun to experiment with other flavors and tastes too, even in your own kitchen.
If you are looking to give your taste buds a run for their money, itâ€™s time to make some changes to the way you view foods and how they fit together. Here are a few tips on getting more adventurous with your meal combinations. [Read more…]