• Citrus and Avocado Salad with Mint

    Posted on August 22, 2012 by in Recipes, Salads.

    This quick salad provides lots of fiber and heart-healthy fat. Serves: 4 Ingredients Seedless orange: medium: 2 White Grapefruit: medium: 1 Avocado: small: 1 Extra-virgin olive oil: 3 tbsp Salt: 1/8 tsp Fresh mint leaves: finely shredded: 8 Romaine lettuce: large leaves: shredded: 4 Method Peel oranges and slice into half-circles. Peel grapefruit and remove […]

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  • Did You Know – Low Fat Foods Impede Weight Loss!

    Posted on August 22, 2012 by in Articles.

    Some decades ago, fat was ruled out as the bane of good health, and since then, people all over the world have been taught to reduce the consumption of fat, especially when on a diet. At the same time, obesity and heart disease are increasing steadily, pointing towards an error in the common misconception that […]

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  • The Quick Guide to Probiotics

    Posted on July 5, 2012 by in Articles.

    Probiotics (literally translated – pro-life) are a type of active microorganisms, found in the vast majority of live active cultures and fermented milk products such as yogurt, kefir and feta cheese.   Probiotics – the Good Bacteria Although probiotics have always been around us, they’ve only recently been put in the spotlight, as more and […]

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  • Mediterranean Diet and You

    Posted on July 5, 2012 by in Articles.

    The Mediterranean diet is considered one of the healthiest diets on the planet, and it has been proved to ensure a long and healthy life. Mediterranean diet has been around for thousands of years, and it’s not merely a strict eating plan – it’s a lifestyle. The diet’s origins can be found, as the name […]

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    Could Cake in the Breakfast Help Lose Weight?

    Posted on July 5, 2012 by in Articles.

    Those of us who have tried strict diets know how hard it is to fight the occasional temptation for sweets. The so-called sugar craving is actually normal body response to diets. And it’s also the one that makes so many people abandon their diets and start eating unhealthy again. Here are the most common symptoms […]

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    Coffee– Healthier Than We Thought

    Posted on July 2, 2012 by in Articles.

    Lots of talk circles the favorite fuel and cup-of-Joe for millions of people around the world. Scientists still argue how exactly coffee affects our bodies. Some studies have implied that there’s a link between coffee and certain types of cancer, but no solid evidence has been found as of yet. Also, drinking too much coffee […]

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  • How Nutrition and Diet Works for Your Health

    How Nutrition and Diet Works for Your Health

    Posted on June 4, 2012 by in Articles.

    Nutrition and Diet, while they may seem to be the same, are two distinct fields. Understanding the difference between the two and how these work in unison is your key to a healthy and fit body. Nutrition is the broader subject. It is the field in food science and technology that deals with the study of […]

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