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  • Insights into Diet and Health  By : jgraf
    An article from Insight21 presenting rich information on diet and health, based on research into anthroposophy/Steiner and the Association for Research and Enlightenment.
  • Insights into Diet and Health  By : jgraf
    An article from Insight21 presenting rich information on diet and health, based on research into anthroposophy/Steiner and the Association for Research and Enlightenment.
  • Garden Foods High In Fiber  By : Spencer Hunt
    Adding fiber to your diet may be one of the components that you need to improved health and wellness. Start your own garden.
  • Mediterranean Diet: Watermelon Can Lower Your High Blood Pressure  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    According to new research, watermelon juice is a source of the essential amino acid arginine. Our body needs arginine to produce nitric oxide, which has been shown to lower blood pressure, reduce blood clotting and protect against heart attacks and strokes.
  • 10 Steps to Remember When Eating at a Chinese Restaurant  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    You may think Chinese cuisine is healthy because it contains large amounts of vegetables and it seems to be low in fat. That it’s true of Traditional Chinese cuisine; however, it may not be the case of the food served at many American-Chinese restaurants.
  • Health Benefits Of Organic Foods And Why Is It Important To Buy Organic Foods  By : Darin Steen
    In the last 25 years I have been asked thousands and thousands of fitness related questions. Invariably the most prominent question is, with their hand patting their tummy, how do I lose this? My answer is the same every-time. Eat less (portion size in each setting), eat more often with protein and carbs combined together, and eat higher quality less processed foods.
  • The Colour Blue Is Not Good For You!  By : Andrew Van Vooren
    This article describes the negative effects that artificial food colouring additives have on children and adults. It goes into detail about which colors are used and the effects they could have on humans. Also explained is why the color blue is used so much in foods and drinks targeted for kids.
  • What to Diet For Your Health  By : doclind
    Nutrition can be a problem. But there are some basic rules and if you follow them nothing could be easier. Here's how to start.
  • What Do You Know About the B Vitamins?  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    Despite supplement advertisements that claim otherwise, vitamins do not provide the body with fuel for energy. Only carbohydrate, fat and protein are used for fuel. But because B vitamins help the body use that fuel, it is true that without B vitamins the body would lack energy.
  • How to Know What Vitamins are Best for You  By : Bob Held
    To be effectively absorbed and utilized, vitamins and minerals must be the way they are in food.
  • Fiber - It Can Lower Blood Sugar  By : Bob Held
    Lowering Cholesterol and blood sugar can be done naturally without the side effect of drugs.
  • A Gluten Free Diet Can Affect Autism!  By : Andrew Van Vooren
    Special diets and various other treatments that researchers have discovered that can be a tremendous help to those that suffer from autism. Families of children that suffer from autism may become very frustrated while trying to find the proper treatment for their child. One treatment for children with autism is to change their diet to a gluten free diet.
  • Low Glycemic Foods - 3 Myths About Low Glycemic Foods And The Glycemic Index  By : IC
    Learn more about the myths which revolve around glycemic foods as well as the glycemic index. Get good information about this topic to make you own decision.
  • Egg Protein - Benefits of Consuming Eggs  By : ashu
    In most countries eggs is a common breakfast item and many dishes can be prepared from egg.
  • Keeping Your Body Functioning Smoothly  By : Mitamins Team
    Constipation is a condition which many people feel uncomfortable dealing with or talking about. As constipation be indicative of a serious problem, however, it is important not to ignore it. Also vitamin nutritional supplements can be effective against constipation.
  • Ayurveda and Food  By : Ashish Bhattachrya
    According to Ayurveda, digestion is the foundation of health. Eating a proper and balanced meal according to your dosha or constitutional type, can not only keep you healthy but also cure you. Depending on our dosha, some foods can be favorable, while others should be avoided.
  • Exciting Salads - Tips And Ideas  By : Spencer Hunt
    Fad diets do not work. You have to increase your exercise and learn how to eat less calories -- for longer than just a 6 week period. Try eating more salad!!
  • Noni Juice Health Benefits  By : Rachel Broune
    None is the Cook Islands name for what we here call "Noni". In the Cook Islands the fruit has been used medicinally for hundreds of years. Botanically the fruit is called: Morinda Citrifolia.
