Category Archives: nutrition

Get the Skinny on Fats and Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad and How to choose…

Fats and cholesterol are necessary for good health. Fats cushion vital organs, are used as stored energy, and serve as an insulator to preserve body heat. The body uses cholesterol to make estrogen, testosterone, vitamin D, and other vital compounds. … Continue reading

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Is Splenda a safe substitute for sugar?

As more and more doctors recommend that we cut sugar out our diets, due to the rapidly growing problem of type 2 diabetes and obesity which appears to be turning into a worldwide epidemic, there’s a rising demand for reduced … Continue reading

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High in saturated fat, is the coconut good or bad for your health?

The coconut, especially coconut oil, is one of those foods whose health benefits or detriments remain a subject of controversy.¬† Some argue that the high levels of saturated fats in coconut can lead to heart disease, weight gain and other … Continue reading

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Top Foods and Supplements to Include in Your Detox

Incorporate These Superfoods and Supplements¬†into Your Detox Diet Almonds Almonds are a wonderfully delicious snack and have long been revered as the promoter of wellness and health. Almonds are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and are packed with … Continue reading

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12 Foods to Avoid During Your Detox or Cleanse

Avoid These Hard to Process Foods During Your Detox Our bodies were not meant to absorb the myriad of toxins, chemicals and additives that we are exposed to on daily basis. Doing a detox or cleansing program based on whole … Continue reading

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