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Nutrition Tips To Help You Stay Fit

Drink plenty of water every day.Take a multivitamin & fish oil supplement every day.Eat when you are hungry, stop when you are full.Focus on lean meats & veggies, nuts & seeds, some fruit, little starch, and no sugar.Fad diets do not work. They may at first, but in the end, you'll gain the weight back and more. No diet will do what eating clean and healthy does.See last tip.

Biomarkers

As I was travelling most of June, I kept catching up on reading the books and magazines, for which I had had no time in the past months. Among others, I read “Biomarkers” by W. Evans, Ph.D. and I.H. Rosenberg, M.D., professors of nutrition and medicine at the Tufts University. This one renewed my faith in the fact that we can improve our fitness levels ad health status, regardless of our genetic load.

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RECIPE MONDAY: DOLCE DIET CINNAMON APPLE GRILLED CHEESE

Todays meal is another from the ufcfit nutrition manual. This recipe is easy to prepare and taste amazing. It will provide you with a healthy source of carbs, fiber, and protein. I prepare this meal atleast once a week because it's so simple to make.   Ingredients: 2 slices whole wheat or gluten free bread 1 organic red apple, thinly sliced 2 tbsp. maple syrup or agave dash of cinnamon 1 tbsp.

What happens when you boil out the sugar in Coke

This video shows you how much sugar you ingest in coke and other carbonated sodas.  

Medical Products for a Healthier Lifestyle

Investing in your health will not only improve your life expectancy but it will help you feel better about yourself. Exercising regularly, eating right and using medical supplies have proven to relieve depression, anxiety and stress. In fact recent studies suggest that focusing on your health can be more effective at relieving depression than any prescription pill. At the same time, it's the most underutilized type of relief.

RECIPE MONDAY: POPEYE FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Todays recipe is from a gourmet nutrition book by Dr. John M. Berardi, Michael Williams and Kristina Andrew. This smoothie is a perfect post-workout meal providing 70g protein, 80g carbohydrate, 9g monounsaturated fat, 3.7 polyunsaturated fat, 0.2g omega-3 fatty acids, 3g omega-6 fatty acids,16g fiber, and 37g sugar. This could also be used for a meal replacement so pull out your blender and mix up this nutrient dense smoothieIngredients:Raspberries frozen 1 cupSpinach 1 cupLow-fat plain yogurt 1 cuplow-fat milk 1/2 cupCashews 1/4 cup

The science of sleep: How many hours do you need?

Why is sleep so important?Most of us agree that we don’t get enough of it. But that dragging, heavy-lidded feeling isn’t the only bad result of sleep deprivation – lack of sleep can lead to serious health risks. Short sleep duration is linked with overeating, diabetes and heart problems, depression and substance abuse, and an increased risk of nodding off at the wheel.

Home Remedy for Stomach Ulcer

 There was a time when people with ulcers were always thought to be kids who became too hyper or some people like businessmen who were too stressed with work that they have already forgotten to eat. Sometimes, stress can make it harder for the body to digest different food products. It can then increase the amount of stomach acids present in the stomach which can thin down the stomach walls.

12 common symptoms of dehydration

Many health experts agree that dehydration is one of the underlying causes of most illnesses. The human body is, on average, about 75% water.Liver 90% Kidney 83% Spleen 76%Brain 85% Heart 79% Intestine 75%Cells 85% Lungs 79% Skin 72%Blood 83% Muscle 76% Bone 35%

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