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Nutrition Articles

Eggs’ Cholesterol Myth

by admin on 6:43 AM

As far as I can remember, I have been told not to consume too many eggs because of its amount of cholesterol. A typical eggs’ cholesterol amount is 212 milligrams, which is a lot. However, eggs’ cholesterol levels being high do not equate to higher cholesterol in the body. It is my belief that the […]

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A nutrition-related topic that has been heavily researched and debated for some time now is the correlation between eating at night and weight gain. Of the numerous studies conducted, all of the ones conducted on humans have shown little to no correlation between eating late at night and gaining excess weight. There have been, however, […]

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Dangers

by admin on 11:31 PM

This article is about the many potential high fructose corn syrup dangers. High fructose corn syrup is a common sweetener made from the process of converting starch.  As the importation of cane sugar became increasingly expensive, multiple manufacturers started using high fructose corn syrup to lower production costs and increase profits. HFCS (short for high […]

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What is Cholesterol?

by admin on 1:16 AM

Many people have different opinions and views on cholesterol but do not know much about what cholesterol really is. This article will help answer your question of “What is cholesterol?”  The cholesterol in our bodies comes from within our bodies as well as from the foods we eat. Cholesterol travels through your blood attached to […]

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Want to learn how to lower your cholesterol levels? This article will show you 6 different ways in which you can lower your cholesterol levels. Cholesterol, despite popular belief, is not all negative. Cholesterol is actually extremely important for optimal health and has many very important functions in the body. To learn all about cholesterol […]

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What is magnesium? Magnesium is an important mineral in the human body and can be found in our bones and muscles. Magnesium is the the 4th most abundant mineral in our body and is essential for optimal health. Benefits of magnesium include helping with muscle and nerve functioning and playing an important role in heart beat […]

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Health Benefits of Drinking Water

by admin on 12:01 AM

Throughout your life, I am sure that you have been told to drink water because it is healthier. But what are the health benefits of drinking water? Most people are severely dehydrated and are lacking adequate water consumption. Listed below are 10 health benefits of drinking water. 10 Benefits Of Drinking Water 1. Health benefit […]

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Side Effects of Splenda Sweetener

by admin on 6:38 AM

Splenda (sucralose) has been involved in many studies but before I go into numerous studies involving splenda sweetener, I want to begin with what spleda really is. Splenda is the brand name of the synthetic substance, sucralose. I am not going to bore you with the exact details of how sucralose is created, but I’ll […]

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BHA, BHT, & BTA are Harmful Food Preservatives What are these food preservatives? BHA, BHT, and BTA act as antioxidants in our foods and are used in to extend shelf life. BTA, BHT, and BHA all preserve the freshness and wholesomeness of the foods that they are added to and prevent foods from spoiling. What […]

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It is well known and widely accepted that a diet high in saturated fats (found in high-fat meat and dairy products) and trans fats (found in baked goods, processed foods, and margarine) is a major risk factor for heart disease. But what about other types of fat? Fat is no longer the evil, weight-gain-causing macronutrient […]

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