Healthy Nutrition For Women

Today is a great time for women as more scientific evidence based information is evolving from nutrition research to dispel myths and present facts. Women’s Confusion about Diets Diets abound from the anti-heart disease diet to the PMS diet to the hundreds of weight loss diets. Women want to simplify the nutrition puzzle and have one…

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What can you do to protect your Vision?

Today I was going through my personal mail and was in awe of the amount of mail I received after sorting out the junk. The pile was still high. But what struck me was that most of the information pertained to children’s issues. Not only were the issues confined to the U.S. but also globally.…

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Lemons Healing Power for Health

This blog post was inspired by an article I received. I’ve included the article below and also added in a section at the end of my findings. It is my goal to provide you with credible, scientific, evidence based information. With that in mind, my summation provides the support of some of the information within…

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Calculating Your Daily Protein Needs With Specific High-Quality Food Choices

  There is a general tendency for us to add and eat more protein without assessing and cutting back on other calories in our meals. As you add more protein, you’ll have to adjust and take out the extra calories from foods like chips and high fat food being replaced with lean high quality protein…

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Role of Protein in Healthy Lifestyle

What is protein Protein is any of a large group of naturally occurring complex, organic, nitrogenous compounds. Each is composed of a large combination of amino acid containing the elements, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, usually sulphur and occasionally, phosphorous, iron, iodine or other essential constituents of living cells. Twenty-two amino acids have been identified as…

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Okra: An Unappreciated Miracle Food

Okra is a favorite vegetable eaten in the South in a dish called gumbo and is eaten frequently. You either love okra or hate it. It can be tough, slimy or has an unusual tart taste. Perhaps that is the reason it is hidden inside this aromatic dish. Okra’s reputation is about to change. In a…

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How to use Fish & Shellfish for Heart Health

Most fish and shellfish are lower in fat than either poultry or meat and are the best source of animal protein. “Fish is a heart food” came from observations of people who ate or didn’t eat fish. The evidence now shows and is clear that the American Heart Association recommends having fatty fish twice a…

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Basil Oil Recipe with Tossed Salad & Herbs

If you’re looking for a light, quick, and easy recipe this summer this basil oil recipe is perfect for tossing a quick salad. It’s delicious and healthy too. Basil oil enhances the flavor of a tomato salad and adds a nice color contrast by tossing the tomatoes gently in the basil oil. Basil Oil Dressing…

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7 Nutritionally Dense Foods That You Can’t Afford To Miss From Your Diet

This is a guest post from Helen over at Health Ambition.  In today’s fast paced, highly social society, more and more people are concerning themselves with exactly what they are putting into their bodies.After all, the right foods can give you the body you want to get that perfect “insta pic”. Regardless of whether you…

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Paint Your Summer Green With Herbs

Wake up your taste buds with fresh herbs like mint, basil, parsley, celery, chervil, chives, dill, lemon balm, marjoram, oregano and tarragon can do the trick. The list goes on but I’ll stop here. Fresh herbs are packed with nutrients, and add flavors to meals – entrees, salads, soups drinks, fruits, teas and cocktails. Why…

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