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Foods that are Healthy but Economical

There are still foods on the market that are low-cost and budget-friendly, but pack a punch when it comes to nutrients. Standard fare of decades past can still be popular as healthy food staples today. Foods like eggs, peanut butter, oatmeal, beans, fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables can provide …

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What are Water Soluble Vitamins

The water-soluble vitamins are the B group and vitamin C. These are essential micro nutrients that we need in our diet for good health. All of these vitamins except Vitamin B-12 are not stored by the body but must be consumed every day to maintain good health. Unlike the fat-soluble …

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Salt Intake in the Diet

When we pick up a potato chip or a pretzel, all we may think about is how delicious it is going to taste. We crunch down and let it satisfy our taste buds but rarely think about what is in it that hits the spot. One of the ingredients in …

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Why People Skip Breakfast

Most of us understand the value of breakfast. It has been drummed into us by health and nutritional professionals for many years now . . . Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast provides that first burst of nutrients to our fasting bodies. It gives us energy …

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Trans Fats – Mono

Fats are an essential part of our diet. But which is better for us and how much is the essential question. Almost everything we eat, or possible drink, contains some sort of fat. Fat intake can’t be completely avoided, but none the less we can control the amount we take …

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The Health Benefits of Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a commonly added spice to many recipes. I’ll bet that as you are adding it to whichever recipe that might call for it, you’ve never thought of the health benefits nutmeg provides. I’d like to fill you in on what the various health benefits are in this great …

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How to Lose Weight after Menopause

Menopause and perimenopause the years leading up to menopausecause most women to gain weight. Most women will gain about 10 to 15 pounds during their menopausal years, most of it around their abdomen. Women who have experienced early menopause or surgical removal of ovaries may experience more rapid and extreme …

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Prevent Aging with Good Nutrition

How to prevent aging with good nutrition Gray hairs, crow’s feet, and laugh lines: a youthful appearance is one that often takes priority over aging naturally and health. It is often implied that one need not worry about aging today, but tackle these problems when they arise with one of …

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