Unhealthy foods

Acid reflux food to avoid

Acid reflux is a medical condition that produces a burning sensation in the throat and/or a burning feeling in the chest. In patients with acid reflux, gastric juices that contain acids travel back from the stomach into the esophagus. The esophagus carries food and liquids from the mouth into the stomach. The lower end of […]

Foods to avoid with high cholesterol

There are many foods that should be avoided or limited if you have high cholesterol levels. These foods for the most part are those who have high fat contents. Many of these foods are either foods that are products that are meats or animal by products. Foods that come from animals or animal by products […]

Foods to avoid for gallstones

The gallbladder has ducts that can develop small crystals made from cholesterol or salt deposits in bile that harden. These crystals are called gallstones. Gallstones can block essential digestive bile, produced by the gallbladder, from reaching the small intestines. Very tiny gallstones are usually harmless but they can grow large enough to cause symptoms with […]

Foods to avoid for high triglycerides

Triglycerides are fatty substances that circulate within the bloodstream of the human body. Triglycerides are similar to fat, and like fat, the body needs triglycerides for energy. Triglycerides are especially necessary by the heart muscles (also known as cardiac muscles) in order to function properly. Although a certain amount of triglycerides is necessary for the […]

Foods to avoid with diverticulitis

There are many foods that cannot be consumed by anyone that is living with diverticulitis. This can make living day to day a bit of a hassle if you do not know what foods you are supposed to avoid. If you inform yourself on the foods that are acceptable and not acceptable to eat then […]

Pros and cons of genetically modified foods

Genetic modification occurs when science is used to change the genetic makeup of an animal or a plant. New technology that involves recombinant DNA allows research scientists to combine genes from more than one organism, resulting in a genetically modified animal or plant. Genetic modification not only appears in medicines like vaccines, it is present […]