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Want to lose weight? Cut back on carbs, not the fat.

Want to lose weight? Cut back on carbs, not the fat. There has been lots of talk and action going around reducing fat and eating healthy in U.S. The old school says, if you don’t want to get fat, don’t eat fat. Turns out, eating foods with fat — everything from avocados and nuts to dairy fat — doesn't make us fat. But eating too many carbohydrat...
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Strawberry

Strawberries are a small, heart shaped, fruit that belongs to the Rosacea or rose family. Strawberry is actually not a berry or a fruit but a pseudocarp (also known as false fruit), Strawberry are the most popular type of berry. They are sweet, healthy, juicy and delicious. There are lot of health benefits of eating strawberries. Strawberries conta...
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Quinoa

Quinoa is the name is derived from the Spanish spelling of the Quechua name kinwa. It is considered a very healthy grain and is well-known for its protein content and other nutrition’s. While it does have a decent amount, it’s not actually the amount of protein that’s so impressive. Instead it’s the type of protein. Quinoa has the perfect balance o...
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Let's eat for the health, and not for taste.

Food should be eaten mostly to maintain good health and not to appeal to taste buds. I am always surprised to notice that kids and toddlers follow this than the adults. Have you ever notice that I kid will never eat more once she is full, even if she is eating her favorite dish. Build a healthy plate Before you eat, think about what goes on your ...
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Salt

Salt is the important component of the food we prepare to eat. The important question arises is how much of salt is too much?   A recent study in the American Journal of Health Promotion estimates that 1.5 million cases of high blood pressure could be eliminated and over $2 billion in health care costs could be saved annually if Americans woul...
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Food

The purposes of food are to promote growth, to supply force and heat, and to furnish material to repair the waste which is constantly taking place in the body. Every breath, every thought, every motion, wears out some portion of the delicate and wonderful house in which we live. Various vital processes remove these worn and useless particles; and t...
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Salt

Salt is the important component of the food we prepare to eat. The important question arises is how much of salt is too much?   A recent study in the American Journal of Health Promotion estimates that 1.5 million cases of high blood pressure could be eliminated and over $2 billion in health care costs could be saved annually if Americans woul...
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What type of food we eat?

It is impossible to lay down hard and fast rules in the matter of food. What sort of food should we eat, how much of it should be eaten, and at what times,—these are questions on which doctors differ a great deal. The ways of men are so diverse, that the very same food shows different effects on different individuals. Although, however, it is impos...
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Healthy foods that are not so healthy

Often at times, we think that choosing the healthy choices are simple and easy but it’s not always the case. Below are some of the choices that seems right and healthy but is not. Donuts and Muffins – Breakfast is considered the most important part of the meal, but should have include healthy choices like fruits, proteins and not sugar and carbs. ...
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Green Tea - the next healthy drink after water.

Green Tea is the most sought after health drink after water. Originating in China, its extract has become the raw material for various health food, dietary supplements, beverages, and cosmetic item. It is loaded with polyphenols like flavonoids and catechins, which function as powerful antioxidants. Green tea is the best food source of a group call...
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