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What Causes Hunger?

Hunger is simply your body’s way of telling you that it needs food. However, hunger is much more complicated than the growling and rumbling in your stomach. Hunger is both physical and emotional and may be caused by any (or any combination) of the following: Cellular hunger occurs at the most basic level when your […]

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Why You Should Eat Breakfast

You’ve no doubt heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but why? Let’s look at the benefits of breakfast and the science that supports a healthy breakfast each morning: You’ll be smarter. A healthy breakfast will improve your performance at work or school. Breakfast replenishes depleted essential nutrients to perform both […]

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Health Benefits of Muricata

Annona muricata is known in many Spanish-speaking countries as guanabana. In English speaking countries, this large, spiny, green, tropical fruit is known as soursop or Custard Apple, and is also known as graviola in Portugal and Pawpaw in Brazil. Regardless of what you call it, this large, soft, prickly green covered fruit can grow to […]

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Health Benefits Of Olive Oil

Those who live in Mediterranean countries (Spain, Italy, Greece, etc.) do not suffer from many of the coronary diseases that afflict the Western world. This lowered risk of heart disease is attributed to what is now known as the Mediterranean diet, a diet high in fruits, vegetables, and olive oil. Health benefits of olive oil […]

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Dairy Products in Your Diet – Pros And Cons

Dairy products include milk and everything made from milk. Common dairy products include: Milk, cream and buttermilk. Cheese, cottage cheese and yogurt. Butter, sour cream and ice cream. There are differing opinions as to whether you should include dairy products in your daily diet. The nutritionist will point out that milk products are a rich […]

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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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