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Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

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Simple Ways to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

The phrase 'healthy lifestyle' is thrown around everywhere these days. But what does it actually mean, and how do you live one? It is such a general and unexplained term. Fear not, we have your backs and some info on what exactly a healthy lifestyle entails and some simple ways you can life one. So what does it actually mean? Well,  the obvious is someone who is healthy and takes care of themselves, or takes action to look after their body. A healthy person doesn't smoke, tries to maintain a healthy weight, eats healthy foods with plenty of fruits, vegetables...


Protein Power: Why Protein is Awesome!

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Protein Power: Why Protein is Awesome!

How important is protein?  Protein is one powerful nutrient. It is part of every living cell, and it plays a major role in your body — from building your body tissues to making important hormones. An adequate protein intake in the diet is important across the life cycle, especially as we age.  What Is Protein? Protein is an important macro used by the body for building, repairing and maintaining muscle tissues. Proteins make up part of every cell, tissue, and organ in our bodies. Proteins are made up of amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein. There are...


What Nutrients Do You Need

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What Nutrients Do You Need

If you’re striving for complete nutrition and you’re looking to get it from food, it can be helpful to know what vitamins and minerals most people fall short on. These are generally nutrients that can be difficult to get from a standard diet.   Calcium   The daily recommendation for calcium is 1,000 milligrams a day. Calcium as you may know is good for bone health. It’s also an important part of the digestive process and other metabolic processes.   Calcium is essential, in fact, for creating energy from your food. And many people just don’t get the calcium that...


Health Benefits of Juicing

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Health Benefits of Juicing

Disease Prevention There is no proof that eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables will prevent any particular disease. Nor is there proof that a diet full of juicing will prevent or cure diseases. That said, it is widely agreed that consuming lots of fruits and vegetables is good for you. There are so many variables to causes of disease in each person (age, exercise, heredity, exposure to toxins from smoking or air pollution, lifestyle choices) that any “experts” making specific medical claims should be treated with suspicion as to their motives. Even the United States Department of Agriculture...


Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips

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Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips

A lot of people aim to “eat healthy”, but most of the time they have no idea what eating healthy is all about. It’s no wonder, considering the way our foods are packaged and marketed to us. If you’re feeling overwhelmed but want to improve your diet, then don’t panic. Just implement the tips mentioned here and you’ll be on the right track on your journey to eat healthier. Tip 1: Up Your Fruit and Vegetable Intake Fruits and vegetables are the very best foods to put into your body, so focus your meals around them. Instead of snacking on...