• Your Fast Food Meal has 600% More Salt than You Think

    April 28, 2017 Published by 2 Comments
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    There might not be a better example of something that fits the adage ‘you can’t live with it, you can’t live without it’ than salt. Among its many benefits, salt helps to regulate the functioning of your internal organs and muscles. Without salt in your diet, your heart would literally stop. But people who took […]

  • Foods that Put Your Body into an Energy Crisis

    April 10, 2017 Published by Leave a comment
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    Maybe you always seem listless, never having quite enough energy for anything and wanting to sit down at every opportunity. Or maybe you have great bursts of energy and then ‘crash’ later on, not feeling like doing anything but having a nap. Whether you constantly feel a lack of energy, or sometimes you’re just dragging […]

  • Why You Need the ‘Sunshine’ Vitamin

    November 25, 2016 Published by Leave a comment
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    It’s known as the ‘sunshine’ vitamin because vitamin D is produced in your skin in reaction to direct sunlight. Like most vitamins, D plays an important role in support of a number of your body’s functions, primarily helping you to absorb the calcium that keeps your bones strong and helping your immune system to function […]

  • More on Mindful Eating as Part of a Healthier Lifestyle

    November 11, 2016 Published by Leave a comment
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    The Wikipedia article for ‘mindfulness’ tells you that: ‘large population-based research studies have indicated that the practice of mindfulness is strongly correlated with greater well-being and perceived health.’ We wrote in a recent post about how mindful eating can help you reduce the portion sizes of the food you eat to help you avoid overeating. […]