Posted by: Rhona Reid On February 3, 2016 11:39 am
Does ditching the dairy mean better long-term health? Or does milk and its delicious sidekick, cheese, give you the best chance of optimum fitness and wellbeing? Let’s take a look at some health issues and some of the pros and cons of both diets.
Following a vegan diet can help here. Studies have shown that people with Type 2 diabetes, who adopt a vegan lifestyle, may experience an improvement in cholesterol levels. Vegan diets tend to contain complex dietary fiber and are higher in potassium and magnesium. Vegans eat more fresh fruit and vegetables, on average, than someone following a conventional diet, and therefore consume …
It is crazy the amount of soft drinks and sodas consumed in this country each year. The negative effects on the health of the nation are becoming more apparent which each new study, especially when it comes to our children. Check out some of these numbers.
*Colas/sodas: Every year, the average American consumes around 45 gallons of unhealthy, sugary soda. That’s the equivalent of about one and a half bathtubs of cola. Most worrisome is the amount of sugar contained in these drinks.
There are an incredible sixteen teaspoons of sugar in an average twenty-ounce cola. Sixteen teaspoons in one soda.