Healthy Eating

Power Foods For A Low Carb Diet – A Must Eat

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It seems like almost every day, a new fad diet is launched, yet there are now more overweight people than ever. The basic principles of losing weight and keeping it off are actually pretty simple. You have two choices, low carb or low calorie. Doing both can be tough, but lead to real results. If you then add exercise to ...

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Eating Healthy When Your Family Doesn’t Want To

Having support in your whole food weight loss journey is critical for success. After all, some aspects of this journey are not just going to be bumpy, they are going to be downright hard. What makes things even harder is when you feel like you are on this journey alone, especially when you are not able to share this journey ...

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Nightshade Vegetables – Eating Pros And Cons

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What Are Nightshade Vegetables? Common nightshade vegetables that you may be familiar with are tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, paprika and eggplants. Plenty of diets recommend these foods as healthy and beneficial inclusions. For a great many people, some or all of these foods are dietary staples and eaten in large amounts. However, there are also others who claim these food types ...

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How Carbohydrates Affect Your Health And Weight

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Understanding How Carbohydrates Affect Your Health How carbohydrates affect your health in so many different ways may be something that you may or not be aware of.  Many experts attribute the large scale epidemic or obesity in the United States, where 1/3 of all adults are obese in large part to a steady increase over a prolonged period of time ...

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Fighting Inflammation With Vegetables

What Vegetables To Use To Fight Inflammation If you suffer from any kind of chronic inflammatory pain, you probably know that consuming vegetables is very beneficial to alleviating your pain. This isn’t a problem if you’re someone who enjoys consuming them. But if you only eat vegetables grimly because you have to, what can you do to get the most ...

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5 Best Natural Methods To Improve Digestion

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Main Reasons To Improve Digestion Poor digestion can affect your whole body in a variety of ways. Poor digestion can lead to digestive problems like bloating, heartburn, constipation, gas, food allergies, and the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or IBS. Poor digestion can also cause you to experience asthma, fatigue, eczema, weight gain, and food allergies, to name a few. ...

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Sugar Substitutes – How They Affect Your Health

Are Sugar Substitutes Really Better For Us? Now that there has been such an extreme backlash against artificial sweeteners like saccharin and Splenda, a great deal of attention is now being paid to sugar substitutes. The goal is to get a sweet taste from a natural source that is safe. So are these sugar substitutes really better for us? The ...

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Food As Medicine – How to Add Healing Power to Everyday Meals

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Let Food Be Your Medicine Have you ever heard the ancient saying, “Let your medicine be your food, and food be your medicine”? It’s a wise saying by Hippocrates, the ancient Greek physician, from whom originates the Hippocratic Oath taken by doctors. Oddly, while modern doctors recognize Hippocrates’ contribution to medicine in the form of the Oath, the idea of ...

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