Top 7 reasons to switch to a Mediterranean Diet

Top 7 reasons to switch to a Mediterranean Diet is the title of my first article published on CureJoy’s website. Curejoy is a platform to seek most genuine and reliable information on Alternative and Natural healthcare from the experts in the field. Curejoy is an effort to bring the knowledge and reliable information about these…

Eggs are healthy!

Myth #3: Eggs are bad for your health

Eggs have been labeled as bad for your health because the yolk is high in cholesterol. When the link between high blood cholesterol and heart disease was established, foods that were high in cholesterol were automatically categorized as unhealthy. The truth is that dietary cholesterol contributes only to 25% of the cholesterol in your blood.…

Almond butter

Healing properties of almonds

The almond tree is small in size and is closely related to the peach, apricot and cherry trees. Almonds are classified into two categories: Sweet almonds are the type that we eat. They are oval in shape and wonderfully buttery in taste. Bitter almonds are used to make almond oil, which is used as a…

Myth #2: Saturated fat is bad for your health

We have a deep conviction that saturated fats cause heart disease. Our whole dietary system is based on this notion. It is such a deep belief that we do not even question it. But, despite years of research, scientists have not been able to confirm the link. Quite the opposite! A massive review article published…

Myth #1: Low-fat foods are healthier than full-fat options

Fat in foods does not only increase the number of calories but also give the product/food its structure. To make a product low in fat or fat-free, food manufactures have to remove the fact, affecting both taste and structure. To compensate, they add additives and preservatives such as sweeteners like sugar, high fructose corn syrup…

Nutrition: Myth v/s Fact

When it comes to nutrition and health, there are different schools and contradictory information. There are certain nutrition facts that were true at some point, based on the evidence and research gathered, and became accepted truths among the population. As time went by, researchers started investigating the long term effects and went back to questioning…

8 reasons why Kale is a healthy option

I have noticed that Kale is gaining in popularity in Lebanon and that it is now available in most big chain supermarkets. It is indeed a leafy green vegetable exceptionally rich in nutrients combining both health benefits and a delicious flavor. It has been named a nutritional powerhouse. 8 reasons why Kale is a healthy…

How can our ancestors’ diet help us fight obesity?

Our ancestors lived in a world where food was scarce and they relied on hunting and gathering to survive. The human body developed mechanisms that were shaped by natural selection over long periods of time to solve the recurrent problems they faced. Now, with the abundance of food, these instincts no longer serve a purpose,…

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