Ways to Add Taste to Your Vegetables

Do you hate vegetables? You know they are good for you, but you just can’t stand the taste of spinach, broccoli or Brussels sprouts. You are not alone. But maybe it is not the vegetables themselves, but the way you season or prepare them. Try these tips to add taste and flavor to your vegetables […]

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Lowering Fat Content When Preparing Meals

Not all fat is bad and your body needs some from food to help with the absorption of some vitamins and minerals, but a diet high in saturated fat can lead to a host of health complications.  Here are fifteen easy steps to help reduce your saturated fat intake  to ensure your meals are healthier without […]

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Anti-Diet Solution

The Anti-Diet Solution is an eating program that promotes healing of the lining of your stomach and intestines. By minimizing bad bacteria and replacing it with healthy “good” bacteria your body will improve your immune system, reduce inflammation inside your body and allow you to lose weight and reduce the inches around your waistline. What […]

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Effects of Smoking on Your Body

Smoking causes cancer, it’s printed right on the package. It is the number one preventable cause of death in the U.S., killing thousands of people yearly. Beyond that, smoking has many detrimental effects on your body.  Here are some of the effects of smoking: Lung Disease – Lung diseases directly related to smoking include COPD, a group of respiratory […]

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How Alcohol Affects Your Body

The physical effects of alcohol on your body vary from short-term effects like dehydration and a hangover to long-term effects like permanent liver disease. The effects of alcohol on your body are far more damaging than a headache or empty calories. Here are a few examples of the Effects of Alcohol on Your Body Increased […]

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How Our Behaviors Are Making Us Sick

You have so much potential, you could achieve anything you dream – if you could overcome your self-destructive behaviors. The same holds true of your health and fitness. You are sabotaging both with self-destructive behaviors like smoking, drinking, overeating and avoiding exercise. Here are a just few of the unhealthy behaviors that are making you […]

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Foods and Spices That Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation is the body’s response to injury. It works to heal wounds, but it can also play a role in some chronic diseases. This response is how the body attempts to heal itself and defends against foreign invaders. Do you suffer from painful swollen joints and inflammation? You may be able to reduce the pain associated with […]

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Vitamin D Benefits

Vitamin D is often called the “sunshine vitamin” as your body produces this vitamin when your skin is exposed to sunlight. It is a fat-soluble vitamin and is found in many high-fat foods (like milk) and requires dietary fat to be digested and absorbed into your bloodstream. Every grade school student knows that this vitamin […]

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Organic vs Natural Foods: Your Guide to Healthy Living

Organic vs natural. During the past 50 years, we have experienced a dramatic spike in obesity and chronic illnesses. Why are so many people overweight, unhealthy and suffering from diseases like cancer, stroke, heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes? Many of these problems can be directly attributed to the “modern diet” of overly processed […]

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What Are Varicose Veins?

Varicose veins are enlarged, noticeably discolored veins. They often appear swollen and twisted and are typically 3 millimeters or more in diameter. Varicose veins are most commonly found on the backs of the calves or on the thighs and are often painful and occasionally itchy. However, use caution, as scratching them can cause open sores and […]

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