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Why You Should Avoid The No Carb Diet

Why You Should Avoid The No Carb Diet

Carbohydrates or “carbs” are the current boogeymen of dieting. It used to be calories, then fat and now the poor little carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are present in foods like potatoes, rice, bulgur, grains, wheat products, wheat berries, pasta, cereals, most fruit, fruit juices and bread. Some carbohydrates, such as white potatoes, do contain lots of calories. [...]

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Starchy Foods. Are They Good For You?

Starchy Foods. Are They Good For You?

The National Diet and Nutrition Survey, which looks at food consumption in the UK, has produced a report which shows that most of us should be eating more starchy foods. But why is this and what exactly, is a starchy food? Starchy foods are sometimes thought of as fattening but they contain fewer calories than [...]

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Fad Diets Do Not Work

Fad Diets Do Not Work

Over the years many fad diets have came and went and many of them did make people lose weight. But how many of those people kept the weight off? There are some tips below on how to trim the pounds and how to remain at your new healthier weight. We also point out that dieting [...]

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Kidneys are important

Kidneys are important

Kidneys are two organs in your lower back used to clean the blood. Any waste material in the blood is filtered out by the kidneys and it is then turned into urine for disposal by the body. So keeping them healthy and in good shape is crucial to your health and wellbeing. There are a [...]

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In Some Respects, Research Contradicts the Paleo Diet

In Some Respects, Research Contradicts the Paleo Diet

Familiar with the paleo diet? Then you know this diet excludes grains and legumes. Do you think this is okay? If you’re somewhat familiar with the paleo diet, you may have noticed some controversy. No matter what diet you look at, there appears to be problems. Really, who’s right and who’s wrong. Actually, it’s just [...]

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Food intolerance

Food intolerance

Food intolerance is a fairly common condition, which affects a great number of people. There are a number of different types and causes of food intolerance. Wheat Wheat is one of the most common forms of food intolerance and when consumed causes symptoms such as stomach cramping, bloating and wind. With these people in mind, [...]

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Top 10 list of food high in fiber

Top 10 list of food high in fiber

Dietary fiber or the fiber found in food is an essential part of the diet. It helps to ensure healthy digestion, maintains the condition of the digestive track and makes you feel fuller quicker. Fiber is an important part of a balanced diet and those who do not consume enough may find that they start [...]

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Glycemic Index Food List

Glycemic Index Food List

Glycemic index of a food is the impact it would have on your blood sugar levels upon digestion. Glucose has the highest glycemic index of 100. Eating foods with a glycemic index of less than 55 may lower your risk of diabetes. Fruits Fruits are an essential part of any diet, and an important part [...]

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Gallbladder Diet

Gallbladder Diet

Gallbladder is a pear-shaped organ under the liver that helps collect and store bile essential for the digestion of fats in the body. About one to three percent of patients with gallstones complain of abdominal pain, bloating, nausea and vomiting. Considerations Your gallbladder does not play a major role in your body’s health and functioning. [...]

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Home-made Granola Bars

Home-made Granola Bars

Granola bars are made from oats, nuts and fruits. They have become highly popular breakfast food and snack in recent times because they claim to be healthy and nutritious, and do not lead to unnecessary weight gain. What Are They Made Of? Granola bars were invented by Dr. James Caleb Jackson in 1894. They were [...]

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Foods which may relieve the symptoms of hiatus hernia

Foods which may relieve the symptoms of hiatus hernia

A hiatus hernia occurs when part of the stomach bulges into the lower chest through a weakness in the diaphragm. The diaphragm separates the lungs from the abdomen and works as part of the breathing process. When the stomach bulges through the diaphragm it prevents the sphincter, the one way valve, at the base of [...]

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Bacterial artificial

Bacterial artificial

In order to analyze the DNA sequence – and specifically in the human genome sequencing – scientists used bacterial artificial chromosomes. Using this method is one way in which sufficient material for analysis can be found. The bacterium known as Escherichia coli – or E. Coli which is familiar to many as the source of [...]

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Using a calorie counter with type-2 diabetes

Using a calorie counter with type-2 diabetes

If you have diabetes, you can use diet as a form of control over it. Many people find cutting out some carbohydrates helps, but simply controlling your calorie intake can make a huge difference. More and more people are being diagnosed with type-2 diabetes on a daily basis. One of the contributing factors for this [...]

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Why can’t I get rid of the Candida albicans in my gut?

Why can’t I get rid of the Candida albicans in my gut?

80% of all humans have Candida albicans present in their intestine and for the most part the organism causes no difficulty or symptoms to the host. However, if favourable growth conditions arise causing a corresponding rise in the amount of Candida albicans present in the gut a yeast infection may then develop. Currently there is [...]

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6 Steps To Lose Weight By Eating Today

6 Steps To Lose Weight By Eating Today

If you are looking to lose weight by eating, it means you should have a plan of attack on how to lose weight in a healthy manner. There are several kinds of food that take additional energy to digest. And, when you eat these foods, you increase your metabolism and deplete the fat. What does [...]

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Diet plan to control gestational diabetes when pregnant

Diet plan to control gestational diabetes when pregnant

Patients who have gestational diabetes can control it effectively and completely by changing diet and adopting a suitable exercise regime. Changing eating habits if the patient is pregnant and has gestational diabetes is necessary as oral hypoglycemic medicines are not recommended during pregnancy. Before changing to a gestational diabetes diet speak with the doctor to [...]

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Fiber and Fiber Rich Foods

Fiber and Fiber Rich Foods

Dietary fiber which is found in grains, fruit and vegetables and other fiber rich foods is very important in a healthy diet. Fiber adds bulk which makes the body feel full and helps in controlling weight. Fiber rich foods which are eaten help the body to digest food. These foods also help to reduce the [...]

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Debunking Diet Myths

Debunking Diet Myths

While many people are overweight, they struggle to lose excess pounds due to the slow pace at which they lose inches and weight – but there is no such thing as a quick fix! It is now generally recognised that there is no quick fix for weight loss, as easy as it is to gain [...]

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How to Lose Weight by Eating More?

How to Lose Weight by Eating More?

Many foods boost your metabolism and lower your body fat percentage because your body consumes more energy to digest them that it gains from them. These foods can help you lose weight by eating more. Foods Many studies indicate that you can lose weight by eating low calorie vegetables such as asparagus, broccoli, green cabbage, [...]

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Meat diets

Meat diets

The meat diets have been a popular method of weight loss for quite some time. There are many variations to it and most of them are flexible enough to be worked into most people needs. An introduction to the meat diets The meat diets also referred to as the protein diet has been a popular [...]

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