It is no secret that processed foods are full of preservatives, emulsifiers, and artificial colors and flavors. These additives are included in food for a variety of reasons, including to slow or prevent spoilage, prevent oils and fats from going rancid, or to add synthetic vitamins and minerals to replace the natural ones lost during processing. These additives also improve taste, since these foods are processed so much, they would taste dull without them.
When I was a phone representative for Healthmasters, a frequent question I would get was “What type of water should I drink?”, so let’s talk about it.
Modern life seems to be characterized by sedimentary humans. Because of technological advances and how humankind has evolved, most people no longer have to spend all day plowing the fields, walking distances to work, or do any strenuous physical activity as part of their daily routine. While this may mean people have to exert less energy to produce more, being sedentary for long periods can cause health complications.
According to the National Kidney Foundation, every year, more than half a million Americans go to the emergency for kidney stone problems . Also, kidney stone prevalence has been increasing, rising from 3.8% in the late 1970s to 8.8% in the late 2000s, with men and women having a current risk of 19% and 9%, respectively .
Recently, I posted an article investigating vitamin C and its scientific association between chronic health and cardiovascular disease, so before reading this article, you can access that one by clicking here. I recommend reading that article before this one in that article we present some declarative facts about vitamin C as well as discuss its antioxidant properties.
Vitamin C is one of the most potent, most robust antioxidants known to humankind and is naturally occurring in citrus fruits, such as orange, kiwi, lemon, guava, grapefruit, and vegetables, such as Brussel sprouts and capsicums.
A brand-new, 2019 study that was posted by Harvard’s School of Public Health, Environmental Health, and Nutrition Departments offers a troubling perspective on the health of today’s youth. Although it may seem like a pedestrian concept, diet affects one’s health, and researchers investigated to what extent diet affects sperm count in men .