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Juicing For Weight Loss And Good Health With These Easy Tips

If you’ve decided to commit to a healthy lifestyle, then juicing is one of the first steps to take. There are many real health benefits to making your own fruit and vegetable juices and consuming them fresh. Here are some great tips and advises that will help you get started.

Why You Should Swap Table Salt For Himalayan Salt

Salt is salt, right? Not quite! Salt that you normally see at the store and at restaurants is the kind of salt that doctors tell you to avoid if you’re watching your blood pressure and if you’re supposed to reduce your sodium intake. It is stripped of any nutrients and isn’t really doing much good for your health. Himilayan salt, on the other hand, has been around for centuries and has thousands of trace minerals in it that can actually LOWER your blood pressure and promote healing in the body. So what is Himilayan salt, what are the benefits, and where can you get it?

The Truth About Diets: What You Need To Know

When you’re on a restrictive diet and therefore eat less than your resting metabolic rate, i.e. less calories than your body needs to survive, your body will think you are starving and you will begin to kick in all kinds of starvation protection mechanisms.

Vitamin Enriched Beauty Supplements

Health and Beauty is a clear manifestation of what goes in the body is visible on the outside. Longevity of good skin and hair depend a great deal on balanced eating with the right amount of minerals, vitamins, proteins and calcium that keep up the optimum performance of the body from within, maintains high metabolism and burns fat readily. But, with age the hormones functions slowly and just a balanced diet becomes insufficient for healthy cell production which starts to show on skin in form of wrinkles, fine lines, dryness & lustreless skin and hair.

“Health” Food Ads and Adults

I recently saw a commercial on Spanish television pitching breakfast cereal to adults. The dad in the commercial was bummed about having to eat oatmeal in the morning since he was worried about his cholesterol. Then his wife came in singing with a box of cereal.

Tips to Survive Mardi Gras 2013

Great food and good times are what we, the people of New Orleans, live for! We are constantly surrounded by holidays and festivals celebrating everything from music to our sports teams to every New Orleanians’ favorite, a po’ boy sandwich. Our most beloved season of all to celebrate is quickly approaching, Mardi Gras.

Quick Tips to Get a Healthy Dinner on the Table During the Week

Do you have a hard time getting a healthy meal, or any meal on the table for your family? I can relate. Many nights during the week I pick up my kids at 5:30pm and we are strolling in the door close to 6:00pm and still need to check homework, get baths, eat dinner, and spend some quality time together as a family. Here are some tricks and strategies that I use to help me get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes.

4 Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Plants or plant based foods generally get a bad rap amongst the masses. People associate the lack of seasonings and taste with how they feel about plants. Vegans and raw foodists are growing by the numbers due to readily available health education on fruits and vegetables. Today we will share 4 benefits that people experience from consuming a plant based diet.

The Reason Pre-Packaged Meal Plans Fail

There are a lot of selling points in the health and wellness industry to date, none more so than someone developing their own ‘sure-fire’ meal plan. They sell you on the notion that all you have to do is follow the meals exactly and watch the pounds just fall right off. With nothing but optimism that this plan will help you lose the weight, you embark on this new meal plan that someone else has set out for you.

Are You Unknowingly On A High-Carb Diet?

Of all of the different theories on dieting to hit the internet, one that is starting to pick up steam is the ‘Paleo Diet.’ This basis of this plan is to eat groups of foods much like our Paleolithic ancestors ate in order to survive and evolve. This plan for eating is also known as the ‘hunter-gatherer diet’ with the idea that these prehistoric humans would eat anything that they could hunt or find in regions in which they resided.

More Good News About the Mediterranean Diet

We now have a recent study out of Spain on the Mediterranean diet that finds a 30% reduction in heart attacks, deaths from heart disease and stroke. This study involving 7447 at risk people for almost five years, and it showed two things that I thought were quite significant: that a Mediterranean diet will deter heart problems and strokes, and people who go on this diet have a much easier time staying on it.

Eating Healthy: The Simplest Solution Just May Be The Best Solution

A 2013 international study punctuated our health dilemma. According to a January 2013 report from the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, although America spends more on health care than other wealthy nations it ranks among the least healthy of all industrialized countries. This has to lead us to rethink our approach to disease treatment and prevention.

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