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Real Food is Self-Correcting

Posted: 04/21/2011

“Real Food” is Self Correcting  Everyone has a diet whether you choose it consciously or not.  A diet is simply the foods we eat.  A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association examined two different diets.   Diet number one simply instructed people to choose foods only from the following groups baked/grilled meats, vegetables,...

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Super Strawberries!

Posted: 04/14/2011

Super Strawberries!As the weather gets warmer and everyone starts thinking about shedding layers—both layers of fat and layers of clothes—a great way to satisfy a sweet tooth while still staying health conscious is with a  big cup of strawberries.  Strawberries are a fabulous fruit packed with nutrients and antioxidants, however they are still...

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It's Time to Focus on Proteins

Posted: 04/13/2011

It is time to focus on proteins, specifically complete proteins. The difference between a complete protein and an incomplete protein has to do with the amino acid make up. Proteins are composed of amino acids. Thirteen amino acids are produced by the human body. However, it takes 22 different amino acids to make up a complete protein. Therefore, in order to receive all the...

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5 Ways to Improve Your Immune Health

Posted: 04/06/2011

The following are five easy ways to improve immune health without herbal remedies, drugs, or the flu shot, simply by paying a little bit of attention to everyday foods:1. Sugar Weakens a Healthy Immune SystemThis maybe the hardest of all, but it’s one of the most important changes anyone can make to their diet: avoid refined sugar of all kinds (both white and brown)...

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Why Go Organic?

Posted: 04/05/2011

In one survey, the reasons why people consumed organic foods were to avoid pesticides (70 percent), eat fresh food (68 percent), maintain health and nutrition (67 percent), and avoid genetically modified foods (55 percent) (3). However, some people choose to eat organic food for ethical purposes, which is commendable. Most organic food advocates I’ve spoken to eat organic...

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Benefits of a Proper Warm-up and Cool Down

Posted: 04/01/2011

The quality of one’s warm up and cool down directly affect one’s workout. Often times people neglect warming up and push right into their routine and then skip the cool down.  I certainly don’t want to discourage anyone from exercising because I am asking you to spend a little more time.  No doubt about it some exercise is better than none. However,...

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