As we age, we are faced with a reduced metabolism, memory loss, wrinkles, increased risk for chronic diseases, and a sagging body; not exactly wonderful things to look forward to. Believe it or not, making ...
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2.||Snack and Lose Weight|
Snacking can be part of a balanced and healthy diet as long as the snacks do not consist of empty calories. If you want to indulge in snacking, do so carefully. It is very easy to choose high-calorie, high-fat, and high-sugar foods.
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3.||Lose Weight Quickly|
Many of us need to lose weight but do not know how to get started. The thought of putting limitations on the food we eat can be disheartening. However, keeping our bodies at a healthy weight by following a healthy diet and lifestyle is our best defense against many diseases ...
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4.||Increase Your Metabolism and Lose Weight|
When our main source of energy, our blood sugar, runs low, the process of metabolism turns our body fat into energy. When our supply of blood sugar runs high, the process of metabolism stores excess ...
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5.||Best Diet for You|
Because there are so many different diet options available on the market today, it is extremely difficult to find a healthy diet plan right for you. Some plans force you to limit your carbohydrate intake, some force you to reduce fat, and some require you to severely ...
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6.||Fish and Poultry for Good Health|
If you, like many people, are trying to cut down on your dietary fat intake, selecting fish and poultry instead of beef and pork can be a healthy choice. Fish and poultry are the best choices for people who want ...
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7.||Eat to Lose Weight + Live Longer|
Eating a nutritious diet and getting enough physical activity can reduce your risk of many diseases and help you live a longer, healthier life. Heart disease, some types of cancer, obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes can be prevented ...
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8.||Food Cravings and Weight Loss|
We all have them; food cravings that jeopardize our efforts to lose weight and our long-term health. Why, because the cravings are nearly always for foods that are high in sugar, salt, fat and calories. What causes food cravings, why do we have them, and how do we ...
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9.||How Diet Affects Disease|
What you eat can determine how healthy you are. A nutritionally healthy and complete diet can reduce and even prevent many diseases and conditions including many types of cancer and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.
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10.||Weight Loss and Breakfast|
Most people think that if they skip breakfast, it will help them lose weight. Actually, the opposite occurs. If you deprive your body of food in the morning, it will shift into starvation mode and burn fewer calories, resulting in a slower metabolism.
Make sure ...
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11.||Lose Weight By Walking|
Aerobic (also called cardiovascular exercise) exercise is a type of exercise that uses continuous, smooth, rhythmic movements. These movements strengthen your heart and lungs and force your body to breathe more deeply, increasing the transport of oxygen-rich blood from the lungs ...
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12.||Whole Grains for Good Health|
A nutritious and healthy diet is the basis for optimum health and energy. To assure good health, you should incorporate abundant amounts of whole grains into your daily diet. The nutrients in whole grains help promote ...
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13.||Bowel Movements and Cancer|
Believe it or not, the very foundation of good health is having regular bowel movements. When your body has a bowel movement it is removing the build-up of toxins, toxins that are the pre-cursors to many diseases and health conditions, especially cancer.
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14.||Treat Your Allergies Naturally|
The most effective, least expensive, and healthiest treatment for allergies is always avoidance, yet many people will choose medications and vaccinations, despite their dangers and drawbacks. There are many methods to help with avoidance. Using any of these methods is helpful in treating your allergies.
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15.||Beta-Carotene – Cancer Fighter|
Our body's cells are constantly in competition with substances called free radicals. Free radicals can cause untold damage to your body, harming just about everything inside your body. Some free radicals are made inside the body, while others are caused by the food ...
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16.||Beans for Good Health|
A healthy diet should contain plenty of high-nutrient foods: foods that give our bodies good health and reduce our risk of many diseases and conditions. Those foods are fruits and vegetables, whole grains, fish, poultry, beans (legumes), nuts and seeds, and lots of water.
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17.||Aging and Good Nutrition|
Aging is the cumulative effect of wear and tear on our cells. As we age, the need for good nutrition is vital in order to provide our cells with the resources they require for optimal maintenance and repair. Nutrition not only impacts disease processes, it also makes it possible ...
