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Benefits Of Kosher Foods
LowerCarbonFootprint: One of the main benefits is that it takes less oil and gas to deliver locally grown produce compared to supermarkets and non local produce. Another benefit is you can know the source of your food, even check how they grow it! and lastly, local food supports your local economy! ...Read more
Not as healthy!: As a professor of nutrition and md, i see many nutritional deficiencies in vegetarians, particularly vegans. Plant based diets eschew the protein efficiency of animal based protein. Also, many mineral in animal sources are more concentrated. I believe being a vegetarian is a sociaal statment. Humans have never been vegetarians until recently! ...Read more
Healthier usually: Organic foods generally have less herbicides pesticides and chemicals hormones and antibiotics. It very some what the FDA definition of organic is. It does not always mean that all of the above are not used. Sometimes organic foods are no healthier than regular products sometimes there healthier . You can research this online for specific foods ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: There are numerous benefits to cutting out foods that are 'junk food' healthier nutrition from eating more fruits and veggies, lean proteins and healthy fats (like nuts and using olive oil). Many people find that they don't crave the junk food as much, so they eat a healthier amount of calories in a day. This can result in healthy weight loss. Many people have more energy & normal bm's. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-medical benefit: A non-medical benefit of spicy foods is "greater happiness" if one loves the taste of spicy foods. A health benefit of spicy foods is that it can improve "bland" healthy foods to make them palatable so that a person will eat more of the "bland" healthy foods. However, if one drinks liquids to wash down spicy foods, he should be sure the liquids aren't filled with sugar or fat calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Natural History: The benefit of eating organic food is that the thousands of chemicals they (naturally) contain have been tested by nature over the millions of years of evolution, and found compatible with the ecosystem in which they developed. This may not be true of man-made chemicals, but at least the man-made chemicals have been tested for safety, whereas thousands of natural chemicals remain untested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Multiple: Vinegar-good for people with diabetes-slows down absorption of carbs, lowers bad cholesterol, good for arthritis, balances the body ph, anti-inflammatory -all these when taken in salads, ... Externally (50/50 dilution with water)-for toninghair and skin.Pickled foods are very good for healthy digestive tract-provide healthy flora, trigger the secretion of digestive juices, provide minerals, plenty vitami. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on what spices you're talking about. Some, especially turmeric, garlic, and such, have good antioxidant properties to fight damage from free radicals in your body. Peppers containing capsaicin may help with pain & other things. http://www.naturalnews.com/037520_capsaicin_health_weight_control.html using these depends on your taste and the tolerance of your digestive system. ...Read more
What benefit would you get eating low and high glycemic food at the same time and in equal amounts? None?
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