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  • Low Carb Diets  By : Bakhru
    If youíve dieted at least once any time within the past few years, thereís a good chance that the diet you went on was one of the many low carb diets that are around these days. Although the very first of the low carb diets, the Atkins diet has been around for at least 30 years, the trend for low carb diets has only taken off very recently.
  • Kids Nutrition Tips  By : Bakhru
    Being a parent isnít the easiest job in the world, and it certainly gets even more difficult at meal times. What can you give your kids nutrition wise that they will eat? These days itís come to being an almost impossible decision what with all the advertisements for fast foods that kids are bombarded with on an almost minute by minute basis.
  • Guide for High Fibre Diets  By : Bakhru
    There are many reasons why high fibre diets are good for you, but the main one is that in terms of overall health and fitness, high fibre diets will promote only the best in you. Other reasons can be anything ranging from constipation, to hemorrhoids, to something called diverticular disease.
  • Gluten Free Diet  By : Bakhru
    I can tell you truthfully that up until very recently I had absolutely no clue as to what a gluten free diet was. I didnít have even a grain of an idea that I could base my knowledge upon. I have since found out however, that gluten is what you would call the protein part of certain grains like wheat, barley, rye or other similar grains.
  • Guide for Food Pyramid  By : Bakhru
    For those of you who donít know, the food pyramid is a carefully drawn up plan of exactly what the human body needs nutritionally. That is, the food pyramid is a guide to help us determine what we should eat everyday. It doesnít have a set menu of food that you need to eat per day.
  • Food Nutrition Facts  By : Bakhru
    If youíre a parent then you know just how important nutrition can be to your growing child. Youíll also know just how difficult it is to get that nutrition into your child. Itís an almost impossible task these days to get your child to eat properly, and itís probably a good bet that you donít get too many nutrition rich foods into you either.
  • What is Food Guide Pyramid?  By : Bakhru
    Youíve heard about it when you were in school, but you really didnít pay too much attention to it. Thereís been some talk about it recently but again you just didnít have the time to give your full attention to it. Now however, you have enough time on your hands, and besides your kids need help with their schoolwork so youíll need to learn all about it.
  • Easy Low Fat Recipes  By : Bakhru
    For the person whoís constantly going back and forth between one diet or another, there never seems to be much fun in their lives. I should know as Iíve been yo-yo dieting for most of my adult life now. I would go from one diet plan to another and stick with it only long enough for it to work a little. At which point Iíd get tired of it and go back to my rounds of binge-eating.
  • Easy Diabetic Diet Tips  By : Bakhru
    For the person who suffers from diabetes, their diet and eating habits can tend to become very restricted. Just how restricted depends entirely on how strong your diabetes is. If youíve only got the mild type of diabetes, then your diet should only need to be controlled mildly.
  • Atkins Diet  By : Bakhru
    If you live in the western world then thereís a better than good chance that youíve at least heard about the Atkins diet. If you havenít, youíve either been living on Mars or with your head buried under the sand. This isnít necessarily a bad thing either, since you might not really want to be following the trials and tribulations of all the latest fad diets to hit the market.
  • Religious Diets  By : Bakhru
    Everywhere I look now there seems to be a new fad diet going around and the list is always never ending. Just recently though I came across a diet that at first I just mistook for a new fad diet but which in truth was a diet that had been around for sometime. Itís one of those religious diets and relies on many things to help you through the times when youíre on your diet.
  • Pregnancy Nutrition  By : Bakhru
    Youíve been trying and trying to become pregnant and now itís finally happened. Youíre pregnant. Excitement hits at you, and you suddenly canít wait to get back home and tell everyone the good news. Naturally enough youíre on the phone the minute you enter your house. Youíve kicked off your high heeled shoes because that can give you a bad back, and worse you might fall, so you decide to donate them to charity.
  • Low Salt Diets  By : Bakhru
    In my opinion salt free diets are amongst the worst type of diets there are. I like my food to be properly salted and spiced before I eat. This doesnít mean that I liberally shake the salt shaker over my food every time I sit down to a meal. It just means that when I cook I add the right amount of salt for my food to taste good. If I go to a restaurant I taste my food first to see whether I need a little added salt, I donít go and start shaking the salt over my dish the minute
  • Does The South Beach Diet Work Or Is It A Sham?  By : Joseph Cole
    The idea of losing 13 pounds or more in two weeks, as the South Beach Diet claims, seems very attractive. However, does the South Beach Diet work or it just a sham? To have that much weight simply disappear into the abyss means that you probably arenít burning fat, but rather losing water weight along with some muscle tissue too. Water loss is only temporary and quickly regained.
  • You Too Can Build Muscle, Lose Fat and Feel Terrific!  By : Joseph Cole
    If you want to build muscle, lose fat, and look and feel years younger, then this article is for you. Immersed in a bubble of marketing hype and lies, with conflicting advice all over the Web, not to mention the many fad diets trying to get our attention it is very easy to go around in circles, never achieving your health and fitness goals.
