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Top 7 Tips for Clean Eating In a Busy World

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Does clean eating feel like a lovely concept but just not do-able in a busy world? I get it, the world is moving fast these days. Many companies have downsized leaving less employees to do more work which means more hours. We have families to take care, extra curricular activities, appointments to go to, the list goes on and on... Eating clean perhaps feels like one of those nice to do things but just doesn't seem possible

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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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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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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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Healthy Recipes for a Healthier Life

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Not many people realize that it doesn’t have to be like that. Those 5 things above are all challenges, but the best thing about a challenge is to defeat it. Getting fit and fitness is not all about working out, it’s also about what you put in your mouth. You may think that the top 5 challenges at the top will be hard to overcome but being healthy does not mean you have to live by those 5 things.

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Binge Eating and Fitness

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Being a binge-eater, is like being an alcoholic, except it involves food instead of alcohol. It is an addiction which affects people of all levels of fitness. A lot of focus has been placed on anorexia-nervosa, and bulimia-nervosa, but it seems that compulsive overeating gets ignored, and/or lost in the shuffle. A common misconception is that binge eating occurs only with obese individuals.

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What is Carb Cycling and How Helps You

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Carbohydrates are used as energy by the body; they fuel our workouts, as well as providing ample fuel to be used throughout the course of the day. Ingesting carbs also replenishes our glucose and glycogen stores to prevent fatigue. Carb cycling allows you to still eat carbs from clean sources, without adding body fat, and cycling enables you to better utilize fat for burning as fuel, as opposed to burning carbs and muscle tissue for fuel.

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