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Fruits That Benefit Heart Health

Fruits That Benefit Heart Health

Feb 23rd 2015

Fruit tastes great and improves the health of your heart. How can you beat that winning combination? Not all fruits are created equally when it comes to heart health. Consider adding these five fruits to your diet in order to improve the he … read more
What Does GMO Mean?

What Does GMO Mean?

Feb 20th 2015

A GMO food is one that has been changed by genetic engineering. Scientists take a gene from one variety of food and combine it with another to create a new version. The purpose is to make foods hardier and more resistant to insects. When a … read more
Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Feb 11th 2015

Dark chocolate is a super food that contains several important nutrients. It is made from the cocoa tree seed, which provides antioxidants and protection for the heart. All benefits of dark chocolate are explained below.High NutritionA 100- … read more
10 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

10 Foods that Lower Cholesterol

Feb 3rd 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease kills more people than any other condition. It kills both men and women in larger numbers than cancers. Other than smoking cessation, which is vitally important to good heart he … read more
Making Smart Food Choices Throughout the Day

Making Smart Food Choices Throughout the Day

Jan 26th 2015

If you’ve have been trying to get yourself into a healthier state for a few months now, part of the process involves making smart food choices throughout the day. One of the steps you can take is to try to eat 5-6 smaller meals as opposed t … read more
3 Fitness Trends to Try This Year

3 Fitness Trends to Try This Year

Jan 21st 2015

Is it your goal this year to get fit and shape up? If this is your goal, you should note that there are tons of great fitness trends that will likely gain prevalence through the course of the year. Here are three you should consider impl … read more
Foods That Fight Acid Reflux

Foods That Fight Acid Reflux

Jan 13th 2015

Heartburn, or acid reflux, occurs when stomach acid enters the esophagus. While occasional heartburn is unpleasant, persistent reflux can cause serious medical complications. Medications can help curb heartburn, but changing your lifestyle … read more
5 Reasons You Are Always Tired

5 Reasons You Are Always Tired

Jan 10th 2015

Maintaining energy throughout the day is about much more than getting a good night’s sleep. There are countless issues that may be taking place that could be zapping your energy when you need it the most. Anyone with chronic fatigue should … read more
Why Eat Pineapple Before and After Surgery?

Why Eat Pineapple Before and After Surgery?

Jan 5th 2015

January 5, 2015When you are preparing for surgery, taking proper steps prior to the procedure can help speed post-operative healing. Whether you are planning to undergo a minor elective enhancement or a major operation, understanding your b … read more
Boost the Nutrients in Your Meals with Fruit

Boost the Nutrients in Your Meals with Fruit

Dec 30th 2014

Looking to squeeze extra vitamins and minerals into your daily diet? No need to opt for supplements, when you can easily give yourself and your family a boost simply by adding more fruit into the equation. With fruit, whether frozen, fresh … read more
Reduce Your Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Reduce Your Risk of Esophageal Cancer

Dec 24th 2014

Believe it or not, science has long proven that there are clear links between poor dietary choices and the increasing prevalence of cancer across the world. More specifically, esophageal cancer, which affects the pipe connecting the mouth t … read more
4 Ways to Add Resistance to Your Workout

4 Ways to Add Resistance to Your Workout

Dec 18th 2014

These days, the buzzword “resistance” has become pretty big news in the fitness industry-and for good reason. Although defined broadly, resistance training refers to the practice of making your workout more challenging and intense by alteri … read more
4 More Reasons to Love Bananas

4 More Reasons to Love Bananas

Dec 11th 2014

In addition to being delicious and portable, bananas are a powerhouse of nutrients, giving you taste, health and satisfaction in a snack that can go anywhere, especially when it comes in a That’s It. Apple + Banana fruit bar. These four … read more
5 Work Out Ideas for Small Spaces

5 Work Out Ideas for Small Spaces

Nov 18th 2014

Many find that several workouts each week are vitally essential if they are to stay in shape and feel good. An effective workout can help people avoid illness and remain active and contribute to a healthy lifestyle. While some people can de … read more
How Many Calories Should You Consume Daily?

How Many Calories Should You Consume Daily?

Nov 14th 2014

November 14, 2014The amount of calories a person should eat daily varies by individual and also on individual health goals. For example, a person wanting to lose one pound per week would need to cut 500 calories from their diet every day. C … read more
If I Have Diabetes, Can I Still Eat Fruit?

If I Have Diabetes, Can I Still Eat Fruit?

Nov 12th 2014

Looking for something sweet to eat, but can’t seem to find anything that’s diabetes friendly? Well look no further than fruit!Most fruits have a low Glycemic Index (GI), which means they won’t wreak havoc on your blood sugar. Incorporating … read more
How to Run Your First Marathon

How to Run Your First Marathon

Nov 7th 2014

Running your first marathon is an adventure that will never be forgotten. Standing in a sea of fellow runners on the day of the big race, you’ll most likely reflect on the months of sacrifice and training that led you there. Though there ar … read more
5 Quick and Easy Ways to Get Healthier Fast

5 Quick and Easy Ways to Get Healthier Fast

Nov 4th 2014

Getting healthier quickly is all about making better choices. Each situation we face daily comes down to a simple choice, this or that. Literally weighing our options in terms of one or the other allows us to embrace these 5 quick and easy … read more
How to Stretch the Right Way

How to Stretch the Right Way

Oct 29th 2014

Stretching isn’t the most exciting part of a workout and is often overlooked for its benefits. Although stretching is helpful for preventing injury and improving range of motion, many still avoid doing it regularly. Improper stretching can … read more
5 Healthy Mango Recipes

5 Healthy Mango Recipes

Oct 24th 2014

It’s hard not to love the mango. What other fruit is so juicy and so utterly sweet when it’s perfectly ripe? Mangoes are not only good, but good for you. They’re rich in Vitamin A as well as beta carotene and other flavonoids. Mangoes are a … read more
3 Healthy Lifestyle Myths Debunked

3 Healthy Lifestyle Myths Debunked

Oct 20th 2014

Not many of us have gotten through life without hearing old wives tales or myths. As time goes by, it can be very hard to tell fact from fiction. Below are three sayings that have survived through the generations – one has some truth to it, … read more
9 Interesting Facts About Apples

9 Interesting Facts About Apples

Oct 13th 2014

Apples are considered to be a part of the rose family.Apple trees take 4-5 years before they produce their first fruit.Apples float because 25% of its volume is air.Apples are fat-free, sodium-free and cholesterol-free.There are approxima … read more
Health and Weight Loss Benefits of Pears

Health and Weight Loss Benefits of Pears

Oct 9th 2014

Losing weight is difficult, and weight loss aids and fad diets appear daily – making weight loss even more challenging. Natural weight loss tools hold certain advantages over commercial weight loss methods: they are generally lower in cost, … read more
4 Fast and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

4 Fast and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Sep 11th 2014

September 12, 2014What you eat for breakfast usually sets the tone for what you will consume for the rest of the day, so why not begin every day with something healthy?Here are four ideas to get you into a healthy habit:  A quick, eas … read more