April, 2011

Five Delicious Foods with Plant Sterols

Five Delicious Foods with Plant Sterols

  Plant sterols have been in the news a great deal lately, heralded for their cholesterol-lowering properties. Plant sterols (also called phytosterols), are phytochemicals that naturally occur in plants and work by partially blocking the absorption of “bad” or LDL cholesterol. There are about 44 sterols known to exist in plants. The recommended amount of […]

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How to Continue Eating Healthy During the Economic Downturn

How to Continue Eating Healthy During the Economic Downturn

Have you noticed that your grocery bill has gone up? I know you have, because I have. You are probably thinking that you cannot continue eating the healthier cleaner foods, because those foods cost more, but do not stop eating healthy because of the prices. There are ways you can cut corners while keeping more […]

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Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

Health Benefits of Flax Seeds

I have developed a habit of adding one tablespoon of ground flax seed to my smoothies, sometimes more. I know flax seeds have good health benefits, but that is all I know. Find out what this little seed can do for you. History of Flax Seeds Flax is one of the oldest known cultivated plants. […]

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Dietary-Caused Illnesses with High Prevalence

Dietary-Caused Illnesses with High Prevalence

“If we could give every individual the right amount of nourishment and exercise, not too little and not too much, we would have found the safest way to health.” – Hippocrates. While thumbing through Eat to Live, written by Dr. Joel Fuhrman, I read some information that I had to share with you.  One of […]

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4 Easy Steps to Switching to a Vegan Diet

4 Easy Steps to Switching to a Vegan Diet

This is a guest post, written by Alice Greene from Natural Acne Remedy. A vegan diet is one of the weight loss methods individuals’ use by completely avoiding dairy food products, meat and switching to low-calorie foods, vegetables and fruits. Many consider that a vegan diet is considerably rich in nutritional value, however a proper […]

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