  • Diabetes Diet Plan Ė The Good The Bad and The Ugly  By : aron wallad
    Donít you just love snuggling up with a bag of potato chips as you catch some television? Watch a movie with someone you love as you pursue a bowl of ice cream. How about a huge sandwich, or a couple burgers and some French fries for lunch. While you may have liked these foods you have just witnessed the ugly in the diabetes diet plan.
  • ďWhat Is The Best Way To Burn Fat And Keep It Off?Ē  By : Joseph Cole
    What is the best way to burn fat off your body, and look and feel absolutely terrific? It sounds almost like a dream for many people. However, while everyoneís bodies and goals may be different, there are some basic fat loss principles that will help you burn fat fast.
  • How to Determine the Best Carb Foods for Your Diet  By : Joseph Cole
    In order to help you choose the best carb foods for your diet it is necessary to remind ourselves of the basics. Often, carbohydrates are referred to as either simple carbs or as complex carbs. A diet is high in simple carbs such as sugary foods will result in unstable energy levels as well as cravings, mood swings and tiredness.
  • Is The Apple Cider Vinegar Weight Loss Diet Worth The Hassle?  By : Joseph Cole
    For many hundreds of years apple cider vinegar has been used as a health tonic. It has been reported to cure migraine headaches, diabetes, chronic fatigue, arthritis, high blood pressure and many other illnesses and diseases. However, just what is it and does the apple cider vinegar weight loss diet really work?
  • More Fishy Data  By : Simon Evans
    More studies this week highlight current issues on nutrition, touting benefits of omega-3 fats
  • Spiritual Cookery  By : Bob Makransky
    The ďspiritual quality of foodĒ is not a metaphor: food contains a light fiber energy which is as important to our sustenance as vitamins and proteins, but which is not susceptible to chemical analysis.
  • Spices Ė Healthy Food Additives  By : Dr Keith Scott
    There is a strong case for replacing synthetic food additives with spices. Not only do spices add color and flavor to foods but their powerful antioxidant and other beneficial properties provide protection against many diseases. Artificial flavorings and colorings do not provide any benefits and may even be harmful.
  • Wheatgrass? What's not to like?  By : Marcus Martinez
    The health benefits of wheatgrass juice have been documented since the 1930s. It juices every cell in the body and has a hand in the health of the heart, digestion and energy supply.
  • Nutrition and Eating Disorders  By : Elizabeth Radisson
    As children progress into their teen years, they become concerned about their appearance. A childís body and hormones change during puberty. Many children at this point begin to feel self-conscious about their shape and size and their outlook on life can change for the worse. New social pressures are also introduced into a childís life with the onset of puberty.
  • Meal Planning for Diabetics  By : J Lance Curtis
    If you live with diabetes it is important to carefully plan all of your meals. Good meal planning is important for those who need to carefully manage their diabetes, and finding the right information and tools can help you do it.
  • Is it Really the COST of Organic Food?  By : Denise Palmer
    We are willing to pay a lot of money for things that offer us instant gratification, or that we convince ourselves are good for us and our families. But when it comes to spending a few more dollars per month on eating organic food, many people look the other way and can't seem to find the justification in it. Many people simply use the 'excuse''..'we can't afford it'.
  • Do You Eating The Right Diets for Anti-Aging?  By : Stewart Levison
    Ensuring the right diets for Anti-Aging is difficult decision and choice. Since The daily diets taken by someone in the long-term may affect their health and aging condition in spiral effect. Every people must take some efforts to ensure their daily diets are complied with the Anti-Aging diets. In this article we discuss the importance and solution for ensuring the right diets for healthy and anti-aging.
  • Healthy Skin, Hair and Teeth - Benefits of a Healthy Diet  By : Carol Stack
    The skin is the largest organ in the body, and the most exposed. Most people don't take proper care of their skin - either due to hectic work or due to pure ignorance. Read more to find out how you can keep your skin healthy and looking young.
  • Non-Essential Micronutrients - Essential Natural Protectors  By : Dr Keith Scott
    Diseases in developed countries are caused primarily by malnutrition that is a result of the overconsumption of macronutrients like carbohydrates and the underconsumption of plant-derived phytonutrients.
  • Healthy Eating with Tasty Foods and Still Lose Weight  By : Lambert Klein
    Dieting and foods are not synonymous with bad tastes. You can prepare food which is not only good and tastes great, but with a little ingenuity and a few recipes; you can enrich your diet regimen and ultimately lose weight at the same time.
  • The Importance of Meal Planning  By : J Lance Curtis
    If you have a social life or a family to take care of, let alone a full or even part-time job, consider the ways that meal planning can help improve your life. Meal planning in advance can save you time cooking, time spent in the food market, and the amount of food that was left in the refrigerator after the meal is done.
  • Eating The Right Foods While Pregnant  By : Tom Straub
    Even if you eat a healthy diet, you may need to modify it when you are pregnant. There are certain foods you should avoid and certain foods that you should eat more of.
