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Another Study Confirms (Dark) Chocolate can Promote Weight Loss

Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Another Study Confirms (Dark) Chocolate can Promote Weight Loss

Chocolate will not make you fat. As a matter of fact, eating high-quality dark chocolate in moderation could actually help you maintain a slimmer waistline, according to a study recently published in the journal Nutrition. This study is only the latest in a body of research linking chocolate to positive health outcomes.

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Dangerous Ingredients: 54% of Food Sold at Walmart is Banned by Whole Foods Market

Posted by on February 25, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Dangerous Ingredients: 54% of Food Sold at Walmart is Banned by Whole Foods Market

Did you know that about 54% of the products sold in stores like Walmart would be banned from Whole Foods due to containing dangerous ingredients? Check out the real differences below.

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MMA and Longevity Diet Plan: The Dolce Diet

Mike Dolce is the World MMA Trainer of the Year. Listen as Mike talks about his diet and longevity plan with London Real. Watch the full episode HERE.

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One Tree: Over 92 Nutrients and 46 Natural Antioxidants

Posted by on February 23, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 5 Comments
One Tree: Over 92 Nutrients and 46 Natural Antioxidants

Moringa oleifera is a tree native to the Himalayas and cultivated throughout the subtropics. Also called the ‘drumstick tree’ due to its odd shape, moringa oleifera grows very well in numerous climate types and offers many health benefits. It has over 92 nutrients and 46 natural antioxidants, as well as anti-inflammatory compounds

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The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean

The Full-Fat Paradox: Whole Milk May Keep Us Lean

The reason we’re told to limit dairy fat seems pretty straightforward. The extra calories packed into the fat are bad for our waistlines — that’s the assumption. But what if dairy fat isn’t the dietary demon we’ve been led to believe it is? New research suggests we may want to look anew. Consider the findings of two recent studies that conclude the consumption of whole-fat dairy is linked to reduced body fat.

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Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

Posted by on February 10, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

A chemical that is used to make yoga mats, the rubber soles for shows, and synthetic leather is also in Subway’s fresh-baked breads, but due to a blogger’s active voice, the nationwide sandwich chain plans to remove the additive, azodicarbonamide, which bleaches the flour and prepares the bread for baking.

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Raw Chocolate Blueberry & Coconut Lovehearts (vegan)

Written by on February 10, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Raw Chocolate Blueberry & Coconut Lovehearts (vegan)

I adore finding healthful ingredients, full of antioxidants, vitamins and all round nutritional goodness, weaving them together to create delicious, fun, healthy, indulgent treats

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The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

There is no lack of scientific confirmation for the indisputable value of fermented food for the promotion of health and wellbeing. In fact, one could consider fermented foods like kimchi, natto, apple cider vinegar, and even – in moderation – wine, coffee, chocolate and beer, ‘medical foods’ of sorts.

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Naringin (in Grapefruit) Reduces Cervical & Breast Cancer Tumors by up to 75%

Naringin (in Grapefruit) Reduces Cervical & Breast Cancer Tumors by up to 75%

Studies show how people suffering from cancerous tumors due to malnutrition and cachexia (high levels of inflammatory cytokines in their cells which causes weakening or severe illness) responded exceptionally well to treatment with naringin, a compound found in grapefruit. While laboratory animals have been tested most prominently for their response to naringin, there are hundreds of other studies carried out on people, as well. In many of these studies ‘complete tumor regression’ ensued.

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Hilarious Video Exposes What ‘Natural’ Products Really Mean

Posted by on February 5, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments

Anthony Gucciardi: Millions have been duped by the use of corporate language within the food products industry — including myself before I became better educated about what terms like ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ really mean. In the case of ‘natural’, the term actually means virtually nothing. And some individuals behind the organic movement have put together a funny yet informative video exposing this reality.

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There’s Nothing “Diet” About Diet Soda

There’s Nothing “Diet” About Diet Soda

Diet colas and sodas have long been considered a healthy alternative when trying to shed a few extra pounds. After all, diet sodas typically contain zero calories because the sugars are eliminated and replaced with no-calorie sweeteners. The problem, however, is that diet soda drinkers tend to experience accelerated weight gain, boost their risk for both metabolic syndrome, and diabetes. – See more at: https://www.naturalblaze.com/2014/02/theres-nothing-diet-about-diet-soda.html#sthash.vNWshWzm.dpuf

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Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Sugar: Killing us Sweetly. Staggering Health Consequences of Sugar on Health of Americans

In September 2013, a bombshell report from Credit Suisse’s Research Institute brought into sharp focus the staggering health consequences of sugar on the health of Americans. The group revealed that approximately “30%–40% of healthcare expenditures in the USA go to help address issues that are closely tied to the excess consumption of sugar.” The figures suggest that our national addiction to sugar runs us an incredible $1 trillion in healthcare costs each year. The Credit Suisse report highlighted several health conditions including coronary heart diseases, type II diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which numerous studies have linked to excessive sugar intake….

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14 Alkaline Foods and Drinks for Optimal Health

Posted by on February 3, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
14 Alkaline Foods and Drinks for Optimal Health

One study from the Arizona Respiratory Center at the University of Arizona found that foods high in acid content (often those with an abundance of animal proteins and salt and low in fruits and vegetables) can lead to “a sub-clinical or low-grade state of metabolic acidosis,” potentially leading to an increase in the risk of cancer. In an effort to keep that balance within, eating foods that are alkaline-forming can offset the acidity of modern food sources.

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‘Loved-up’ Raw Chocolate Brownies – Trinity Bourne

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
‘Loved-up’ Raw Chocolate Brownies – Trinity Bourne

Trinity Bourne: We’ve just enjoyed the most awesome ‘loved-up’ raw, no-bake, chocolate brownies and I am really excited to share the recipe. You’ll need a strong blender or even better, a decent food processor to create them. The thing I love about these raw chocolate brownies is that they offer great nutritional value as well as being vegan, gluten-free and lovingly delicious!

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12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy

Posted by on January 28, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 5 Comments
12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy

Soy has become a major source of toxicity for human beings, especially in the last three decades. Not only is more than 99% of soy genetically modified, but sources labeled organic or non-GMO are often exposed to the same problems as conventional soy. Here are 12 reasons to avoid any kind of soy

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