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Apple Nutrition – Get Book Smart

For those who would like to lose weight, apple calories are not something that should trigger anxiety. Calories in food do not automatically lead to harmful health effects or added fat. In fact, the calories in an apple are good calories which can pump up your energy and increase your metabolism.

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Green Tea – Weight Loss Supplement?

There is no doubt that green tea can be a wonderful drink whether it is taken hot or cold. Would it really help to drink green tea to help with weight loss? The history of green tea can be traced back for thousands years. In China, there exists a literary work which dates back 5000 […]

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Banana Nutrition – Giving You Super Human Strength

People who swear by bananas may even call them a super food but why are they so amazing? What makes them so special, deserving such huge praise?

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Are Protein Shakes Good For You?

Making protein shakes is an extremely easy process, you just add water or milk to these powders and give them a shake!

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Did You Really Think Oatmeal Was Actually Good For You?

Oatmeal is one of those foods we all sort of know is good for us even if we don’t really know why. It’s generally eaten at breakfast time, and without trying to state the obvious, it’s (or at least should be) just oats added to boiling water and/or milk. The oats can be prepared in […]

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The Healthy Cooking Oils That Should be in Your Kitchen

The debate regarding cooking oils is among the most prevalent and contested within the nutrition world. Often a necessary ingredient for many dishes, experts can’t seem to agree which oils are okay for cooking and which aren’t. Just about every cooking oil used in kitchens across the world is some form of vegetable or seed […]

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Bitter Foods – Bitter is Better

When we’re young we tend to naturally favour sweet tastes and avoid bitter ones at all costs, it’s only as we mature that our sense of taste changes and bitter flavors become more palatable. Even then it seems that only a small proportion of our daily diet is made up of bitter foodstuffs, only about […]

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How Much Protein is in an Egg

Protein in egg whites is a good bet for those concerned with fat and cholesterol. Conversely, many of the other nutrients in an egg are found in the yolk.

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Manuka Honey Health Benefits

Manuka honey health benefits include antibacterial, antiseptic, antiviral, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties!

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The History of Broccoli

The mention of broccoli often brings me back to my childhood, with my mothers words echoing in my head. “Eat your broccoli, It’ll make you grow up strong and healthy.” The saying “mother knows best” proves to be correct in this case. Broccoli is an extremely nutritious vegetable that is high in vitamin C, vitamin […]

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Is Olive Oil Good For You?

We have all heard doctors, nutritionists, movie stars, friends and neighbors rave about olive oil. Just like we have been using whitening toothpastes without really understanding what it does to our teeth, we have been consuming this super oil without knowing its benefits. Is Olive Oil Good For You Many say that olive oil is […]

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Macadamia Nut Oil – Move On Over Olive

We all know macadamia nuts are delicious, their rich buttery taste is just heavenly, and luckily for us, it seems the stars were aligned when the first macadamia tree grew because as it turns out, macadamia nuts are ridiculously good for us! Macadamias are high energy, containing the most energy of any nut, and are […]

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Krill Oil vs Fish Oil – Fishy Business

When supplements face off against each other it can be a battle of misinformation that leaves even the best-informed self-nutritionists baffled. Every supplement has their claim that they have the unique ingredient that you have never heard of before that will be your ticket into nutrition heaven. Krill Oil vs Fish Oil The krill oil […]

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Gluten Free Beer – Add it to the Shopping List?

You don’t have to be gluten intolerant to benefit from consuming a gluten free diet. There are many benefits in significantly reducing gluten in a balanced diet, including the most recent claim that it may aid in weight loss. With the discovery of many gluten intolerant or gluten sensitive individuals, comes many gluten free manufactured […]

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

I think by now we’ve all picked up on the fact that green tea is good for us, but many of us are still unclear as to what the health benefits of green tea really are. So why not pour yourself a cup, sit back, and let me explain. Is Green Tea Good For You? All teas […]

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Flaxseed Oil vs Fish Oil – See Which Omega 3 Supplement is Better

Which oil is better: Flaxseed Oil or Fish Oil? This is a very common question in current health topics. They both contribute in maintaining a healthy body, however unless you are allergic to fish and/or, a strict vegetarian or vegan, greater benefits will come from consuming fish oil. Here’s why! Flaxseed oil and fish oil […]

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Egg Nutrition – Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

Let me explain egg nutrition and why eggs should be a significant part of a healthy diet. When you analyze egg nutritional data, it is easy to see how an egg provides a lot of nutrients that are beneficial to your health. However, it has to be noted that just like all other food, they […]