You Can Beat Stress

Diet And Nutrition


The Truth About The Link Between Salt And High Blood Pressure

Salt is a very valuable part of our diet and has been used for thousands of years as a preservative and to add taste to our food. Indeed, although many people in the West take it for granted, in many countries it is a vital economic commodity and people of a certain age will no doubt remember the important role played by salt in bringing British rule in India to and end in the middle of the last century.

Read more »

Vitamin B12: Essential To Body and Mind

Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient, and consistent deficiencies can have serious repercussions in terms of both physical and mental health. As with most nutrients, it’s best to get vitamin B12 from foods, but better to use supplements than to be lacking. However, there are plenty of excellent sources of vitamin B12 to choose from, even for vegetarians. (Vegetarian diets to be extremely low in B12.)

Read more »

Don't Fall for the Wrong Diet

In the quest for a better body, the battle of the bulge, comes yet another quick fix diet book based on short term weight loss through high protein meals.The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization's (CSIRO) Total Wellbeing Diet book entered the Australian market over a year ago and topped the best seller's list, dazzling the public with "scientifically proven" research.

Read more »

You May Want to Lay Off the Sugar a Little

Sugar. What is it Good For? Absolutely...Nothing? I wouldn't go that far.It's been a great contributor to some of the most debilitating diseases known to man. Diabetes, heart disorders of all types, adrenal disorders, allergy, endocrine disturbances, obesity, and brain chemistry disturbances. Shall I go on?

Read more »

Taking Care of the Inside so the Outside Looks Good

A while back a company in the States sent me "the be all and end all" in skin care products.Well it would want to be at the price. Wow, this must be good. It feels good just putting it on - 0 for 10g! Anyways it seemed ok but surprisingly for a 70's man, I know quite a bit about skin care.

Read more »

10 Steps to Help you Detox

It's summer time and produce is fresh and easy! What better time to stock up on nutrients after a cold winter with the beautiful array of fruits and veggies that flourish at this time of year. Here are 10 amazingly vitamin rich foods to include in your diet to ensure that you never run the risk of deficiencies, not to mention helping out your brain, heart, vision, joints and just about everything else by consuming them

Read more »

Telling Good Fats From Bad Fats

Dietary guidelines…do they confuse you? How much protein should we eat? What about carbohydrates? Should we eat them at all? If your blood type is O, do you eat differently to your partner whose blood type is AB?If there’s a more confusing and contradictory issue than human nutrition, I have yet to find it.

Read more »

How Much Caffeine is Ok?

So what's the verdict on your daily coffee? My philosophy is I'll try anything twice and most substances can be used for tribal purposes. It's the abuse of a substance that starts the problem. Did you know that worldwide, 120,000 tons of caffeine is consumed each year? That's the equivalent of one caffeine-containing beverage per day for each of the 5 billion plus inhabitants of planet earth.

Read more »

Medicinal Values of Green Tea

Green tea is believed to be in use as a medicine for at least 4000 years in china. It is also believed that green tea lowers the cholesterol levels by increasing the good cholesterol and decreasing the bad cholesterol.

Read more »

Stress Relief - Choose A Good Diet To Manage It

Good food habits can bring about significant stress relief. Most of your stress is often attributable to taking wrong foods. Stress relief and food habits form a vicious circle-the more bad foods you take, the more you get stressed up. When gulping down your burger or your pizza or sipping your cup of hot coffee, did you ever realize that you are yourself contributing to your own strain? Read on to know more.

Read more »
You Can Beat Stress
Beat Stress Now Beat Stress Today