Tag Archives: Nutrition

Fueling for Fitness

(This will not require you to drink raw eggs, like Rocky) If our bodies are machines, learning to run them properly rests upon how we are fueled. Like a new, luxury sports car, we may have the capability of 300 horsepower but not if leaded standard gasoline is selected at...
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Deciphering Food Labels

An essential aspect of good health is understanding what’s in the food you eat. Excellent ways to do this are to carefully read labels of the food you buy at the grocery store and to go to restaurants that list nutritional facts and ingredients. Top 8 Things to Look for...
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Good Oral Health

Is there a relationship between good oral health and good health overall? Have you heard about a lollipop and chewing gum that fight cavities? The health of your oral cavity – mouth, teeth and gums – plays an important role in your overall health. For example, studies have shown a...
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What are the health benefits of Green Tea?

At the 6th Annual International Conference on Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research, Rutgers investigators announced that rats fed a diet equivalent to 4-6 cups of Green Tea, in humans, were 55% less likely to develop colon cancer and among those that did, the tumors were 45% smaller compared to the...
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Bitters & Carminatives for Indigestion

As we age, many people have indigestion or feel bloated after meals. Thankfully most traditional cultures offer effective remedies. You may recall your grandparents bitter-tasting appetizers or drinks 20-30 minutes before their meal. These “bitters” prime the gastrointestinal tract for the upcoming meal by stimulating gastric acids and pancreatic enzymes...
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