8 Health Benefits Of Green Tea

Green tea from the plant Camellia sinensis, has been used for its medicinal properties by the Chinese and Japanese for centuries. The health benefits of green tea are directly tied to its high content of flavonoids, phytonutrients and polyphenols shown to possess anti-inflammatory, antithrombogenic, antidiabetic, and anticancer properties. Green tea is also a rich source […]

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Proven Natural Remedies for High Cholesterol

When people have high cholesterol, this means that they run the risk of developing fatty deposits in the blood vessels.  This can lead to insufficient amounts of oxygen-rich blood that is getting to the heart thus, increasing the risk of a heart attack.  Decreased blood flow to the brain also can cause a stroke. Blood Tests […]

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All About Protein

  All About Protein Protein – From the Greek, proteios, meaning primary or of prime importance. In terms of nutrition, protein is one of three macronutrients, the other two being fats and carbohydrates. We often think of protein solely as a nutrient necessary for muscle repair and growth, but protein also supports vital functions like […]

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10 Addictive Foods and Their Harmful Consequences

You have the best of intentions, you set goals, make plans, join a gym, but it’s all for naught if you happen upon a bowl of potato chips or chocolate candy. You’re addicted and it’s sabotaging any progress you may have made. You are not alone. Many of us have foods that we simply cannot […]

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Anti-Aging Goji Juice

You’ve no doubt heard of goji berries, a recent addition to the list of “superfoods”. But are goji berries and goji juice as healthy as their hype? Goji, also known as Boxthorn or Lycium Barbarum originated in Asia. The flowering shrub has purple to blue flowers and mildly sweet red berries. These red goji berries […]

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Amazing Antioxidants and Their Sources

Any discussion involving “superfoods” always leads to antioxidants, but what are they, and where do I get mine? Antioxidants are the superheroes of your cells, they seek out and destroy free radicals which are responsible for oxidation, the destruction of DNA, cell proteins and cell membranes. This oxidation is responsible for premature aging skin, and […]

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Choosing Healthy Carbs

Carbs are not evil. While there are “good” and “bad” carbs, carbohydrates are necessary for optimal health. They provide energy that fuel all of the body’s functions and should be included as part of every balanced and healthy meal. But which carbs should you include? Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates Complex Carbohydrates – Complex or “slow” […]

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Cellulite Myths And Solutions

You are no doubt, familiar with cellulite, those unsightly dimples and bumps and that “orange peel” look on the surface of your skin. Cellulite is most prominent on a woman’s hips, thighs and legs, but in advanced cases can also be found on the stomach, arms and breasts. While not medically threatening or serious, cellulite […]

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Get Motivated And Achieve Your Goals

Achieving your long-range goals requires commitment, effort and motivation. Recent neuroscience studies conducted at Stanford and Vanderbilt Universities also suggest that the level of the neurotransmitter, dopamine can help motivate you to work toward and achieve your goals. In general, neurotransmitters like dopamine carry and transfer chemical messages to keep you awake, alert and focused. […]

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10 Powerful Superfoods To Boost Your Health

Superfood is a term used to describe foods that are nutrient dense, meaning they contain more healthy vitamins, minerals and antioxidants per calorie than many similar foods. Here are ten powerful superfoods that you should include in your healthy diet:   Blueberries – Berries, and especially blueberries are packed with fiber, vitamins and antioxidants that […]

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