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What you should know about diabetes

Diabetes is a growing problem in our country. With our population at an all time high in weight gain and a low in health care, the problem is only growing. Diabetes (or Diabetes Mellitus)  is a disease characterized by a malfunctioning metabolism and a high blood sugar level. The result can be low levels of [...]

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22 Tips to Treat and Prevent Kidney Stones

There are several things that you can do at home to treat and even prevent kidney stones. Here are 22 tips. 1. Drink Water. Probably one of the simplest things that you can do, drinking water can really help lessen your chance of getting kidney stones. You should drink a minimum of 50% of body [...]

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Can Sugar and Salt be Toxic?

I’ve often wondered why some people always have to add salt to their food or why others crave sweet desserts often.  Sugar and salt seem to be our our main nemesis when it comes to healthy eating.  These two food enhancers are also considered to be very addictive.    Interestingly, both have high market value and [...]

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Kidney Stones

I thought something could be said about kidney stones because so many people suffer from it due mostly to their poor dietary habits.  It is interesting how this painful ailment can be prevented, yet a lot of people get it.  Why is this so?  Studies show that people who eat too much sugar foods and [...]

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5 Things to Remember When Consuming Alcohol

This is the season when many people consume too much alcohol.  Here are five important things you should remember  when consuming alcohol during this Carnival season (or any other event that encourages heavy drinking) because over-consumption can place the drinker at a physical and health risk .   If not managed properly one can cause damage [...]

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Cooking For Two

The approaching month of February got me thinking of couples who like preparing their own meals.  I consider cooking for two a very easy and, might I say, a very rewarding task.  You just have two persons to consider and this makes it a lot simpler than planning a meal for large family. You  can [...]

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The Politics of Food: Eliminating Trans-fat in Foods

On the helm of the ban of Trans Fat in foods by the FDA, one respondent to an article was adamant that his civil rights was being eroded and that Socialism was slowly creeping in on America. He was not the only one to express that feeling.  This got me thinking that this seems to [...]

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35 Potent Foods to Suppress Junk Food Cravings

The following article was edited for Suppressing the junk food appetite can be big feat by itself, even so many of us are still trying to get that one successful method to really suppress the need for junk food even thought there are many suggestion out there.  Scientists recognize that this is the most [...]

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The Fake Foods We Eat

Food is the body’s fuel.  We cannot live without food.  It gives the body nutritional support so it can withstand daily challenges.  However, the modern food industry is not one that entirely encourages healthy environmental practices for food production.  For this reason there are many processed foods and fake foods available. Are you eating fake [...]

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Towards Health With Cinnamon

The scent of cinnamon seems to always elevate the olfactory perceptions.  The sweet flavorful scent of cinnamon is common in many of our favorite breads, muffins, cakes and sweets.  The cinnamon raisin bread, the cinnamon rolls, cinnamon cookies, cinnamon bread sticks, even many of the East Indian sweets are all irresistible and mouthwatering recipes with [...]

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