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Bananas: Part of A Healthy Diet
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Bananas: Part of A Healthy Diet

Bananas are widely consumed in the U.S. for very good reasons; the fruit packs such a significant nutritional punch. The possible health benefits include lowering the risks of cancer and asthma, lowering blood pressure, improving heart health, and promoting regularity. […]

Losing Weight and Getting Healthier
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Losing Weight and Getting Healthier

My goal for 2014 is to drop my weight from 238 to 195 and for 2015 to have my weight at 165. I am trying to reach that goal by walking 5 miles each day (I plan a 25 mile […]

What Do I Get Out Of Walking Regularly
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What Do I Get Out Of Walking Regularly

Walking regularly is gentle; it is a low-impact form of exercise that people of all ages and most abilities can participate. It cannot be under emphasized that outside of good shoes there is no cost…it is essentially free, and if […]

Sugar: The Bitter Truth
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Sugar: The Bitter Truth

If you are struggling with weight issues, diabetes, heart disease, and you are trying to improve your health this information is really crucial for you. You need to take the time to watch this hour long lecture. Robert H. Lustig […]

Water as a Health Beverage
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Water as a Health Beverage

It seems unimaginable that there are things you can do to improve your health that takes all most no effort and costs almost nothing. Weight Loss Water plays a role in weight loss; it replaces high-calorie drinks like soda and […]

Smarter Snacks
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Smarter Snacks

Many foods that claim to be a great nutrition value aren’t. A good example is when bran muffins and cereal bars are packed with unhealthy fats and added sugar. Fat-free foods can contain lots of added salt and sugar so […]

Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Painful Arthritis
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Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Painful Arthritis

When joint cartilage wears away, bone rubs against bone, causing osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis seriously impairs the quality of life for nearly 27 million Americans. Given that osteoarthritis is so disabling, painful, and common, lots of quack “cures” are out there, from […]

Green Tea: Health Benefits
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Green Tea: Health Benefits

In the past 20 years, thousands of studies have shown green tea’s significant health benefits. The benefits start with the catechin content. Catechins are antioxidants that fight and may even prevent cell damage. Heart Health A 2013 review of many […]

Omega-3s
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Omega-3s

Omega-3s are critical fatty acids that promote good health, yet the body doesn’t make this vital fat, so you need to eat omega-3-rich foods several times a week to maintain an adequate supply. Omega-3s support both heart and brain health. […]

Anxiety and Diet
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Anxiety and Diet

According to Daniel K. Hall-Flavin, M.D. at the Mayo Clinic, “Coping with anxiety can be a challenge and often requires making lifestyle changes. There aren’t any diet changes that can cure anxiety, but watching what you eat may help.” There is a link between anxiety and diet, but be cautious of claims that certain foods will have a significant impact.