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Dealing with Stress? Consider A Nutritional Approach

The pressures of life push many people to the edge of being unhealthy. There are a plethora of responsibilities that a person may have starting from the individual level and extending to the family and societal levels. It is not a surprise to find that chronic stress is an ongoing, significant problem for many people. Stress is…

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Study: Poor Diet Is More Harmful Than Lack Of Exercise

Doctors can now show that a poor diet has a greater negative impact on our bodies than lack of exercise. Most people believe that problems such as obesity result from inactivity, and overweight people are even accused of being lazy. However, according to a new report, the bigger problem lies with an individual’s diet rather than…

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You Are What You Eat – What Constitutes A Balanced Diet?

The importance of eating a balanced diet is referenced often in discussions of health and wellness. What’s much less discussed, however, is what constitutes a balanced diet. At its most basic, we’re talking about a mix of carbohydrates, proteins and vitamins. There are many sources for each of these dietary components. Let’s take a closer look at each, starting with…

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Beware Of Nutrition Fads – They’re Not Healthy

A growing number of people are becoming more conscious of their health. This is a good thing, because it could mean that the ever-increasing rate of obesity in our country might just start to go down. It might even mean fewer cases of poor health, improved mortality rates and a better quality of life in…

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Food for Thought….

The last few days I have had some time to just relax and ponder some things. Like many of you, I am contemplating the changes I would like to see in the upcoming year. I know many people will resolve to eat better, live a healthier lifestyle, exercise or lose weight. As you may have…

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Managing Mood with Food

Did you know that mood disorders are at an all- time high? Does it come as any surprise that we can manage our mood  with food? Consider the following: Exhaustion after a meal We all say that Thanksgiving turkey puts us to sleep, but what is actually acting as the sedative. Is it really the…

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