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Know What You Eat and Why

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Know What You Eat and Why.

Divide your plate into four quarters while serving your meal on it.

Quarter 1 – this should ...

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Healthy Diet for Men

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Balanced Diet for Early Age

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Quick Keto Tips

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It seems that the ketogenic flu symptoms can last anywhere from just 1 day to 2 weeks.  I am on about Day 7 or 8 of this.  Although I do feel better now than the first couple days, I just don’t feel myself.  ...

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Basic Ketogenic Diet

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The Atkins diet is one of the most famous ketogenic diets, but certainly not the only one. Many people think of ketogenic diets as high pr...

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Keto and Weight Loss

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Some people don't do well in ketosis. As I mentioned above, you should check with your physician if you have any concerns about starting a ketogenic diet plan with pre-existing health conditions, espe...

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Dividing Calories

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The USDA suggests that you get about 50% of your calories from carbohydrates, 30% from fats and 20% from protein. Eating the recommended servings of each food group in the right proportion should get ...

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Health and Nutrition

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Eating a variety of good foods is the key to a balanced diet. Choose foods from each of the food groups to make sure you are getting all the nutr...

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Why Switch to Keto

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The first step in counting carbs is figuring out which foods contain them. But that can be challenging as you get to hear different opinions about all the food items, everywhere you look for informati...

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Calcium Deficiency

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A lot of studies conducted on consumption of dairy products confirm that habitual dairy consumption contributes significantly to the adequate intake of important nutrients such as calcium. Considering...

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Ketogenic Diet and Ketones

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Depending upon your natural size, muscle mass, activity level, age, and gender, every adult needs different number of calories in a day. An adult needs somewhere around 2,000 to 2,500 calories per day...

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Keto Foods

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Planning in advance gives you a framework to follow when meal time arrives. If you know you're supposed to have salmon and broccoli for dinner tonight, you will be less tempted to have your usual favo...

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Complete Vegetarian Diet

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Nutrition in Vegan Diet

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Public awareness of health benefits of pulses is at an all-time high. Heighten public awareness of their nutritional benefits and their importance to sustainable agriculture and food security worldwide is quickly increasing the demand of pulses. P...

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Understanding Low Carb Diets

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A well-devised metabolic process called ketogenesis is followed to achieve this body state called ketosis. Ketosis is simply a normal metabolic pathway in which instead of relying on sugar or carbohydrate, the body cells utilize ketones to make en...

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Foods for Glowing Skin

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The individual parts of the body are all interconnected, tied together with countless cells that are all relying on you to feed them well so they can be their best. Your face is not you alone, neither is your foot or your kidney. The heart is not ...

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Knowing the Effects of Keto Diet

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The initial few weeks of the diet may be difficult for some. The symptoms of the first few weeks are often referred to as “keto flu” which is usually over within a few days. Keto flu includes poor energy and mental function, increased ...

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What Not to Drink During Keto

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The rule of thumb for Ketogenic diet is that all sweet and starchy foods are to be avoided. Generally, high carb foods in liquid form are the worst, because the sugar hits the bloodstream very quickly...

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Dietary Benefits of Legumes

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Legumes include soy, peanuts, beans, lentils, peas etc. and are mostly a hot topic for debates about foods on our plate, no matter where we fall on the dietary spectrum. All of us are familiar with that swear by legumes as a superior substitute fo...

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Relearning Ketosis

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If we go without food for a long time, the body goes into a normal alternative process of metabolism by creating ketones to keep us alive. Ketosis is a process in which body uses ...

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Relearning Ketosis

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If we go without food for a long time, the body goes into a normal alternative process of metabolism by creating ketones to keep us alive. Ketosis is a process in which body uses ...

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Knowing Your Body in Ketosis

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Knowing Your Body in Ketosis

Many people think of ketogenic diets as high protein diets but this is not the case. The Atkins diet is one of the m...

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Good Food Habits

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As life gets back into full swing after the holiday period it can be easy to slip back into old patterns. The start of a new season is a perfect time to identify key dietary behaviours that may be preventing you from reaching your goal weight. Get...

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Antioxidants and Their Benefits

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Increasing one's antioxidant intake is essential for optimum health, especially in today's polluted world. Because the body just can't keep up with antioxidant production, a good amount of these vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and enzymes must...

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Healthy Heart

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While many may assume that popping a few pills that your healthcare provider prescribed is enough to quell symptoms or prevent a heart attack, remember the age-old saying - prevention is better than cure. Many foods can help keep your heart stay y...

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Ketogenic Diet Management

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When you have decided to follow a ketogenic diet, plan your meals like you plan a holiday, keep the smallest of points in mind. This will help in buying the right foods at the grocery store, by avoiding choosing the old high carb foods you used to...

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Going Vegan

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The potential benefits of a vegan diet have been proven by researchers time and again especially with reference to weight loss. The other day I came across a study indicating that the average vegan diet is higher in vitamin C and fibre, and lower ...

