By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2023 (HealthDay News) — When it comes to losing weight, certain foods have a reputation for being all-stars, providing for a body’s nutritional needs while helping keep a person fuller for longer.
“You’re looking at plant foods,” said Connie Diekman, a nationally known food and nutrition consultant and former president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. “You’re looking at whole grains, vegetables, fruit, beans, nuts, seeds.”
Though certain diets or special eating plans may limit some of these foods, a healthy diet can include all of them, with an eye
There’s something about winter that works up our appetite to eat more indulgent foods. From gajar ka halwa and butter-laden sarson ka saag, it’s hard to resist all these comforting foods that warm up our souls. But one problem that we all face is that these foods also fill up our tummy, and it literally starts to show. Belly fat is a common issue we all struggle with, especially in winter when tend to succumb to our cravings. We are not asking you to pay heed to your hunger, but we would suggest picking those foods that may also help
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a nutritious eating pattern includes fat-free or low fat foods but limits saturated fats and trans fat.
In fact, the guidelines suggest limiting your saturated fat intake to less than 10% of your daily calories and reducing your trans fat intake.
If you’re trying to reduce
We’ve all experienced that post-holiday meal food crash. After eating a plate full of goodies, you push away from a table, ease over to the couch, and can’t resist closing your eyes for only a minute — and then an hour slips by. Just what is it about scrumptious holiday foods that prompt sleepiness?
Commonly known as an after-dinner dip, a food coma, or the post-meal slump, there’s actually a proper medical term for why we feel sleepy after eating: Postprandial somnolence. According to Merriam-Webster, prandial means “of relating to a meal.” and somnolence is defined as “the state of