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By: Paramesh
Today, we are living in a world of instant gratification. At every turn, ready made foods are packaged attractively, promoted attractively and priced attractively. One cannot but be swayed by the col (read entire article)
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By: Chris Chew
Do all calories eaten in excess turn into body fat? Well, we can be sure that eating more fat and carbohydrate calories than our body can burn for energy, the extra calories of which will be stored as (read entire article)
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By: Mehjabeen Poonawala
Every one of us humans innate biomedical factors that influence health functions, since every person has a different combination of characteristics from either one of there parents or ancestors they a (read entire article)
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By: Carolyn Bell Smith
A balanced diet should be composed of a variety of raw vegetables. Emphasizing the fact that the vegetables should be organic or the best of what is available. A variety of vegetables assure the prope (read entire article)
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By: Terje Ellingsen
A high cholesterol level leads to hardening of arteries, which in turn, may lead to heart disease or attack. Keep your intake of food healthy, limit the amount of sugar you eat, and have your cholest (read entire article)
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By: Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
All plants contain chemicals that are healthful and chemicals that can harm us. Fortunately for us, our ancestors learned which plants are edible and healthful, and taught us to avoid those that are p (read entire article)
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By: Ben Lynch
While eating your meal, for the most part, do not drink with it.This dilutes the stomach acids and digestive enzymes. It is best to drink 20 minutes before your meal - this helps uptake of nutrients a (read entire article)
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By: Olan Butler
Moderation is the key to everything in life. This is true with sweeteners too. We have read and heard of all the dangers of Aspartame. Remember… everything CAN be dangerous. For example, studies h (read entire article)
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By: Ben Greenfield
With the holiday quickly approaching, I'd like to give you 7 quick tips on getting through the feasting without sabotaging your weight loss efforts.1) Eat as much vegetables and pumpkin as possible... (read entire article)
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By: Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
When grains are processed into flour or cereals, the primary concern is loss of nutrients. However, if you grind your own grains or use products that are made from the whole grain without discarding a (read entire article)
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By: Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
Diabetics and people who are trying to lose weight or control cholesterol should avoid all forms of ground-up grains, and that includes bread. For everyone else, bread is a perfectly satisfactory food (read entire article)
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By: Don Ford, M.D.
Folic Acid is one of your body's essential nutrients! It is important for everything from brain function to cardiovascular health. Folic Acid deficiency is the most common deficiency of any of the B (read entire article)
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By: Simon Brown
There are many natural agents widely available that can improve your health. Here are 10 natural agents proven to help protect against Heart and Lung Disease.Vitamin CStudy after study has shown how t (read entire article)
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By: Knut Holt
Inflammation is a major component in most Rheumatic pain conditions or rheumatic diseases, therefore it is advisable to eat a good amount of food that reduces inflammation and reduce the consumption o (read entire article)
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By: Moss Greene
Veggies with less vitamins? Yes, I'm afraid it's true! According to recent research published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, fruits and vegetables today contain much less nutriti (read entire article)
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By: Emmanuel Aubrey
The benefits of taking care of yourself are some of the rewards you get from knowing that you are doing the best for your body. This includes the most important part of your body--the part which is i (read entire article)
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By: Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
I hope that you will not be fooled by the unbelievable advertising on some food packages. For example, labels on ginseng tea and gingko-fortified cereal both claim they will promote sharp thinking. Th (read entire article)
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By: David Saunders
Researchers at the University of Rochester have published information showing that the cranberry may be effective at preventing tooth decay. The research focuses on the inhibiting effect of some compo (read entire article)
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By: Dr. Anil Singhal
While medications to treat hypertension are available, research has shown that modest lifestyle and dietary changes can help treat and often delay or prevent high blood pressure.People trying to contr (read entire article)
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By: Stewart Hare
When high levels of uric acid crystals form in joints and tissue it causes pain and inflammation, this type of inflammatory arthritis is called gout. This formation of uric acid in the joints happens (read entire article)
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By: Jane Thurnell-Read
Craving particular foods can be a sign of a need for a nutrient that is in the food that is craved. The body is demanding food that contains a particular nutrient. This can be very straight-forward. F (read entire article)
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By: Kim Beardsmore
For most of us, eating healthfully means cutting down on salt. Even if cutting down your salt intake won't reduce your waist measurement, it'll make you a healthier person, better able to follow your (read entire article)
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By: Stewart Hare
The term Anaemia is generally used to describe a multitude of blood conditions which affects the concentration of the red blood pigments haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is needed for the transportation of ox (read entire article)
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By: Donetta Harrison
We are told to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each and every day but do any of us really understand why? If I told you it was to regulate the pH balance of your body fluids, would you be surpr (read entire article)
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By: Kathy Ferneau
Are you a drug addict? Most people take offense at that question. Of course not, they answer indignantly.But if you drink coffee, tea, or cola, or consume chocolate every day like nearly 90% of the (read entire article)
