Add Years To Your Life With Whole Grains

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Recent studies conclude that whole grains can boost weight loss, lower blood pressure, reduce risk of diabetes and cancer, and increase overall heart health. In addition, over 600 new products containing whole grains were introduced by food companies in 2005-a sure sign that the whole grain revolution is upon us. Yet a recent study from […]


Health Conditions That A Good Fiber Diet Can Prevent

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Back in the 1940s, Dr. Denis Burkitt began to notice the importance of diet to good health. Working as a surgeon in East Africa, he rarely saw conditions, like constipation, hemorrhoids, and appendicitis, that were widespread in the Western world. He came to believe the amount of fiber, or roughage, people eat could explain why. […]


What You Should Eat For Optimum Health

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We often wonder what we should eat for optimum health and even the government has recently flip flopped its food pyramid which you can see at MyPyramid.gov. Here’s an overview of the 2005 dietary guidelines from the government. First off, according to the new government guidelines a healthy diet is one that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, […]


Whole Versus Enriched Grains What S The Difference

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Many say today’s consumer is overwhelmed with information on whole and enriched grains. With all the conflicting information, it can be difficult to understand what to eat to maintain a healthful and balanced diet. First, it is important to understand grains. Grains come from the seed-heads of grasses, which are then milled or processed into […]


It S Getting Easier To Go With The Grain

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There’s good news for those who want to incorporate more whole grains into their diet. Thanks to innovative menu planning and a growing number of products, it’s getting easier for consumers to include whole grains on a regular basis. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) food pyramid recommends that adults consume at least three servings […]


Moms Require Energy And Nutrition Fit For An Athlete

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Moms let their inner athletes shine through from the minute they step out of bed in the morning to the moment they turn in for the night. Career, household, children, community responsibilities-they tackle it all on a daily basis. A nationwide survey found that 70 percent of moms believe that all of the activity they […]


Prepare Healthy Meals In Minutes

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Obesity is one of the most talked about health issues today. Since 1980, overweight rates have doubled among adults and children and tripled among adolescents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Regular exercise and good nutrition are at the heart of staying healthy, reducing the risk of heart disease, diabetes and obesity. […]


What You Should Know About Celiac Disease

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Celiac disease is a digestive disorder caused by the by consumption of gluten, a protein commonly found in many grains, especially wheat, barley & rye. Therefore, those products containing these grains MUST be avoided by those diagnosed with celiac disease. Among those products to be especially mindful of are: bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and […]


Fake Food Top 10 Most Deceptive Foods That Everyone Thinks Are Healthy But Are Not

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1. Pasteurized Milk Milk is touted as a healthy food, and most people assume that it does a body good. But pasteurization destroys active enzymes and denatures the fragile proteins in milk. It also kills beneficial bacteria and lowers the vitamin content of your milk. A better alternative? Raw milk is milk that hasn’t been […]


About Diamond Weights

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Diamonds are measured in Carat Weight. One carat weighs 200 milligrams. If a diamond is referred to as four grains, this also means that it is a one carat diamond. The word Carat comes from the word carob. A carob is a bean that grows on a tree in the Mediterranean. In times past, if […]


Slow Aging With A 50 70 Raw Food Diet

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Modern advertising is constantly pounding us with ads about how and where to eat. Or what we should be eating. Common sense tells us that a much of this “food” is unhealthy but it taste so good that you can’t resist. What is sure to eventually happen is a downward spiral of your physical health […]


Eating Vegetarian For Life

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Becoming a vegetarian is a frightening thought for most people of the western world. We have become so used to having a serving of dead animal on our plates that without it we feel that we have not eaten. With the rising rate of death associated with heart disease being what it is, we all […]


What Should You Know About Gluten Free Diet

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I can tell you truthfully that up until very recently I had absolutely no clue as to what a gluten free diet was. I didn’t have even a grain of an idea that I could base my knowledge upon. I have since found out however, that gluten is what you would call the protein part […]


Buying Premium Dog Food 101

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So you are wondering if the dog food you are feeding is really good for your canine. Maybe you heard that your particular brand of dog food is bad for your dog. Here I will try to explain what to look for as well as the ingredients and how they measure up to what you […]


Delicious Breads To Help You Close The Whole Grain Gap

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Many Americans view themselves as healthy eaters and, according to a recent survey on the subject, 45 percent say they adhere to a healthy diet. But there may only be a grain of truth to that self-reported percentage. On the first anniversary of the 2005 Food Pyramid recommendations from USDA, statistics show that Americans have […]