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Should You Eat Saturated Fats? The Answer May Surprise You…

Posted by on Jun 6, 2017 in nutrition | Comments Off on Should You Eat Saturated Fats? The Answer May Surprise You…

 low carb diets actually LOWER total cholesterol and triglycerides while increasing HDL levels There are several areas of confusion when it comes to eating, and no area is more confusing than the issue of whether or not saturated fat is bad for us or not.  For the most part, conventional medical thought is that “saturated fat is bad for you.” However a growing number of people feel that the jury is still out on saturated fat intake because it may have health benefits. One of the main reasons we are told to lower our consumption of saturated fats is to lower the risk of heart disease.  However, studies that look at the effects of “low carb” diets are a big reason this theory is being questioned.  Numerous studies have found that low carb diets actually LOWER total cholesterol and...

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The Health Benefits of Red Wine

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in food, heart, nutrition, obesity, research | Comments Off on The Health Benefits of Red Wine

more proof that moderate red wine consumption is healthy. Red wine contains nutrients called polyphenols. For the past several years there have been reports about the health benefits of drinking red wine.  Here is more proof that moderate red wine consumption is healthy. Red wine contains nutrients called polyphenols.  And while some health conscious people take nutritional supplements to get these grape compounds, recent research is showing that the best way to get these nutrients is to drink red wine. The reason for this is red wine contains the entire group of polyphenol nutrients, a group that has been shown to work much better synergistically.  Nutritional supplements on the other hand do not contain the entire group of polyphenols. One cool thing to know is that new research from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine is showing...

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The Truth About Eggs And Cholesterol

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in heart, nutrition, research | Comments Off on The Truth About Eggs And Cholesterol

The myth that eating eggs increases cholesterol levels has been busted! If you like eating eggs, then I’ve got good news for you! According to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Surrey and published in the Nutritional Bulletin of the British Heart Foundation, eating eggs has virtually no effect on cholesterol levels.  In other words, eating eggs does not raise your cholesterol level. eating #eggs has virtually no effect on #cholesterol levels Click To Tweet The researchers reviewed several different studies on eggs and nutrition and concluded that eggs did not contribute to the body’s cholesterol levels.  Although eggs are a high cholesterol food, the researchers note that only one-third of the body’s cholesterol comes from your diet. only one-third of the body’s #cholesterol comes from the #diet Click To Tweet Bruce Griffin, one of...

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America’s Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant Choices

Posted by on May 2, 2017 in nutrition | Comments Off on America’s Healthiest Fast Food Restaurant Choices

Based on calories per entre and average serving size. Let’s see which restaurant had the best healthiest options. Eat This Not That With everyone’s busy schedules, most people grab a quick meal at least a couple times a month.  I came across a men’s health article that listed the healthiest fast food restaurants.  I thought I’d share it with you so the next time you’re busy and need a fast meal, you’ll know which restaurants are the healthiest options. Here’s how they rated the restaurants: they calculated the total number of calories per entrée. That gave the reviewers a snapshot of how each restaurant compared in average serving size–a key indicator of unhealthy portion distortion. Then they rewarded establishments with fruit and vegetable side-dish choices, as well as for providing whole-grain options. Finally, they penalized places for excessive amounts...

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new book authored By Dr Trosclair

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in book, exercise, headache, nutrition, obesity, weightloss | Comments Off on new book authored By Dr Trosclair

Improve your health, one step at a time! We all want to be healthy. We all want to avoid nasty diseases which will slow us down or even prematurely end our lives, but most of us tend to look for the quick fix.  Fad diets, crash exercise courses and all manner of crazy weight loss programs mean that people may feel better in the short term, but are unable to maintain it. Now, with Today’s Choices, Tomorrow’s Health: Small Steps to Improve Health, Food Choices and Exercise, there is a book which revolutionizes the way you should be approaching your wellbeing. Divided into three sections, the book examines the three things which are the keys to good health: • Our overall health • Eating the right foods • Making sure you exercise Complete with 12 Health Hacks, plus 11...

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5 Quick Steps To Mastering Food Label

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in nutrition | Comments Off on 5 Quick Steps To Mastering Food Label

evaluating  food label ingredients in 15 seconds or less By checking off the trans fat, sugar, and sodium listed above, we’re assured there won’t be any MSG, high fructose corn syrup, or hydrogenated oils in this section. Today I want to share with you some quick tips on how you can evaluate a food label in 15 seconds or less and know if that food is healthy or not! It’s really important to know how to read the basics of a food label because sometimes that’s the only way you’re going to know what you’re really eating.  Here’s a quick checklist you can use to evaluate the foods you are buying. —————————— Trans and saturated fats —————————— In the U.S., all packaged foods come with a nutrition facts label. The first place my eyes go is to the fat...

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