Category Archives: Diet

Meat Free Diets Reduce Cholesterol And Prevent Heart Disease

We have less than optimal health in the United States and around world due to our diet choices.Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America for both men and women. Preventable heart attacks account for most of these deaths. 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese. 1/3 of all U.S. kids are overweight or obese and obesity is being diagnosed more and more at very young ages. We eat too much, and then we pay […]

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Ways to Cut 100 or More Calories a Day

Dieting requires that we keep several things in mind, from how often we are eating through to the distribution of macronutrients in your food. The bottom line is that when you’re trying to lose weight it all comes down to simple math: Calories in must be less than calories out. The CDC states that a healthy rate at which to lose weight is anywhere from 1 to 2 pounds per week. To put that into perspective, there […]

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A Fast and Healthy Breakfast

A Fast and Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast can be tough on parents. You are short on time and the kids are fussy about what they eat. You want something quick but healthy, and you also want something your kids will eat. You don’t want them to start the day hungry, but you also don’t want them eating just anything – what you eat for breakfast can affect your whole morning. Adults often skip breakfast in the name of saving time, too, or they […]

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Children and Obesity

Obesity has been proven to shorten your life and can seriously affect you mentally and physically. It often has its roots in childhood and obesity in children is growing at a frighteningly fast rate. There are more obese children now than ever before. Parents are letting their carelessness with their own diets spill over into their children’s lives. Here are a few points to think about when trying to prevent obesity and health problems for your children. Small […]

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Eat Well While Traveling

Eating well while traveling can be quite difficult However, if you learn how to make smart choices, a healthy diet is really not that difficult. It’s probably not the best time in which to start a healthy diet, but if you are currently making healthy choices in your foods already, modifying your diet slightly to accommodate travel, is not as difficult as it first may seem. If you are traveling by airplane, your diet may have to […]

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A Healthy Eating Plan for Kids

Obesity in children is becoming a major problem in developed countries around the world. It isn’t easy changing bad habits in children, and the busy life of many parents makes it difficult for them to pay sufficient attaention to the problem. There are, however, some simple things you can do to tackle the issue. Having a a healthy eating plan for kids is one thing you can do that is not too hard. Below are some tips […]

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