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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...

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Fruit

Fruits: your parents were probably always trying to get you to eat them instead of candy—and you may be fighting the same battle now with your own kids. It’s pretty clear that getting your kids to eat fruit instead of Mars Bars is a good move—fruits have many health...

Eating what we Need Versus what we Think we Need

Nutrition and food can be confusing – we are often told one thing but this can change rapidly with advances in research. One problem that a lot of individuals have is the concept of eating what we need versus what we think we need. Sometimes we tend to think...

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? Say it with me “trans fats.” As I am sure...

Reducing Cholesterol with Omega 3 – Salmon Anybody?

Cholesterol is a lipid, or a naturally occurring fatty molecule such as oil, wax, and fat, found in all animal tissue within the cell membrane. It is transported throughout the body by the circulatory system and it is insoluble in blood meaning it does not break down and must...

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