Archive for May, 2011

Diet For Conquering Acne

May 10, 2011 1 Comment

Clear, growing skin reflects overall good health. This requires regular exercise, adequate sleep, quitting smoking, and avoiding excessive exposure to the sun, as well as a diet rich in some important nutrients. Eat vitamin A and C rich foods. They help build and maintain healthy skin. There is some evidence that beta carotene, which is […]

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Diet To Control Blood Pressure

May 09, 2011 3 Comments

The most compelling evidence in support of diet as means of controlling blood pressure comes from two trials sponsored by the National Institute of Health. Together the studies are known as the DASH diet.

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Workout Rules For The First 6 Weeks

May 07, 2011 2 Comments

Wear a supportive bra and comfortable clothing. Try to divide your exercise schedule into two or three brief sessions rather than doing one long session a day. Start each session with the exercise you find least strenuous. Do exercise slowly, and don’t do a rapid series of repetitions. Instead, rest briefly between movements.

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7 Strategies For High-Energy Eating

May 06, 2011 No Comments

Eating for optimal energy breaks many of the “rules” people commonly believe—for instance, that carbohydrates are bad, that snacking is a no-no, and that sugar is a good pick-me-up. These seven simple steps will put you on the right path. Eat breakfast. This is the meal that sets you up for the day. It replenishes […]

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5 Top Cancer-Fighting Foods

May 05, 2011 No Comments

Apples, berries, broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables, and citrus fruits contain flavonoids, which act as antioxidants. Flavonoids are also thought to prevent DNA damage to cells. Tomatoes and tomato products contain lycopene, which has been found to have protective effects against prostate cancer.

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Twenty 100-Calorie Snacks

May 04, 2011 No Comments

Snacks                                                                                                Amount Air-popped popcorn                                                                              3 cups Almonds                                                                                                  16 to 20 Apple                                                                                                        1 Baked Tortilla chips                                                                              10

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6 Interesting Facts About Bottled Water

May 03, 2011 1 Comment

An estimated 25 percent of bottled water is actually filtered tap water. Mineral water is often high in sodium. Getting the right mineral water that’s isotonic is best for hydration. Unlike municipal water supplies, bottled water may not contain enough fluoride to protect against cavities.

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5 Rules For Healthy Vegetarian Diet

May 02, 2011 3 Comments

Choose a variety of foods, including whole grains, vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, seeds and, if desired, dairy products and eggs. Choose whole, unrefined foods often and limit highly sweetened, fatty, and heavily refined foods.

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