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18.||Are You An Emotional Eater?|
All of us experience occasional emotional eating. Celebrating with food is what birthday parties, holiday parties and cookouts are all about. Sometimes, however, emotional eating becomes something else, something that can lead to serious physical and emotional imbalance in our lives.
Using food to cope with stress, grief, ...
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19.||Eat More, Weigh Less|
Many of us gain weight this time of year due to the parties and celebrations we participate in, all featuring rich and tempting foods. How can you lose that weight? Believe it or not, you have to eat more food ...
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20.||Binge Eating Disorder|
We all overeat occasionally and feel awful because we have stuffed ourselves. Usually, we overeat because it is holiday time, we are at a special occasion like a birthday party or we are upset about something. ...
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21.||How to Burn Fat Naturally|
There is a secret to burning fat naturally and effectively. The secret is eating the right foods and participating in regular exercise. When you eat correctly and exercise regularly your body becomes an efficient fat-burning machine.
Eating five small protein-rich meals every three hours throughout the day ...
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22.||The Truth About Hoodia|
Authentic hoodia is a rare botanical that grows exclusively in South Africa. There are several compounds in hoodia that help suppress appetite by tricking the brain into thinking you are full, making it a potent weight-loss tool.
Unfortunately, there are hundreds ...
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23.||Benefits of the Glycemic Index Diet|
The Glycemic Index (GI) measures the effect of foods on your blood sugar levels. Eating foods with a high glycemic index value will raise the blood sugar level a great deal more than foods with a low glycemic index value. This ...
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24.||The Best Weight Loss Programs|
There are many weight loss programs all promising wonderful results. How do you know which ones, if any, are going to work for you? The main things you should consider are whether or not the diet places too many restrictions on the number of ...
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25.||Counting Calories to Lose Weight|
All the hype about losing weight and burning fat boils down to one simple fact, you must use up more calories than you take in. If you eat more calories than your body needs to function effectively, the additional calories will be stored as ...
[Added: 07 Dec 2006 Hits: 380 Words: 873]
26.||Antioxidant Foods That Fight Cancer|
The cells in our bodies are constantly at war with substances called free radicals. Free radicals are scavengers that cause incredible damage to our bodies. Some free radicals are made inside the body, while others are caused by the food we ingest and the air ...
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27.||What Is An Anti-Cancer Diet?|
Research has proven not only that cancer is a preventable disease, but also that we have the power to prevent it by making changes in our diet. Yes, you can drastically decrease your risk of ...
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28.||The Power of Apple Cider Vinegar|
Vinegar has been used to cure and prevent a variety of ailments for centuries. As early as the time of Hippocrates, considered by many to be the father of medicine, vinegar was used to treat patients. During the Civil War, ...
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29.||Vitamins and Disease Prevention|
Do you take a multivitamin every day? Millions of us do. The purpose of a daily multivitamin is to provide supplemental nutritional protection for our body that our daily diet does not provide. However, it does NOT ...
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30.||Caffeine – Benefits and Risks|
Many of us feel like we cannot function without our first cup of coffee in the morning. Why do we feel that way? Does the caffeine in the coffee have a physiological effect on our body? If so, is it harmful or is it beneficial? As ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006 Hits: 864 Words: 665]
31.||How to Prevent Heartburn|
Millions of us suffer from bouts of heartburn, some more frequently and more painful than others. We reach for the antacid and hope that it helps, the quicker the better. However, there are ways we can reduce the risk of enduring ...
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32.||How to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain|
The Holiday season, for most, is an exciting time of year full of celebrations. Unfortunately, most of the festivities include lots of traditional foods and seasonal treats, most of them rich in fat and calories. It is no ...
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33.||Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet|
The people who live in countries that border the Mediterranean Sea have a significantly decreased incidence of heart disease, chronic diseases, and cancer, and the highest adult life-expectancy rate. All of these health benefits even though the traditional Mediterranean ...
