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 some changes in your diet and lifestyle can help you age more gracefully, make you ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
[Added: 19 Jan 2007 Hits: 1288 Words: 525]
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 energy by turning it into body fat to ...
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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 ...
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6.||Natural Remedies for Flu and the Common Cold|
When you have a cold or the flu, what is the first thing you do? Do you head for the drugstore to choose from a myriad of cold and flu medications? The best you can hope for is something that will bring some relief from the symptoms. However, did you ...
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7.||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 ...
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8.||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 or controlled simply by following a healthy diet and lifestyle.
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9.||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, ...
[Added: 04 Jan 2007 Hits: 591 Words: 861]
10.||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.
Eating a healthy diet is not ...
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11.||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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12.||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 to the muscles. This ...
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13.||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 good overall health ...
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14.||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 ...
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15.||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 ...
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16.||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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17.||Benefits of Acupuncture|
What is acupuncture? Acupuncture uses small needles inserted at various points on the body to benefit the improvement of many physical health conditions as well as increasing mental clarity. Because oriental medicine uses a holistic approach, acupuncture is a treatment used to treat the whole ...
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18.||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, ...
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19.||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 ...
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20.||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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21.||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 more often to effectively lose weight.
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22.||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. However, if eating too much happens ...
[Added: 25 Dec 2006 Hits: 352 Words: 554]
23.||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 ...
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24.||Family Fitness and Weight Loss|
With the epidemic rise in obesity, especially in children, it is necessary to find enjoyable ways to keep ourselves and our children fit and healthy. Exercise and weight loss can be difficult alone but making it a family affair can make all the difference in ...
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25.||The Practice of Homeopathy|
Homeopathy, a health practice that is holistic, has been around for over 200 years. It treats the whole person, not just the part that is injured or in pain. It is based on a system of treating like with like.
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26.||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 of supplements and pills ...
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27.||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 ...
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28.||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 ...
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29.||Anorexia - Symptoms and Treatments|
Anorexia nervousa is an illness that occurs primarily in teenage girls but can occur in boys and adults. It is an eating disorder where people are obsessed with being thin and starve themselves because they are terrified of ...
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30.||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 fat.
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31.||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 ...
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Inflammation plays a key role in the development of a variety of seemingly unrelated illnesses. What is inflammation? Inflammation is the result of our body's response to an injury or an infection, in other words it is a ...
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33.||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 being diagnosed with cancer ...
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34.||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, it was used as an antiseptic. What makes it ...
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35.||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 make up for an unhealthy diet.
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36.||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 with so many ...
[Added: 02 Dec 2006 Hits: 865 Words: 665]
37.||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 another bout of heartburn.
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38.||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 wonder we put on weight at this time of year and start ...
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39.||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 diet contains 40% of total daily calories from ...
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40.||Risks of Dietary Supplements|
A dietary supplement is a product that is intended to provide enhancement or improvement to your diet that contains vitamins, minerals, amino acids, herbs or other botanicals. It is taken orally as a pill, capsule, or ...
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41.||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 will keep these conditions under control if you already ...
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42.||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 to your current diet.
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43.||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 increasingly becoming an issue that we, as parents, must face. What can ...
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44.||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.
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45.||Controlling Diabetes Naturally|
Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or cannot properly use insulin. Insulin is a hormone that the body needs in order to convert sugar, starch, and other foods into energy. Although the cause of diabetes is not ...
[Added: 27 Nov 2006 Hits: 830 Words: 682]
46.||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 happens, but the weight gain can be ...
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47.||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.
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48.||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 poses ...
[Added: 18 Nov 2006 Hits: 219 Words: 600]
49.||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 ...
[Added: 14 Nov 2006 Hits: 222 Words: 691]
50.||Skin Cancer Prevention|
Skin cancer is the most common form of human cancer, affecting over a million people each year. Fortunately, it is also the most preventable type of cancer if you know what the risk factors are and how to ...
[Added: 13 Nov 2006 Hits: 1346 Words: 691]