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What Makes Wheat So Bad For You

Wheat is the third most produced cereal grain in the world and is one of the most important staple foods for humans. However wheat also contains many anti-nutrients and has potential to cause severe harm and health issues in susceptible individuals.

Best Food Choices for a Healthy Weight and a Healthier You

It’s difficult to make healthy food choices in today’s world. We are surrounded by calorie rich and nutrient poor foods cleverly disguised as healthy choices that affect our weight and health. To make matters more confusing there are thousands of dietary theories out there. Find out how to overcome these challanges and how to feed yourself and your family healthy meals.

The Three Point Triangle Of Fitness – Your Path To Optimal Health

The three point Triangle of Fitness brings together whole food nutrition, supplementation, and physical exercise which promotes optimal health. The majority of people in this world have one or maybe two points covered, leaving a gap in their total fitness. Getting educated on how all three points work together is key to your success. Beware, not all exercise and nutrition programs are created equal. Do not sell yourself short and jump on the latest fitness and nutritional craze. Do some research and only go for exercise programs with proven results and nutrition programs of the highest quality. We are what we eat and we are what the animals and plants have eaten as well.

Anti-Aging Smoothies – For Good Health!

Smoothies have been around since the 1930s in the United States when health food stores started selling pureed fruit drinks. They are still a popular replacement meal today, offering a highly nutritious health giving drink.

Myth of Fact? You Are Eating for Two During Pregnancy

Now that you are pregnant (congratulations!) prepare yourself for lots of conflicting and often times, unasked-for advice. Much of this advice will center around what and how much you eat. Don’t be surprised if your mother-in-law makes a habit of showing up at your doorstep with an assortment of dishes to fatten you up. It’s an age old motto that when you are pregnant, you have to ‘eat for two’ and I am sure you must have heard it a thousand times even before you were pregnant. And on the surface, it makes sense. You do after all have another person growing inside of you.

Your Healthy Pregnancy Diet

Following a well balanced diet while you are pregnant is one of the most rewarding things that you can do for both yourself and your baby. What you eat will never be more important than while you are pregnant. Every decision you make about what to eat or not directly affects the well being of your baby.

Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate Growing

Good news on the health benefits of dark chocolate. More research has found that dark chocolate, eaten in moderation, has some pretty healthful benefits. In fact, a recent symposium was given that was devoted entirely to cocoa and discoveries about our favorite indulgence. Researchers the world over got together to share candy bars and 18 reports from international experts with the audience.

Is Olive Oil Healthy? The Shocking Truth!

We have all heard the nutritional “experts” tell us that we need to stop consuming so much trans fats and saturated fats. That is good advice since they raise cholesterol and have been shown to increase disease such as diabetes and heart disease. They say to switch from butter to healthy oils like olive oil when cooking. But what makes olive oil so healthy?

Turn Over A New Leaf

When my husband and I go to family functions these days, we are usually asked “What can you eat?”. We have gradually decided to become vegetarians and that slowly morphed into pretty much becoming vegans.

Eat 4 Right Snacks to Fight Stress

Stress is a natural phenomenon and everyone has a different approach to deal with it. Some do a lot of exercise. Some visit their friend’s place for a change, while others meditate. However, some cannot help eating in excess. In fact, most of us eat many unhealthy snacks whenever stress strikes.

The Importance of Alkaline Ionized Water

Drinking alkaline ionized water helps to keep the body pH at an alkaline level, thereby neutralizing excess acids. Maintaining an alkaline body pH and enhanced removal of excess acids and toxins from the body is particularly important as most troublesome health conditions known today such as arthritis, diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure and obesity are all associated with acidity.

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