Foods to Eat on A Diet

Foods to eat on a diet. No diet will be successful if you are not eating the correct foods. No matter how far you run on your treadmill or long you pedal on your stationary bike, you really can’t outrun a bad diet. Foods to eat on a diet should fall into the following categories: […]

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Healthy Diet For Women

Have you noticed that men tend to lose weight more easily than women? There are distinct differences between men and women when it comes to storing fat and weight loss; men are generally larger and contain more muscle mass and less fat. These are reasons why men and women have slightly different dietary requirements. A […]

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Low Cholesterol Diet

What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a wax-like lipid or fat that can be found in the cell membranes of both humans and animals. Excess cholesterol can lead to a buildup and accumulation of this substance in otherwise healthy blood vessels causing serious health risks including stroke, heart attack and other potentially fatal conditions. That is […]

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8 Bitter Honey Health Benefits

Bitter honey, also known as black honey is the product of wild bees and the nectar of mahogany trees resulting in the bitter taste and black (dark) color. Bitter honey contains the sugars glucose and fructose, a variety of minerals including magnesium and calcium, vitamins and trace amounts of copper, iodine and zinc. Bitter honey […]

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Turmeric Health Benefits 

Turmeric or curcuma longa, is a spice best known for its distinct aroma, flavor, and bright yellow color. You’ll often find it in chicken or pork curry, egg dishes, fish soups, and rice dishes. Turmeric is the dry ground root of the curcuma longa plant, native to India and Indonesia and has been used for […]

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Kombucha: 8 Health benefits

More people are drinking kombucha, the fermented black or green tea, as a tasty source of healthy probiotics. Like yogurt or kefir, kombucha contains live beneficial bacteria that promote healthy digestion, detoxification, and assimilation of nutrients. Those who have added kombucha to their diets have reported having increased energy and stamina, and greater resistance to […]

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Hidradenitis Suppurativa Overview

Hidradenitis Suppurativa also known as acne inversa, is a relatively rare skin disease marked by painful lumps under the skin. These lumps often develop in the armpits, the groin, buttocks and under the breasts. Signs and symptoms include:   Painful lumps and lesions. Tunnels under the skin connecting the lumps. Multiple blackheads. Bandlike scars. Hidradenitis […]

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Benefits of Echinacea and Immunity

Echinacea, also known as the coneflower, grows mainly in the Eastern and Central sections of North America and blooms early to late summer across the prairies. The North American Indians recognized the healing properties of Echinacea and used the plant, flowers and leaves for antimicrobial relief of infections, and to reduce pain and swelling of […]

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Garlic and Its Many Health Benefits

The ancient Greeks were the first to recognize the health benefits of garlic including Allicin – It a distant relative of the onion, both are high in a type of sulfur called Allicin, which provides curative and health benefits. The sulfur in Allicin is released when the bulb and its cloves are crushed, chopped or chewed. The Health Benefits […]

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Artificial Sweeteners: What is the Truth?

Artificial sweeteners are man-made sugar substitutes developed chemically in a lab or occasionally altered sugars. These sweeteners are often many times sweeter than the sugar they are intended to replace. The Food and Drug Administration has approved five of these artificial sweeteners including saccharin, acesulfame, aspartame, neotame, and sucralose. This in no way means that […]

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