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Superfoods – Why You Should Eat Them

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If you have had any confusion about superfoods, here's what sorted it out for me. Superfoods really began to take on an identity when David Wolfe began delving into raw food prior to the 21st Century. I found him on the Internet when he and two other partners started telling everyone about raw food and how great it was. As time progressed, I kept seeing David introducing foods that were from all over the world. Some he called "superfoods" which was the first time I began hearing that word

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Insoluble Vs. Soluble Dietary Fiber – High Fiber Foods

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Dietary fiber is a carbohydrate that can not be digested. It passes through your body intact, cleaning your intestines as it goes through. It acts as a scrub brush for the intestines. It is only found in plant foods -- no animal products contain fiber -- such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, seeds and nuts. Dietary fiber is made up of two types - insoluble and soluble. Both types of fiber go undigested. Therefore, they are not absorbed into the bloodstream. Instead of being used for energy, fiber is excreted.

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Top 3 Basic Oatmeal Cooking Methods

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Most of us take oatmeal daily, especially for breakfast. This is one of the healthiest meal in the world due to its rich in beta glucan, vitamin, low in fat but yet provide sufficient energy to start your day. There are various type of oatmeal sold in the market, some has even mixed with different flavor, milk powder, chocolate powder and sugar. To add oatmeal into your slimming program, we should cook with the original ingredient and back to basic method.

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Why You Should Take Spirulina – Benefits And Recipes

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Spirulina is a powerful little algae that can provide you with a wide variety of health benefits. These benefits will also be exactly the same regardless of whether you consume its fresh, powder, or tablet forms. Just remember that when choosing spirulina, you are always best to go organic. This is because non-organic spirulina may contain nitrate compounds. Oh, and I should also warn you that despite being one the best super foods, something that will give your body all the nutrients it needs, spirulina is definitely not known for its pleasant flavor

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Top 10 Health Benefits of Peas

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Peas are not a poor man's meat or a cheap restaurant side-dish that puts 'green' on your plate! Peas not only add flavour to food but are also used in various dishes and salads. Actually these are little powerhouses of nutrition and a boon to your health. It's a starchy vegetable, which is a good source of energy, protein, essential vitamins, fibre, antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties

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Top 7 Muscle Building Myths

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Have you ever been confused about the advice you've been given for building muscle? Are you sick of hearing multiple answers for what you know is a simple question? Well, now you can put all of the bro science behind you and get ready to uncover the 7 biggest muscle building myths you thought were true.

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How To Read Food Nutrition Labels – Facts Behind The Facts

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One of the most important things you can do for your own nutrition is to know what you’re eating. In recent years, food labels have become much more user friendly and you really can know exactly what you’re putting in your body. Your relationship with food is very important. What you eat can help to give you energy, improve your immunity, and allow you to combat many diseases. But it can also do the opposite – leave you feeling weak and even cause disease. But if you’ve never given your food much thought, reading food labels can be intimidating. There’s a lot of information there. Deciding which information is important and which isn’t can be challenging. Once you know the basics, though, you’ll read those labels with confidence. How to read nutrition label Look Behind Serving Size Begin with looking at the serving size on the label. Sometimes people miss this part of the label and then have an inaccurate idea of what’s actually in the food. For example, if you have a can of soup and the label says it’s 2 servings, that means that the information on the label would be doubled if you ate the whole can. ...

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Important Keys To Keep Muscle While Losing Fat

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When on a calorie deficit our body looks for any energy at all to use to keep functioning. This does not necessarily have to be fat. If our body burns muscle at a high rate, you will notice that no matter how much weight you lose, you may never actually gain definition. The gold standard set by society is having visible and defined abs, to achieve this we must remove the fat around them - not the abdominal muscles themselves.

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