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Vitamins and Health

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We have broken down the best food sources for these most important nutrients, if you want to get your nutrients the natural way.

Vitamin A to zinc

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Ketogenic Diet Facts

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The symptoms of the first few weeks are often referred to as “keto flu” which is usually over within a few days. Keto flu includes poor energy and mental function, increased hunger, sleep ...

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Ketogenic Diet and the Heart

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You can eat anything you want and as much as you feel like – there’s no calorie counting required in a ketogenic diet, ever. Just real food. Are you looking at losing weight effortlessly? ...

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Foods That Increase Haemoglobin

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Iron is an essential nutrient required by the body. Anything less than the required quantity can lead to iron deficiency, resulting in hair loss, fatigue, headaches and the worse, low haemoglobin. Men above 19 years of age should consume about 8 m...

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Why Eat More Chocolate

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Is chocolate healthy? If you scoff lots of chocolate, obviously not. But there are a host of medically proven ways in which good chocolate, which is to say dark chocolate, with a cocoa percentage of around seventy per cent or more — really i...

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Health and Vegetarian Diet

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Alcohol and its Effects

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Alcohol is absorbed into your bloodstream immediately after consumption and distributed throughout your body. About 20% of the total alcohol consumed by us is rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream. The rest is absorbed while it gets processed thro...

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Foods for Better Sleep

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Sleep helps keep you happy, your brain sharp, your immune system strong, your waistline trim, your skin looking youthful—and lowers your risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. Some people have trouble falling asleep. Others can&rsquo...

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Maintaining Vegan Diet

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We all know that no specific kind of diet is complete all by itself with no drawbacks. That is why experts have often suggested a healthy diet and regular workout as a healthy way to live. A diet that excludes all animal products also has some nut...

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Health Benefits of Apple

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Apple belongs to the Rose family of plants and is joined in that family by a wide range of very popular foods, including apricot, plum, cherry, peach, pear, raspberry and almond. Foods in the Rose family are simply too diverse in their nutrient va...

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Men Health and Nutrition

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Omega 3 Fatty Acids

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Omega-3 comes from both animal and plant sources. The primary plant sources are flaxseed, chia and hemp. The primary animal sources are krill oil and fish oil. They have become a multibillion-dollar business, with Americans spending about 2.6 bill...

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Health Benefits of Orange

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Orange trees are the most cultivated fruit trees in the world. Oranges are a popular fruit because of their natural sweetness, wide variety of types and diversity of uses - from juices and marmalades to face masks and candied orange slices.

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

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Health Benefits of Turmeric

Bioactive ingredients found in this herb are pleiotropic in nature- the same molecule can bind to a variety of enzymes and other molecular targets in the body. Turmeric is a &...

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Health Benefits of Fenugreek

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Health Benefits of Fenugreek

Helps soothe skin inflammation and reduces scars

While Vitamin C acts as a powerful antioxidant, fenugreek also contains anti-inflammatory compounds...

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Benefits of Drinking Warm Water

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Benefits of Drinking Warm Water

Here are some benefits of drinking hot water:

Can help reduce toxins

Drinking hot water temporarily begins to raise you...

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Health Benefits of Milk

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Health Benefits of Milk

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Potato - Health Food

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Health Benefits of Papaya

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Health Benefits of Papaya

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Papaya and its Health Benefits

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Papaya and its Health Benefits

Papaya, including other parts of the papaya tree, are beneficial to health in several ways. Papaya in raw form contains this enzyme, which is used in the preparation of die...

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Chickpea - Health Benefits

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Chickpea - Health Benefits

Are chickpeas good for you? Chickpeas originated in the Middle East nearly 7,000 years ago. They are often used in vegetables, salads, sauces, bread, hummus, tahini and garlic ...

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Health Benefits of Honey

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Health Benefits of Honey

There is almost no part in the world where honey is not widely used and celebrated as a part of the cultural diet. Honey has been used by countless cultures all around the world ...

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Honey for Good Health

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Honey for Good Health

Honey possesses antimicrobial properties. It deodorizes malodorous wounds. It helps in promoting autolytic debridement. It speeds up the healing process by stimulating wound tissues...

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Health Benefits of Peanut

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Health Benefits of Peanut

Peanut kernels are enriched with many noteworthy health-benefiting nutrients essential for optimum health and wellness. Read more

Ketogenic Diet Effects

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The Process of Ketosis

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The Process of Ketosis

Ketosis is a process in which body uses alternative fuel to pro...

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Easy Tips for Ketogenic Diet

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Easy Tips for Ketogenic Diet

I have been sharing all the information you need for a Ketogenic diet, in my previous posts. There are also several ...

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Insulin Resistance and Alcohol

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Insulin Resistance and Alcohol.

Alcohol intake has a complex relationship to insulin resistance, with moderate alcohol intake resulting in decreased insulin resistance but high alcohol intake causing inc...

