Restaurant Dining for the Health Conscious Eater

Here's food for thought! Did you know the average restaurant meal has over 1,000 calories? That's enough to blow any healthy eating plan. Fortunately, by following a few simple guidelines, you can dine out without having to sacrifice good taste and nutrition. 1. Avoid ordering an appetizer. It's a little known fact that some appetizers have more calories and fat than the main course. Plus, many appetizers are fried and served with heavy sauces which will add to your intake of saturated fat as ...
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Posted on July 30th, 2014

The Diet Solution Program – Healthy Health Tips

The Diet Solution Reviews - The Diet Solution Program Scam The Diet Solution program is a non-diet weight loss program created by nutritionist Isabel De Los Rios. I say that this is a non-diet program because there is no specific, one way is better than all the rest, plan here for you to follow. This isn't a diet plan that tells you what to eat, when, and how much of it. The Diet Solution program is built differently, in a more general way than other programs. It's not a structured plan but an ...
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Posted on July 29th, 2014

Are Liquid Vitamins Enough?

Copyright 2005 Daniel Weigum In our fast paced world, the population is eating a diet that accommodates the fast paced lifestyle. Fast food is easy and allows the working class to eat a meal in the convenient allotted hour. Health professionals and advocates constantly preach the risks of this lifestyle. The repeated calorie and trans fat content warnings are on the minds of many even while these fried foods are consumed. Is the taste and convenience worth the health risk? Acrylamide is a ...
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Posted on July 28th, 2014

Liquid Vitamins Fortify Phytonutrients, Why?

Copyright 2005 Daniel Weigum Phytonutrients or phytochemicals have recently been recognized as playing an important part in one's health. Research has shown that phytonutrients play a crucial role in proper absorption of nutrients. Also, they have been important in cellular function and regeneration. They work on our body systems to promote health and prevent disease. There are many that fit in this category. However, they are not considered essential but more so semi-essential nutrients. These ...
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Posted on July 27th, 2014

Three Health Advantages Of A Vegetarian Diet

While many people lament the nutritional disadvantages of a poorly planned vegetarian diet, few stress the health advantages of adopting a vegetarian or vegan diet. In this article, I will cover the major three nutritional advantages of becoming a vegetarian. The first major advantage of a vegetarian diet is increased heart health. Vegetarians, on average, consume more nuts (often as a supplemental form of protein). Nuts contain "good" fats, such as omega-3 and omega-6. This promotes good ...
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Posted on July 26th, 2014

Understanding Varicose Veins

A vein is a blood vessel that carries blood throughout the body. Normally, these veins do their job like a well oiled pump but sometimes these veins break down, causing the flow of blood to become abnormal. I am sure most of us have, or know someone who has the enlarged, twisted, superficial veins in their lower legs and ankles known as varicose veins. Varicose veins can occur in any part of the body but are more common in the lower extremities. These veins can be due to genetic default but ...
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Posted on July 25th, 2014

In Health, Variety Is The Spice of Life - Literally

Did you know that variety is the spice of life in many things, including your precious health? The new food guidelines issued by the United States government recommend that all Americans eat between five and nine servings of fruits and vegetables every day. That number may seem like a lot, but it is actually much easier than you think to eat that many servings of fruits and vegetables with your daily diet. For one thing, the produce department of your grocery store is fairly overflowing ...
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Posted on July 24th, 2014

Beware Muscle Building - It Could Be a Health Hazard

Muscle building is big business nowadays. In many cases it has actually changed the natural physical appearance of nations. In some countries for example, instead of traditionally tall, thin and lanky national identities we're seeing more of the wide, squat and ape-like bulky types. These extreme (but unfortunately common) results are muscle building being overdone and often involve steroid consumption. Personally I like the body in its natural human form with normal dimensions and nothing too ...
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Posted on July 23rd, 2014

How Constipation Affects Your Colon, and Health

Seventy percent or more of the population struggles with constipation. Some believe the number is even higher, 80- 90%. The market for laxatives is now approaching 1 billion each year. It appears that constipation is an issue that most of us have to deal with at one time or the other. Using natural means to clear constipation is what this e-book is all about. I believe that to have good health we need to use mostly foods and supplements that are free of additives and food enhancers that are ...
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Posted on July 22nd, 2014

Holistic Health

Every thought and emotion affects your health. A holistic health approach encompasses treating the whole person... the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Traditional cultures have known for thousands of years that these aspects are intimately connected. Every food we eat, every thought entertain, every emotion we feel and every interaction we experience impacts overall health. Many blame their health problems on genetics, a virus, toxins in the air, and stress. While these factors can contribute ...
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Posted on July 21st, 2014