Category Archives: Nutrition

Acai Berry is the New Super Food

An organic super food from Brazil packing a healthy dose of nutrients. Just the mention of a product coming from the Amazon has the overtones of possessing mysterious health benefits. Acai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is the high-energy berry of a special … Continue reading

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Thiamine (Vitamin B1)

Thiamine Defined Research has shown that vitamin B1 (also known as thiamine) plays a key role in diabetic health. In addition to kidney dysfunction, thiamine deficiency has been linked to increased risk of cardiovascular problems. It is an essential nutrient … Continue reading

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What vital Nutrients is your Diet Missing?

People today do not eat as well as they did even 30 years ago and many of us are starved for essential nutrients and don’t even realize it. With today’s fast paced lifestyles, it’s more convenient to grab a fast … Continue reading

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Start your Day with Protein

When you wake up your body is already suffering from catabolism, meaning your body is literally eating your muscle. So your first goal of the morning is to stop the siege of muscle mass. Immediately slam fast digesting protein shake … Continue reading

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Can A Daily Aspirin Help Reduce Heart Issues?

    If you have already had a heart attack, or stroke however, Aspirin clearly is effective in secondary prevention, said study author Dr. Jill Belch, a professor of vascular medicine at the University of Dundee in Scotland. Her report … Continue reading

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ED Not Just A Recreational Issue for Diabetics

There have been a number of articles recently concerning Erectile Dysfunction being connected to Diabetes and Heart Health and the information is worth summarizing and passing along. Findings from two studies of men with diabetes add to the evidence that … Continue reading

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Why is Water so Good for Us?

Who hasn’t heard that you should drink more water. I certainly have, but I also have a hard time getting through a recommended amount every day. I realize that almost two thirds of my body is made up of water, … Continue reading

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A Little Taste for the Heart

I read an article posted on the HealthCentral Network, about alcohol, and cardiovascular health. Since I also wonder how much alcohol is the right amount for my heart, cardiovascular system, and cholesterol, but is also wrong for my liver and memory, … Continue reading

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First Strike at a Silent Killer? (High Blood Pressure)

The symptoms and signs of high blood pressure are extremely subtle and you may live with the disease for many years without knowing that you have it. The major damage it can cause includes coronary heart trouble, kidney failure or … Continue reading

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The Importance of Sleep

Sleeping is a necessity, not a luxury. A good night’s sleep is just as crucial to maintaining wellness as is a healthy diet and proper exercise. The Importance of Sleep Sleep is a restorative process. While we’re sleeping, our brain … Continue reading

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