Category: Diet tips

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Eating Right while Trying to Conceive

When we were diagnosed with infertility I went on a mission to “get healthy.”  It’s not that we were that unhealthy to begin with; things like Oreos and potato chips rarely made their way into our home. But there was the coffee all day long… and the home made chocolate chip cookies…  and the total lack...

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Eating Out When You’re Lactose Intolerant

Lactose intolerance is made evident through any adverse bodily reaction to the consumption of lactose, which is found in dairy foods. This is due to the body having a lack of the enzyme lactase, which is required to digest lactose. Some people have mild effects such as gas after eating large portions of dairy; others have such severe...

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Dieting? Beware of Weekend Eating!

A recent study shows that one of the biggest challenges to weight loss is not the slice of chocolate cake you had with dinner Monday night but how you eat all weekend long. Although weight is something that most Americans struggle with at this time of the year, it’s really a battle that lasts all year...

10 Nutrition Tips for Athletes from Top Dieticians

Let’s face it; there’s a truck-load of nutrition tips out there, which can be a little confusing, if not daunting for high performance athletes. As pro athlete, the chances are that you put in 90+ minutes of high-intensity exercise and training every day, not to mention high-endurance game days. That’s why you need a diet that’ll...

Combine the Right Wine and Food for a Fun, Delicious Evening

Great wine and delicious food are two of the best pleasures in life. Of course there are ideal pairings. Some experts discuss these ideas with the highest level of specificity, but that may not be attainable for the average wine consumer, even a self-identifying “foodie.” On the other hand, more down-to-earth connoisseurs explain that it is...

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How Your Water can be Luxurious

A water ionizer is the ideal way to make your water healthier and luxurious. By using a system like this, you can easily make your own bottled water right at home that is the same quality of store bought ionized water products. This also allows you to add additional fortifications with clear vitamin enhancements and flavorings....

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Top Foods For Cardiovascular Health

There are certain foods that can improve your cardiovascular health and reduce the symptoms of heart disease. They don’t have to be simple and boring like most of the foods you eat on a low-carb weight-loss diet, and if you buy a cholesterol lowering drug to consume along with hearth healthy foods, the risk of stroke,...

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Top Cool Summer Foods

In the heat of August, you probably aren’t tempted to make the same hot stews or baked vegetables as you might want to make in February to warm up the house. Many people avoid cooking and eating hot foods when they’re already feeling too warm, and with the blazing summer heat in full force, cool foods...