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Healthy foods – what are they?

Healthy foods – what are they?

One of the most important things to consider when aiming for a healthy lifestyle is a balanced and nutritious diet, but it can be easier said than done unless you know the basics of food nutrition! Food and what we eat is often a contentious issue, many of us know what we like and don’t [...]

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Detox Diets – do they work?

Detox Diets – do they work?

Detox diets are renowned for cleansing your system from the toxins it picks up each day, but can also be very difficult to stick to as they lead to extreme hunger in many cases. Detox diets are touted as the ideal way to recharge and refresh your system. Very often, they claim to ‘change your [...]

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Diet and Food Combining

Diet and Food Combining

If you’re overweight and want to lose fat, don’t be put off by fad food diets that restrict certain foods, make you drink shakes or include pills and potions. Exercise is good for weight loss, but if you don’t change your diet too it just won’t happen. Meal planning for weight loss You can eat [...]

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How a Gluten Free Diet can Help with Weight Loss

How a Gluten Free Diet can Help with Weight Loss

Gluten is formed from several different proteins and is used to thicken food, to add texture and create chewiness. What foods contain gluten? Gluten is present in an enormous range of the foods we eat, but it is especially present in wheat or grain products such as bread, cakes, biscuits, sweets and puddings. Bread crumbs [...]

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Child Nutrition

Child Nutrition

Child nutrition is essential for healthy growth and with that, all parents should know what foods their children need and why. They may not be growing as the rate they did when they were infants, but children still require a great amounts of nutrients. What makes it tricky is that there appetites are usually fairly [...]

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Ways to Speed up Metabolism

Ways to Speed up Metabolism

There are so many products on the market that tout to speed up metabolism many of which use thermogenics to do it. Many of these products are dangerous and should be taken with caution. Believe it or not it is easy to speed up metabolism by simply eating properly, drinking plenty of water and exercising. [...]

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Weight loss tips

Weight loss tips

It is important that you set realistic goals if you are trying to lose weight. A good weight loss tip is to choose smaller plates and smaller portions. Things like opting for straight cut, fatter chips will help to minimize fat intake. Another quick and easy way to lose weight is to drink a glass [...]

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Get Ripped Fast

Get Ripped Fast

To get ripped fast and obtain the body of an Adonis, there are a number of factors which have to be taken into consideration. Be honest about your body shape; are you the one at the gym who still has no muscles despite doing lots of weight training and eating to help you become stronger [...]

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Diet Food List To Help You To Lose Weight

Diet Food List To Help You To Lose Weight

Despite what you may hear or interpret from misleading information there are no foods that can directly cause weight loss. What there is, however is nutritionally packed food sources of protein, fat and carbohydrates, that are all essential for creating a balanced diet, which will in turn increase metabolism and aid in weight loss. On [...]

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Pregnancy Diet

Pregnancy Diet

Pregnancy is an exciting period for most women. However, the condition puts additional stress on your body’s resources as it struggles to support the growth of your baby, and cope with the hormonal, physical and mental changes within itself. Importance of a Special Diet If you are pregnant, you should realize that your diet will [...]

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The Best Fat Burning Foods

The Best Fat Burning Foods

With so much hype currently about the best kinds of diet plans and tricks to losing weight, its not surprising that the question on many peoples lips, is what are the best fat burning foods. Many people believe that the best fat burning foods are the hot, spicy and exotic foods such as chilli peppers, [...]

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What You Need to Know About a Gall Bladder Diet

What You Need to Know About a Gall Bladder Diet

The gall bladder is a small organ that does a big job digesting certain nutrients such as fats. Inside of this little pouch are bile salts that help digest fat sent to it from the liver. But if a person has too much fat in their diet, then the salts do not work properly. The [...]

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What is a Slow Carb Diet?

What is a Slow Carb Diet?

Over a 30 day period it is possible to lose 20lbs of body fat. Three key points have to be considered: diet, exercise and supplements. By losing 20lbs the hips and waist will reduce in circumference. If you can, try to avoid eating carbohydrates which are white. The following foods should be avoided; cereal, tortillas, [...]

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Improve your children’s diet with the food pyramid for kids

Improve your children’s diet with the food pyramid for kids

In order to provide your child or children with the most nutritionally beneficial diet follow this food pyramid for kids guide. There are 6 main types of food types, which the food pyramid for kids is made up of. The first food group is grains, which includes bread and rice. If possible avoid white rice [...]

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Looking for a Simple Diet?  Try the Slow Carb diet

Looking for a Simple Diet? Try the Slow Carb diet

Did you know that it is possible to lose 20 pounds easily in 1 months time? It really is possible with the right exercise, diet and supplementation. Twenty pounds is equivalent to two dress sizes or pant sizes depending on what you wear. In fact, as you exercise and build lean muscle, your weight appears [...]

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Need more Iron? Check out this Iron Rich Foods List

Need more Iron? Check out this Iron Rich Foods List

Iron-deficiency anemia is a common dietary problem throughout the world. Many people don’t get enough iron for one reason or another. Whether you don’t eat the proper foods, have had surgery, have blood disorders or are a female who has heavy menstruation. This common form of anemia comes about because you don’t have enough iron [...]

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Do you Need a Complex Carbohydrate List when Dieting?

Do you Need a Complex Carbohydrate List when Dieting?

As you’re probably aware carbohydrates are a staple of most people’s diets. This is not a bad situation, but what you need to know is that all carbohydrates are not created equal. Some are better than others. Some carbohydrates promote health while others will increase the risk of heart disease and diabetes. It’s important that [...]

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History of the Food Pyramid For Kids

History of the Food Pyramid For Kids

Ever since the early 1900s, the American government has been trying to encourage its citizens to eat better by placing nutrition guides to parents and then in schools. Because most of these guides were aimed for children, they had to be colorful and easy to understand. There have been several different guides since the current [...]

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How to Diet using a Complex Carbohydrates List

How to Diet using a Complex Carbohydrates List

Men and women who are dieting should take foods from a complex carbohydrates list. There is no need to carry the list of what is included. Just think natural. Concentrate on eating whole grain food. Berries, bran, beans and brown rice are a good choice, along with fresh fruit, nuts and vegetables. To enable the [...]

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Foods that Burn Fat

Foods that Burn Fat

If you are aiming to adopt a healthier lifestyle then along with changing your diet to include foods that burn fat, exercise for at least 30 minutes three to four times a week, choose to drink more water if you are not doing so already and try and aim for 7 to 8 hours sleep [...]

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