Healthy High-Fat Keto Foods Everyone Should Be Eating

The Best Healthy Fats to Eat on the Keto Diet You’ve probably heard about the keto diet, which focuses mainly on healthy fatty foods. Monounsaturated fats (in olive oil and olives, canola oil, almonds, cashews, peanuts, peanut butter, sesame seeds, and avocados) raise good HDL cholesterol, lower bad LDL cholesterol, and protect against the buildup of […]

10 Tips for Making Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Healthy diet and adequate exercise are important in preventing Type II diabetes in childhood as well as obesity. Diabetes is a metabolic disease in which the body cannot properly metabolize (break down) the sugars from food. Because the body cannot metabolize sugars, the sugars accumulate in the bloodstream instead and ultimately stress children’s kidneys, heart, circulatory system, […]

Is Eating Meat Bad for Your Health?

“Red meat, particularly processed meat, has been shown to be associated with many chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases,” explains Amanda Fretts, an assistant professor at University of Washington’s School of Public Health and an investigator in University of Washington School of Medicine’s Cardiovascular Health Research Unit. Although the exact reasons are […]