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The Nutritional Benefits of Sprouts

Few of us realize that a very simple and inexpensive solution to dramatically improving our overall health is easily within our reach, and that that solution is sprouts! Sprouts give us protein, important vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and anti-oxidants , as well as flavor and texture, to our often less-than-perfect diets.

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Miso Soup: A Delicious Bowl of Health

Amazing Miso

Miso has been eaten in Japan and China for many centuries and has been attracting the attention of many of us because of its health and anti-aging benefits. It’s also quite delicious. When you aren’t feeling well a bowl of miso soup can be especially soothing.

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Garden Your Way To A Healthier Lifestyle

Why not start a garden as a way of improving your health? There are so many reasons that gardening is good for us, including, of course, the harvest of our own organically grown vegetables at a fraction of the cost of supermarket prices. One of the main reasons that people garden is that vegetables from the supermarket cannot compare in taste, quality, or freshness with vegetables grown in the home garden.

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Sunlight, Vitamin D3 and Your Health

Vitamin D3 is both a vitamin and a hormone. It acts as a vitamin when it binds with calcium for proper absorption, humans cannot digest calcium without adequate amounts of Vitamin D3. Sufficient Vitamin D3, along with diet and exercise, has emerged in the last few years as one of the most important preventive factors in human health.

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White Rice vs Brown Rice

Let’s say you are planning to make a healthy stir-fry or red beans and rice for dinner. Given the latest health information, you may want to reconsider the type of rice to cook with your meal if you usually choose white rice.

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The Many Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef

While you have probably heard a lot about healthy foods, beef does not normally top the list. While the beef cattle industry wants you to believe that beef is the meat you should eat, that it’s “What’s For Dinner”, most health experts agree that eating meat, beef especially, is not your best choice for improved health. But those opinions change when we come to American grass-fed (finished) beef.

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The Many Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef (2)

While you have probably heard a lot about healthy foods, beef does not normally top the list. While the beef cattle industry wants you to believe that beef is the meat you should eat, that it’s “What’s For Dinner”, most health experts agree that eating meat, beef especially, is not your best choice for improved health. But those opinions change when we come to American grass-fed (finished) beef.

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Why Sea Salt?

One of the biggest challenges of eating healthy in a modern world has to do with reducing the amount of salt and sodium in our diets. According to the American Heart Association, consuming too much salt can cause high blood pressure. High blood pressure can cause heart disease and other health problems, and it is not surprising that The Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggest reducing salt/sodium in your daily diet.

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Stevia – A Safe Alternative To Artificial Sweeteners

In an effort to reduce calories and eat “healthier”, many of us are now using artificial sweeteners like Equal or Splenda. They are in diet sodas and drinks, yogurts, baked goods, ice cream, and everything in between, and are marketed as being “healthy”, “sugar-free”,  and  “a healthy alternative to sugar”. But are they really “healthy”?

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What You CAN DO to REVERSE your Diabetes 2

If someone told you there was a “magic” trick you could do that would almost instantly improve the way your body regulates blood sugar, and also reduce the spikes in blood sugar that occur after a meal (elevations in these spikes, known as postprandial glucose, or PPG, are associated with type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and death), would you do it?

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Delicious Ways To Increase Your Omega-3 Intake

Filling up on omega-3 fatty acids does a body good. These polyunsaturated fats, which play a crucial role in how your body’s cells function, have been shown to reduce harmful inflammation that could lead to heart disease, decrease triglyceride levels and blood pressure, and prevent fatal heart arrhythmia.

 

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Coconut Oil Benefits: When Fat Is Good For You

You’ve no doubt noticed that for about the last 60 years, the majority of health care officials and the media have been telling you saturated fats are bad for your health and lead to a host of negative consequences, including high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and Alzheimer’s disease.

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Broccoli – A Delicious Super-Food!

Broccoli is one of the easiest vegetables to find in supermarkets all across our country. While broccoli has gotten a bad reputation as being one of the most dreaded vegetables on the dinner plate for a child, there are actually many different delicious ways to prepare the vegetable with the alluring green stalk and bushy top.

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10 Healthy Tips That Really Can Change Your Life

Here are 10 of the Best Tips for becoming a healthier, and dare we say a happier, person. Every website out there seems to have a list and we all see some version of it on Yahoo. However, if you actually do these things on a regular basis, you will see wonderful changes in both your body and mind.

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