Healthy eating on a budget

For many people, a limited food budget can be a real roadblock to healthy eating.  It is an unfortunate fact of life that some of the lowest priced foods, from fast food value menus to cheap potato chips, are also some of the least healthy.  It is possible, however, to create excellent tasting, nutritious meals, […]

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What Causes Cholesterol Symptoms?

Some people mistakenly believe there are no high cholesterol symptoms, but that’s a myth. You do get warnings – although they’re very subtle – that your cholesterol levels are out of control. If you’ve experienced dizziness or angina (chest pain), it can be a sign that your cholesterol levels have already begun to attack the […]

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Diet Tips For The Whole Family

Losing weight is never really easy, but when you find it necessary to prepare diet meals for yourself and fare that your family will eat as well, it can become really difficult. If you find yourself in this situation, the solution may be easier than you might think. While your family need not go on […]

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Choosing the best meat for healthy eating

Choosing the right meat and poultry products can be one of the most difficult parts of cooking and eating for better health.  Meat, seafood and poultry are important sources of protein, iron, vitamins and minerals, but they are often laden with undesirable qualities such as saturated fat and cholesterol as well.  Choosing the best, leanest […]

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Eating Healthy During Pregnancy

Starting off your with a healthy well balanced diet is the best thing you do for yourself and your baby.  This way, you’ll only need to make a few adjustments during your pregnancy. Your first trimester If you find it tough to maintain a balanced diet during your first trimester, you can rest assured that […]

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Do We Teach Our Kids Bad Food Habits?

It’s 7:00 am, and you’re late for work.  The kids are just now ready for school, and no one has had time to think about breakfast.  Oh, well, they’re not hungry anyway, and neither are you.  We’ll just skip breakfast.  You instruct them to eat good at lunch when they’re at school, and everybody’s off. […]

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Fruit, Vegetables and Health

As a teen, most of us don’t even care if we’re eating right, or begin to understand the implications of poor eating habits.  As we age, however, we do begin to notice the effects of improper exercise, poor eating habits, and how they affect our health.  Today, as the baby boomers begin their retirement years, […]

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Eating For A Healthy Heart

Bad cholesterol or a bad diet is something we all experience at some point in time.  It’s impossible to eat healthy our whole lives, even though we may try hard to do it.  Eating healthy for your heart is something everyone should try to do, especially when it comes to restoring health and reducing heart attacks. […]

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How do we determine nutritional needs?

Today, we must determine how much nourishment we need, how much physical exercise we need, and how best to accomplish those ends. Calorie needs, nutritional needs, physical needs, and education about those needs now is information we should all understand, at least as it applies to our individual self.  If you will visit your local doctor, library, […]

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Best Ways To Prevent And Treat High Cholesterol

What Is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a substance that is much like wax in appearance and texture and it is located in all the cells of the human body. Good cholesterol is needed for the body to function properly and the body makes all the required cholesterol that it needs. It is used for making hormones, […]

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