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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What Is Cholesterol?

You’ve heard the doctor say to watch it. You’ve heard that some foods have an abundance of it – but exactly what is cholesterol? It’s true that cholesterol is found mainly in the types of food you eat, but that’s not the only way this waxy type of matter gets into the body. Did you […]

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Understanding fats and carbs

Fats and carbohydrates are two building blocks of a healthy diet, but many people do not understand their role in proper nutrition.  While the daily intake of fats and oils should be limited, these elements are still a vital part of the diet.  The key is to make smart choices when it comes to fats […]

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The importance of antioxidants in the diet

Everyone has heard the news about antioxidants and their importance to good health and proper nutrition. It seems the more scientists learn about antioxidants, the more their value and potential increases.  Antioxidants have shown promise in everything from preventing heart disease to slowing the degeneration of the eyes and brain. Antioxidants work in a fairly […]

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FISH-The Nutritional Benefits Of Oily And White Fish Varieties

The Nutritional Benefits Of Oily And White Fish Varieties Suffice it to say that fish has gained quite a notoriety on the dinner table. Yearning for a low fat, high protein meal? Go for that steamed fish, in fillets or even in whole. Want a versatile dish to share among eaters of every taste and […]

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