Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity

New Dietary Guidelines Reverse Flawed Recommendations on Cholesterol

New Dietary Guidelines Reverse Flawed Recommendations on Cholesterol

Limitations for cholesterol will likely be removed from the 2015 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, due to the fact that not ALL cholesterol is bad.

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5 Awesome Health Benefits Of Avocado Oil

5 Awesome Health Benefits Of Avocado Oil

Although it has not quite yet reached celebrity status like coconut oil, avocado oil is rapidly gaining momentum in natural health circles – and gaining popularity amongst those who are not fond of the taste of coconut oil. Social media is abuzz with tales of the goodness of this pear-shaped, green fruit, as well. In fact, a quick search on Instagram reveals that the avocado hashtag has been used over two million times.

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Bouncing Every Day Can Keep the Doctor Away

Bouncing Every Day Can Keep the Doctor Away

Dr. Norm Shealy demonstrates and describes how daily bouncing offers healthful benefits.

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Cleanse & Detox With This Burdock Juice Recipe

Cleanse & Detox With This Burdock Juice Recipe

Burdock has long been known as a cleanser and burdock juice is a great way to clean and detoxify your blood. A juice detox is very important with all the toxins we are bombarded with in our environment. why not use cleansing burdock juice in a recipe like this that will do the trick cleaning your blood and taste great at the same time?

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How To Starve Cancer To Death By Removing This One Thing From Your Diet (Hidden in Many Foods)

How To Starve Cancer To Death By Removing This One Thing From Your Diet (Hidden in Many Foods)

Health experts are convinced that you can starve cancer right out of the body. Eliminating this ingredient, considered cancer’s fuel, could save your life. Cancer rates are on the rise, and there are many factors that cause cancer that range from our environment to our emotions. Diet is crucial – you are what you eat – cut this out of your diet and make your body thrive.

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10 Amazing Facts About Coconut Oil (Why It’s Such an Important “Superfood”)

10 Amazing Facts About Coconut Oil (Why It’s Such an Important “Superfood”)

Coconut oil has been demonized in the past because it contains saturated fat. However, new data is shedding new light on saturated fats that contain medium-chain triglycerides (MCT’s) fatty acids. MCT’s are easily absorbed as a quick source energy source and turned into ketone bodies, which can have therapeutic effects on brain disorders like epilepsy and Alzheimer’s.

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Can This Daily Habit Fend Off Dementia? This Author And Psychiatrist Thinks It Can (Improve Mental Fitness Video)

Can This Daily Habit Fend Off Dementia? This Author And Psychiatrist Thinks It Can (Improve Mental Fitness Video)

You do not have to lose your mind with advancing age. Your brain has the capacity to regenerate and grow throughout the entire human lifespan – learn how to ensure your brain’s continued growth and rejuvenation. Compelling evidence shows that physical exercise helps build a brain that not only resists shrinkage, but increases cognitive abilities. We now know that exercise promotes a process known as neurogenesis, i.e. your brain’s ability to adapt and grow new brain cells, regardless of your age. This article highlights a number of brain-boosting benefits of exercise.

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Fermented Veggies for Natural Probiotics and a Healthy Gut (with Kimchi Recipe)

Fermented Veggies for Natural Probiotics and a Healthy Gut (with Kimchi Recipe)

Fermented vegetables are an excellent way to keep your digestive system healthy! Kimchi is a great probiotic recipe for gut health. This video Probiotics For Your Second Brain explains why that maintaining a healthy gut is so important!

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22 Remarkable Health Benefits Of Epsom Salt: Why It Should Be In Every Home And Garden

22 Remarkable Health Benefits Of Epsom Salt: Why It Should Be In Every Home And Garden

Epsom salts have been used by many different cultures for hundreds of years. They have a number of different beneficial properties and are used in gardening, household cleaning, and detoxifying the body. They are very inexpensive and can be purchased at bulk discounts in garden centers nearly everywhere. Using Epsom salt baths is an advanced detoxification strategy that has remarkable health benefits. Epsom salt is made up of magnesium and sulfate, which can help improve health in numerous ways. A lack of magnesium—which helps regulate the activity of more than 300 enzymes in the body—can contribute to high blood pressure, hyperactivity, heart problems and other health issues, doctors warn. Sulfate is essential for many biological processes, helping to flush toxins and helping form proteins in joints, brain tissue and mucin proteins.

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This Green Superfood is a Powerful Weight Loss Tool

Posted by on January 11, 2015 in Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 3 Comments
This Green Superfood is a Powerful Weight Loss Tool

If you’ve put on some extra pounds but don’t relish a starvation diet or a diagnosis of diabetes, one of the tiniest organisms on Earth may be able to help you out. It’s known as chlorella, and scientists have shown it is a powerful tool for weight loss and many other aspects of good health.

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The Diet That Helped Me Thrive After 50 (And My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe)

The Diet That Helped Me Thrive After 50 (And My Favorite Green Smoothie Recipe)

All of my life I have been thin. I have been a dancer and a yogi and I love food. I am a foodie! I love healthy food but, for decades, I just did not put a whole lot of thought into what I ate. Even in my 40s, when I began to notice that foods like pancakes and pasta, or anything with sugar in it made me feel bad, I didn’t really change my eating habits. I made small changes, like eating bread from sprouted grains, but I kept right on enjoying all kinds of foods.By the time I hit 50, those subtle ‘I don’t feel so good’ hints became much more obvious. I could tell I just wasn’t vibrating at the same energy level whenever I ate anything with refined sugar or flour. I would feel bloated and my digestion would suffer.

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These 5 Foods Could Be Making You Fat

These 5 Foods Could Be Making You Fat

Are your ‘healthy’ food choices actually making you fat and going against your entire diet and exercise regimen? Chances are, you may unknowingly be consuming a number of food items that should in fact be on your ‘food hazard’ list.

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Preventative Health Strategies For Women: 4 Natural Approaches To Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Preventative Health Strategies For Women: 4 Natural Approaches To Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

PCOS can become a serious–sometimes debilitating–issue for many women. It can also spur a wide variety of health concerns. This is why it is important to implement preventative strategies. Here are four of the most important natural approaches to PCOS.

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Top 10 Healthy Food Trends For 2015

Top 10 Healthy Food Trends For 2015

Food fads come and go (remember the acai berry?), but trends emerge over time, anywhere from a couple of years to decades. Prominent ancient grains like quinoa give way to the newest member of the tribe (hello, teff!), while centuries-old cooking techniques reappear on menus across the country. So what should you put in your grocery cart and start cooking with? Everyday Health sorted through all of the up-and-coming ingredients, emerging ideas, chefs, nutritionists, and industry experts – here are their predictions on what to pay attention to in 2015.

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How To Make Your New Year’s Resolution A Self-Loving PRACTICE (Rather than an External GOAL)

How To Make Your New Year’s Resolution A Self-Loving PRACTICE (Rather than an External GOAL)

It’s New Year’s resolution time again. Will you be making one? If so, I have a few tips that may make it easier and more rewarding for you to stick with it. This year, rather than make your resolution a goal, make it a practice – one that invites you to consciously and actively love yourself.

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