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This is The Amount of This Food You Should Be Eating

The latest CDC statistics on Cardiovascular disease are rather grim; With an alarming number of approximately 659,000 people dying each year in the US alone, CVD is not to be taken lightly. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death not only in the US, but also worldwide. Previous studies have shown that eating more seafood was associated with a reduction in all causes and CVD-related mortality. Seafood is known to contain the following: heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fats Iron Iodine (during pregnancy) Choline Based on information published by the FDA, Choline, for example, supports the development of the baby’s spinal cord. The iron and zinc found in fish help to support children’s immune systems. Protein, vitamin B12, vitamin D, and selenium are also other sources of nutrients derived from fish. Nonetheless, many people choose to limit their seafood consumption because of fear of mercury exposure from seafood. Most Common Way People Are Exposed to M

Mediterranean Diet - Eight Life -Changing Health Benefits

  The primary focus of this post is to highlight eight health benefits of the Mediterranean diet. However, before these benefits are listed, a brief introduction to this diet and the primary reason(s) its adherence was considered a vital preventive and therapeutic tool for cardiodiabesity . * The Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet) – describing traditional dietary and lifestyle habits in the Mediterranean region, is viewed more of an eating pattern than a strictly regimented diet plan. During the mid-20th century, these countries allegedly experienced low rates of chronic disease and higher than average adult life expectancy even though they had limited access to healthcare. Thus, it was believed that the diet, which consisted chiefly of fruits and vegetables, beans, nuts, whole grains, fish, olive oil, small amounts of dairy, and red wine, offered many benefits to their health. According to the International Diabetes Federation, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascu

Anti-Inflammatory Diet - Insanely Effective

Why An Anti-inflammatory Diet An anti-inflammatory diet is of paramount importance because not only is it officially the Flu season, but the Covid pandemic is also very much alive and fully active.  Despite all of this, unfortunately, a vast majority of the conversations, suggestions, and recommendations currently available as it relates to staying healthy, pretty much have nothing to do with diet.  In my opinion, I think consuming the right diet is critical in keeping the immune system in top shape so that it can aggressively fight back at daily environmental assaults on the body, these seasonal viruses, and more importantly, the Covid virus. Several scientific publications agree that consuming a variety of anti-inflammatory food daily can not only provide the body with antioxidants but can also do the following: Provide(phytochemicals)bioactive plant chemicals in fruits, vegetables, grains, and other plant foods that may provide numerous desirable health benefits. Inhibit inflammator