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Healthy Eating Habits

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Healthy Eating Habits

Looking to live a healthy life? Here are some quick tips to improve your eating habits. ThRead more

Health Benefits of Jaggery

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Health Benefits of Guava

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The sweetness and softness of the pulp in Guava is what makes this fruit easy to love. Guava is one of the tropical super fruits offering high nutrients for your health. Although this tropical fruit is not always sweet, depending on how ripe it is...

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Health Benefits of Pear

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Pears are rich in im...

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Health Benefits of Banana

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Health Benefits of Banana.

Bananas are one of the world's most appealing fruits. An instant energ...

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Foods Containing Folic Acid

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Foods Containing Folic Acid

Has your doctor advised you to start folic acid supplements in order to improve your fertility chances? Well, it seems that folic acid, also known as vitamin B9 is responsible...

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Aloe Vera – Skin Benefits

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Aloe Vera – Skin Benefits

The incredibly useful Aloe plant has been prized as a healing herbal remedy since ancient times. Not only does it nourish the ...

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Health Benefits of Flax Seed

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Health Benefits of Flax Seed

Flax seeds are one of man’s earliest cultivated ‘superfoods’, tracing their history to 3000 BC in Babylon. There are tales of King Charlemagne who made it c...

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Medicinal Properties of Saffron

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Medicinal Properties of Saffron

Saffron, the exotic golden spice, can do more than just add color and flavor to your dishes. It has been valued in traditional Asian medicine for its impressive health ben...

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Health Benefits of Curd

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Health Benefits of Warm Water

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Health Benefits of Warm Water

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Health Benefits of Mint

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Health Benefits of Mint

Fresh mint leaves add flavor and nutrition to many different recipes, and chewing on whole leaves may have certain health benefits and ward off some medical conditions. With its d...

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Coriander Leaf Health Benefits

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Coriander Leaf Health Benefits.

Coriander or Chinese parsley or cilantro is an aromatic herb native to Western Asia and southern Europe. It is used for culinary purposes round the world. Its oil is known...

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Health Benefits of Fish Oil

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Health Benefits of Fish Oil.

You probably already know that Fish Oil is great for your heart – and you may have heard that it offers a few other health benefits too.  Plus, you might be aware ...

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

Does green tea contain caffeine? Is it better for you than black? Can it help ward off disease? Why all the buzz around green tea? Is it because green tea comes from Asia, an...

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Health Benefits of Black Tea

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Health Benefits of Black Tea

Is black tea good for you? Loaded with antioxidants called polyphenols that protect human cells from hazardous free radical damage, black tea definitely makes to the list of ...

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Health Benefits of Cow Milk

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Health Benefits of Cow Milk

Dairy products are sometimes a challenge for our bodies to digest. Many people, unknowingly, experience many negative health effects from consuming pasteurized milk from cows ...

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Health Benefits of Bone Broth

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Health Benefits of Bone Broth

The health benefits of bone broth have been widely acclaimed for ages. It is a staple of many traditional recipes from all different cultures. In fact, many chefs agree that...

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Foods for Magnesium

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Foods for Magnesium.

Magnesium is an important mineral that your body needs to perform important functions. Your heart, muscles, and kidneys all need magnesium to work properly. It produces energy and re...

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Top Potassium Rich Foods

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Top Potassium Rich Foods.

Potassium is an essential nutrient used to maintain fluid and electrolyte balance in the body. It’s also the third most abundant mineral in the body and a required mineral...

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Top Calcium Rich Foods

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Top Calcium Rich Foods.

Almost 99% of the body’s calcium is stored in the structure of the bones and teeth. The truth is, though, many of us aren’t eating enough calcium rich foods. The RDA f...

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Top Iron Rich Foods

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Top Iron Rich Foods.

Iron is a mineral that's found in the foods we eat and works to produce hemoglobin in your red blood cells that carry oxygen from organ to organ. Iron isn't just a metal—it's a...

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Effects of Iron on the Body

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Effects of Iron on the Body.

The main functions of iron on the human body include the metabolization of proteins and the production of hemoglobin, enzymes, and red blood cells (RBCs). Considering that we...

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Skin and Hair Benefits of Iron

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Skin and Hair Benefits of Iron

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Skin Benefits of Vitamin D

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Skin Benefits of Vitamin D.

Being fat-soluble, vitamin D as calcitriol easily crosses the phospholipid membranes of your cells and migrates to the nucleus. Here it binds with vitamin D receptors, a speci...

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Benefits of Vegetarian Diet

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Benefits of Vegetarian Diet.

Vegetarian diets are those that eliminate animal foods, replacing them with plant-based foods. So, a vegetarian would exclude meat and fish, and replace them with veggies, fr...

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Types of Vegetarian Diets

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Types of Vegetarian Diets.

Normally vegetarian diets are those that eliminate animal foods, replacing them with plant-based foods. So, a vegetarian would exclude meat and fish, and replace them with vegg...

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Healthy Vegetarian Diet

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Healthy Vegetarian Diet.

Benefits of a vegetarian diet include lowered risk for heart disease, diabetes, autoimmune disorders and metabolic syndrome, obtaining more antioxidants and fiber, better pr...

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