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Can a Handful of Walnuts Keep the Doctor Away?

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Adding walnuts to your daily diet may lead to a significant boost in overall diet quality

Eating just one ounce of walnuts a day may decrease cardiovascular risk Continue reading

Heard of the Glycemic Index? Forget About It!

glycemic_index_greenmedinfoWith nutrition and wellness information omnipresent, it is important that we follow our inner guide and discover what works for us as individuals. Continue reading

Top 10 Benefits of Growing an Organic Backyard Garden

kgIf you’ve ever thought about growing your own organic backyard garden, there has never been a better time to do so. Not only are there more guides and tips that you can find at the touch of a keyboard to help you along the way, but there are also more benefits than ever before to growing your own food.

Here are some of the top benefits of growing an organic backyard garden of your own:

Saving Money on Your Grocery Bill
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Coconut Oil Fights Deadly Yeast Infections, Study Suggests

coconut_kills_candidaA common food oil has been found to have potent antifungal properties that could literally save lives. 

The coconut palm is perhaps the world’s most widely distributed and versatile food-medicine, and has been prized and Continue reading

Standing Six Hours a Day Reduces Risk of Obesity by One-Third

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Chronic sitting actively promotes dozens of chronic diseases, including obesity and type 2 diabetes, even if you’re very fit and exercise regularly

Sitting is an independent risk factor for an early death, with a mortality rate similar to smoking

Standing for at least six hours a day may Continue reading

Why the Obesity Trend Continues to Climb Unabated in the U.S.

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Obesity rates continue to climb in the US; 38 percent of American adults were obese as of 2014, up from 35 percent in 2011/2012, and 32 percent in 2003/2004

Factors contributing to mounting obesity rates include processed food diets, Continue reading

Strengthening Your Body Strengthens Your Mind

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Strength training boosts brain function and improves memory; just 20 minutes of strength training was found to enhance long-term memory by about 10 percent

A study involving sets of twins Continue reading

What Kind of Rice Is Best?

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There are more than 40,000 types of rice, including white, brown, black, and wild varieties. Each has its own nutritional profile, benefits, and points that invite discussion relating to how they’re grown, processed, and prepared Continue reading

10 Reasons You Should Include Raisins In Your Diet

raisinsRaisins are one of the most well known and versatile dried fruits available today. Raisins were produced in Persia and Egypt and were even mentioned in the Old Testament. It is not only tasty additions to cookies and cakes, but also provide several health benefits.

Raisins are especially good for Continue reading

15 Reasons You Should Be Drinking Lemon Water Every Morning

lemonsIf you are looking for an easy trick to improve your life and overall health, than look no further. Drinking lemon water first thing in the morning is a pretty simple routine to get into and will have tremendous effects on your overall health.

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The Truth about Weight Loss Plateaus

Fitness-Class-Weights-DumbbellIt happens to nearly everyone who is successful at losing weight: the plateau. You’ve counted endless calories, worked your butt off (literally) at the gym, and then all of the sudden the progress stops. Or does it?

Science shows that initially, Continue reading

Only 1 TBSP of Coconut Oil Produces Powerful Health Changes, Study Confirms

cspoonA simple tablespoon daily of coconut oil could promote weight loss and improve cardiovascular health, reveals a new clinical study. 

A new study titled,

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8 Ways to Beat Holiday Bloat

bloatingThe holiday season is approaching and that means office get-togethers, school parties, and family gatherings with holiday eats are in order. Unfortunately for some of us, it also means bloating triggered by getting a little too jolly with our favorite holiday foods. Continue reading

Foods Kept in Plain Sight May Reveal the Source of Your Weight Management Problem

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The types of ready-to-eat foods you leave in plain sight on your kitchen counters can be used to predict your weight. Those with cereal and soda on their counters are on average 20 to 26 pounds heavier than others

Cutting added sugars can improve a child’s health in as little as 10 days, reducing triglycerides by 33 points, and lowering blood sugar by 53 percent

Reducing added sugar consumption improves heart health. Continue reading