Posts Tagged ‘Dietary Fiber’

A New Year, A New Look at Dieting

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

We have become a large, amorphous American mass of calorie counters. The main objective in many cases is to jettison one thing or another, whether it be total calorie count, fats of all forms, or carbohydrates in an attempt to align yourself with gastrointestinally taxing diets like South Beach or Atkins. These are all viable ways to drop weight with varying degrees of consequences resulting from each. So for 2011, try dieting for the whole body with not just image, but health in mind.

It’s been documented that some people choose a “soup diet”, and what a time to begin eatinga regular regimine piping hot soup than the winter time, right? Well, most mass produced, low calorie and low fat soups have a hidden demon. Almost each one carries an alarming amount of sodium, in some cases almost covering an entire day in one 180 calorie swoop. For all the weight you might be cutting your veins, arteries, and capillaries are tightening up due to all of the salty, soupy goodness. Making soup at home allows you to moderate the sodium content to a degree.

Posted in: Dieting, Digestion, General Health, gastrointestinal care | 1 Comment »

Fighting Hemorrhoids

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

Hemorrhoids can become a painful accompaniment to your daily routine

It can happen for seemingly no reason, but it stays and irritates unless something is done about it.  I’m talking about hemorrhoids, a touchy subject with many, but something that inflicts pain on a surprisingly large number of people.  The ways to counteract and prevent this unpleasant ailment may be simpler than you expected.

Posted in: Digestion, General Health, Hemorrhoids | 4 Comments »