Nutrition | Health Eagle - Part 10

Archives for Nutrition

Does Soy Reduce Sperm Count?

by Bea December 1st, 2009 | Men's Health, Nutrition
A study that was published in 2008 in the journal Human Reproduction, suggests that a diet of even modest amounts of soy based food or even just food containing soy may halve sperm concentrations.

One of the researchers behind this study is Jorge Chavarro at the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts. In his study he and his colleagues sampled 100 couples who were seeking treatment for infertility.They had the men provide semen samples and then answer survey questions that pertained to the amount of soy products (including food such as "powerbars" and tofu) that they had consumed over the
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by Gumer Liston November 24th, 2009 | Diet, Nutrition
We were eating pizza, and I was finishing my third slice when my little boy asked me if pizza is a healthy food. I was not really sure what to tell him because although I believe that pizza has some health benefits, I also thought that there might be some ingredients in pizza that could be harmful to one's health. So, I told my son that daddy was not really sure about the answer to his question and had to do a little reading about it. After reading a little about pizza, here's what I found out.
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by Bea October 27th, 2009 | Herbal Supplements, Illness, Medication, Nutrition, Vitamins
Ever heard of this stuff? It is called Airborne, and my roommate swears by this "stuff" whenever she thinks that she is about to get sick. Airborne is a drug-free formula that was developed by a second grade teacher at Spreckels Elementary School near Carmel, California. With all of the sick elementary kids around all of the time and her busy lifestyle, she wanted to make something that would support her immune system. After talking to herbalists, specialists, nutrition experts and more, she was able to come up with a formula that eventually would become the leading herbal supplement in
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Fish and Your Heart’s Health

by Gumer Liston October 21st, 2009 | Diet, Nutrition
Healthy eating is one of the keys to good health. Healthy eating means having a well-balanced diet all the time. No single food can make a person healthy, so our diet must come from different kinds of foods like vegetables, meat, fruits, grains, and seafood. Eating a wide variety of foods can give us a more complete nutrition. Most of us know the benefits that our bodies gain from vegetables, meat, fruits, and grains, but how about seafood? How much do we know about the health benefits that it can bring to us? Let us take a closer look
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Boost Your Immune System

by Gumer Liston August 26th, 2009 | Exercise, Nutrition
Your body's immune system keeps you healthy by preventing infections; it is your first line of defense against substances and organisms that could bring diseases into your body. Your immune system is made up of tissues, cells, and organs that identify and kill pathogens,  tumor cells, parasites, and viruses that attack your body. It is important to see to it that your immune system is functioning well. Here are some tips on how to boost your immune system.

The simplest and the most natural way of boosting your immune system is by having a healthy lifestyle. Eat healthy foods; proper nutrition
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