Category Archives: Diet

Surprisingly Delicious Low Calorie Foods

Surprisingly Delicious Low Calorie Foods When you think of zero calorie foods, what comes to mind? Likely celery! There are many jokes surrounding this “negative” calorie stick as a diet option. For instance, the idea that you actually burn calories eating a stick. The good news about nature’s lowest-calorie food is that it packs a…
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Those Berries You Should Eat Every Day

Those Berries You Should Eat Every Day Berries have been shown to be some of the healthiest foods on the planet. It seems new research is constantly being published and berries are being recognized and analyzed for their health giving properties. Extremely high in antioxidants, berries are among my favorite foods. In no specific order,…
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Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally

Foods That Lower Cholesterol Naturally Cholesterol is a fatty substance that produced by the liver in the body and found in certain foods such as eggs, meat, dairy products, butter, and lard. It is needed by our body to maintain cell walls, makes hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. In our…
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Eating Disorder Symptoms and Effects

What Are the Warning Signs of An Eating Disorder? Anorexia nervosa, bulimia, and overeating disorders can have numerous combinations of signs, symptoms and causes. Additionally, several other eating and body image disorders are closely related to anorexia and bulimia, including orthorexia, body dysmorphic disorder, and exercise addiction. Many people who suffer with eating disorders show…
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Things You Never Knew About Losing Weight

Steven Blair is, in his own words, a “short, fat, bald guy.” But at five-foot-five and 200 pounds, he may very well be healthier than men much taller and leaner. He runs 25 miles a week, eats six to eight servings of fruits and vegetables a day, and avoids processed and fatty foods. A professor…
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Fruits and Veggies with Most and Least Pesticides

Avoiding pesticides in our food is an important step on the road to overall health. But buying organic produce can be tricky – it’s not always available and the additional cost can quickly rack up. Even if a 100% organic lifestyle isn’t in your reach just yet, however, one thing you can do to limit your…
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Stevia Health Benefits and Facts

Stevia is a small shrub like perennial plant which belongs to the sunflower (Asteraceae) family. It is also known as Eupatorium rebaudianum, sweetleaf, honeyleaf and sugarleaf, and sweet herb of Paraguay. The leaves of Stevia are a source of natural zero-calorie sweetener which is considered sweeter than sugar (sucrose). It has been used in South…
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Fish Oil and Dieting

Fish Oil and Dieting You may have heard about fish oil for dieting. Here we'll look at the pros and cons of using fish oil to lose weight and see how the evidence stacks up. Omega-3 Fatty Acids It's easier to understand the benefits of fish oil if you first learn about omega-3 fatty acids.…
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Best Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

10 Best Foods to Eat When You’re Sick Being sick sucks! You feel miserable and you don’t want to spend your energy cooking. There is an old wives tale saying to “feed a cold and starve a flu”. This is not necessarily true. When you’re sick, you body is expending energy to make you healthy…
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5 Quick Scientifically Approved Nutrition Tips

Stay young and healthy with these 5 quick and unique nutrition tips. SLOW DOWN AGING A new five-country study from the European Food Information Council says the Mediterranean diet, which has already been shown to help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, may now significantly decrease inflammation markers related to…
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Fitness and Food – Nutrition Plan Guide

Nutrition is key! Repeat that in your head until your start cooking for tonight's dinner. Whether you want to lose weight or build muscle, nutrition is what will lead you to success. Indeed, exercising is necessary; but if your nutrition doesn't match your fitness goal, you will never achieve them. We gives you the beginner's nutrition…
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Health Benefits of Tamarind – A Tropical Superfruit

Tamarind is a delicious, sweet fruit that has a wide variety of uses and applications, both for medicinal and culinary purposes. It is a medium-sized bushy tree with evergreen leaves and fruit that develops in pods characterized by long, brown shells. Inside is a sticky, fleshy, juicy pulp, which is the tamarind fruit. This is…
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Best Foods To Avoid Constipation

Foods to Eat When You’re Constipated Remember that one time you couldn't poop for a few days and it hurt (and stunk) like hell? Most people have felt that same pain. Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, affecting 42 million people in the United States, according to the National Institute of Diabetes…
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Too Much Salt Can Seriously Damage Your Health!

Exactly how much salt can you safely eat before it ruins your health? Most people are happy to have salt added to their food and enjoy the added flavor that it brings to their meal times. But science is now showing us that too much salt (or more accurately sodium) in your diet can cause…
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10 Healthy Foods You Can Add to Your Morning Oatmeal

Having oatmeal for breakfast can be a great way to start your morning. Not only is it cheap and nutritious, it’s filling and can keep hunger pangs away until lunchtime. This is because oatmeal contains a great deal of dietary fibre, which is well known for its satiating effects. 100 grams of oatmeal, mixed with…
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Pomegranates Health Benefits

Pomegranates Health Benefits Organic pomegranate seeds or refreshing pomegranate juice is a delicious, refreshing snack! This slightly peculiar fruit has been thought to hold legendary powers for centuries. Persians believe Eve actually ate a pomegranate when she plucked from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden, not an apple. Ancient Egyptians buried their…
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