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34.||Best Heart-Healthy Diet|
Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in this country. Eating a nutritious healthy diet can reduce the risk factors (high blood pressure, high cholesterol and obesity) for heart disease. In addition, it ...
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35.||What IS a Healthy Diet|
There is so much information about what is healthy and nutritious these days that it is very difficult to sort out the hype from the truth. Following a healthy diet can be accomplished by making some simple adjustments ...
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36.||Raising Healthy Children|
The popularity of television, video games and the Internet, combined with unhealthy eating habits and lack of exercise, has created an epidemic of obesity in our children. The rise in childhood obesity is frightening and ...
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37.||Do Fad Diets Work?|
Fad diets are weight loss plans that promise amazingly fast results. They do not offer any sort of long-term plan for success and they are usually very unhealthy, sometimes actually dangerous, for your body.
Some of the more popular fad diets are listed below:
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38.||How to Lose Middle-Age Weight Gain|
Weight increase in middle-age is very common but it is not inevitable. Unfortunately, it IS extremely easy for weight gain to sneak up on you as you get older. Why do we gain weight as we age? There are several reasons why this ...
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39.||Breast Cancer Prevention|
Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death, second only to lung cancer. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. Fortunately, there are measures you can take to help reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.
Factors that can ...
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40.||How to Eliminate Belly Fat|
If a woman's waistline is larger than 35 inches (40 inches for men), the risk for a variety of health conditions such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes, can greatly increase. Studies show that fat stored around our waist ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2006 Hits: 219 Words: 600]
41.||The Very Best Diet Tips|
Most Americans do not live a healthy lifestyle. Our lives are rushed, stressed and not conducive to healthy eating habits. As a result we eat on the run, eat the wrong foods, and do not get enough exercise. No wonder we ...
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42.||Skin Cancer Symptoms + Treatments|
Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer and is increasing in frequency every year. Because it is curable if diagnosed early, you should be aware of the symptoms and treatments.
THE ROLE OF THE ...
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43.||Adult Acne Treatments|
You thought you had grown out of it. However, you find yourself confronted by acne breakouts similar to the ones you had as a teenager. What is going on and what can you do to alleviate the problem?
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44.||How to Stay Physically Fit|
Being active does not mean you have to visit the fitness club and walk on the treadmill for an hour or sweat to an aerobic workout tape. You do not have to suffer from sore muscles or try to stick to an impossible exercise regimen in order to ...
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45.||Yoga as Exercise|
Here are some yoga basics and background information that will help you to use yoga in your life. The practice of yoga will help you decrease stress and enhance your lifestyle, your physical health and your mental well-being. You DO NOT have to be a contortionist to practice yoga, ...
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A typical meal replacement plan or liquid diet involves substituting a number of meals and snacks with a nutritionally balanced shake made from sugar, skimmed milk powder, fiber, vitamins, minerals and sweetener. Some plans offer candy-like bars as an alternative.
WHAT YOU EAT AND DRINK:
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47.||How to Treat Cellulite|
Cellulite is just a fancy name that refers to the dimpled, lumpy, puckered appearance of the skin that some people have on their hips, thighs, and buttocks. It is much more common in women because of the differences in the way that fat and ...
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48.||How to Find Happiness|
Happiness is all in attitude. Changing the way you think about things. Is the glass half full, or is it half empty? Is the sun bright and beautiful or is it hot and miserable? Does the rain falling day after day drag yours spirits down, or do you ...
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49.||How To Increase Happiness|
All of us suffer from unhappiness at one time or another. Sometimes it is difficult to keep ourselves uplifted. However, there are many things we can do to help achieve happiness.
Always look at what you have done, NEVER at what you have not done. When ...
[Added: 13 Oct 2006 Hits: 731 Words: 538]
50.||Money-Saving Home Remedies|
There are hundreds of homemade remedies that can save you a lot of money and perform just as effectively as expensive over-the-counter products. Most of these remedies require ingredients that you already have in your kitchen or bathroom. Listed below are just a few of these remedies.
[Added: 13 Oct 2006 Hits: 723 Words: 770]