Breakfast Essentials: What to Eat for All-Day Energy

We had been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In addition to kick-starting your metabolism for the day, breakfast also provides your body with the nutrients and energy needed to power through a busy morning. A poor breakfast, however, can set just as poor a foundation for the remainder of

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High-Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Stay Hungry

While the food and beverage industry would like to convince us otherwise, research shows what many of us already knew: High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is bad for your health. And while it’s true many of us simply consume too much sugar in general, HFCS seems to be worse than normal sugar. Not only does it

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Nutrition for Injury Prevention

Food is fuel—and the type you eat matters. Just as scientific studies have proven that certain kinds of food, such as protein powder, can boost athletic performance, strength and power, it makes sense that certain foods can protect your physical health. Millions of Americans suffer sports-related injuries annually, with nearly 4 million of them children.

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Strength Building for Vegetarians

There are more than seven million vegetarians in America, and over half of them have chosen their diet for health reasons. Research backs up that choice. Eating meatless lowers your risk of a host of chronic health conditions, including cancer, heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney stones, gallstones, osteoporosis and asthma. Vegetarians also tend

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Five Herbs & Spices That Boost Wellness

Over the past century, modern medicine has reigned as the first defense against ailments and disease. To back up the wonders of modern medicine are natural substances such as herbs and spices, which help to combat many conditions. Cayenne Cayenne, also known as capsicum, is often used as a remedy for indigestion and headaches. This

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