Nutrition & Diet

 

 

 

 

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Whittling Down Your Appetite

One of the major challenges involved in losing weight is learning to control urges to eat. Cravings can hit at any time, and can be really persuasive. It’s therefore necessary to learn to decrease your appetite and manage those cravings. Here are a few tips that may prove helpful: Brush your teeth or use mouthwash. […]

 

 

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The Vegan Way

Veganism can be considerably healthier than a normal diet. In 1996, the American Dietetic Association concluded that a Vegan lifestyle may significantly reduce risk of heart disease, colon and lung cancer, osteoporosis, diabetes, kidney disease, hypertension, and obesity. This new way of life evolved from the same concept behind vegetarianism. Vegans choose to stay away […]

 

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This is Bananas

When you think of bananas you usually think of bananas splits, shakes, and banana bread. However, these magic fruits are more than just a tasty part of a dessert dish. Bananas are actually full of needed vitamins, fiber, and potassium. What does this do for us? Increases Cardiovascular Health Potassium happens to be an essential […]

 

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Gluten Intolerance and Healthy Food Choices

Gluten intolerance is a condition that arises when a person’s body can’t properly digest the protein gluten. This can cause the person to experience an autoimmune reaction called Celiac disease, which leads to malabsorption of nutrients. When a person with Celiac disease ingests gluten, their immune system reacts by attacking the villi (responsible for nutrient […]

 

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Cutting Down Portion Size

When it comes to losing weight or avoiding serious medical conditions like diabetes or heart disease, monitoring what you eat doesn’t quite cut it. You also need to track how much you eat, and that means watching your portion sizes. Over the years, portion sizes have ballooned, and we’ve lost track of how much food […]

 

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About Fish Oil

Over the past couple of decades, fish oil has become a magic bullet that protects the body from all manner of medical conditions. Reports have hailed fish oil as a barrier against everything from heart disease to brain and cognitive issues. Recently, though, other studies have shown fish oil to be of little to no […]

 

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Feed Your Head

Your diet affects everything going on in your body. It affects how you feel. It affects how well you move around. It even affects how well your brain works. Therefore, it stands to reason that if you eat the right things, your brain will function more efficiently. Here are a few foods that go right […]