Four Changes to Your Diet to Reduce Joint Pain

Four Changes to Your Diet to Reduce Joint Pain

Many of us experience stiffness and soreness, particularly in those connections between our bones that allow us to move freely—our joints! As much as one third of all adults in the U.S. reported having joint pain within the last 30 days.  Joint pain can be caused by a number of conditions, such as arthritis or

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What Is The Japanese Diet?

Japanese citizens have cultivated good food habits for generations. They are also some of the healthiest and longest living people in the world. According to the OECD (the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), the average Japanese male can expect to live 81 years from birth, tied for second just behind Switzerland with 81.7 years. The average

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Controlling Calories Without The Counting

Calorie counting can be a time-consuming and cumbersome way to lose weight, but caloric intake is an important consideration when you are trying to become healthier. If you are looking for ways to cut your calories without keeping a notebook with every bite you take listed, there are a few great ways to get started

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The Ins And Outs Of Sodium Consumption

Do you feel like you eat too much salty food? You’re not alone. Eighty-nine percent of American adults exceed the daily recommendation for sodium intake. With diets heavy on processed foods and restaurant meals, it can be easy to overdo it. But making a conscious effort to reduce your sodium consumption is worth it. Research shows that having too

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4 Major Ways to Improve Your Heart Health

Did you know? According to the CDC, a whopping 34 percent of adults in the United States are facing obesity! And perhaps even scarier, is that 20 percent of children between 6 and 11 years old are also obese. Unfortunately, this is mainly due to the trends towards sedentary lifestyles and diets full of junk-food.

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Simple Food Terms Explained – Omegas

You’ve probably heard of omegas in the context of fish consumption or nutritional supplements but what exactly are omegas and why are they good for us? In this installment of Simple Food Terms Explained, we look at the dietary fatty acids omega-3, 6 and 9 and see why we need a good balance of all

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Optimal Nutrition For A Quick Recovery

Are you trying to recover from an injury? Healing foods are an important tool in making a full and quick recovery. Other foods can delay recovery and cause harm. Incorporating healing foods into your eating plan will properly fuel your recovery and help you get back to normal activities sooner. The key to a quick

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How To Improve Your Eating Habits

Improving your eating habits for a healthier lifestyle can get stressful, especially if healthy eating is not a part of your daily routine. Becoming more conscience of what we consume has many wonderful benefits to our body’s stamina, appearance and overall health. According to Psychology Today, food is linked to our emotions and can have a

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Simple Food Terms Explained – Folic Acid

When it comes to food, it’s important to know exactly what you’re eating, and what you should be eating. What nutrients are you missing? What vitamins and minerals can be added naturally through food, and what supplementation should you consider? To help with that journey of improving your health, we’re taking a look at various

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Calorie-Saving Tips For Your Next Holiday Get-Together

Tis the season for holiday parties, family meals and casual get-togethers. Not only will you get to socialize with some of your favorite people, but all of that holiday togetherness inevitably means there will be lots of extra calories vying for your attention. So how do you make it through the holiday season without packing

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