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Best Vegan Protein Sources

by admin on 2:15 PM

So you have made the decision to go vegan but are a little bit skeptical as to where you are going to get your protein from. You have probably heard lots of people talk about how vegans are always lacking in protein and that a vegan diet will cause you to look frail and malnourished. […]

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Natural flavors appear to be everywhere on ingredient labels, but what exactly are they? The FDA defines natural flavors as “the essential oil, oleoresin, essence or extractive, protein hydrolysate, distillate, or any product of roasting, heating or enzymolysis, which contains the flavoring constituents derived from a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice, […]

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The thought of melted ice cream trickling down your spoon.. the creamy, rich, mouth-watering flavor of every bite. Thinking about it makes you go crazy as you want nothing else. You just need to have that ice cream. You think you crave that ice cream but is it the taste that you crave? Do you […]

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There is a common conception that the major causes of weight gain and obesity are from excess carbohydrate intake rather than the “calorie is a calorie is a calorie” theory of weight control. When I say “calorie is a calorie is a calorie” I mean that weight gain/loss is affected solely by the amount of […]

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For awhile now I have been consuming tap water on a regular basis unaware of the possible negative/positive effects that could come as a result. I did not really think much of the health effects of drinking tap water regularly besides the fact that it is so convenient and cheap. However, in recent weeks I […]

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When were the first crops genetically modified? In 1987, the first gmo food to be commercially developed was the Flavr Savr tomato. The Flavr Savr tomato had a gene that prevented the breakdown of cell walls as the fruit ripened over time. This dramatically increased the amount of time the tomato remained firm even after […]

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Fad Diet Weight Loss Myths

by admin on 2:08 AM

Don’t be fooled by any fad diet or weight loss myths! Listed below are 5 different weight loss myths and fad diet listings to help you not get fooled by false advertising! Far from the real findings of metabolic research, pill peddlers and miracle fad diet artists use flashy ploys, fake testimonials, and rock-bottom prices […]

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Benefits of Breastfeeding Babies

by admin on 4:08 PM

Are you trying to decide if breastfeeding is right for you? Mothers around the world are divided over this issue, and the truth is that it is a personal choice that you have to make for yourself. If you are wondering if the benefits of breastfeeding for your child is truly worth it, consider these […]

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You would think considering how quickly doctors jump to prescribe you an anti-inflammatory that they would be better for you than any kind of natural arthritis remedy or diet for rheumatoid arthritis treatment. But are they really better? I have had rheumatoid arthritis since I can remember. Some days I could not bend my knee […]

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For some time now, there has been a little bit of a debate on genetics versus lifestyle in terms of losing weight and the causes of obesity and weight gain. Some struggle to gain weight while many others struggle to lose weight. With the thousands and thousands of weight loss products, diets, programs, and gimmicks, […]

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