Why Egg Whites are Healthy for You

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Eating just egg whites is a brilliant alternative to eating the whole egg for people who are very particular about their diet and their weight Eggs are a brilliant source of protein and lack calories which is a double bonus Amino acids which cannot be naturally produced by the body are included in eggs and there are plenty of other fun facts which are indicative of just how great egg whites are for you Nutrient-Rich Eggs are full of nutrients which are great for your body such as proteins

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods

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Inflammation is the swelling and reddening of an area caused by infection, injury, or a chronic condition such as arthritis When inflammation arises in the first two cases, this demonstrates that the body is healing itself: one's own immune system is sending an army of blood cells to the area Sometimes inflammation is on the inside (like inflammatory bowel disease or asthma) and it can't be seen, but the pain it causes is very real Anti-inflammatory drugs from the pharmacy or prescribed by a

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Insulin Spikes, Fat Storage, And The Bad Cycle

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Insulin is a chemical your body uses to transport sugar to the places it's needed as energy Your body extracts sugar from most foods, which is what carbohydrates become as they break down The process takes a long time for complex forms but no time at all with refined foods If you read labels and see carbs noted, this number is usually broken down to reflect how much of those are sugars Sugar and Fat Carbs are good sources of energy, right That is true but consumers must be discerning

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Losing Weight With MyFitnessPal

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The biggest nutrition database in the world is supposedly free: that's MyFitnessPal Consumers globally use the calorie counter featuring calories for 5 million-plus foods to monitor eating and lose weight But there is more to MyFitnessPal: find out exactly what this program has going for it and why people are excited about it Value of Food Journaling It's easy to round up your calories or forget items you ate and accidentally miscount When you don't write anything down, drinks don't

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Moringa Tree Uses For Health And Wellness

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The Moringa Tree could be one of the most important botanical discoveries of recent decades because of its many health-giving properties The leaf more particularly has been used in ancient medicine and holistic treatments to prevent and cure illnesses while its nutritional density could be without parallel Western scientists, however, only recently learned about it and want to learn more Nutritionists and holistic practitioners are excited and curious Consumers should also want to know how

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Get Your Probiotics From Foods Along With Supplements

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If you were to visit North America from a country in the Far East or another planet, it would seem the people who live here can't get their nutrition from actual food They can only obtain vitamins, minerals, necessary metals, fatty acids, and probiotics out of a bottle Swallowing pills, chewing tablets, and swallowing concentrated liquid vitamins is their answer to whole-body health and wellness, to anti-aging, and to disease prevention They have forgotten how to eat real food and why they

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The Healthy Choice: Raw Or Pasteurized Milk?

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Advocates for raw milk say that the process of pasteurization kills all that is good about it They believe that pasteurization is only used to extend how long milk can last on shelves and in transport, not for the benefit of consumers Dairies selling pasteurized milk and various governments believe that pasteurization kills bad bacteria and makes milk safer for consumption by most people Which side is right Could they both be onto something here Weigh up the facts for yourself Raw

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Traditional Wisdom And The Health Benefits Of A Sauna

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Some wisdom has been around for a long time and consumers have overlooked it because there are no batteries; nothing new and exciting about the facts Health benefits related to a sauna fit into that category People in Northern European countries have extolled the benefits of saunas for ages and there is usually a sauna at the gym or beside a recreation center pool Why is that In colder climates people would jump into a cold pool then stop by the sauna or vice versa in order to promote good

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Addressing The Wheatgrass Craze

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Supermarkets and whole food stores are going crazy over wheatgrass If you have talked to a holistic caregiver or an enthusiastic health nut in the last few months, he or she has probably mentioned this natural food which contains concentrated amounts of almost every nutrient found in a multi-vitamin Restaurants offer wheatgrass in their smoothies and grocery stores sell plants you can grow from home What is this product and is it truly as amazing as consumers are led to believe Could this

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Make Your Own Alkaline Water

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Why would you want to make alkaline water Isn't water a low-acid drink anyway It's certainly not going to eat away at your stomach the way coffee or cola will Water is indeed low in acid, but the stuff coming out of your kitchen tap isn't necessarily high enough to help you get rid of acid in your body If you have a problem with acidity then you might want to increase the alkalinity of your drinking water; that is, increase its pH level What Does This Mean When you increase pH in water

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