Category: Diet tips

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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....

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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...

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Oranges Or Peaches ?

Both of them ! In fact you can add apples too. During winter time, I usually eat a lot of oranges. It is for a variety of reasons, some of them are that they represent a tradition in my family. Oranges always remind me of Christmas and childhood. Also, they are vary healthy and now we...

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Numerous Benefits Of Onion And Garlic Juice

Did you know that garlic and garlic juice has been used as a medicine for some 5,000 years? It is because the benefits of garlic are numerous. Let us see what are those good things that garlic contains. At first, garlic has powerful effects on healing wounds; also, it is very good as a disinfectant. It...

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Mediterranean Diet, An Easy To Follow Diet

Scientific studies have shown that Mediterranean diet represents a typical model of a healthy diet, in which prevails foods based on whole grain cereals, olive oil, plenty of fruits and vegetables, fish, chicken and turkey meat . It is a balanced, diversified, low-fat diet in which complex carbohydrates, proteins and fats are represented, but with the...

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Avoid These Common Breakfast Foods

Breakfast is the first meal of the day. The word is a portmanteau of “break” and “fast,” referring to the conclusion of fasting since the previous day’s last meal. It is widely referred to as the most important meal of the day. Breakfast usually consists of foods that are high in energy content. For most people,...