Seeking the Best Hemorrhoid Diet

If you are one of the unfortunate many who have trouble with hemorrhoids, there is good news. You may find that it is your diet to blame! Look for a good hemorrhoid diet to prevent and avoid your problem!

Hemorrhoids are a very common problem that affect people of all ages. When you are dealing with them the important thing is to first soothe the sores that you have and then to institute habits that will allow you to avoid them in the future.

The fact is that the food that you eat can play a huge role in whether you get hemorrhoids, and at the other end of it, you will find that there are a number of foods that you should incorporate into your diet that you haven’t thought of or might not have known about.

Hemorrhoid Diet

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Diabetes Diet Guidelines

Below are diabetes diet guidelines that you can use to help you eat food that will help you with diabetes and keep your blood sugar level low. Eating healthy is important for everyone and more so for people with diabetes. Nowadays eating healthy is challenging because of the high paced life and environment. With more and more people being busy, exercising and eating healthy are sometimes neglected. Eating fast food is much more convenient than eating healthy fruits and vegetables.

Basics Of Diabetes Diet Guidelines

Diabetes diet guidelines help you eat healthy foods that are appropriate for diabetes. A diabetes diet guide keeps count of calories and carbohydrates with the goal of limiting sugar intake and preventing it from building up in the blood.

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Gluten Free Diet

As well as having fat free diet or cholesterol free diet, there is also gluten free diet. Why? Because some people are allergic to wheat or gluten (see definition of gluten below). When people are allergic to gluten, they are referred to as gluten intolerant and should be on gluten free diet. Gluten intolerance is not uncommon which is why gluten free diet is becoming more and more popular. Some people seek gluten free diet without even being allergic to gluten.

What is Gluten and what is gluten free diet?

Gluten is a particular protein found in foods such as:

  • wheat,
  • rye, and
  • barley.

Gluten free diet is a diet consisting only of gluten free foods. The list of gluten free foods will be posted later.

Why are gluten free diet important?

Many people are allergic to gluten but not everyone k...

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Banana Health Benefits

The banana is a common fruit found in most supermarkets so few people think of bananas as having many health benefits. Most people think bananas are fattening and stay away from them when they want to lose weight. Some people eat bananas regularly such as for breakfast without ever thinking of any health benefits associated with them. Bananas are great for breakfast in cereal or oat meal as well as great for snack. There also other banana health benefits:

What are the health benefits of the banana?

The banana is usually described as a high fiber fruit which contains no fat (not true), sodium (not true) or cholesterol (true). The banana is a good source of potassium (about 467 mg), vitamin B6 (about 0.68 mg but accounts for 34% of daily value) as well as vitamin C (10...

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What Are the Health Benefits From Onion And Garlic?

Garlic and onion seem like healthy foods but what exactly are the health benefits from onion and garlic? Dr. Nicholas Perricone in his New York Times’ best selling book, The Perricone Promise, says that garlic and onion are the world’s number two superfood, second only to the acai berry, the nature’s amazing fruit from the Amazon. Garlic and onion belong to the Allium family which also includes leeks, scallions, shallots and chives. Let’s examine the health benefits from onion and garlic below.

What are the health benefits of Garlic?

The health benefits of Garlic include:

  • lowering total cholesterol while raising the HDL or good cholesterol
  • lessening the risk of atherosclerosis (the hardening of arteries)
  • lowering blood pressure
  • reducing the risk of blood clots which cause the majo...
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20,000 Secrets of Green Tea

Here are some of the most known health benefits of green tea that you will find:

  • Fight Colds and Flu
  • Lower Cholesterol
  • Beat Depression
  • Banish Fatigue
  • Enhance Memory
  • Lose Weight
  • And More!

An ancient Chinese legend: Once there was a man who knew 100,000 healing properties of herbs. He taught his son 80,000 secrets. On his deathbed, he told his son to visit his grave in five years, and there he would find the other 20,000 secrets. When the son went to his father’s grave, he found, growing on the site, the tea shrub….

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green teas are the gentle, natural, most beneficial way to absorb the healing properties of herbs–easily and inexpensively...

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Common Eating Disorders

Below are the most common eating disorders found. The three most common eating disorders are anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating. Some sources say that binge eating is the most common eating disorder nowadays, however anorexia and bulimia have been common eating disorders for a very long time.

What is Anorexia Nervosa?

Anorexia Nervosa is the eating disorder whereby the anorexic person self imposed fasting or dieting with severe weight loss that is at least 15% below the recommended weight.

People with anorexia nervosa will be over exercising in an attempt to lose weight. They are obsessed with eating diet food, not eating at all, and weighting themselves often...

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What is a DASH Diet?

What is the DASH diet?

The DASH diet (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) is a diet promoted by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute which is a part of the NIH, a United States government organization, to control hypertension.

Typical DASH Diet

A major feature of the DASH diet plan is limiting intake of sodium.

It also generally encourages the consumption of:

  • nuts,
  • whole grains,
  • fish,
  • poultry,
  • fruits and
  • vegetables

while lowering the consumption of:

  • red meats,
  • sweets, and
  • sugar.

It is also “rich in potassium, magnesium, and calcium, as well as protein and fiber.

What is the DASH diet based on?

The DASH diet is based on NIH studies that examined three dietary plans and their results...

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What Is a Low Fat Diet?

Many people think that to lose weight, the less fat you consume, the faster you lose weight. While it is good to avoid excessive fat in your diet, a healthy diet needs to have some fat in it. It is important to know that dietary fat is needed for good health, as fats supply energy and essential fatty acids, in addition to supplying fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E, and K. It is also important to know the difference between bad fat which you need to avoid and good fat which helps you stay healthy.

Definition of a Low Fat Diet

According to the US Department of Agriculture or USDA, a low-fat diet, as the name implies, is a diet that consists of little fat, especially saturated fat and cholesterol, which is thought to lead to increased blood cholesterol levels and heart disease risk.

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Essential And Non Essential Amino Acid

Below is a list of better known Essential and Non Essential Amino Acid. The body requires some types of amino acid but not others. The amino acids that the body requires are divided into two classes: essential amino acid and non essential amino acid.

What is Amino Acid?

Amino acids are the structural units of proteins. Essential amino acids cannot be synthesized by the body and must be obtained from the diet. Non essential amino acids can be synthesized by the body and do not need to be eaten.

List of essential amino acid

  • Arginine
  • Histidine
  • Isoleucine
  • Leucine
  • Lysine
  • Methionine
  • Phenylalanine
  • Threonine
  • Tryptophan
  • Valine

List of non essential amino acid

  • Alanine
  • Asparagine
  • Aspartic Acid
  • Cystine
  • Glutamic Acid
  • Glutamine
  • Glycine
  • Hydroxylysine
  • Hydroxyproline
  • Proline
  • Serine
  • Tyrosine
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