Do You Have A Food Phobia?

Bella Breakdown As a child you might have absolutely hated certain foods. No kid loves the flavor of broccoli or lima beans. But we might have gotten out of eating them if we truly had a food phobia. That’s right, there are certain phobias that are triggered by things related to food. 1. Deipnophobia This is the fear of dining out, or having dinner conversations with people. Those who suffer from this fear usually like dining alone and in silence. 2. Oenophobia This is the phobia of having to choose a wine for a gathering. It’s similar to individuals...

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Summer Barbecue Myths Debunked

Bella Breakdown Summertime eating is the absolute best. Don’t let these myths stop you from enjoying all of the amazingly delicious options. You’ll get terrible cramps if you swim after you eat. We are pretty sure moms made this one up to get their kids to sit still and finish their meal before running off. There is zero evidence that proves this claim is true. So throw your swimsuit on and jump in. Grilled meat causes cancer. You would have to eat your weight in grilled meat everyday to put yourself at risk. Attending summer barbecues will not give...

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Is “Healthy Food” Truly Healthy?

Bella Breakdown Trying to figure out if “healthy food” is truly healthy can be a bit frustrating. You might think you are making a good health-conscious decision by eating a meal you were told was healthy, but in reality you might be surprised to find out about a certain secret ingredient. This secret ingredient that was added to your meal may not actually be considered healthy. A great way to find out if you are unknowingly eating unhealthy food is to do some easy and quick research and start getting used to reading the labels. One of the secret...

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Can Vegetables Fight Colorectal Cancer?

Bella Breakdown A new study done by researchers at the National University of Singapore have been transforming vegetables into a bacteria cocktail to fight specific symptoms of colorectal cancer and to destroy colorectal cancer cells as well. The lead researcher on the study says that the main goal was “to make use of what we already have in our body for disease prevention and treatment, basically programming gut microbes that live with us to convert food into drugs on demand.“ So far, their creation has been able to kill 95% of colorectal cancer cells in a...

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Teaching Your Kids About Making Healthy Food Choices

Healthier Food = Healthier Kids Let’s face it- when it comes to feeding our kids, it is much easier to grab something pre-packaged and sweet. You know your kids will eat it and it takes minimal effort on our part. When our days are so busy, being able to have access to food that we can grab and go is a great relief, as well as a time-saver. However, by feeding our kids lots of refined sugars, and other man-made chemicals, we are basically setting them up for failure. Not only is it not good for their growing bodies,...

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