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4 Secrets for Eating Your Way to Better Heart Health

Americans are eating themselves into the cardiac ward, quite literally! Research has shown time and again that saturated fats in meat, whole-fat dairy, and other animal products, and trans-fatty acids found in fried and processed foods have deleterious effects on the cardiovascular system and increase…

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Reduce Saturated & Trans Fat Foods From Your Diet

…Trans Fat Foods * Reduce or eliminate red meat. Substitute fish or lean poultry (without the skin). * Avoid high-fat dairy products. You can find great substitutes for high-fat dairy products: skim milk instead of whole milk, plain, nonfat yogurt, nonfat sour cream, light cream cheese and reduced-fat…

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Manage Diabetes by Limiting Saturated and Trans Fats

Excess fat, particularly saturated fats from meat and whole dairy products and trans fats found in processed and most fast foods, can wreak havoc on your body. As early as the 1920s, it was demonstrated that a high-saturated fat diet not only causes weight gain, but also decreases insulin sensitivity…

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Calcium for Weight Control

…placed them on low-calorie diets containing varying amounts of calcium. After six months, the individuals with a daily calcium intake (mostly from dairy products) of 400–500 mg lost an average of 15 pounds. Those getting 800 mg lost 19 pounds, while those getting 1,200 mg lost 24 pounds, as well as…

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Your Summer To-Do List for Better Health

…hydrogenated oils—all of which raise your risk of heart disease. You’ll also want to limit your intake of saturated fats such as red meat and dairy. Finally, make fiber-rich plant foods the center of your diet—aiming for a variety of fruits, vegetables, and legumes. * Prevent Disease with Healthy…

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You Need More Than Calcium for Healthy Bones

…such as magnesium, boron, antioxidants, vitamin K and B-complex vitamins, are also required for bone mineralization. And, contrary to popular belief, dairy isn’t the end-all for healthy bones. Dozens of scientific studies have found that a high intake of plant foods is associated with a reduced risk of…

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6 Sensible Snacking Tips

…six smaller meals throughout the day. Make sure each meal contains a good source of lean protein such as chicken, turkey, fish, tofu, or reduced-fat dairy, and load up on fiber-rich veggies and legumes. Both protein and fiber will help fill you up and tide you over until your next meal. Sensible Snacking…

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The Obesity Epidemic: Stop Storing Fat

…Ones While some dietary fat is necessary for good health, most Americans eat far too much of the wrong kinds: saturated fats from meat and high-fat dairy products, and overly processed vegetable oils (trans fats) found in margarine, peanut butter, baked goods, and fried foods. These dietary fats do nothing…

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Four Easy Ways to Stop IBS

…Examine your diet: About two-thirds of people with IBS have at least one food allergy, and some have multiple allergies. The most common allergens are dairy products and grains. Identifying and eliminating these “triggers” will often provide significant relief of symptoms. 2) Make sure you’re eating…

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Naturally Treating IBS

…Try eliminating common trigger foods one at a time to see if your symptoms improve. The usual suspects include caffeine, alcohol, sugar substitutes, dairy products, corn, citrus foods, eggs and peanuts. You should also incorporate more fiber (at least 30 g) into your daily diet. Eating more vegetables…

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4 Steps to Strong Bones

…upon to support your body weight through activity, the stronger they become. * Take bone-building nutrients. There is a general presumption, fed by dairy industry advertising, that adequate calcium is all you need to maintain strong bones. However, several other minerals and vitamins are also necessary…

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The Real Secret for Eliminating Acne

…the stage for skin problems such as blackheads and pimples. To treat and prevent acne, eliminate starches and sugars, refined vegetable oils, and dairy products from your diet. Replace them with low-GI vegetables, fruits, and nuts, along with plenty of protein from fish, poultry, and lean beef. Also…

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Natural Treatments for Psoriasis

…heavy-duty drugs, experienced complete resolution of 80 percent of his psoriatic lesions! * Another natural treatment for psoriasis comes from whey, a dairy byproduct used primarily as a protein supplement. We’ve known for years that whey contains a number of growth factors and other bioactive proteins…

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Prevent Diabetes By Eating Fish

…protein from fish (particularly cold-water fish such as wild salmon), skinless poultry, egg whites with an occasional yolk, and low-fat or fat-free dairy products, legumes, and whole grains. At the same time, to prevent diabetes and to maintain optimal well-being, you want to keep the amount of red meat…

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How to Ward Off Cognitive Decline

…midlife, helps keep you sharp in your later years. Specific foods that protect against memory loss include fish, mono- and polyunsaturated fats, low-fat dairy products, blueberries, cocoa, green tea, coffee, and alcohol (light-to-moderate—heavy drinking fries your brain). * Stay sharp with supplements. A…

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