5 Best Breads for Low-Carb Dieting

Low-carb diets are increasingly popular, and several companies have stepped up to provide low carb and no-carb options for low-carb bread. Low-carb bread is growing in demand and food companies are working to create different varieties to keep up with this demand. If you’re ready to try low-carb bread, here are the top five varieties: […]

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The Dangers of Growth Hormones and Antibiotics in Your Food

Many Western diets center around meat and dairy products. Many people still believe that these two types of foods ensure muscle mass and strong bones. To meet growing demand, the cattle and dairy industries use hormones to improve production. Three of the six hormones that have been approved by the FDA for beef production are […]

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Health Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

What Is A Plant-Based Diet? A plant-based diet is a dietary approach that emphasizes minimally processed foods from plants. Ideally, these foods are consumed raw, but you can enjoy a lightly cooked meal at the end of the day. What Foods Can You Eat? Your diet will center around fruits and vegetables with added herbs […]

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Why Drinking Water Is Essential  

Your body must have water to function. Your cells, organs, and tissues are over 60% water, the blood that carries oxygen and nutrients throughout your body is 90% water and without water, your body would quickly overheat. Your body loses water through breathing, sweating, and digestion, so it is vital that you rehydrate by drinking […]

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Cancer Fighting Foods You Should Consume

The American Cancer Society has announced that nearly 20% of all cancer deaths in the United States are related to obesity and the health problems resulting from obesity. An estimated two billion adults over age 18 are overweight and of these over 600 million plus adults are obese. If you choose to actively combat obesity […]

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Harmful Effects of Diet Sodas

Sodas, colas and most carbonated beverages contain processed chemicals and empty calories. An 8 ounce can of soda has well over 100 calories, and more sugar than a candy bar. Many people who try to break their soda habit choose diet soda instead. Sadly, diet sodas are not a safe alternative. Though they may be […]

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Ayurvedic Diet Revealed

Ayurveda is India’s “science of life, health and longevity.” In Ayurvedic medicine, the Ayurvedic Diet plays a prominent role in promoting health. Ayurveda teaches that everyone has a unique constitution or prakruti, a combination of physical, mental and emotional characteristics determined by many factors surrounding the time of conception and birth. Ayurveda centers around the […]

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How the Ketogenic Diet Works

The ketogenic diet, called the keto diet, is a popular diet containing high amounts of fats, a moderate amount of protein and very low carbohydrates. It is also referred to as a Low Carb-High Fat (LCHF) diet or a low carbohydrate diet. The diet was originally introduced in 1921 by Dr. Russell Wilder at the […]

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Understanding the Low Glycemic Diet

The Low Glycemic Diet, better known as the Glycemic Index Diet, is an effective way to achieve sustainable weight loss. The low glycemic diet depends on your body’s metabolic rate and the types of food which you consume to aid weight loss at a steady, sensible pace. Foods with a low glycemic index are foods […]

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Intermittent Fasting Health Benefits

Intermittent fasting involves eating patterns that cycle between periods of eating and fasting. For example, 12 hours fasting followed by 8 hours of a normal diet. Or 24 hours fasting followed by 24 hours of a normal diet. Intermittent Fasting was not developed as a weight loss diet or starvation process. It is a specific […]

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