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The Food Pyramid

Many of us have our plates full, so to speak, with a merry-go-round of tasks and activities that keep us on the run. Sometimes it’s easy to forget that a proper diet is necessary to keep us going. Each family member may have a different schedule and gathering everyone around the dinner table may seem…

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Food Additives

I have recently noticed more of an emphasis on natural foods in my local grocery store. They have recently expanded this section of the store. You can find more organic items than ever before, and many things that are made without any food additives at all. I love to shop there, though those things do…

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Healthy Dinner

How many times did your Mom tell you to eat your vegetables? When you think of a healthy dinner, does your nose curl in disdain, remembering those canned peas? Today, a healthy dinner does not need to earn your contempt. As a matter of fact, a healthy dinner can be as tasty and nutritious a…

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Sports Nutrition

It’s about that time. Time for every man, woman and child to be more concerned with their health. How you live and what you consume can definitely come back to haunt you, and probably sooner than you expect. Take a hint from the athletes that fine-tune their bodies with the right foods and supplements in…

Healthy Breakfast

I keep hearing that you have to start the day with a healthy breakfast, but that doesn’t mean my body wants to acknowledge that this is true. I know I should eat when I wake up, but my stomach will rarely let me do it. My daughter eats each morning, and I won’t let her…

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Vitamins

One of the keys I’ve learned to living well is living smart. This means taking care of your body, inside and out. We all groom ourselves to look pretty of handsome and we take care of our images so that they last throughout the years. The “growing old gracefully” spiel is bogus. The same applies…

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General nutrition

When the new year rolls around many people decide the would like to lose weight. It is a common New Year’s resolution, though many people find they fail. This is why I never make weight loss a New Year’s resolution. If you have decided that this is what you want to do, there are some…

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Diet – a must!

When you want to lose some weight, or even to make sure you can maintain your current weight, you have to learn about nutrition. Diet information is everywhere, but you have to be careful about what you believe. There are many fad diets that come and go, but nothing works better than a moderate reduction…