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Diets are Undermined by Lack of Sleep

Diets are undermined by sleep deprivation. We’ve known this for many years. One reason is that during sleep our hunger hormones get reset. Research also shows that a lack of sleep kicks off a process in the body that raises the blood level of a lipid known as endocannabinoid. This

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Get Nutrition from Food

Nutrition should come from eating healthy foods, not downing a handful of expensive and possibly harmful supplements. Many studies show that good nutrition is the key to health and that supplements are ineffective at best and harmful at worst. The State of Nutrition In 2015, only 12.2 percent of Americans met

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Latest Superfood: Watermelon Seeds

What’s the latest superfood? We’ve been through blueberries, kale and quinoa, so what’s next? It just might be the lowly watermelon seed. What could be more refreshing than a slice of juicy watermelon or a watermelon salad on a hot summer day? And the seeds? You probably spit those out.

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Healthy Diet Programs and Bloating

Healthy diet programs always emphasize eating more vegetables. We all know that veggies are very nutritious and low in calories. But, if your body is not used to the fiber content in vegetables, or you are sensitive to cruciferous vegetables, like cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts, you may experience uncomfortable

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Healthy Nutrition for Kids

Providing healthy nutrition for your kids can be challenging in today’s crazy world. Moms are busier than ever and over 71% of them are in the workforce. How does an overstressed Mom find the time to cook for her children? With very limited time to spend with your kids, wouldn’t

Peanut Allergies and Solutions

Peanut allergies are no joke, as anyone who has ever experienced or witnessed an allergic reaction, particularly an anaphylactic reaction, to tree nuts or peanuts can attest. Yet, in the U.S., peanut allergies appear to have quadrupled in the last 13 years. Tree nut allergies have also increased, not just

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Healthy Fats Are Good for You

Healthy fats are good for you, But, for a long time we were advised that eating fat would make us fat and that we should minimize our intake of fat in our diets. In retrospect, this advice may have led to the obesity epidemic because most “low-fat” and “nonfat” foods