  • Importance of Green Tea  By : Rachel Broune
    Green tea is found out to be a good drink. It has anti cancer nutrients and it is better than coca cola, coffee or other black teas. Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), an antioxidant found in green tea, is at least 100 more times more effective than vitamin C and 25 times more effective than vitamin E at protecting cells and DNA from damage believed to be linked to cancer, heart disease and other serious illnesses.
  • Carrot juice the Benefactor  By : Rachel Broune
    Carrot juice contains many healthful benefits. Carrot juice is widely used in the diet. Carrot juice is very effective for the health and contains the body essential vitamins. Now a day carrot is used as treatment for the specific diseases.
  • The Mediterranean Diet Is Also About Portions  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    As many of us know, the virtues of the Mediterranean cuisine reside in the selection of its basic elements: fruits and vegetables, grains, fish and seafood, olive oil and red wine in moderation. But are we aware that a very important element of this diet is the portion sizes?
  • How Do I Possibly Eat All Those Fruits and Vegetables?  By : Leeann Simons
    It's difficult to figure out where to put all the fruits and vegetables you're supposed to eat. Once you know how large a serving size is, and a few helpful hints, you'll see it's not so difficult. And, by following these suggestions, you may also help yourself lower your risk for heart disease and cancer. Eat well!
  • Top 4 Foods Guaranteed To Give You a Burst of Energy  By : Marci Lall
    Exercising but don't have the energy to get through it? Add these 4 foods into your eating plan and watch you energy levels soar through the roof...
  • Your Psychological Food Relationship and Your Health  By : Stephen Lau
    Psychological food relationship is related to how you think about food and its effect on your weight and body image. Unhealthy psychological food relationship, due to negative emotions or distorted thinking, often results in food addiction or an eating disorder. To improve your psychological relationship with food, you must identify the trigger and deal with it head-on. To ignore it only perpetuates the unhealthy eating behavior.
  • Probiotic Miracle for Baby Boomers...  By : Duncan Sequeira
    Baby-boomers especially, need to take Probiotics supplements, because as we age our good bacteria loses some of its vitality and effectiveness. How these microorganisms help our health.
  • Mediterranean Diet: Mending Your Arteries after the Holidays  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    The biggest payoff of eating fruits and vegetables is for your arteries. The Harvard-based Nurses’ Health Studies followed up with about 110,000 men and women for 14 years. The results of the studies showed that compared with the people who ate less than 1.5 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, those who ate 8 or more servings a day were 30 percent less likely to have a heart attack or stroke
  • Nutrition, Dieting and the "New" Middle Age  By : Leeann Simons
    This "new" middle age I'm in doesn't change the fact that I still need to look at my diet like I'm still the "old" middle age. Calcium, for instance, is very important. It's very important for women my age to pay attention to our bone health, and calcium intake plays a major role in that. Whether its via diet or supplements, we must make careful adequate choices so we can age gracefully into whatever will be the "new" old age.
  • Healthy Eating Habits  By : Juliet Cohen
    Eating the natural foods humans are well adapted at utilizing, enhances ones ability to cope with the reality of every day life. Good nutrition and a balanced diet will help your child grow up healthy. Healthy eating is the time-tested advice of balance, variety and moderation.
  • Anti Aging Digestion Enzymes Are Essential For Life  By : Jennifer Kays
    Function and benefit of digestion enzymes.
  • Mediterranean Diet: Oranges Can Help You Prevent Heart Attacks  By : Emilia Klapp, R.D., B.S.
    Oranges have been from time immemorial a staple food in the Mediterranean countries. They have also been a major player in protecting the people of that region from heart disease.
  • The Right Vitamin For You  By : Theresa Stauffer
    In todays world our food is deficient in the vitamins and nutrients that we need, so we need to supplement that with vitamins and minerals. There are many choices out there and it is easy to be confused when you go into a store as what you should take. The best forum of a nutritional supplement you can take is liquid multi vitamin. You can get all you need in one serving and it gets absorbed quicker.
  • Nutrition Key for Anti Aging  By : Charles Carter
    I would guess that growing old does not worry most Americans. However, the loss of strength and balance that can go together with the aging process can be frightening.
