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Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter

A lack of Vitamin D can cause the winter blues and mild depression. You can eat enough Vitamin D to keep the blues away and be healthy. Learn more by reading this article.

Medicine Is Food, Food Is Medicine

It’s so important that we are aware of the corrupt corporate-government-economic dynamics which have brought about the degeneration of mainstream western health culture, and stifle societal advancement in general. If there is even a relatively small percentage of people who do NOT see food as medicine maintaining the intricate functions of the body – who view food as nothing much more than a source of energy to keep one going throughout the day, and subsequently turn to supplements and drugs when things inevitably go wrong (there are many varying degrees of this attitude), then society is sick, very sick.

Three Ways To Stay Light For Winter Sports

For cold-climate athletes, skate skiing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, ice skating and snowshoeing are all fabulous forms of cross-training. However, tough to stay light on your feet for winter cross-training sports if you’re carrying an extra ten pounds of insulation. So here are some tips that will allow you to avoid the battle of the bulge.

An Introduction to Lactose Intolerance

Lactose is a sugar or carbohydrate found in milk and other dairy products. A person is intolerant to lactose when they have difficulty digesting milks sugars from dairy products.

Vitamin D Is Essential To The Body

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin for the body. It is needed by the body for calcium to be properly absorbed to produce healthy bone. It can help to prevent osteoporosis or weakening of the bones. Vitamin D also helps to prevent rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults.

A Review of the Movie: Food, Inc.

Food, Inc. is an important film for America. Director Robert Kenner teamed up with Eric Schlosser (author of Fast Food Nation) and Michael Pollan (author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma) to take an in-depth look at the food industry and it’s effects. These effects are far-reaching, extending from our own health to the environment. It shouldn’t be so shocking to learn where your food is coming from. But this knowledge is essential, and watching Food, Inc. is a good first step.

Should Bodybuilders Use a Soy Protein Shake?

Protein foods and supplements are one of the most important subjects for bodybuilders of every level. It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional bodybuilder or someone who just picked up weights for the first time, protein is essential for building muscle mass. In the quest to add more muscle mass lots of different protein drinks are purchased and consumed every day. There are new studies being performed on the effectiveness of the wide variety of protein types. People want to know which protein source is the best for adding lean muscle mass, so the debate about which is the best protein source is one that continues to rage on. One supplement that is surrounded by much controversy in the bodybuilding world is the soy protein shake. Many hardcore bodybuilders avoid soy protein like the plague, while others are beginning to integrate soy protein into their diets in increasing numbers.

What Are Good Sources of Protein?

There are some things that the human body just can’t do without. Everyone needs oxygen, water, and food. The majority of the foods that we eat are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Did you know that only one of these macro nutrients is essential to life? Protein is the only one of the big 3 that you cannot do without. Of course you need the right balance of all three, but without protein, important internal systems will shut down completely. It’s important to get plenty of protein in your diet for good health. Protein also plays a crucial role in maintaining, repairing, and adding muscle to your body. People that are exercising to gain muscle and lose fat need high levels of protein to make gains. It’s important to have a good source of protein in your everyday diet to stay healthy and promote lean body mass production.

Road Food – It Doesn’t Have to Be Unhealthy

There’s a new breed of Road Warrior on the country’s highways and back roads. These are people on serious missions; speeding from one stop to another. They communicate with sophisticated mobile devices and close business deals from coffee houses. Chances are you are one of these busy folks. It seems that many of us spend more time on the road these days than ever before. From high priority business meetings to the kids sports practices, there is always somewhere to be. This kind of lifestyle may have transformed many of us into super-efficient workers, but our diets have completely crumbled in the process. Many of us get by on “Road Food” every day. We eat diets filled with fast-food takeout and breakfasts purchased at the local gas station store. When you think about the high calorie, low nutrient content of this road food, it’s no wonder that so many people struggle to lose weight and get in shape.

What You Need to Know About Ready-To-Drink Protein Shakes

People with busy lives often find themselves getting sub-par nutrition. It isn’t always easy to eat healthy when you are leading a busy life. If you try to prepare enough healthy meals each day to get the daily recommended allowance of essential vitamins, minerals and nutrients, you could easily find yourself burning every spare moment on meal preparation. Things become even more time consuming when you’re trying to eat a healthy diet that promotes muscle gains. If your goal is to burn body fat and gain muscle, there are even more nutritional requirements that you have to figure into every meal.

Nutrition for Men Over 50

There was a time when a man in his 50s was considered old, not long to retirement and the beginning of the steady decline. These days men are living longer, more fulfilling lives. Healthy eating, exercise, reducing or excluding smoking and drinking can add years to a man’s quality and longevity of life. It is clear a nutrition diet is one of the most important ways a man over 50 can start to make healthy improvements to his lifestyle.

Alkaline Food

Alkaline food has been emphasized as one of the most important ingredients for the effective working of a human being’s body. Unfortunately, there is limited understanding about alkaline, human body’s ph balance and even such alkaline based foods.

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