Category Archives for "Healthy Foods"

February 1, 2015

What do Nutritionists eat for Lunch


Ever wonder what do Nutritionists eat for lunch? They are the experts that give us advice on meals and healthy foods. Do they really walk the talk?

Yahoo Health asked 6 nutrition experts that include PhD's, registered dietitians, trainers, consultants, and sports nutritionists to open their lunchboxes. Let's take peek in their lunch box's to find out what they have packed.

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December 23, 2014

Top 7 Foods That Lower Cholesterol

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According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics last year more than 71 million Americans were affected by high blood cholesterol. You don’t have to think of cholesterol with a skull and bones, avoid-at-all-costs mentality. Our bodies do use cholesterol to build our cells. However, when you have too much cholesterol it begins to build up, developing fatty deposits in your blood vessels. This then limits your blood flow: obstructed flow to the heart means a heart attack, and decreased blood flow to the brain causes a stroke.

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July 18, 2014

Eating Raw Garlic Adventure


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This is my adventure in how I stumbled upon Raw Garlic benefits and different ways to eat raw garlic. Coming from a culture where garlic is extensively used and consumed in every day food, I kind of knew that it is good for health; specifically good for controlling high blood cholesterol. I had seen my dad consume cloves of raw garlic with pita, but I never tried it before. This changed as you can read below.

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April 11, 2014

Top 5 Summer Fruits


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With summer on the horizon, it's time to slim down and get ready for swimsuit season. While traditional health foods may be a delight, why not treat yourself to in-season fruits? Since fruit is low-calorie, you can eat your fill, feel satisfied and promote weight loss all once. With so many different fruits in season, you'll have plenty of variety to choose from to keep both mind and appetite interested.

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April 7, 2014

New SuperFoods to try in 2014


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Superfoods are nutritionally dense foods. You will get health benefits from even small servings of these foods, and that is why superfoods are so beneficial. Superfoods contain vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other important nutrients, which promote health, vitality, and even longevity.

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March 24, 2014

Seaweed: 2014 SuperFood

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If the extent of your seaweed consumption reaches no further than sushi rolls, you're selling your health short. Don't walk past the bags of seaweed at the grocery store any longer. You should eat as many superfoods in your diet as possible and dried seaweed is no exception.
But what is a superfood? A superfood is a nutrient-packed food that is particularly good for your well-being and overall health. With so many health benefits already known and more being discovered all the time, seaweed fits the bill perfectly. Seaweed is the superfood of choice in 2014. If you have made weight loss and health resolutions for 2014 then why not include seaweed part of your diet?

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