  • Organic Whole Food Vitamins - The Key To Optimum Nutrition  By : Terry Schierer
    No time to eat right? Less time to worry about it? Join the quiet revolution of those in the know who are using organic whole food vitamins to get the optimum nutrition there bodies need to keep on going strong.
  • Whole Health Foods And You - What You Need To Know!  By : Terry Schierer
    Been thinking about changing to a healthier lifestyle? Incorporating whole health foods into your diet is one giant step toward a healthier lifestyle and a great inheritance for your kids and grandchildren.
  • Why are Essential Fatty Acids so Important?  By : Ronald Godlewski
    Essential Fatty Acids (EFA's) are considered the building blocks of the membranes for every cell in our body. The term essential means that our bodies do not produce these acids; therefore we must consume them in the foods we eat.
  • The Vital Importance of Minerals for Our Health  By : Jennifer Kays
    Health benefits of minerals.
  • The Miracle of Green Tea  By : Ibrahim
    Today, scientific research in both Asia and the west is providing hard evidence for the health benefits long associated with drinking green tea. For example, in 1994 the Journal of the National Cancer Institute published the results of an epidemiological study indicating that drinking green tea reduced the risk of esophageal cancer in Chinese men and women by nearly sixty percent. University of Purdue researchers recently concluded that a compound in green tea inhibits the growth of cancer cells. There is also research indicating that drinking green tea lowers total cholesterol levels, as well as improving the ratio of good (HDL) cholesterol to bad (LDL) cholesterol.
  • Finding Good Nutrition Advice  By : Leeann Simons
    Finding accurate nutrition advice can be difficult. Making sure your information comes from a Registered Dietitian and/or someone with an advanced degree in Nutrition Science improves your chances of trusting the information you find, and increases your chances of separating fact from fiction.
  • Feel great this winter by eating in season super foods  By : Rosa Coelho
    5 in season super foods to help you to look good and feel good this winter.
  • A Healthier Body  By : Alden Witte
    3 Ways To Easily Improve Your Body’s Health Condition.
  • Role of Minerals on Skin  By : Juliet Cohen
    Zinc is critical to the entire body's immune and repair achieve result. Zinc is contained in vitamin a + antioxidant complex and bio-essence nighttime calcium complex.
  • Eating for Beautiful Skin  By : Juliet Cohen
    Every men and women want a healthy and beautyful skin. If you want a drink at least eight glasses a day. Eat a healthy diet with lots of fruits, vegetables and leafy green.
  • Vitamins For Good Skin  By : Juliet Cohen
    Skin care is about protecting your skin from the harmful effects of water, wind and sun. Healthy beautiful skin is the end result of a well-hydrated skin that is duly protected from the sun damage.
  • Benefits Of Carrot Juice  By : Juliet Cohen
    Carrots are well known as the universal vegetable for juicing. Carrot juice has benefits for us at a very young age. Carrot juice has a number of health benefits.
  • The Magic Of Blueberries – Sweet, Juicy And Good For Your Health  By : Leslie Gilmour
    Blueberries have long been a favorite taste treat. And scientists have recently come to know that they possess amazing health benefits, too. Here's a look at how blueberries are so beneficial and how you can get your dose.
  • Fennel. A wonderful herb to cook with  By : Ian Finlayson
    Fennel is a culinary herb that can be used a variety of useful and creative ways. This article discusses some of the culinary applications of the different parts of the fennel plant.
  • Why it is so Important to Eat Breakfast?  By : Machelle Lee
    We have been told time and time again that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet nearly one-fifth of all adults choose to pass on the Wheaties. What is the big deal about breakfast? Can a solid breakfast really make or break your fitness goals?
  • Living Abundance Through Living Food  By : Roslyn Randle
    In studying Universal Laws of Abundance, it is vital to take care to not neglect the health and wellness aspect of the law. When individuals choose to study Divine Laws such as, the Law of Giving, the Law Attraction, the Law of Abundance, an eagerness to see the manifestation of the material aspect of wealth is usually the driving force.
  • A Raw Food Vegan Approach to Getting Your Greens  By : Carmellita Brown
    Getting your greens are very important to your overall health. Studies support the well established, health-enhancing effects of green foods.
  • Benefits of fresh fruit juices  By : Rachel Broune
    The best way to consume fruit is raw, with its skin or with the skin peeled off on an empty stomach or 20 minutes before other meals.

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