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There are too many fad diets nowadays. In fact, with the introduction of too many different terms, it is hard to tell how one is done properly. When you feel that you cannot adapt to the latest diet regimen methods, it may be better to stick with the most common way of losing weight. *…

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The Mediterranean diet is rich in fruits, nuts, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, seafood, and olive oil, and it limits red meat and sweets. A recent study found links between blood markers of certain nutrients in the Mediterranean diet and mental performance and brain connectivity in older adults. The researchers of the study used MRI scans…

gluten

It seems like “gluten-free” labels are popping up everywhere, including on foods that never had any gluten, to begin with. Is this a health bandwagon you should jump on … or shy away from? Gluten is a protein found mostly in wheat, barley, and rye. A gluten-free diet is a must for the 2 percent…

People who eat leafy green vegetables every day may maintain a sharper mind as they age, a new study suggests. The researchers found that, compared with people who rarely ate leafy greens, those who had at least one serving a day showed slower brain aging. It was as if they’d shaved 11 years off their…

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You’ve probably read about different types of diets for Crohn’s disease on the Internet. But the fact is, there is no scientifically proven diet for inflammatory bowel disease. Most experts believe, though, that some patients can identify specific foods that trigger their gastrointestinal symptoms, particularly during disease flares. By avoiding your “trigger foods,” you may…

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There are many weight-gain supplements that are available in the market, not all are completely safe. Enlisted are some effective natural options that will help you put on weight safely. Whey protein Whey proteins have most of the sugars and fats that are needed for weight gain; it is also a fast-digesting protein. Rather than…

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The Vegan diet has been given a lot of publicity of late and has come under plenty of scrutiny from its naysayers. This somewhat controversial way of eating involves consuming plants and plant matter– these include vegetables, grains, nuts, and fruits. Vegans will not eat foods that come from animals, including dairy products, eggs, and…

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Food is the best source of most nutrients, but a multivitamin can help provide what your diet doesn’t. Find out what to look for in a daily multivitamin. “A multivitamin is a good idea for the trace elements,” says Donald Novey, MD, an integrative medicine physician with the Advocate Medical Group in Park Ridge, Ill.Our…

laxatives

Constipated people often rely on using laxatives in order to easily remove toxins out of their body. It is quite hard and irritating when it is hard to defecate. Wanting to defecate but the pressure it gives to the stomach and anal part can often lead to hemorrhoids. Thus, a much as possible, it is…

anorexia-nervosa

These days, people are looking for fast and effective ways to slim down and lose fats. Being slim and lean is nonetheless the envy of many. To have a slender body is possible by regular exercise, diet, and healthy lifestyle. It must not be a psychological issue. If it does, the condition is referred to…

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