Category: Diet tips

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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....

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An Easy Recipe for Apple Cider Vinegar

As it is well known, apple cider vinegar is highly appreciated and used for many diseases. It is known that has diuretic property so it is used to remove excess water from the body. Therefore, apple vinegar is recommended for people who have kidney and urinary problems, as well as problems with heart and blood vessels,...

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Fighting the Heat During This Summer

According to Chinese medicine and Ayurveda there are foods that can cool down our body in these summer time. For example, these are strawberries, apples, pears and plums, summer vegetables such as melons, broccoli, cauliflower, corn, lettuce, cucumber, zucchini… However, ice cream and cold beer are not the best means to do it. Here is what...

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Phosphorus, Potassium and Selenium in Our Nutrition

Usually, the macro elements include the following elements calcium- Ca,  magnesium-Mg, sodium-Na, potassium-K,  and phosphorus-P, ie. inorganic nutrients are to be entered in a relatively higher daily doses, more than 100 milligrams a day. For comparison, trace elements are, for example, iron-Fe, zinc-Zn, copper-Cu, selenium-Se and others and the required daily intake is relatively low. Phosphorus...