Category Archives: Diet

The Amazing Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Most studies on antiaging come from different perspectives, however all will agree on one thing. The level of inflammation in the body is a contributing factor in most age-related illnesses. The main cause of this inflammation is our highly acidic … Continue reading

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Red Meat Increases Risk of Dying by 13 to 20 Percent

Eating a portion of processed red meat daily can increase a person’s risk of dying young by up to 20 per cent according to Harvard University experts. A long-term (22-28 years) study of over 120,000 people offered more evidence regular … Continue reading

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Are Anti-Nutrients Draining Your Energy?

We all know how important nutrition is for maintaining a healthy body. Part of being healthy is having optimal energy levels – both physical and mental. So what happens when we just feel we have had our battery pack unplugged? … Continue reading

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Just How Much Salt Do You Eat Each Day?

Salt is a well known precursor to high blood pressure. What is not so well recognised is just how much salt we are taking in each day. To help become more aware of your salt intake, and to lower your … Continue reading

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Don’t Buy Into Aging Myths

As we get older it is all too easy to buy into the aging hype and myths. One of the biggest myths connecting with aging is loss of muscle and increased body fat. Both muscle growth and fat are a … Continue reading

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The Power of Potassium

Potassium is a vital mineral for brain health. Low potassium levels also contribute to high blood pressure and increases the risk of kidney stones. So just how much potassium does one need on a daily basis, and what are the … Continue reading

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Does Healthy Eating Cost More?

I received an email newsletter from Jon Benson recently that addressed the long held myth that heating healthily costs more. In tight economic times when we are all looking at our grocery budget, I thought I would pass on some … Continue reading

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The Sour Truth About Sugar

Sugar is one of the deadly aging foods that can have extremely bad impact on your health – but you know that right?  You do your best to avoid sugar laden softdrinks, sweets and cookies. But do you also apply … Continue reading

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Revisiting Antioxidants

Antioxidants are a group of organic substances know as carotenoids that include vitamins C and E, vitamin A, selenium (a mineral). Carotenoids are the pigment compounds that give many fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors, with beta-carotene is the most … Continue reading

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Spicy Way to Burn More Body Fat

Heard the saying ‘food is the spice of life’? Well, it seems we can go one step further and say that ‘spices are the spice of life’. Spices are not only a way to invigorate an otherwise boring healthy meal. … Continue reading

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