Category: Diet and Nutrition

Unhealthy Foods that are Actually Healthy

Trends, ‘diet professionals’, and fad diets all promise to know what the healthy foods are and what the unhealthy foods are. The thing is, this information isn’t right all the time. In fact there are four incredibly healthy foods that are being advertised as unhealthy. When it comes to eating, nothing is truly evil. As

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Pathway to Diabetes is Unclear

The number of people that are diagnosed with diabetes seems to constantly be on the rise. usually the cause for diabetes is associated with obesity but there are plenty of people that develop the disease when they are not obese. Because of this it makes figuring out what causes diabetes a little harder. A recent

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Switching to a Plant Based Diet

Going from your typical Western diet to one that is plant based can be extremely difficult. Take each successful plant based meal as a triumph though. While this alone can be rewarding there are other ways that can make the process easier on you. First Step: Learn Learn as much as you can about having

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Losing Pregnancy Weight Gain

Pregnancy truly is a magical time. Your body is growing an entire other being that will grow into their own person. Its a time of great excitement where friends and family swoon over your ever growing tummy. While you expect to gain weight, sometimes the amount that you end up putting on is greater than

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Tackling Food Labels

Its required for all food items at the local grocery store to have a food label on them. This food label needs to tell basic health and nutrient information along with what ingredients went into the making of it. The trouble is, these food labels can be hard to read if you don’t know what

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Stephen Hawking and your Health

Its not everyday that we hear about Stephen Hawking when it comes to the medical field. In fact, he seems to have a lot more to say about physics and space. If this extremely smart man is going to issue a warning about our personal health than maybe we should listen. Stephen Hawking has recently

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Paleo Diet Benefits your Heart

The paleo diet is everywhere and we will only hear more about it as the New Year gets closer. Thousands of people swear by this diet as a weight loss measure Others follow it because of the healthy foods that are involved in it. But could there be even more benefits that aren’t discussed? The

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What Milk Alternatives are Best

Deciding what milk to use can be difficult. More and more people are discovering that their bodies are sensitive with it. Others just want to know what option would be the most healthy one. The only way that someone can make an accurate decision based on which milk or milk alternative is the best is

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Can Carbs Help you Lose Weight

How amazing would it be if we could eat carbs and lose weight. Well that is possible. Of course there is a science behind eating carbohydrates so that it won’t actually make you gain weight. Research has recently revealed that the constant process of losing and gaining weight is extremely bad for our bodies. If

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Enhancing Diabetic Medications through Exercise

Diabetes seems to be on the rise along with the obesity rate. While medications are typically prescribed along with better diet and exercise, little research has been done that has looked into the effects of combining these things together. People with diabetes know that the disease gets worse over time and that more medications will

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