I am a very picky eater. I can just look at food and be like, "Nah, I'm not trying that." The thought of chickpeas is just like, ew—just the name itself makes you want to avoid it. Which makes it pretty weird that I've decided to go vegan. I do not love vegetables.
382 million. That's the number of people living with diabetes worldwide today. And by the year 2035, 592 million people will have this disease. Diabetes is a chronic condition where the body does not metabolize sugar properly. As a result, sugar which is our main energy source, remains in the blood causing other complications like kidney disease, nerve damages, and heart diseases. However, most cases of diabetes and the complications that arise from this disease can be avoided through healthy lifestyles.
October is here and along with it there's a hint of Fall in the air. As we get back to routine, our days get busier and busier. After-school activities, long commutes, homework, and household chores dictate the course of our nights. So when and how do we squeeze in family dinners? If the answer is never or rarely, you need to make an effort to change that. And October is just the time for that change.
October is Eat Better, Eat Together month. It is a time for families to come together and have quality time during dinner. A number of research studies have suggested that eating dinners as a family has many advantages:
There are two startling facts about breast cancer - it is reportedly the second most common type of cancer women are diagnosed with and 1 in 8 women who are born in this country will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. However, it has been found that an early diagnosis is the best way to beat this disease.