Friday, November 20, 2009

Lower Cholesterol May Lessen Risk of Some Cancers

An article on reported on two studies that found people with lower total cholesterol have a 60 percent less risk of prostate cancer and people with higher levels of good cholesterol may protect against lung, liver and other cancers.

According to, the 7 largest causes of high cholesterol are; diet, excess weight, your age and gender, your activity level, your overall health, cigarette smoking and your family history.

Many of the items on this list are areas in which people have the choice whether or not they want to be healthy. They can control their diet, their weight, their activity level, for the most part their overall health and whether they choose to smoke.

At Carico, we hope people choose good health. The foods you eat and how you prepare them are at the forefront of maintaing optimum health. Carico’s Ultra-Tech II Waterless and Greaseless Cooking System is a valuable tool for preparing foods without excess grease or water. It’s very easy to use and the foods taste great.

Obesity May Increase Your Cancer Risk CNN

CNN Health recently reported on some new research conducted by the American Institute for Cancer Research that concluded more than 100,000 cases of cancer each year are caused by excess body fat.

Specifically, 49 percent of endometrial cancers, 35 percent of esophageal cancers, 28 percent of pancreatic cancers, 24 percent of kidney cancers, 21 percent of gallbladder cancers, 17 percent of breast cancers and 9 percent of colon cancers are all caused by excess body fat.

At Carico, we believe that the foods you eat and how you prepare them is important to maintaining good health. Cooking with excess grease, oils or shortening can lead to obesity which can cause high blood pressure, heart disease and now cancer.

Caricoʼs Ultra-Tech II Waterless and Greaseless Cookware uses no excess grease, oils or shortening. It utilizes a vapor seal and cooks food in their own natural juices. Preparing some fresh delicious vegetables is easy and takes only a few minutes.

Monday, November 9, 2009

Top Five Eating Mistakes

According to Yahoo, people make simple eating mistakes that may be costing them their health.

1) People donʼt know good fats from bad ones.
2) People supersize to save money.
3) People areʼt aware of liquid calories.
4) People donʼt really know when theyʼre full
5) People use the microwave which promotes eating processed foods.

One other that is not on the list but people often donʼt consider is how they prepare their foods.

Boiling, frying and over steaming can destroy the nutritional value of even the healthiest foods.

Carico suggest preparing your foods the waterless and greaseless way with our Ultra-Tech II cookware. The temperature gauge and whistle valve alerts you when your foods are almost done to prevent overcooked, vitamin depleted meals.

It Takes Effort To Be Healthy

A recent article in the Chicago Tribune deals with the difficulties of getting healthy. You know, losing weight, getting in shape, getting plenty of sleep and avoiding foods with little or no nutritive value. The truth of the matter is that it takes energy, planning, will power and effort to get into healthy shape and stay that way. You must have the right tools as well because the easier you make it for yourself, the better your odds for success.

In order to give yourself a chance you must start by selecting healthy foods in the supermarket and donʼt select any unhealthy foods. You canʼt consume non-nutritive foods if you donʼt have them in the house. In addition to the foods you select, your method of preparation is also important. Boiling foods diminishes nutritional value and all the vitamins and nutrients get poured down the drain. Frying foods can promote heart disease, diabetes and obesity.

Caricoʼs Nutri-Tech Waterless and Greaseless Cookware is the perfect tool for great health. The surgical stainless steel is beautiful and last a lifetime. The temperature gauge is ingenious and makes timing your meals really simple. Youʼll never overcook your foods again and itʼs cooked the Nutri-Tech way, with no added grease. It actually cooks in a vacuum, sealing in all the vitamins, nutrients and flavor.

Caricoʼs Nutri-Tech Juice Extraction System is a simple method for increasing your vitamin intake and naturally supplementing your diet. For increased energy, stamina and vitality.

Caricoʼs Nutri-Tech Air Purification System is an advanced method of combating indoor air pollution. According to the EPA, indoor air pollution is one of the greatest threats to public health of any and all environmental problems because people spend up to ninety percent of their time indoors.

Monday, November 2, 2009

Eleven Instant Energy Boosters

CNN Health has some simple tips that busy moms can follow to boost stamina and increase their energy.

Eat a good breakfast, eat more lean protein and drink plenty of water are at the top of the list.

Caricoʼs Ultra-Tech II is the perfect tool to prepare a delicious breakfast. The surgical stainless steel is non-stick and easily cooks that perfect egg or lean breakfast meats.

Caricoʼs Water Purification Systems can provide clean, fresh water for all of your drinking and household needs.

Carico's Nutri-Tech Juice Extraction System provides healthful delicious juices to supplement your diet and build your immune system.

Click here for the complete list.

10 Best Foods for Your Heart

According to, the ten healthiest foods for your heart are; Oatmeal, Salmon, Avocado, olive oil, nuts, berries, legumes, spinach, flax seed and soy.

Carico has mastered the art of waterless cooking and Carico’s Ultra-Tech II Waterless Cookware uses little or no excess water or grease while basting foods in their own natural juices.

In fact, you may combine several ingredients from the above list and prepare them the Ultra-Tech way for a delicious meal, packed full of important vitamins, nutrients and flavor.