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Food Nutrition

Supplements and Glyconutritionals?

Dec 14 2004 - 8:38am

Food is one of our most basic needs. However, in our modern society fresh food is a thing of the past. The so called fresh fruits and vegetables we buy today have little nutritional value because they are grown in nutrient-deficient soil, picked before they ripen naturally, gassed, irradiated, artificially ripened and stored for days before we eat it. Therefore, our diets lack the essential building blocks of functional foods vital to our health and well-being.

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Nutrition Tips to Improve Fat Loss

Dec 13 2004 - 10:29am

Incorporating these fat loss tips will improve your nutrition program. Start off slowly and add one a week, you don't have to adopt all of them at once. Before long, you have cleaned up your nutrition program and on your way to reaching your goal. Trendy diets, fads and the infomercial product of the month, are not going to help you reach your weight loss goals. A well thought out nutrition and exercise program will.

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Targeted Nutrition

Dec 12 2004 - 11:24pm

If you try to take your nutritients according to one nutritional formula which is the same for everyone, like the daily allowance of vitamins and minerals which governmental agencies recommend, that is not the dosage shown to be effective in nutritional studies in medical literature. With nutritional pharmacology, we select nutritional combinations for the conditions we find. There are nutritional combinations for arthritis, hypertension, high cholesterol and many others.

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A Parent's Guide to Juice

Nov 4 2004 - 10:46pm

A balanced diet includes a variety of foods. Like foods, most beverages can fit into a healthful diet when chosen wisely. For instance, 3/4 cup of 100% fruit juice can count as a serving of fruit for children age 4 and older. The problem is, many children may be consuming too much juice, often in place of milk, water, fruits, or vegetables. While most 100% fruit juices contain vitamin C and some minerals, they often lack the fiber that whole fruit contains.

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Allergy Fact Sheet For Child Nutrition Program Professionals

Nov 4 2004 - 10:19pm

Food allergies are an area of growing concern for Child Nutrition Program (CNP) professionals. Facilities participating in USDA's Child and Adult Care Food Program, School Lunch, and School Breakfast programs may be required to accommodate the special dietary needs of children with allergies. A recognized medical authority, such as a physician, must provide a written diet prescription.

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Nov 1 2004 - 9:24am

Most of us know that we should drink six to eight glasses of water for optimal health, but very few people really follow this guideline or understand how important water is. We can survive about a month without food, but we can only survive a few days without water. The body consists of 70% water and replenishing that water is essential for every function in the body.\n

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Splendid Splenda, Healthy or Not

Aug 9 2004 - 2:01pm

There is a big push on for accepting Splenda\nas the healthy sugar alternative. Splenda is a\nchlorinated sugar extraction called sucralose.\nIf you watch TV or listen to radio you cannotSplendid\nmiss the advertising blanketing our eyes and\nears these days and all touting how healthy the\nsugar alternative is. Well, is it really healthy?\nOr is it really hype?

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The Downside Of Organic Produce

May 11 2004 - 10:20pm

Some studies have been trumpeted as having finally shown the nutritional superiority of organic foods, but other studies of similar crops show either no difference, or indicate superiority\nof conventional produce.

When you detach from the hype you can learn a valuable lesson about the quality of the food we eat.

Some studies have been trumpeted as having finally shown the nutritional superiority of organic foods, but other studies of similar crops show either no difference, or indicate superiority of conventional produce.

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Heart Disease and Homocysteine

Mar 25 2004 - 8:29am

Every week we read or hear about heart disease being one of the biggest health concerns facing America today. Most people have experienced this problem because they know a friend or family member with one of these health problems.\n

Every week we read or hear about heart disease being one of the biggest health concerns facing America today. Most people have experienced this problem because they know a friend or family member with one of these health problems.\n

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Lee Cummings
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Eating for Balance: Ayurvedic Tips for Good Digestion

Mar 18 2004 - 1:30pm

In ayurveda, diet and digestion are accorded equal importance in maintaining good health. Just as choosing improper foods for your constitution can lead to imbalances, following improper routines and habits can wreak havoc on your digestion, turning even carefully chosen and prepared foods into ama or toxins in your system rather than ojas, the biochemical essence that supports all aspects of life, health, bliss and longevity.\n

In ayurveda, diet and digestion are accorded equal importance in maintaining good health. Just as choosing improper foods for your constitution can lead to imbalances, following improper routines and habits can wreak havoc on your digestion, turning even carefully chosen and prepared foods into ama or toxins in your system rather than ojas, the biochemical essence that supports all aspects of life, health, bliss and longevity.\n

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Shreelata Suresh
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