Category Archives: Diets

We Must Change our Eating Habits

The aim of this blog post is slightly different to the previous blog posts I’ve published – I want to convince you not to give in to your food related temptations because short term satisfaction (e.g. from eating a bar of chocolate) is not nearly as rewarding as long term satisfaction (e.g. living a healthy, happy life). In addition, many people just don’t know where the food they eat is made of. Not only is this detrimental to the environment, it is immensely damaging to our bodies.

https://everydayeconomix.wordpress.com/2017/04/30/we-must-change-our-eating-habits/

Sugar Free Farm: If you were inspired by the series try these all natural recipes for a health boost

Learn how to make naans, apple caramel cheesecake, homemade yoghurt and more via Wales http://ift.tt/2l1lxqU

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/02/05/sugar-free-farm-if-you-were-inspired-by-the-series-try-these-all-natural-recipes-for-a-health-boost-2/

Eating This Protein at Breakfast Helps You Stay Full for Longer

You’ve probably heard that protein is the key to a satisfying meal. And when you think of the nutrient, your go-to is probably some type of meat. But a new study suggests that veggie-based proteins—specifically, beans and peas—may actually fill you up and keep you satisfied longer than animal protein. Plant-based choices are not only…

http://time.com/4602374/plant-proteins-breakfast-full/

Healthy Eating For Kids from Juice Plus…

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HEALTHY EATING FOR KIDS: THE JUICE PLUS+ CHILDREN’S HEALTH STUDY

Caring means sharing. Which is why we want to provide you with easy-to-understand information about healthy eating for kids.
You see we all know that a high fibre diet of fresh fruits and vegetables is healthier than fast food, but what do you do when your kids are nagging you for a pizza or burger? Or you can’t face another tantrum when junior wants yet another sweet instead of a wholemeal biscuit.

Taking the easy way out has led to bad diets nowadays, especially among children:
More than 20% of children suffer from obesity

Obese children are more likely to stay obese into adulthood

The number of obese infants and young children globally will increase to 70 million by 2025

For children in particular, healthy eating is extremely important. Apart from eating, sports is also a vital part of a healthy lifestyle:

Children need a balanced diet that includes fruit & vegetables

To fight obesity the intake of sugar and saturated facts should be limited.

Children should be physically active – at least 60 minutes each day.

Obesity is gradually becoming a large-scale problem, caused by the following trends not only among kids, but adults as well:

A trend towards decreased physical activity

Increased intake of energy-dense food that are high in fat & sugar

< 25% eat the recommended vegetables

Most children need the support to develop healthy habits

Which is why Juice PLUS+ established the Children’s Health Study to support families to adopt a healthier diet and lifestyle.

The Juice PLUS+ Children’s Health Study is a one million participant observational study on healthy eating for kids conducted around the world over several years.

WHAT DOES THE JUICE PLUS+ CHILDREN’S HEALTH STUDY WANT TO INVESTIGATE?

What we wanted to achieve with our study is to improve the overall nutrition and eating habits if children and families. Thus, we asked ourselves the following questions:

Does good nutrition inspire other healthy lifestyle choices?

What is the best time during childhood to establish good health and nutritional habits?

Is parental involvement the only key to getting children to adopt good health habits?

What we have already discovered with families that started the Children’s Health Study is that they started to look at other areas of their lifestyle, too.

They started to drink more water, they ate less sweets and they ate less fast food.

IN FACT, AFTER ONE YEAR OF JUICE PLUS+:

71% of children and teenagers were consuming less fast food and soft drinks. Adults 72%

89% were more aware of their health. Adults 90%

71% were drinking more water. Adults 75%

61% were eating more fruits and vegetables. Adults 71%

HOW CAN WE AS A FAMILY PARTICIPATE IN THE JUICE PLUS+ CHILDREN’S HEALTH STUDY?

We are hungry for more data.

WOULD YOU LIKE TO TAKE PART IN OUR SURVEY TO FIND OUT MORE

ABOUT:

The consumption of fruit and vegetables

Nutritional awareness of a high fibre diet

General changes in lifestyle and losing weight

It’s really simple: get FREE Juice PLUS+ for your child for one year and keep a simple BEFORE and AFTER diary about what your kid is eating and any changes in lifestyle.

