Nutrition Articles

Ginseng: Ancient Herb with Many Health Benefits

Ginseng is derived from the Greek word Panax, which means panacea, or all healing.  It makes perfect sense when you realize that ginseng has been used in China to increase longevity and the quality of life for thousands of years. Most people are already familiar with ginseng and know it as an herbal...
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Using Supplements for Diabetes Prevention

Supplements are just what their name implies: an addition to something else. They are not meant to be the main source of nutrients in your body. The majority of the nutrients that the body needs come from outside the body. We can make some amino acids and other building blocks ourselves within the body...
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Extra-Meaty Veggie Chili

This super-delish dish is a great way to sneak in some extra veggies without giving up the meaty taste that makes chili a winter comfort food. I like to serve up a large 2-cup bowl with one of Krusteaz-brand honey cornbread muffins. And at around 2 points* per cup, it’s a great filling meal that helps...
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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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Diabetic Diet: Prevent or Manage Diabetes with Better Eating Habits

When watching our health, what we eat is just as important as how much we eat. Too many of the wrong tasty treats can be an invitation to diabetes. Obesity is one risk factor for diabetes that is easily eliminated by developing good eating habits. For those who have already developed diabetes, dietary...
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DIY Chelation Therapy through Food and Supplements

By definition chelation refers to the pulling of toxic heavy metals, particularly mercury and lead, out of the body. There are two methods by which this is generally accomplished. The first is done by a doctor or nurse practitioner using EDTA (ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid) administered through an...
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The Power of Antioxidants to Relieve Stress

With physical exhaustion the muscles become over worked and tense, however, a good night sleep will leave the body refreshed and ready to begin a new day. Mental exhaustion is different. Many folks find it more difficult to relax their mind and so their brain never gets “refreshed.” Stress...
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Eating for Proper Nutrition and Healthy Weight Loss

There are many different diet programs, but one of the thing that the most effective diets have in common is that they focus on proper nutrition. The best diets help diets learn to eat right for life. This is because losing weight and keeping it off has a lot to do with proper nutrition. Some dieters...
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Take it Down a Notch with Cholesterol-Fighting Super Foods

One of the fastest growing health concerns these days is high cholesterol. High cholesterol is often associated with obesity, but even thin people can have high cholesterol. Changing your diet and incorporating more cholesterol-lowering super foods, whether you’re overweight or not, may be the...
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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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