Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition
thanksgiving health benefits

The Health Benefits of Your Thanksgiving Meal

Turkey – Turkey is one of the most nutritious types of lean meat - a 3-ounce serving packs 25g of ...
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lose the gut

Lose the gut!

10 Steps for Men to Help Lose that Belly. Weight loss tips for men. Give your pancreas a break – ...
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stress reduction

6 Supplements to Help You Cope with Stress

Try adding these supplements to your daily regimen to help your body cope with stress. Chamomile* – A mild sedative, ...
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nutritional supplements

Are your nutritional supplements missing something?

It is important to be aware of what you are buying when purchasing nutritional supplements. A recent investigative article published ...
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fat misconceptions

Good Fat vs Bad Fat: The Struggle Part 2

In this section, we’ll look at the different kinds of fat, which ones we should be eating, and where to ...
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Common Misconceptions about Protein for Weight Loss- Part 1

Like fats and carbs, a lot of conflicting information is floating around about protein. Both high-protein and low-protein diets are ...
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good fat bad fat

Good Fat vs Bad Fat: The Struggle Part 1

For years, fats have been demonized. Fats have been blamed for everything from high cholesterol to the obesity epidemic, and ...
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manage insulin resistance

Manage Insulin Resistance with Nutritional Modifications

Insulin resistance is a condition that occurs as a result of excess sugar and carbohydrates in the diet.  When we ...
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hypothyroidism-symptoms

5 Strange Symptoms That May Indicate Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid)

Cold Sensitivity Hoarseness Thinning hair Puffy Face Muscle Weakness Prolonged stress, poor diet and age (women over 60) are all ...
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ulcerative colitis relief

Natural Remedies for Ulcerative Colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease that results in chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, usually in the large ...
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natural stomach pain relief

Miserable Stomach? Try These Holistic Methods for Relief

Prevention: Heartburn – try to eliminate some of the worst heartburn offenders from your diet. Spicy, fried and greasy foods ...
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help for sluggish thyroid gland

Help for the Sluggish Thyroid Gland

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found near the base of the neck. It produces hormones that regulate vital ...
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winterize your body

Easy Steps to “Winterize” Your Body

Holiday goodies and extended snuggling under blankets could mean serious weight gain. Each year, it is getting harder and harder ...
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no more muffin top

Lose the Muffin Top! Practice Mindful Eating Habits

To avoid boredom, which is often accompanied by a snack craving, try this trick. 25 minutes on, 15 minutes off ...
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low carb diet

Low Fat vs Low Carb Diet Debate — Low Carb wins by a landslide.

Every place you look in the grocery store there are low fat products available as a healthy alternative to their ...
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Obesity Will Surpass Smoking as Biggest CV Risk Factor

Written by: Marlene Busko OTTAWA, ON — Within a year, obesity will overtake smoking as the number-one modifiable cardiovascular disease ...
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artificial sweetener weight gain

Artificial Sweeteners May Actually Make You Gain Weight

While people often choose “diet” or “light” products to lose weight, research studies suggest that artificial sweeteners may contribute to ...
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stalled weight loss

I’m stuck and can’t lose more weight!

Even if you are following a dietary and exercise plan, nearly everyone reaches a point where they become “stuck” at ...
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weight loss by numbers

Weight Loss by the Numbers

The formula for weight loss is really very easy: Simply consume fewer calories than you need in order to maintain ...
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sugary drinks cancer risk

Women at Risk for Cancer Due to Sugary Drinks

A new study out in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention reports that the more sugar-sweetened beverages a woman ...
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