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Dec
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We were talking about this issue in my nutrition class recently. There are so many people who don't know how to handle food. They don't know what to grab for, how to shop, or how to prepare different food items. Or they never learned to eat a certain way. Hand someone who was raised eating highly processed grab-and-go foods a leek or rutabaga and watch...
1
Nov
The American Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, defines pre-diabetes as a condition in which blood sugar levels are higher than normal limits, but are not high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. Pre-diabetes is always an indicator for the disease in the future. Pre-diabetics are at an increased risk of heart disease and strokes. This risk is double for those who are both...
9
Aug
Question: I've been violently sick all day after consuming an insane amount of lactose yesterday. I've also had a fever and have been in bed 70% of the day. Ive also been wearing my fitbit and due to my fever and exasperation, my heart beat rate hs been at 105. I check my fitbit app and it says I have burned 200 calories for the day...
24
Jul
Skin care involves more than just cleaning it and using lotion. It also involves having a healthy diet, getting enough sleep and exercise, and managing stress levels. Your unique skin type may also determine any additional treatments as well, such as using exfoliating scrubs or moisturizing masks. Drink Plenty of Water Drinking sufficient water on a daily basis is the first thing one must strictly...
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Mar
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Each of us can live strong, healthy, vibrant, energetic lives for a long time to come. The key? Actually, there are many of them. Read on, and you may never see your dinner plate, your friends, or your sneakers the same way again.  Key #1: Eat fewer calories, but more food. That’s no misprint. Slimming down can help prevent disease, and cutting way back on...
16
Mar
Coconut oil used to be consider unhealthy. Turns out it is great not only in cooking but is great to use on your skin and hair. Coconut oil brands differ greatly. Most brands still contain high vitamins, fats, and acids that are super beneficial both inside and outside your body.  We'll review the types of coconut oil brands and their differences. Everyone knows that coconut oil...
6
Mar
You are more than likely used to all those articles telling you to eat less, because it means less calories. But, eating little can actually slow down your metabolism which means you could end up GAINING weight (not what we want.) Eat more of the good foods, like fruit and vegetables. Eat often too to keep your metabolic rate up. #1 Eat more. Yes MORE...
2
Mar
Autoimmune diseases are characterized by the condition when the body’s immune defense mechanism erroneously works against itself and tends to destroy its own healthy cells and tissues. Basically these diseases crop up as a result of the inapt response of the body against the components usually present inside the body. More than 80 different kinds of immune diseases such as psoriasis, rheumatoid arthritis, Grave’s diseases,...
22
Feb
Do you find yourself often in locations that have smoke in the air?  Many places in the United States no longer allow smoking in public areas, but not all countries are as lucky.  Did you know that Eight hours of exposure to other people’s smoke – at work, at home, or out with friends – is as damaging to your cardiovascular system and lungs as...