Carbohydrates, fat and protein are the basic building blocks of the foods we eat. Carbohydrates come in many forms. Sugars and starches are forms of carbohydrates. Examples of foods that are high in carbohydrates include breads, pasta and cereal.
A low oxalate diet may help prevent kidney stones. Kidney stones are a common disorder of the urinary tract. Kidney stones are pieces of stone-like material that form on the walls of the kidney. They are caused by a buildup of minerals in urine. Most ston
Purines (PYUR-eenz) are found in many foods,especially organ meats, anchovies, mackerel,and sardines. Purines make up 15 percent of the uric acid found in the body. Too much uric acid can lead to problems, including kidney stones and gout. For this reason
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has approved $20 million in new monies toward the development of "golden rice" -- an untested, highly controversial GE (genetically engineered) crop that threatens biodiversity and risks bringing economic and ecologic
Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) have released their annual report on obesity, and there’s no sunshine here. The report is aptly titled F as in Fat: How Obesity Threatens America’s Future 2011.
Not all carbohydrate foods are created equal, in fact they behave quite differently in our bodies. The glycemic index or GI describes this difference by ranking carbohydrates according to their effect on our blood glucose levels.
Cooking is an act of preparing food for yourself and other people to eat.It encompasses a vast range of methods, tools and combinations of ingredients to improve the flavour or digestibility of food. It generally requires the selection, measurement and co