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21 Foods that Help you Prevent Cancer

One of the best ways to promote good health and to help protect yourself against cancer is through your diet. According to the American Cancer Society one third of all American cancer deaths may be diet related. Some of...

Trans Fats – A type of Unsaturated Fat

Well, I am sure you have heard all of the hoopla in the news over the last number of months to a year about the new health hot topic of “TRANS FATS”. They even just sound strange don’t they?...

The Importance of Healthy Snacking

There is much debate over snacking – should you snack? Does it increase your metabolic rate? Does it cause you to overeat? What should you snack on? These are all good questions as snacking can be helpful provided it...

Why Most Diets Won’t Work For You

If you have been trapped in the cycle of trying every different diet available it’s probably not surprising news that most diets won’t work for you. Although diets seem to cause an initial rapid loss of weight, they are...

What is Omega 3 – An Important Dietary Fat

Do you have traumatic memories of your parents forcing you to swallow that horrific spoonful of cod liver oil? The fishy smell and oily texture has followed many of us into our adulthood and even worse was when manufacturers...

Thin, or Thick Crust Pizza – It’s All About The Calories

There has been a long-going debate over which pizza style has more calories; thick, or thin-crust. We know which one has more calories, but the reasons are confusing. You would think that a thick-crust pizza would have more calories. It...

Sugar versus Artificial Sweetener

There has been tremendous debate over the use of artificial sweeteners and health over the last few years while we as a society battle with overweight and obesity. Humans tend to like sweetness so it is no surprise that...

Obesity – When Weight Become a Big Problem

There is a new epidemic in the United States – one that predisposes individuals to depression and a slew of diseases, several deadly. Before World War II, it was hardly an issue but today, it’s one of the nation’s...

How Much Water Should a Person Drink a Day?

As you can imagine, any component that makes up 60 to 70 percent of our body weight has to be important when it comes to one’s body and health. Since the majority of our bodies are made up of...

Holiday Dieting Tips – Watching What You Eat While on Holidays

If you're gearing up to go on a holiday, there's no question that you're looking forward to relaxing and easing the stress of your everyday life. With this, you may also be thinking about really enjoying yourself and indulging...

Thyroid Problems and Obesity – Could it Be the Problem?

When one is discussing the various causes of weight gain, thyroid gland dysfunciton ought to pop up into the conversation. That is because the thyroid gland, which is shaped like a butterfly and is located right below the Adam’s apple, outputs crucial hormones that essentially regulate the body’s metabolism....

Modernizing your Haircut – Staying with the Times

Remember that girl in high school that had the incredibly beautiful Farrah Fawcett haircut, complete with feathers and blonde highlights? You coveted her look every day of the week. Now, isn’t it funny, how at your 20 year reunion you were able to pick her out of the crowd...

Things to Consider When Choosing a Dentist

According to research from Psychology Today, almost 70% of adults have a fear of going to the dentist. Maybe it is the drills and needles, or holding your mouth open for what seems like an ungodly amount of time that sparks the fear. Or maybe, it is the financial...

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