Category Archives : Nutrition


Myths About Carbs In the Diets

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It seems that carbohydrates are the new evil food item. It used to be that fat was the nutritional villain in our lives. This led to the “fat-free” food craze that ironically has made so many people fat. In place of fat, sugar, MSG and other fat building chemicals were added to foods. We now […]

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5 Benefits Of Eating Seafood For Good Health

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There is no doubt that fish is generally good for you. It contains a great source of vitamin D, protein, and omega 3 fatty acids, which protect against heart disease, stroke, dementia, and some types of cancers. Fish should be a part of your regular weekly diet and is preferable to eating meat products.   […]

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How to make Cornbread Muffins – Cornbread Recipe

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Many people, especially children, could not resist seeing cornbread muffins being served in dining tables for parties and other occasions. Aside from being served at parties, cornbread muffins can also be served during snack times. If you are thinking of surprising your kids for a treat of cornbread muffins, then it is a good idea […]

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The National Dietary Guidelines – The New Food Pyramid

The healthy eating pyramid is a guideline for people to follow and understand how to develop healthy eating habits. The new food pyramid is designed vertically instead of horizontally and color-coded. Each color represents a different food group – grains, vegetables, fruits, fats and oils, milk and dairy and meat, beans, fish and nuts. The […]

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Cooking for a Vegetarian

  Many reasons may constitute an individual’s choice for vegetarian cooking. It could be religion, health, or finances, but one thing is for sure; vegetarians all crave healthy foods that are still full of flavor. If you are cooking for a vegetarian, there are some pointers you have to consider.  1. Stop replacing meat-based recipes […]

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The Consequences of Poor Nutrition

The Role of Food Food is intended for the human body as sustenance and nutrition. Truly, that is its only intent. It is meant to provide essential nutrients that work to support internal bodily process and nutrify major organs. It provides us with energy and is essential for the proper physical development of children. Somewhere […]

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Unhealthy Eating Habits

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You may be continuing unhealthy eating habits without even knowing it. You may need another wake-up call around ways you can eat healthier in order to avoid the complications that come from poor nutrition and poor eating habits: Here 11 signs that indicate you are not engaging in healthy eating habits: 1. You Finish Your […]

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Gluten Intolerance and Kids

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Cookies, cake, bread, pizza, pasta, breaded chicken, hamburger and hot dog buns are all favorites of kids the world over. But when your child has a gluten intolerance or gluten allergy, these are foods that can cause big problems. The good news is that your child doesn’t really have to give up favorite foods at […]

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7 Signs That You Aren’t Eating Enough Vegetables

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  Vegetables play a vital role in proper nutrition. Along with a diet rich in whole grains and fruits, veggies can deliver all of the essential vitamins, nutrients and minerals you need for excellent health. Unfortunately, today’s Standard American Diet (its acronym is ‘SAD’ for a reason) is lacking in . This is the same […]

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