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Carbs Can Be Damaging To The Heart

Guzzling down on your favorite carb-heavy meal might have more of an effect than previously realized, as a new study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC) revealed that carb-loaded shakes can seriously cause damage to the heart. Researchers monitored 33 subjects after ingesting a carbohydrate-rich 264 calorie shake. You might expect

Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health

Good nutrition is one of the keys to good health. You can improve your nutrition by regularly eating foods that have a lot of vitamins and minerals in them, such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low- or nonfat dairy. Do I need to change what I eat? If you answer yes to any of

Drinking Water To Enhance Fertility

Not only you need to drink the correct quantity of water each day, but also the best quality! Water is important to help you make fertile mucus to support the sperm fluids and for the maintenance of healthy blood pH. All important metabolic reactions occur in the presence of water; in fact your body is

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Indigestion

If you or someone you love experiences gas, bloating, acid reflux, constipation, and/or diarrhea on a regular-enough basis, there are simple, daily choices that can improve your health and sense of well being. Below are suggestions of what to incorporate and what to avoid. Take it a step at a time. Notice what helps, build

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5 Tips To Help Kick Your Sugar Addiction

Are you addicted to sugar? If so, you aren’t alone. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the average American consumes a whopping 89 teaspoons of sugar per day – about 3-4 times more than the recommended daily allowance. Sugar adversely affects the body in a number of different ways. It increases a person’s chance

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Beat Work Stress: 6 Tips To Feel Better and Work Better

The workplace is one of the top sources of stress in the average person’s life. According to a 2009 study conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA), a staggering 69% of employees in the U.S. say work is a “significant source of stress,” and 41% say they are tense throughout the workday. If you constantly

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Getting the Nutrition You Need

As you get older, good nutrition plays an increasingly important role in how well you age. Eating a low-salt, low-fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually reduce your age-related risks of heart disease, diabetes, stroke, osteoporosis, and other chronic diseases. By eating a wide variety of foods, you can pretty easily

Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Many people familiar with acupuncture recognize that it is an effective treatment for many pain conditions and physical ailments affecting the body. Yet, acupuncture is just as effective at treating mental and emotional conditions as well, such as stress, anxiety and depression. At some point in our lives, we all can get overwhelmed with life’s

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How Many Fruits and Vegetables Should I Eat a Day?

How many veggies and fruits should I eat everyday? Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. Americans just aren’t getting enough. Chances are you’ve heard these phrases a time or two in the past. But what exactly does plenty mean? Five bowls of fruit? Six salads? Nine apples? Two sweet potatoes? How much is enough? The

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8 Tips For Healthy Living On The Go

Are you a busy entrepreneur or employee who is usually on the go and doesn’t have a lot of time, but still wants to make 2008 the year that you get more healthy? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Most people want to get healthy, more fitter and look younger yet they can’t seem to find