Archive for Nutrition & Healthy Eating

One easy way to help with the battle of the bulge, or simply just eating healthy, is to plan your meals ahead of time. How often have you been caught short, hungry, and only greasy take out as an edible option? The apple or salad roll that you could have so easily thrown in your […]

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For the past 30 years or so the Western world has seen a huge rise in the popularity of low fat foods. Yet, in the same time frame the Western world has also seen a huge rise in obesity rates. If we are all eating low fat diets why are we all getting fatter? There […]

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You are what you eat. We have all heard this phrase over and over, but how many of us stop to consider what that really means? Are you eating healthy fresh foods? Are you a picture of glowing health and vitality? Or do you live on a diet of junk foods, deep fried chicken and […]

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Aug
26

The Benefits Of Garlic In Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally

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Approximately 73 million people in the US and 16 million in the UK have high blood pressure. This equates to roughly one adult in three. Scarily, more than 28% of people suffering from high blood pressure are blissfully unaware that they even have it.* Untreated high blood pressure is a major cause of death, contributing […]

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Aug
01

Healthy Eating On A Budget. Reduce The Dollars And The Pounds

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Most of us think that healthy eating on a budget is impossible, or downright tricky. Now, while certified organic foods and vegetables may well be more expensive than their non-organic cousins, there are still plenty of ways to have a healthier diet and reduce the grocery bill. Here’s how: * Grow your own fruit, veges […]

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Jul
23

The Many Benefits Of High Fiber Foods Can Include Weight Loss

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There are many health giving benefits of high fiber foods. Your parents were right when they told you to eat your veges. Having a daily diet rich in high fiber foods is an easy way to assist with bowel health, reduce bad cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels, and help manage weight. What is fiber? Fiber […]

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Jul
02

How Do High Protein Diets Work In Keeping Lost Pounds Off?

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OK. So you have lost your love handles and dropped a dress size. Fantastic. Now you want to keep it off. There is nothing worse than losing all that weight to have it all creep back on. However, new research has shown that by following a high protein diet you can easily keep those lost […]

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Jun
20

Brain Foods Make For A Healthy Mind And Body

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More and more research is showing the correlation between what we consume and how our brains perform. Much like every other organ of our body, the brain needs a certain amount and type of nutrition to produce optimal performance. Can you really improve your IQ or your concentration? The answer would seem to be “Yes”. […]

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Jun
11

Benefits Of Eating Breakfast

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There are many benefits of eating breakfast. The main ones are a more even blood sugar level, better energy levels, sharper concentration, a faster metabolism, and improved moods. The word breakfast literally means “breaking the fast” which is what your body has been in since your dinner the previous energy. When you skip breakfast your […]

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May
30

What Is The Recommended Daily Water Intake To Maintain Optimal Health?

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Constantly thirsty, fatigued, and suffering headaches can all be the signs of dehydration. To maintain optimal health you need to ensure an adequate intake of fluids daily. Your body requires a certain amount of water daily to maintain essential life giving properties. All your vital organs, and in particular, your kidneys, require water to function. […]

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May
15

The Health Benefits Of Juice Over Soda Pop – The Scary Statistics

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The health benefits of juice over soda pop are numerous. 100% juices can be a great and convenient way to consume your daily serve of fruits and vegetables. Children who are finicky eaters can really benefit from having their fruits and vegetables freshly juiced. Recent research has proven that you will still be receiving all […]

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May
05

Truth About Fats – The Good, Bad, Evil, And The Essential

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When we hear the word “fat” most of us immediately think weight gain, cellulite, cholesterol, or hot chips. Over the years, many of us have been indoctrinated into thinking that all fats are bad and should never be consumed. However, more and more research is showing that there are “good fats” and “bad fats”. In […]

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Apr
27

Do You Know The Truth About Sodium And Salt?

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Reducing your daily salt, or sodium, intake can be extremely beneficial for your health. There are many simple and easy ways to reduce your salt consumption. Read on for the truth about salt and sodium. The consumption of too much salt, or sodium, has long been associated with health issues such as high blood pressure […]

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