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Macronutrient Role – Understanding Your Diet

by James Matthias If you regularly go to a gym, you’ve probably overheard people speaking about the huge protein meals they are trying to get in everyday, but there are other macronutrients which are very important and need consideration. These are sometimes forgotten, even by regular gym goers. This could be due to sporting communities…

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Safe, Healthy, Natural Diets for Pregnancies

by Samantha Greenbaum  Staying healthy during pregnancy is essential for you and your unborn child. Eating a safe diet can improve the health of the baby, and can make it easier for you to recover after childbirth. There are certain foods that doctors advise pregnant mothers to avoid, and there are others recommended for increased…

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The Vegetarian Child

by Gerry Ellen  The age of advertising and commercialism has affected our youth for many years. We live in a fast food era that will never go away, unless more is done at the school nutrition level. Children grow up with busy parents, busy lives, peer pressure, and easy access to fast-food markets and convenience…

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Getting Delicious Meat-Free Sandwiches

If you are a vegetarian but still want to enjoy a delicious sandwich, have no fear: sandwiches are one of the easiest and most delicious foods to make vegetarian! Many meat-eaters are under the impression that you need some sort of meat in your sandwich, but that could not be farther from the truth. Vegetarian sandwiches…

Lose Weight by Keeping a Food Journal

Guest Blogger: Drew Stegman  I’m sure you’ve heard before that you should always track the food you’re eating. While I agree with this 100%, a recent study done by the American Journal of Preventitve Medicine shows that keeping a food diary can double your weight loss results. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Health Research kept…