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Eating Healthy Foods – The Key to A Long Life

Everyone wants to have a long and healthy life but there are few who want to actually do what it takes to get them there. Eating healthy foods is one of the most important keys to a long life. Lack of this can easily lead to premature death. This is because there are so many conditions that can arise from prolonged eating of unhealthy foods.

Immune Boost Your Food With Stock

Stock and broth have been used as an age old remedy for centuries. Find out the science of why this is such an effective remedy and how to make your own, healing stock.

The Effects of Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Vitamin B12 deficiency is a serious problem that affects millions of people around the world, but few know what the early signs are and what they can expect the effects to be. This article goes through a number of the possible effects, including depression, fatigue, psychosis and nervous system damage.

Low-Fat Vs Full-Fat

There are people who still cling to the low-fat myth. But most are reluctant to embrace the health of full fat. There are many reasons to choose full fat, healthy food; read more to learn why.

Aspartame: Time To ‘Rethink Your Drink’?

The artificial sweetener aspartame is used as a sugar substitute in many foods and beverages. But it continues to come under close scrutiny by health professionals as new research suggests it may not be as healthful as originally thought. Is aspartame safe? Are there better alternatives?

How to Plan a Healthy Diet

Planning a healthy diet is the foundation of healthy eating. It involves choosing a balanced diet, changing your eating habits gradually and commitment to your goal.

Trace Minerals Are An Important Part of Human Health Too

In order to maintain health, humans need to follow well-balanced diet and engage in physical activity. When it comes to diet, the American Medical Association says that humans need to consume a balance of fiber, protein, carbohydrates, herbs, minerals, phytonutrients, vitamins, amino acids and antioxidants. Water is also important.

Sugar – Our Chosen Poison

Canada’s Food Guide is a wonderful tool in assisting with proper eating habits. What Canada’s Food Guide does not tell you is the effect that a less than perfect diet has on your body. People are just beginning to take a look at nutrition and realizing that eating “junk food” (sugar, fats and salt) really does make a difference in how healthy we are. This is an article that focuses a quick look at poor nutrition and one of the most prominent diseases of our generation.


Onions are common kitchen spice which posses so many health benefits. Onions might bring on tears but the many health benefits are worth every single teardrop. This vegetable increases the health value of many foods when added to them.

Diabetes in the Black Community

Diabetes is a significant health problem in the black community. However the right nutrition coupled with exercise and a healthy lifestyle may help to manage the problem.

Diet Mt. Dew and The Perils of Brominated Vegetable Oil

Recently, the popular citrus soft drink known as Mt. Dew has come under attack for containing brominated vegetable oil. This ingredient is commonly found in lemon-lime carbonated beverages and has been called everything from “harmless” to “poison.” So what is brominated vegetable oil and should we be concerned about it?

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