  • Carbohydrates - What Are These Good For Anyway?  By : J Lance Curtis
    Carbohydrates are either a nutritional blessing or curse, depending on to which "diet guru" you listen. But carbs are neither good or bad. Discover for what your body uses carbohydrates and the role these play in your healthy nutrition.
  • Food Allergy Symptoms  By : Sven Ullmann
    Food allergy symptoms can be quite uncommon. You might not believe this but only 1 out of 70 adults suffer from true food allergies. Food poisoning or even food intolerance is sometimes mistaken for a food allergy because of the similarities in symptoms.
  • Fish oil - The science needs to be done right  By : David McEvoy
    Fish oil has had significant publicity in recent years because of its potential to positively impact on our physical and mental health. Research indicates that it is the Omega 3 fatty acids EPA and DHA found in fish oil that gives us these benefits and there is now hardly an ailment or physical condition where fish oil hasnít been shown to have some benefit
  • Simple Meal Planning for Busy Families  By : J Lance Curtis
    While nutrition may be a very important aspect of our lives, many people feel that they simply donít have the time for meal planning. With two income families and extracurricular activities, many people say theyíre concerned with their familyís diet, but just donít know how to begin planning healthy meals that wonít take up a large portion of their already limited time.
  • Fish oil and children -The Durham Trials  By : David McEvoy
    Research has revealed that if the brain doesnít get enough of the right fatty acids, it will use replacement fatty acids which are not ideal and this can have a negative impact on the way the brain functions. Consequently, fatty acid deficiencies are a factor worthy of consideration with regard to learning difficulties and behaviour problems in children.
  • Low and High Calcium Levels and List of Calcium function in our Body.  By : Sung Lee, and George Meinig D.D.S
    When patients have a liberal loss of bone from dental infections, they will generally have a high ionic calcium level in the blood. People who have freedom from tooth decay generally have an ionic calcium level of the blood that is normal or above normal.
  • Fiber Does More Than Just Lower Cholesterol  By : Adam Kessler
    Does fiber really help lower cholesterol? Yes it does. It also provides other such health benefits that many Americans are not receiving because of lack of fiber in their diet.
  • Postnatal 'confinement' food Part 2  By : Cecilia Koh
    Eating the right food during the postnatal period is very important amongst eastern cultures but unfortunately this information is almost lost in the process of modernisation and lack of the nuclear family. Many newly delivered mothers are at a loss on what to eat so this article aims to provide the necessary information on traditional confinement food.
  • How Much is Enough Calcium in Our Body Function?  By : Sung Lee, and George Meinig D.D.S
    He showed that in order for us to utilize 10 mg of calcium, there has to be 4 mg of phosphorus present in the blood. Any amount less or more than 4 mg would contribute to body degeneration
  • What You Should Know About Cholesterol Triglycerides?  By : rss41
    Discovery the real important cholesterol you need to be concerned about and start reducing with natural remedies. Doctors don't talk about it because there is no drug to reduce so the talk about your cholesterol and prescribe a drug for you.
  • Are Eating Disorders Related To Bad Habits (Part 2)?  By : Keith Crovatt
    What are 5 important steps to take control of your eating disorders? In "Are Eating Disorders Related To BadHabits (Part 1)" we discussed the various types of eating disorders and some examples that will hit home with many readers. In this article, we want to explore 5 ways to break an eating disorder habit.
  • Nutrition For The Elderly  By : Martin Pavion
    Nutrition For The Elderly
  • Eating Healthy During Pregnancy  By : Martin Pavion
    Eating Healthy During Pregnancy
  • The Role of Ionic Calcium in Our Human Body Function  By : Sung Lee, and George Meinig D.D.S
    Of all the numerous investigations made by Dr. Price, the one which produced the most confusion and required the most research time was his investigation into the role of calcium.
  • Why A Plant-Based Diet?  By : Ibrahim
    This advanced analytical techniques that can help doctors diagnose early warning signs for coronary heart disease, which kills more than 2,600 Americans a day, according to the American Heart Association. High LDL cholesterol is a major cause of coronary heart disease, according to the National Cholesterol Education Program.

    LipidLabs refined the Advanced Lipoprotein Fingerprinting Process and the results translate to more accurate and specific data on which to make clinical judgments and guide patient therapy and prevention at reasonable costs.
    Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S. This all makes sense when you understand some basic principles about nutrition.
  • Balance is the key Tips for a healthy balanced diet  By : Lac Tran
    Keep up to date on modern nutrition and get tips for a healthy balanced diet. What foods to eat, what foods to avoid, and how food can be a medicine to achieve optimum health
  • Vitamin K - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin. Vitamin K is found in nature in two forms i.e. K1 and K2. K1 is also called phylloquinone is found in plants and vitamin K2 is also called menaquinone, which can be synthesized by many bacteria.
  • Vitamin P - Benefits, Deficiency Symptoms And Food Sources  By : ashu
    Vitamin P is also called Bioflavonoids. Bioflavonoids are the water-soluble companions of ascorbic acid, usually found in the same foods.

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