Category Archives for Nutrition

7 Powerful Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric Benefits

Many know turmeric as a culinary ingredient. Its use in Middle Eastern and Asian cuisine has more recently spread to modern fusion cookery. Aside from being a prominent coloring and seasoning ingredient in condiments, such as curry powder and mustard, turmeric has been a medicinal mainstay, since very early human history. Turmeric‘s medicinal value arises […]

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Forget Counting Calories: 5 Benefits of Eating Fresh Food

Eating healthy fresh food

Do you faithfully track the calories you consume? If not, you’re not alone. While many people try to track their calories, they often forget to include everything they eat. Some put off making their entries until later in the day only to find out that they’re significantly over their calorie goal when they do enter […]

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Kicking the Soda Habit: Tips and Tricks for Sodaholics

Soda

Soda is one of the most popular drinks in America. In fact, Americans consume more than 55 gallons of soda per person annually. While some people only occasionally indulge in soda, others drink at least one serving per day. Others drink ounce after ounce as if there’s going to be a soda shortage any minute. […]

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Energy Bars: Extra Energy or Just A Bunch of Extra Calories?

Energy Bar

The health-food market is saturated with energy bars. From the checkout lane at your favorite sporting goods store to the aisles of your local organic market, energy bars are everywhere. However, many are not what they appear to be. Some energy bars that appear healthy and are advertised as containing clean energy are anything but. […]

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11 Superfood Ingredients Your Body Has Been Missing Out On

Superfood Ingredients

There are a million and one reasons to place importance on the ingredients you put in your body. With the world and grocery stores being filled with frozen dinners and prepackaged meals, it’s quite atrocious how food is no longer food. This very well explains the increase in disease and illness that is almost always […]

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The Benefits And Dangers Of Vitamin A

Vitamin A

Vitamin A is absolutely vital for good health, so ensuring you have enough of it either in your diet or via supplements, can have a major positive impact on how you feel. It is one of the four fat-soluble vitamins – the others are D, E, and K. But what does this mean, and what […]

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Vitamins And Minerals – What’s The Big Deal?

Vitamins Minerals

I think we all know that what we eat has a major impact on how we feel, what we look like, and our health generally. But the whole area of vitamins and minerals in our diet can be a bit of a mystery to many of us. We know that a “healthy, balanced diet” is […]

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Food Combining – What’s It All About

Food Combining

Lots and lots of diets and ways of eating come and go as fads – but one eating plan has been around for well over a hundred years, and it has steadily gained credence. So much so that it has stealthily become an integral part of many other healthy eating plans that have been developed […]

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Does Meal Frequency Truly Increase Metabolism?

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Over the past few years, I’ve noticed an idea gain momentum and that idea is that you can eat several meals throughout the day and lose weight because of it. The main philosophy behind this idea is that you raise your metabolism by eating five or six meals instead of two or three. By raising your […]

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7 Foods That Boost Metabolism

Avocado

Exercise is a great way to boost metabolism, but it’s not the only way! The truth is many different types of foods have natural metabolism boosting properties and chances are good that you’ve already had some of them. These foods come in all shapes and sizes and range from meats, vegetables, fruits and even spices & […]

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