Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

Are Chia Seeds The Next Big Thing?

October 13, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  1 Comment
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Everywhere we turn, we hear about foods being touted as the next best thing. From super foods like quinoa to special potions and elixirs, what’s a consumer to do? Not much except take it all in. Chia seeds are apparently the new vegetarian super food and you may want to pay attention.

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Pawpaw: A fruit you should know about

September 30, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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We’re constantly bombarded with nutritional advice from what vitamins to take to what foods to eat if we want to achieve optimal health, but the same old gets boring after a while. One food creating a buzz right now is one you’ve probably never heard of. It’s a tropical fruit called a pawpaw and it’s good for you.

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Dr. Oz And The Apple Juice Feud

September 16, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Dr. Oz is in hot water over some comments he made on his show about the dangers of apple juice. Now everyone is in a tizzy and the FDA is speaking up. A little apple juice never hurt anyone, right? Well, that’s what we thought too until Dr. Oz starting freaking everyone out Wednesday when he said to beware of arsenic in our beloved apple juice.

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Bill Clinton Goes Vegan

August 19, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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When you think of Bill Clinton, the word vegan doesn’t exactly come to mind. But it should because the former prez has just declared that he’s gone vegan. Gone are the days of juicy steak dinners and creamy milkshakes. It’s for the best, though.

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Paleo Diet: Does New Diet Craze Deserve The Hype?

July 25, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  8 Comments
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Millions of people across the nation are desperate to lose weight and will try every gadget, pill and diet that comes their way hoping to drop the extra ten, 20 or more pounds. The latest hyped up diet is called the Paleo Diet and focuses on getting back to basics by eating like our ancestors did. No, it’s not advocating that we all become uncivilized carnivores.

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DASH Diet: Slows Down Weight Gain For Teen Girls

June 7, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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The DASH diet is geared toward adults looking to control hypertension, but it does more than help adults! It’s back in the news after a recent study has shown that the diet, which is rich in fruits, vegetables and other healthy diet staples, can help adolescent girls gain less weight. Is it really all that surprising that eating healthy helps you become healthier?

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Iconic Food Pyramid Being Replaced

June 2, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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Remember that nutritional food pyramid that we’d see on the back of food packages? Or maybe in health class or at your doctor’s office? Well, that ancient food guide pyramid is now a thing of the past! The federal government has chosen a new graphic to show the latest recommendations when it comes to your diet–a dinner plate! It makes sense right? You eat food on a plate. Well, most of us anyway.

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‘Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution’ Returns For Season 2

April 13, 2011 |  by  |  Entertainment  |  4 Comments
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Season 2 of Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution premiered last night and if you’re easily grossed out by nasty food, it’s not the show for you. Seriously though, the show aims to educate and is all about English chef Jamie Oliver’s quest to transform the eating habits of America. The season premiere focused on the Los Angeles Unified School District and it wasn’t pretty…

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Dukan Diet: Weight Loss Solution For Summer?

March 18, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  2 Comments
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Summer is fast approaching and we all want that killer beach body, right? We’ve all heard of fad diets that promise the world yet leave you feeling worse than when you started. If you’re looking for a diet to start now, you may want to learn more about the Dukan diet which is already hugely popular with celebs such as Jennifer Lopez. Created by French doctor Pierre Dukan, the Dukan diet is widely followed in France and was inspired by the Atkins diet and Weight Watchers. It’s said to be “the real reason the French stay thin.”

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Give Your Health A Boost By Eating A Mediterranean Diet

March 8, 2011 |  by  |  Lifestyle  |  No Comments
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With all the diets out there, it’s hard to discern what’s actually healthy and what’s just a passing fad. A recent study has shown that one diet is here to stay and will do wonders for your health. It’s the Mediterranean diet and the study has shown that it reduces the risk of metabolic syndrome, stroke and diabetes. If you’ve never heard of a Mediterranean diet, you need to keep reading. Your body will thank you.

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