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Dietary Fat

Fats are commonly frowned upon in the modern diet when in fact key types are essential to healthy living, the aim is to identify between the good and bad varieties. Essential Fats the good fats Appropriately named, as the body cannot synthesise them of its own accord, and therefore essential …

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Cyclists Diet

If you ride seriously, eat seriously. I am not a dietician and all recommendations are just my recommendations. Of course you should use your own judgement and consult your physician with any concerns you have. It has often been repeated that “variety is the spice of life.” I agree. I …

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Why do you need Folic Acid

Folic acid benefits our health in more ways than we realize. In this article, I’d like to tell you what I have learned about this vitally important vitamin. Folic acid, in case you don’t already know it, is Vitamin B9. Folic acid helps our metabolism along with keeping us healthy …

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Vitamins for Pregnant Women

Nutrition is essential duing pregnancy for both the mother and the baby. The effect of malnutrition on the mother may be causing osteomalacia and decrease her body resistance and tetany. On the foetus(baby) the effects are more dangerous and depend on the stage of pregnancy. Malnutrition can cause abortion in …

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Top 5 Supplements

Let’s face it; we live in a society of shortcuts. We want our food fast and our diets even faster. Who has the time anymore to consume the proper number of fruits and vegetables every single day? It is for this reason that we turn to dietary supplements to quickly …

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How does Vitamin k help

Vitamin K may be one of those vitamins that we don’t hear about much. Even though it’s less commonly spoken of compared with vitamin C or the vitamin B groups, it’s equally important for the healthy functioning of the mind and body. The three main benefits of getting adequate amounts …

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Angina Vitamins Minerals

Can supplements actually help with Angina or is the only method of treating this very painful condition conventional medicine? This is perhaps one of the most debated topics in the medical profession, but there is some very startling evidence to suggest that the answer to this question is a very …

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Best Foods for Detoxing the Body

Detoxification is the process of removing toxins, debris and waste from the body. Additives and preservatives in foods accumulate in the digestive tract. Toxins from the environment enter the body through the air and through skin. Detox diets help the body breakdown and flush out toxins that build up over …

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Smoothie

Smoothies are an interesting beverage in that they often carry two very different connotations. One person might hear the word, “smoothie,” and immediately think of a healthy, refreshing beverage with fresh fruit. Another person might hear the same word and think of sugary fraud masquerading as a health food. So …

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