Archive for January, 2011


Atkins Diet

Dr. Robert Atkins is the creator of the most popular low-carb nutritional approach better known as the Atkins diet. It came to the public’s attention back in the early 70s and it has been promoted ever since as a major weight loss solution. Dr. Atkins’ scientific studies and metabolic theories laid the basis for the [...]

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Taking Fish Oil Tablets Is A Big Part Of Preventing Bowel Cancer.

Fish oil tablets contain 2 essential fatty acids called DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid), which are otherwise known as omega 3 essential fatty acids. Over the last 40 years many studies have established the benefits of Omega3 fats to many areas of our health including our heart health. Studies have also shown a link [...]

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Foods High in Vitamin K

Vitamin K plays an important role in blood clotting, it maintains blood vessels flexible and it stimulates correct bone development. Deficiencies of vitamin K will lead to improper coagulation of the blood and hemorrhaging from wounds, easy bruising, atherosclerosis, osteoporosis, easy bone fractures and even congenital malformations. Too high an intake of vitamin K on [...]

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Lowering Cholesterol for Dummies

Most of us have heard all our lives about how fruits and vegetables are good for us and how they have cholesterol lowering properties, and how they are fantastically healthy for our bodies. And yet in truth most of us choose to brush that information under the carpet and continue to eat canned and junk [...]

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What to Eat When Pregnant: 4 Steps to Better Your Nutrition

What to eat when pregnant can be a rather difficult decision once you are ultimately positive you are expecting. When you are faced with the actuality of growing and nurturing an additional human being that is fully dependent on you for diet, it can be hard to understand what the ideal selections are. Add early [...]

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