Gluten is a protein which is found in many ingredients such as rye, wheat and barley. These products are used to make many foods which are present in a Westernized diet and the majority of people who are allergic to gluten aren't even aware of it.
PKU is purely genetic, and both parents must have the defective gene for it to be passed on. People can be carriers of the gene without developing the disorder, so it is difficult to try and predict whether or not a baby will be born with PKU.
We have all heard about pomegranates; majority tried them at least once, but does everybody know about their health benefits? This article will look at some facts about fruit-with-a-crown that will inspire you to add more of them to your diet.
Most fans of natural approaches to health have heard of the blue-green marine bacterium Spirulina, but both spirulina benefits and spirulina side effects are not really well known. Here's what you need to know about this versatile and helpful food.
Infertility defined as trying to conceive for a year or two without success has many possible causes. True medical causes such as blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, retrograde ejaculation or a varicocele require fertility treatment.
Everybody knows that some people react to high-salt diets with high blood pressure, but did you know that too much salt in your diet can also cause liver disease?y
The smooth, cylindrical, snack-size orange root vegetable that Americans love to eat is carrots, but in a form very different from a carrot grown naturally.
It's the "fact" we all know. Margarine is healthier than butter. Or is it. Here, we look at the truth behind this myth, and discover: is butter healthier.
Are you a breastfeeding mother? You are probably trying to eat the healthiest foods you can because you are aware that your eating habits can affect your baby's development.
Are you thinking about trying for a baby? You and your partner are probably talking about the stuff you need to get in order before you get pregnant. Most couples talk about finances, perhaps moving to a bigger house, and lifestyle changes.