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Calorie In vs. Calories Out

By: | Comments Off on Calorie In vs. Calories Out | On: April 10, 2016 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Lifestyle

“Calories in versus calories out does not matter.” This is a quote by a best selling diet book author and nutrition “expert.” You are not overweight due to the number of calories you consume, you are overweight because you have a slow metabolism. Rev up your metabolism and your problem... more

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Good Bye Gluten, Hello Arsenic

By: | Comments Off on Good Bye Gluten, Hello Arsenic | On: September 17, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, General Information

Gluten-Free Diet Cover

Gluten-Free has become the darling of the processed food industry. Sales for 2014 are expected to exceed $7 billion dollars in the United States. Over 60 percent of Americans believe they will feel better and reduce their risks of mental and physical diseases by eating a gluten-free diet. The irony... more

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Top 10 Sources Of Sodium In The United States

By: | Comments Off on Top 10 Sources Of Sodium In The United States | On: September 17, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, Foods To Avoid, General Information, Sodium

U.S. and some foreign food manufacturers provide American consumers with thousands of high sodium foods. One restaurant meal can provide two or more days worth of sodium. There is no shortage of sodium in the American diet. Most people love salt. Salt is 40 percent sodium. There are other sources... more

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Gluten-Free Diet Scam – New Book

By: | Comments Off on Gluten-Free Diet Scam – New Book | On: July 12, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, Health Alert, Marketing

Gluten-Free Diet Cover

Wake up American! The wool is once again being pulled over your eyes again by one of the biggest diet scams of the 21st century—the gluten-free diet. Oven 60 percent of Americans have fallen for this scam hook, line, and sinker just like fad low carb and low fat diets.... more

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Chocolate Flavanols Folly

By: | Comments Off on Chocolate Flavanols Folly | On: June 18, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, Health Benefits

Homemade Chocolate Candies

One ounce of chocolate a day keeps the doctor away. Or so Dr. Oz and other celebrity nutrition and diet experts want you to believe. It sounds so simple and so tempting; if you like chocolate. But, does it really mean you should add one ounce (28 g) of chocolate to... more

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Calculate Calories, BMI, Protein and Weight Loss Goal

By: | Comments Off on Calculate Calories, BMI, Protein and Weight Loss Goal | On: June 1, 2015 | Category : Cutting Calories, Dieting

The goal of this website is to help people make healthier food choices. It is not about sacrifice, giving up foods you love, or joining a fitness center to shed pounds. There are numerous books, websites, and so-called “experts” who have the secret to weight loss nirvana. Of course it is... more

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13 Food Facts

By: | Comments Off on 13 Food Facts | On: May 28, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting

Sometimes it is difficult separating food facts from food myths. Vested interests profit by consumer ignorance. Here are 13 food facts with no strings attached. 1. Farm Raised Fish Can Be Environmentally Friendly People are eating more seafood to reduce calories or up their omega-3 fat intake. For years this placed... more

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8 Ways To Stay Healthier Longer

By: | Comments Off on 8 Ways To Stay Healthier Longer | On: May 26, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Exercise, Health Benefits, Lifestyle

Exercising with light weights.

While your genes have the biggest affect on how long you will live, there are eight simple lifestyle steps you can take to improve your odds of living a long, healthy life with fewer doctor and hospital visits, and little or no prescription medications. Step 1. Stay Active Your body was... more

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Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medications

By: | Comments Off on Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medications | On: May 10, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Exercise, General Information, Health Benefits, Lifestyle, Sodium

For some people, controlling high blood pressure requires taking several medications daily. Each can produces undesirable side affects. Not taking the medication due to side affects can result in a heart attack or stroke which are still the number one killer in the United States. There are proven ways to lower... more

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Guide To Hypertension

By: | Comments Off on Guide To Hypertension | On: May 6, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Lifestyle

One third of Americans have high blood pressure (hypertension), and a majority of them do not have it under control according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Hypertension is known as a silent killer. There can be little or no symptoms until it is too late and you have... more

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