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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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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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Magnesium Deficiency – How It Affects Your Body.

Magnesium deficiency is not talked about like most of the other deficiencies. We are fairly well educated on the variety of vitamins we need to stay healthy – Vitamin C, for immunity, Vitamin D for strong bones, Vitamin A for vision, etc. But we know very little about the trace minerals that we need for optimal […]

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The Benefits of Chia Seeds and How to Use Them

Chia, salvia hispanica, is a member of the mint family and grows wild in Mexico and Guatemala. Chia seeds were first used by the Aztecs and Mayans as a concentrated, nutritious and fibrous food source. Your introduction to chia and chia seeds was most likely the chia pet commercials where the seeds were used to […]

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6 Foods to Avoid if you Suffer from Acne

For years we were led to believe that greasy foods like chocolate, pizza and french fries cause acne. Foods do not directly cause acne, certain foods can, however, aggravate the condition. These foods trigger hormone swings and inflammation that can worsen the outbreak. Here are six foods that you should avoid if you wish to […]

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