The offer is open to parents who are current users of Juice PLUS+.

This means for one year you will both get the best that fruits and vegetables have to offer. An unbeatable deal that you can enjoy for up to four years. Young people between the ages of 4 and 21 may participate.

IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MAKE A NEW START

Would you like to find out more about the Children’s Health Study?

Then contact our customer service directly: chs.uk@juiceplus.com

For more about Juice Plus including the Children’s Health Study please click the link.

Are you looking to improve your health & well-being?

  

Get healthy and improve your well-being with Juice Plus

What is Juice PLUS+?

Juice PLUS+ is the next best thing to fruit and vegetables. It is made from high-quality ingredients and designed to support you in your diet.

JUICE PLUS IS HIGHLY CONCENTRATED & IT CONTAINS THE BEST PARTS OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

(This has been shown by several independent studies)…

Amongst other things, the results showed that Juice PLUS+ increases the quantity of important active components in the blood. And it does so within a short time.

Source: Around 30 studies involving Juice PLUS+ (more details upon request). Clinical Research
Test Juice PLUS+ and benefit from the advantages of a balanced diet.

JUICE PLUS CONTAINS POWERFUL ANTIOXIDANTS THAT
PROTECT YOUR BODY

You want to protect yourself and your body from harmful outside influences? 

Juice PLUS+ can help. 

Our highly concentrated products contain all kinds of important antioxidants.
According to the American National Cancer Institute, antioxidants are “substances that may protect cells from the damage caused by unstable molecules known as free radicals. Examples of antioxidants include beta carotene, Iycopene, vitamin C and E and other substances. Many of these antioxidant substances come from fruits and vegetables.” And these are exactly the substances you get with Juice PLUS+.

FOR MORE ABOUT IMPROVING YOUR HEALTH & WELL-BEING WITH JUICE PLUS PLEASE CLICK THE LINK FOR MORE INFO & TO SHOP ONLINE.

Maybe you shouldn’t be worried about salt in your diet, after all

Low-salt diets may not be as beneficial as once thought (Picture: Getty)For all you salt-lovers out there trying to cut down on your intake, we’ve got good news. This sea salt is too ‘sexually provocative’ for Facebook Low-salt diets may not be as beneficial as previously thought, according to new research. And it could even increase…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/05/23/maybe-you-shouldnt-be-worried-about-salt-in-your-diet-after-all-5899188/

You should eat less food, even if you’re not overweight, scientists say

Credit: MylesGoodeEven if you’re not overweight, you should eat less food – simply because it makes you happier and healthier, scientists have said. Previous research has shown that eating fewer calories extends people’s lifespans – and now research has shown it improves people’s mood, sleep and sex lives as well. Researchers from the…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/05/03/you-should-eat-less-food-even-if-youre-not-overweight-scientists-say-5857540/

Drinking beer can help you lose weight, says new study

Drink up. (Picture: Getty)Here’s some positive news to send you off to the pub: drinking beer could help you lose weight. Kind of. A new study from researchers at Oregon State University found that xanthohumol, a flavonoid found in hops and beer, helped mice lose weight and lower their cholesterol levels. They split 48 male…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/28/drinking-beer-can-help-you-lose-weight-says-new-study-5848243/

Just add protein: The simple way to make pizza, bread and pie better for you

(Picture: proteinpow.com)Many of us could do with getting more protein in, and cooking with protein powder is one way to do it. Protein cooking is the latest ‘health’ trend in baking – and it can be added to anything from cakes and cookies to pies and pizza. Bread, pies, wraps and more can be made…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/28/just-add-protein-the-simple-way-to-make-pizza-bread-and-pie-better-for-you-5843851/

A new milk made from peas has been developed (and apparently it’s healthier)

Credit: Getty/ Ripple FoodsPea milk is the latest plant-based milk and is said to taste like dairy. Posing a viable threat to cow’s milk, the manufacturer says, Ripple pea milk is ‘creamy, sweet’ and actually tastes nothing like peas. It contains the same amount of protein as cow’s milk but half the sugar, a third of…

http://metro.co.uk/2016/04/20/a-new-milk-made-from-peas-has-been-developed-and-apparently-its-healthier-5828702/