Category: Diet tips

You cannot be successful if you are always stressed out or if you are sick. You also cannot be happy and enjoy life if you are not healthy. So whatever you choose to do in life, staying healthy and living a healthy lifestyle can help you achieve your goals. Not only will you look and feel your best, but you’ll live longer and will have more time to enjoy the things you love most.

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3 Easy Ways to Add Fruits & Veggies to Your Daily Diet

Indeed, fruits and vegetables must make up a large portion of our diet. In fact, the recommended daily serving is around 5-9 per day. Nine servings actually translate to about 2 cups of fruit and 2 1/2 cups of vegetables. This can be a bit of a challenge to most people. Perhaps what you didn’t know...

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5 Ways to Save Money When Shopping for Wine

Do you enjoy sipping on a nice glass of wine while having dinner? Studies show that the phytochemicals in red wine have been known to reduce the risk of a cardiac disease. It is also anti-carcinogenic and can slow down the progression of certain auto-immune diseases like Alzheimer’s. A nice glass of cooling wine is highly rich...

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Prevent Hair Loss: Avoiding Undesirable Side Effects of Exercising

If you are just beginning a rigorous fitness routine, there are a few things you need to be aware of.  Exercise is the ideal way to enhance your body’s overall health.  Cardiovascular activities can: Boost the immune system Decrease the chance of osteoporosis Encourage better sleep patterns Improve circulation Burn calories Lower the risk of heart...

Weekday Food Warrior: Becoming a Weekday Vegetarian

After ten years of smoking, I finally quit six months ago. The first month was damn near unbearable, but being able to walk three miles on the treadmill without breaking much of a sweat is worth every day of irritability and discomfort. I’m healthier. And heavier. I gained fifteen pounds since tossing cigarettes, despite not making...

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How to Gain Weight on Vegetarian Diet

Vegetarian diet usually consists of vegetables, fruits, legumes, grains, seeds, fish, nuts along with dairy products. The diet excludes all sorts of animal products. Hence, with the limited choice, you need to be quite smart towards the choice of food so that the diet has enough calories and nutrients which in turn give you reasons for...

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Post-Summer vacation Diet

Kilos gained during summer vacations and holidays can stress our joints.  We know summer is just at the beginning but when the month of September arrives it is the time when we are back to work and sporting activity, so it is important to decrease weight gained during vacations and holidays by following a balanced diet....

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The Various Health Benefits of Peanuts

Peanuts have a bad reputation, mostly because of their high fat and calorie content. However, over the years, scientists have proven that peanuts are actually good for the body, so long as they are consumed in the right amounts (just like any other food!). So don’t dismiss the humble peanut just yet. These legumes are chock-full...

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Nutritional advice for the sportswoman

Feeding, and the necessity of nutrients, may vary depending on the physical activity being done, our lifestyle and our body’s constitution, weight, height and age. Therefore, it is important that our daily diet includes all the necessary energy and nutrients for the daily training work, to care about our joints and to improve our immune system....

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6 Keto Diet Tips for An Effective Weight Loss Strategy

Making the best of the “new” diet that took the world by storm. The Ketogenic diet, as they call it, is a technical diet. Being new and sort of complexed, not many people have the right information about it. However, we are going to break down, not one, but six tips for executing a Keto diet...

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Seafood Do and Donts

Seafood has always been considered as healthy food. In fact, it is a lean protein that is excellent alternative to fatty meats and poultry. Should not be forgotten that seafood is highly recommended for pregnant women because of the high levels of omega-3 fatty acids that are important for the brain development of a growing  baby....