Nutrition Articles

3 Small Steps to Big Change

When I first started this journey, whole life changes were too overwhelming to contemplate. I needed to start small in order to succeed. In fact, even now, almost a year later I continue to make small changes. And, looking at my life today, it’s amazing how those simple steps added up to monumental...
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Bananas might protect women from HIV infection

A natural chemical in bananas may help protect women against sexual transmission of HIV, U.S. researchers report. In laboratory tests, they found that a lectin called BanLec was as potent as two current HIV drugs. Lectins — sugar-binding proteins found in plants — can identify and attach to foreign...
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Managing Blood Sugar with the Diabetic Living Diet

The Diabetic Living Diet is designed to help people living with diabetes to eat well and stay healthy. There is no way around it, diabetes is a challenging health condition both for doctors and patients. In diabetics, the body is unable to produce the insulin it requires to function properly.  Unstable...
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To your brain, you are what you eat

New research released today is affirming a long-held maxim: you are what you eat — and, more to the point, what you eat has a profound influence on the brain. The findings offer insight into the neurobiological factors behind the obesity epidemic in the United States and other developed countries. The...
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Get Your Summer Glow from Skin Healthy Super Foods

Your skin is an organ. Let me say that again. Your skin is an organ. Many people find this impossible to believe. This particular organ covers the outside of your body, but it is just as much an organ as one you can’t see. And, since skin is your largest organ, when you’re not feeding the...
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Find Heartburn Relief: Try an Acid Reflux Diet

Even before the “official” diagnosis, people that suffer from acid reflux disease have already learned to avoid certain foods. This is because diet has a huge effect of acid reflux symptoms. acid reflux, also known as GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease), may exhibit an array of symptoms...
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Medicinal Wines and the Bounty of Berries

Traditionally, wine is as much a healing medium as teas, tinctures, decoctions and salves. Many old healing recipes involve the making of wine to preserve the healing power of summer fruits and herbs like elderberry, dandelion and blackberries throughout the winter. The wine-making process can enhance...
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Jump Start Your Diet With These Weight Loss Super Foods

Most everyone wants to lose some weight. Even trim people can have fat they would like to lose. But, losing weight is not just about reducing fat. It’s also about building muscle. Here are some facts about weight loss and the super foods you should eat to if you’re trying to drop a few pounds. The...
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What are Super Foods? Discover the Secret Benefits of Real Food!

These days, there are commercials pushing pills, powders, and potions for everything from cancer to weight loss. What if you didn’t have to invest thousands of dollars in so-called ” miracle cures” to get your body what it needs? You don’t. Super Foods have come to the rescue! What...
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Try these! 7 Herbs and Spices for Better Health

People have been using herbs and spices for health longer than they’ve been using fire. Evidence even seems to suggest that cultural tastes evolved to desire spices that were required for good health – hotter regions using spices that protect food from spoiling, higher salt use in areas where the...
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