Fitness & Nutrition

Most recent Fitness & Nutrition blogs and columns

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    Green Vegetables Protect the Heart

    Green leafy vegetables are superior to other foods in their nutrient density, and unsurprisingly, greater intake of leafy greens is associated with reduced risk of... Read more

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    Gluten-Free Living 101

    Are you ready to cut out gluten once and for all?  Although the task can seem daunting at first, it’s really quite manageable by making... Read more

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    Does Diet Influence Seasonal Allergies?

    The sneezing, coughing and red, itchy eyes characteristic of seasonal allergies impair the day-to-day activities and quality of life of many people in the U.S.,... Read more

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    Massage Therapy Improves Circulation, Alleviates Muscle Soreness

    Massage therapy improves general blood flow and alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago... Read more

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    Childhood Obesity Epidemic: 4-Years-Old and 101 Pounds (Video)

    Stacie has trouble saying “no” to her son four-year-old son, Jaylen, who, due to incessantly begging for food, now weighs more than twice the recommended... Read more

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    3 Reasons to Eat Some Chocolate Right Now

      Do you like chocolate? If so, I have some good news for you! Get yourself a little piece of good, dark chocolate, and check... Read more

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    Protein Powder Primer: Whey or No Whey?

    I have many clients who tell me they want to cut back on meat but they are worried about getting enough protein every day.  I... Read more

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    Do Elimination Diets Work? (Video)

    People are nixing various foods from their diets, often without consulting a doctor. Is there actually any medical evidence behind it? Stroke And Heart Disease... Read more

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    Is Your Cinnamon For Real?

    Do you love cinnamon? Most people do, and regardless of cultural background, cinnamon likely conjures up some delicious memories: warm apple pie, strudel, chai, horchata,... Read more

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    What to Know About Blood Sugar Blues

    The 1980s song “I Will Survive” is still a hit today because it tells the story about growing strong, remembering our innate power, and finding... Read more

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    Vitamin D Deficiency Contributes to Poor Mobility Among Severely Obese People

    Among severely obese people, vitamin D may make the difference between an active and a more sedentary lifestyle, according to a new study published in... Read more

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    Warming up the Right Way

    Warming up your body before any kind of workout is important, but many people still don’t do it. Maybe they feel that the five or... Read more

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    Chlorella Protects Against Toxic Effects of Heavy Metal Cadmium

    By David Gutierrez, contributing writer to Natural News The algae-based superfood chlorella can help protect the body from toxic exposure to the heavy metal cadmium,... Read more

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    Vitamin Supplements for Kids: What are we Really Treating?

    Australian parents spend $40 million each year on vitamin supplements for their children. It’s a big number; much smaller is the number of children who... Read more

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    Shocking Truth: Obesity Now Threatens to Overtake Hunger as Global Health Concern Number One

    In 1950, the number of starving individuals on Earth was estimated to be around 700 million. At the time, obesity affected approximately 100 million people... Read more

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    Health Check: Do Bigger Portion Sizes Make You Eat More?

    Faced with a portion of food twice as big as what you normally consume will lead you to eat about a third more food than... Read more

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    7 Things You Need to Know About Fermented Foods

    Recently, fermented foods like sauerkraut and kimchi have been making news, even though they are, in fact, anything but new – fermented foods have been... Read more

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    Top 10 Most Unhealthy, Cancer-Causing Foods – Never Eat These Again!

    By Jonathan Benson, contributing writer to Natural News The statement “everything causes cancer” has become a popular hyperbole, and one that some people use as... Read more

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    Be Sure to Work Out This Week

    Finding time to work out can be challenging. That’s because there’s no such a thing as finding time—we need to make time. Still, making time... Read more

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    Easy Health Tip: Drink More

    “Drink six to seven cups of water, pure vegetable, green, and fruit juices; and green or herbal tea every day. If you simply must have... Read more