Foods You Should Be Eating

Don't Ignore This Medication Side Effect

…07;2(8):e698) The takeaway here is that if you take a medication, be aware that it may have a direct impact on the foods you eat—and that you may inadvertently be eating too much of some things simply because you can’t taste them as well as you should. The following list represents a small portion…

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Eat Your Meat, Take Your L-Carnitine

…eight ounces of carnitine-rich foods, including red meat, produced no more TMAO than common fruits and vegetables. In fact, one study showed that tomatoes, soybeans, potatoes, peas, peanuts, and cauliflower produced more TMAO than beef. The amount produced after eating chicken was almost equal to that…

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Health Benefits of Fiber for Weight Loss

Be aware, though, that higher-fiber diets require an increase in fluid intake. As you start to add more high-fiber foods, be sure you’re drinking plenty of water. Estimates are that most adults consume between 10 and 15 grams of fiber a day but should be taking in at least 25 to 30 grams. Eating

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Eat Sardines, Improve Memory

…as a “sardine” in the US. True sardines come from Moroccan, Portuguese, or Mediterranean waters. If you don’t like sardines, or can’t bring yourself to try them, you can eat other foods that are high in nucleotide content to improve memory, including brewer’s yeast, anchovies, mackerel, lentils…

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How to Make Healthy Food Choices

As you first start to look at your diet and begin healthier eating with Change Your Life, it is a time to learn about how to make better food choices. Making better food choices is the first step to changing the way you eat and creating a new relationship with food. Food should be viewed as the way…

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Preventing Diarrhea With Sour Milk?

…these days, the type of yogurt you eat makes a difference. The label of any yogurt you buy should say it has "active cultures." Some companies pasteurize the product after it’s been made, and this kills off the remaining beneficial bacteria making it useless. If you can find products made from L. acidophilus…

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Broccoli and Cancer Prevention

…back into my sprout consumption and start making my own again. Now it's your turn: What's your favorite way to eat broccoli? You May Also Be Interested In: * Other Foods You Should Be Eating * Why Proper pH is Critical for Good Health

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Go Nuts for Nuts

…of low oxygen levels and also acts as a powerful antioxidant. Now it's your turn: What's your favorite nut, and why? You May Also Be Interested In: * Foods everyone should be eating

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A Daily Soda Ups Diabetes Risk

…daily soft drink seems like a no-brainer to me. I hope it is for you and your loved ones, too. Now It’s Your Turn: How often do you drink soda? You May Also Be Interested In * Why Sugar Is Slow Suicide * Foods Everyone Should Be Eating * It’s Basic, A Primer on Why Excess Acid Is Unhealthy

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Dried Apples Lower Cholesterol

…So sit back and enjoy this sweet treat, knowing that you are doing your body some good! Now it's your turn: Do you enjoy dried fruit? You May Also Be Interested In: * Achieve healthy weight loss that lasts * Foods you really should avoid if you are trying to lose weight

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Six Healthy Ways to Incorporate Fat In Your Diet

…unused for long periods of time. Now it's your turn: Do you have a favorite way to add healthy fats to your diet? You May Also Be Interested In: * Diet basics for optimum health * Foods everyone should be eating * Acid-forming and alkalinizing foods

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Beyond Carrots: Eat Your Way to Sharper Vision

…fact, you may have heard that RAF fighter pilots ate bilberry jam during World War II to improve their night vision. The effect was due to those all important bioflavonoids found in bilberries (a specific type of wild blueberry found in Europe). Plus, there’s one more food that should be part of…

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Go Crazy for Coconuts

…Wilderness Family Naturals. Another brand I like is Omega Nutrition. Now it's your turn: Tell me how much you love coconut or coconut oil! You May Also Be Interested In: * Other foods you should be eating regularly

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Is Fast Food Causing ADHD?

…fast foods in the diet to correct the underlying blood sugar problems that are often at the root of ADHD, many doctors and parents seem to find it easier to rely on drugs to modify the behavior of these kids. I'm probably not telling you anything new here. Children with suspected ADHD should be screened…

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Trying to Lose Weight? Master Your Metabolism

foods include: complex carbohydrates, grains, vegetables, and fruit because they fuel your metabolism. * Eat earlier in the day. Your last meal of the day should be eaten, if possible, at least four hours before bedtime. Since the body slows down in the evening, calories consumed at night may be more…

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Can Putting Away the Salt Shaker Help Osteoporosis?

…exits the body bones become weaker. It goes without saying that you should minimize the amount of salt you add to food. Prepared and processed foods are also huge culprits because salt is a major ingredient in most of them. When you take a close look at the steady increase in the incidence of bone…

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Multivitamins--Your Best Nutritional Safety Net

…agree that ideally, we would get all the nutrients we need through our food. But it is a common misconception, often touted by opponents of vitamins and supplements, that you can get all the vitamins you need simply by eating properly. Just one example of how this isn't true comes from research by…

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Nattokinase: The Japanese Clot-Busting Miracle

…effectiveness of warfarin. You can eat natto or take nattokinase any time during the day, but if you’re at risk of stroke or heart attack, it has been suggested that it be eaten or taken with the evening meal. Since most heart attacks and strokes occur within a few hours of rising, this should provide a greater…

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A Full Day Meal Plan

…what a well-rounded and nutritious day’s worth of food should look like. These recipes conscientiously incorporate nutrient-rich ingredients and take into account important foods for health and well being. I hope it is helpful and useful to you! Morning Beverage: Vitamin C Booster 1 kiwi, peeled 1…

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