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Things to Know About When Adding Fish to Your Diet

Fish should be a major component of everyone’s diet, but if we really want to consume fish that is healthy for us there are a few things we have to consider. As with any product such as fish that we eat, we ingest whatever that the fish has ingested or whatever environmental toxins it has picked up. So whenever we choose a certain fish we have to aware of where the fish came from and what its food supply consisted of.

Replace Those Sugary Fat Filled Snacks With the Good Stuff

Looking for the right snacks to eat through your daily routines? Jot some of these foods down for some serious benefits.

Are Energy Drinks Hazardous to Your Health?

Many people are becoming dependent upon energy drinks, as they feel that they perform better during physical and mental activities, can stay up longer to study, fight fatigue, increase metabolism and athletic ability. Drinks such as Red Bull, Monster, Rock Star, AMP, 5-Hour energy, and others contain such ingredients as caffeine, Taurine, sugar, (even more sugar, such as sucralose and high fructose corn syrup), synthetic vitamins and chemicals, and other flavorings. Side effects can include: anxiety, nervousness, tremors and shakes, dehydration, headaches, rapid hard rate, difficulty breathing, increased blood pressure, irritability, and lack of sleep. It stimulates your central nervous system, making it difficult for many people to sleep. Taurine can alter nitrogen balance in the body, lower metabolism and put undue stress on kidney function. With an abundance of extra sugar such as glucose and sucrose, tooth decay and other dental problems can develop, not to mention adrenal and pancreatic problems.

Grow, Strengthen, Repair With Protein

Here’s a few bits of information you may like to know about protein. Find out how to combine incomplete protein foods to provide complete protein meals.

Dark, Dark and Rich

Chocolate season is coming, or here if you shop. There are studies that show dark chocolate is healthier and it tastes so much better.

Is Serving Size Relevant In Today’s Meals?

It seems that in recent years portion sizes are starting to increase across the country. A lot of places offer their novelty sandwich or burrito where finishing in a set amount of time will gain you some recognition and likely a free meal. However, it seems that many of the other restaurants and chains are starting to follow suit.

Reasons Why Nutrition Is Important to Your Overall Health

If you are looking to receive many great new health benefits in your life, good nutrition is the best way to go. Here are some of the benefits of having good nutrition and the consequences of poor nutrition in your daily life.

Fruits and Vegetables – The Fundamentals of Any Healthy Diet

“You must eat all of the fruits and vegetables on your plate before you can be excused”. How many times have you heard this statement in your childhood? If you were given a penny every time someone said this to you, you would now be a rich person.

Antioxidants And Disease Prevention: How Can Antioxidants Fight Against Cancer?

How can antioxidants prevent disease such as cancer? The first thing you need to know is how antioxidants work and what kind of antioxidants work best.

You Are What You Eat – Why Food Journaling Can Make a Difference in Your Health!

The reaction clients have to keeping a food journal is comparative to someone forcing a person to watch every episode of “Barney and Friends” with 20 preschoolers hopped up on pixie sticks and sodas… not a fun experience (don’t ask me how I know!) Food journaling is a major player in the quest for health and fitness. We can’t out exercise good nutrition so we need to partner them for success

Multivitamin: Read This ASAP!

Will I benefit from taking a multimineral and multivitamin tablet each day? Will it interfere with the diabetes or my high blood pressure medication?

Vitamins Are a Must These Days

The breaking news for the year 2014 is that vitamins are now a necessary staple in our diets, now that is has been confirmed that all processed foods are virtually stripped of all minerals and nutrients that our bodies need for sustaining a vibrant immune system. Not even the vegetables have the nutrients we all assumed were laden with nutrients, and fiber our bodies need. Because of over farming, the planting and replanting on the same soil, harvest after harvest has robbed the soil of it’s nutritional yield. And our bodies absolutely need those nutrients and minerals that were once plentiful from our farming community. As a result of this absence of nutrients and minerals, america and in other developed countries, we are facing medical maladies approaching epidemic proportions. And we can and must take action now. The science is clear, the results of the research are unambiguous, healthy looking people are literally starving to death. How can an overweight person be on the verge of starvation, simple, our bodies need nutrients and minerals for survival. Here are what make up nutrients; vitamin B, calcium, carbohydrates,cholesterol, fat, fiber, folic acid, and more, all used in the organisms metabolism.

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