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Are Almonds Good For You?

Are Almonds Good For You?

With all the media advertising for almonds being such a great food, many are wondering are almonds good for you? Well, the short answer is a very resounding yes, but exactly why are these wonderful little nuts good for your body? First and foremost, one serving of almonds contains over half of your recommended daily biotin. What, biotin? What the ...

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Gluten Free Diet Food List

Gluten Free Diet Food List

Would You Like To Be Gluten Free? Finding gluten free foods is relatively easy if you know what you are looking for.  If you have decided to try the gluten free lifestyle, in order to make your transition to being gluten free easier, I put together a basic gluten free diet food list. General Rule of Thumb A few simple ...

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Gluten-Why It Is Bad

Gluten-Why It Is Bad

“Gluten free” has become a popular buzz word in the diet/nutrition industry within the past few years.  Just look around and nutritionalists and dietitians have argued gluten free pros and cons, but I personally have been gluten free for seven years and I have never once regretted my decision to remove gluten from my diet-I feel amazing.  So, here is ...

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Paleo Diet Plan-Beginner Guide to Paleo Diet

Paleo Diet Plan

Many diet authorities have been recommending a paleo diet plan. Beginners can easily start this modified low carb type of diet that is based around the actual needs of the body and foods that were readily available and eaten by the Paleolithic era cavemen.  Their diet needs corresponded to their physical needs for constant energy and foods that could be ...

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Importance of Combining Fitness and a Healthy Diet

Lose Weight with Good Nutrition

So you have the perfect workout routine: cardio exercises to lose weight and circuit training for building muscle and strength. You commit to the program and wait to see the results. However, many people forget the importance of combining fitness and a healthy diet. The best fat burning exercises will not make any difference if your diet is too high ...

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6 Superfoods You Should Include In Your Diet

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Super foods are foods with an amazing amount of nutrients and excellent health benefits. Super foods have been shown to posses minerals, vitamins and other nutrients required for disease prevention. Super foods can confer protection from cardiovascular diseases to arthritis to cancer among others. These foods have quick and simple recipes. An excellent way of eating them is to add ...

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4 Benefits of Drinking Green Tea

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Tea is among the most liked and consumed drinks worldwide. Aside from being a wonderful, cheap beverage, devoid of calories, it has a blend of chemicals which confer several therapeutic benefits. Green tea originated from India and China, it has gained popularity for its health benefits for decades. Green tea is obtained from the un-oxidized leaves of the tea bush, ...

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3 Smoothie Recipes To Try

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Smoothies are excellent sources of nutrients for many reasons, they are delicious and healthy. Bursting with calcium, proteins and vitamins, there is no better way of getting all these nutrients into your body. Drinking a smoothie every morning is very healthy. It makes the body feel satiated during the day, this enables you to lose weight and also get a ...

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