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Top 7 Reasons To Reduce Your Intake of Sugar and Refined Carbohydrates

Top 7 Reasons To Reduce Your Intake of Sugar and Refined Carbohydrates
Did you know your body can turn excess sugars into fat, but it cannot turn fat back into useable sugar.  Sugar is a carbohydrate our brain uses carbohydrate but it cannot use fat. Read more...
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Meat Protein verses Plant Protein

Meat Protein verses Plant Protein
There has always been the staunch advocates and critics arguing which protein source is the best for athletes, (or anyone for that matter) wishing to increase their lean tissue. Evidence from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition may shed some light on this ongoing debate Read more...
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Understanding Your Glycemic Index (GI)

Understanding Your Glycemic Index (GI)
The Glycemic index was first developed 25 years ago by a professor of nutrition to help determine which carbohydrate foods were best for people with diabetes. Read more...
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Winter Warmers: Foods to Help Boast Your Immunity and Help Ease Colds and Flu

Winter Warmers: Foods to Help Boast Your Immunity and Help Ease Colds and Flu
Short of hybernating from May through to October, there is little we can do to avoid the chill of winter. Winter brings with it many good things; the satisfication of building a good fire, the excitement of watching a sports game while rugged up against the cold, gumboots and hearty comfort food. Read more...
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Recommended Daily Water Intake

Recommended Daily Water Intake
A sufficient water intake is needed to combat dehydration, which saps energy, causes fatigue and reduces concentration. The standard 'eight glasses a day' of water, which equates to two litres, has been widely reported as the recommended daily intake for water. Read more...
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Recommended Superfoods

Recommended Superfoods
While the blueberry has had more than its fair share of positive press in the field of super foods, there are countless other foods in your supermarket that are unusually high in antioxidants, vitamins and important minerals. Avocados Read more...
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Recommended Dietary Intake of Fats

Recommended Dietary Intake of Fats
Though fats have a poor reputation, they are in fact are key part of a nutritionally-balanced diet. Read more...
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McDonalds Vs Apple, Fast Food Vs Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts

McDonalds Vs Apple, Fast Food Vs Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts
To give you and example of the mineral concentration of fruits, I want to tell you the difference between a piece of fruit and Gatorade.  Because we actually had someone ask what the difference is and why it would be a better choice to go with the fruit, because I made a video about it, if your ele Read more...
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How To Take Care Of Yourself When You’re Sick

How To Take Care Of Yourself When You’re Sick
Oh, the misery! Your head is pounding, your whole body aches, and there’s nobody—nobody—around to pamper you. You’ll just have to pamper yourself. Read more...
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How To Make An Organic Fruit And Veggie Wash

You never know what kind of pesticides or dirt may be lurking on the skin of your favorite fruits and vegetables.  That’s why it’s always a good idea to thoroughly wash your produce before eating it. Read more...
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