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Managing Stress With Diet

Chronic stress is a disease – and being careful about our food choices can be one of the many tools to lowering stress. As many illnesses, we need to take a multi faceted approach, and have a plan to keep the illness contained. Stress is no different. Once again – much of our health is within our control – and we need an approach of stress reduction to prevent bodily destruction! Food is far more than dazzling the taste buds, it is a nutriceutical – healing with nutrition. If we look at our nutritional choices as our energy, focus, aesthetics, susceptibility to disease… we are what we eat, digest, absorb.

Attaining A Better Health With The Help Of The Wellness Modules

In order for one to achieve a holistic improvement in his health, he has to learn first the basic concepts in health. The best way to do this is by enrolling in health classes.

Do You Need Vitamin Supplements?

Everyone acknowledges the fact that eating healthy is the best choice for one, but making healthy choices when it comes to food can get a little tricky. Usually the required vitamins and minerals are fulfilled with an intake of a balanced diet, which includes the right amount of food based on how active you are and choosing from a wide variety of foods.

Avocado – A True Health Food, Especially for the Liver

We love to find foods that are inherently healthy, especially when they are also a delicious addition to your meals. Also, we are always on the lookout for liver-healthy foods, because as we know so much of our health, and our ability to keep our weight in check depends on a well-functioning liver. Foods such as turmeric and other herbs and spices, as we have pointed out on our website, provide liver health, and in this article we would like to point out the benefits of another: avocado.

Let Your Kids’ Love for Tomatoes Grow

Tomatoes are nutritious, but that doesn’t mean kids always spring for them. Here are meal ideas that just might be the seed for your children to a growing love for tomatoes.

How Do You Deal With a Picky Eater?

There are kids who are really picky with food and there are those who go through such a season and eventually outgrow it. Regardless of whether it’s just a season in your child’s life or not, you would want to learn how to deal with the issue to make sure your child receives enough nutrition from his daily diet.

Super-Foods: Foods That Boost Your Immune System and Keep You Healthy

There are tons of foods that can help boost your immune system. Learn here about some of the best ones.

Symptoms and Solutions for People With Folate or Folic Acid Deficiencies

Folate or folic acid deficiency is when the body is not getting adequate folate or the body is not utilizing the folate efficiently. Deficiencies can happen for a variety of reasons. One of the more common reasons include pregnancy when the body requires more folate. Others include the body is not getting enough folate due to a bad diet, or the body loses folate due to certain medications.

Magnesium in Food Sources to Consider

Indeed, there are many causal factors that can have a positive or negative impact on the levels of magnesium in food. As a result, it is imperative that we have a clear understanding of their implications so we can make the best choices to optimize our absorption of this amazing nutrient that many people have called “The Miracle Mineral”.

Can Dogs Eat Quinoa?

“Can I give quinoa to Rocket?” asked my next-door neighbor a short while ago. “He was smacking his lips and salivating for that quinoa we had for lunch the other day,” she added. Now, Rocket is the neighbor’s 2 year old black Labrador. Friendly and playful, Rocket is the darling of the neighborhood and is much like the third son to this couple. Needless to say, I was as concerned as the neighbor about giving Rocket the perfect diet.

Quinoa Boon or Bane for Bolivians

The surge in Quinoa’s popularity is good for meeting the FAO’s objectives but also has led to a sharp rise in its prices. In the last decade, prices have spurted from less than $70 per tonne to $2000 per tonne at present. This is an average annual growth of nearly 40%, many times higher than the global average food inflation. Whilst the rise in prices has bought cheer to the farmers in Bolivia who are seeing a massive improvement in their prosperity levels, this is definitely not sustainable. If prices keep on rising the way they have been around in the past, quinoa would soon become unaffordable for many. Basic macro-economics will then dictate a fall in quinoa consumption. Rising prices will turn quinoa from a supergrain to a super-exclusive grain.

Dieting Tips For Your Next Vacation

The word ‘diet’ comes from the Latin word ‘diaeta’ meaning ‘matter of living, or way of life’ which suggests that a diet is something that you are going to do every single day of your life no matter the circumstance. Whether it is an average day, a day off, a road trip, or a flight across the country, your diet is oblivious to all of that. It does not care what day of the week it is, what time of day it is, or what month it happens to fall in, it is something that you should be doing every…

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