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Choose Fast Food – It can be Healthier

Choose Fast Food – It can be Healthier

0 / July 15, 2013 10:20 am

Fast food restaurants have taken endless flack for years regarding their unhealthy offerings. They’ve been accused of presenting foods with little nutritional value that are loaded with fats and sodium. Their prices are cheap, so they lure many people into [&hellip

Why is Vitamin D Important?

Why is Vitamin D Important?

0 / February 7, 2011 12:32 pm

More and more research is showing just how important vitamin D is to your overall health. It is vital for the immune system, regulating inflammation, calcium absorption, and decreasing the risk for chronic diseases. It is estimated that 70 percent [&hellip

Why is Wheat Controversial? Exploring Gluten and Digestion

Why is Wheat Controversial? Exploring Gluten and Digestion

0 / February 2, 2011 9:57 pm

You may have noticed an increasing number of stories in health news recently about wheat, gluten, and digestive disorders. Many are claiming that wheat is bad for us. But how can this be? Gluten is a protein found in wheat [&hellip

Healing with Whole Foods

Healing with Whole Foods

0 / January 29, 2011 3:27 am

Of all the recommended strategies for fighting disease and promoting overall health and well being, few are as critical and profound as the practice of healthy eating. Healthy eating is a lifelong process of nourishing our bodies, minds and spirits. [&hellip

The Truth about High-Fructose Corn Syrup

The Truth about High-Fructose Corn Syrup

1 / January 27, 2011 9:30 am

The Corn Refiners Association (CRA) constantly tries to persuade the public that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is perfectly safe, claiming that it is natural, made from corn, similar to sugar, and acceptable in moderation. The truth is – there are [&hellip

Four Health Tips for the New Year

Four Health Tips for the New Year

0 / January 25, 2011 1:27 am

To many people, the New Year symbolizes a chance to start over and make new commitments to their health and wellness. It is a time of resolutions and strict dietary plans, when new memberships to fitness facilities are at an [&hellip

How Your Hormones Affect Your Metabolism

How Your Hormones Affect Your Metabolism

0 / January 20, 2011 11:18 pm

To understand how to achieve good metabolic health, it is important to understand the hormones that influence your metabolism, which include insulin, ghrelin and leptin. While insulin is made in the pancreas and allows cells to use glucose from the [&hellip

4 Foods to Include in Your Diet this Year

4 Foods to Include in Your Diet this Year

0 / January 15, 2011 10:29 am

A new year has begun and with resolutions in high gear, many people are looking to improve their overall health. Of all the recommended strategies for fighting disease and promoting vitality, few are as critical and profound as the practice [&hellip

Foods That Boost Circulation

Foods That Boost Circulation

0 / January 7, 2011 11:02 am

Maintaining proper blood circulation is vital for your overall health, as healthy blood flow helps transport nutrients and oxygen to your organs and removes wastes. The process also aids in the healing of wounds and reduces the risk of infection. [&hellip

Are Your Favorite Veggies High in Sugar?

Are Your Favorite Veggies High in Sugar?

0 / January 7, 2011 11:00 am

Following an organic, whole foods-based diet that contains a variety of fresh vegetables is essential for maintaining optimal health. Vegetables have significant phytochemical (plant nutrient and antioxidant) profiles and are many are rich in fiber, which contribute to gastrointestinal health [&hellip