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By: Stewart Hare
Cystitis is an infection or inflammation of the bladder; it tends to be more common in women than men. A half of women will suffer from cystitis at sometime during their life. Women tend to be more af (read entire article)
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By: Stewart Hare
Hardening and furring up of the arteries is known as atherosclerosis, it is a common condition of the major blood vessels in which calcium and cholesterol deposits and fatty streaks appear along the v (read entire article)
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By: Steven Wong
Garlic and its benefitsBeing brought up in a typical chinese family, the garlic flavoring has always been a must in every meal. And because I eat garlic so often, that it is about time that I learn ab (read entire article)
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By: Paul Jerard
Halloween candy is the unofficial start of holiday eating binges. It's hard to refuse those few morsels that “trick or treating” children leave behind. No one wants to throw food out, so most pe (read entire article)
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By: Knut Holt
The different fat types and their health effects:High consumption of fat or of the combination fat and carbohydrates causes obesity, heart disease and other health problems.However the different types (read entire article)
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By: Michael Cordon
“Just tell me what to eat” is a phrase I've heard from many clients during my 12 years as a fitness professional. They, like many of you, don't have time to think about what to eat. You've got fit (read entire article)
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By: Amy Orr
What is wheatgrass? According to the Fall 2000 edition of the Creative Health Institute's newsletter, "Wheatgrass is a plant that is grown from the Red Wheatberry, a special strain of wheat." Wheatgra (read entire article)
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By: Charlene Nuble
In recent years, the value of the trace mineral selenium to overall health and well being has come to light. Many vital health benefits have come to be associated with maintaining sufficient levels of (read entire article)
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By: Stewart Hare
Common causes of indigestion (Dyspepsia) are too much or too little acid in the stomach, a bacterial or fungal infection, nervous tension, overeating, difficulty in breaking down fatty acids, constipa (read entire article)
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By: David Saunders
You say you don't know what glyconutrients are? You are not alone. Perhaps you have heard a bit about glyconutrients but you don't really know what they are or how they could benefit you. Understan (read entire article)
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By: David Saunders
With the release of the new dietary guidelines, in the form of the new food pyramid, I still find that many people don't actually understand what nutrition actually means. Because of this, dietary cho (read entire article)
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By: John Mericle M.D.
Before we get to honey we have a question from one of our readers.Pam asks:What is your opinion of Splenda?Answer:Splenda is made by chlorinating sugar (sucrose). Three of the hydroxyl groups on th (read entire article)
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By: Vanessa Lausch
Water is a vitally important component of any valuable and useful nutrition plan. This statement is hardly earth shattering or groundbreaking and few (if any) jaws will drop at the sight of it. It (read entire article)
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By: Vishnu Dass
It is ironic how something as obvious as nutrition has become overlooked in the modern health care system, and how in the name of convenience our fast paced society has given way to fast foods, microw (read entire article)
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By: Claire Bowes
Understanding What a Low Cholesterol Diet isBasically, in order to lower your cholesterol, you will have to follow a diet that is• low in saturated fat and • low in cholesterolThis is absolutely (read entire article)
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By: Claire Bowes
What is Cholesterol?Before we go into how to reduce your cholesterol, let's take a look at what exactly cholesterol is.Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is produced by the liver and its job is to: (read entire article)
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By: Gary Gresham
Fat burning compatible foods seem to be a popular topic around the gym these days. We also hear a lot about negative calorie foods which are considered a part of fat burning compatible foods. So if yo (read entire article)
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By: Rolf Rasmusson
Food nutrition factsFinding food nutrition facts and dietary nutrition used to be almost impossible because of the mountains of facts scattered all about in libraries and books. Lets face it most of u (read entire article)
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By: Lori Clinch
LIFESTYLE WELLNESS = An Adventure of Health + Vitality!Not a strong wind, nor a surge of pressure, nor a fit of passion, nor anything, can throw you off when your body, mind and spirit are in perfect (read entire article)
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By: Rudy Silva
Vitamin EThere has been a lot of controversy about vitamin E lately. In the news last month, the news media was pushing a story that "Vitamin E can cause you to die." This story came about from a stud (read entire article)
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By: William Davis
If you have high cholesterol, the American Heart Association's low-cholesterol, low-saturated fat diet will fail you. Even when applied conscientiously, it achieves a disappointingly modest reduction (read entire article)
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By: Nathan Latvitis
Have you seen those fat free foods in supermarkets? Have you possibly delighted in them guiltlessly thinking that they are healthy for you? Theres a good chance that you have because we usually f (read entire article)
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By: Jim Duffy
For most people, the concept of capsulized food usually conjures up images of space travelers ingesting meals condensed into a compact pill. However, in modern-day reality, things are quite differen (read entire article)
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By: Lee Cummings
You wouldn't judge a book by its cover, would you?You would want to open the book and read part of it to get a better idea about what is going on, right?Well, judging a book by its cover is what happe (read entire article)
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By: Jon Gestl
Tired of having stare-downs with those boxes of Krispy Kremes, trays of brownies, and platters of cookies some well-intentioned but nutritionally clueless co-worker brings into the office? Be prepare (read entire article)
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