Brazilian Diet– Lose 12 kg in 1 Month!

The most recent trend in dieting need to be the Brazilian diet. It’s become so popular because of its fast appealing results– losing 10kg in 2 weeks! There are 2 variations of the diet: fast and normal. The fast version is very strenuous and has an unfavorable result on your …

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Sweet Potato Juice To Help Control Blood Sugar (Recipe Included)

Sweet potatoes are not commonly used, unfortunately, but they are extremely high in useful nutrients and vitamins. Apart from that, these vegetables are cheap, readily available, and have a delicious taste. The regular consumption of sweet potatoes can provide numerous benefits, including regulation of blood sugar. Yet, apart from that, this …

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Are some nuts more healthy?

  Question: Are some nuts more nutritious than others? Should I be eating more of some and less of others? Answer: Most research is based on total intake of nuts, not on consumption of particular types of nuts, so it isn’t clear whether eating more macadamia nuts, for example, is …

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Trade Animal Fats for Plant-Based Fats

In a detailed and powerful examination of how dietary fat affects health, researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health have shown that consuming higher amounts of unsaturated fats is associated with lower mortality. The findings suggest that replacing saturated fats like butter, lard and fat in red meat …

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Is Millet as Nutritious as Quinoa?

Question: Is millet as nutritious a grain as quinoa? Can I cook it the same way? Answer: Millet is an “ancient grain” that is increasing in popularity owing to its nutty flavor, chewy texture and good nutrition. While quinoa is very familiar to Americans and seen everywhere from trendy bowls …

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The Effectiveness of Motivational Interviewing

Many professionals who combine health coaching with fitness training usemotivational interviewing, a method intended to stimulate a client’s active problem-solving capacities. The first large randomized clinical trial evaluating the use of MI has now demonstrated its effectiveness in helping patients to change health behaviors in ways that directly resulted in …

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Healthy Kitchen Hacks for the Home Cook

Food for Thought: This month’s hack is served up by Elizabeth Falkner, a James Beard Foundation Award nominee who was named Pastry Chef of the Year by Bon Appétit magazine. She’s also been a three-time competitor on Food Network Challenge and a contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef Masters. Get Inspired …

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Optimizing Visualization for Mental Toughness

All of us instinctively use visualization (aka imagery) to help us perform better. Have you ever paid close attention to an expert’s technique and then tried to replicate it in your mind? Have you mentally practiced your own performance before physically executing it? What about imagining how wonderful it will …

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Walnut Oil vs. Olive Oil

Question: I just discovered roasted walnut oil and love it in salad dressing. How does it compare to olive oil? Answer: Walnut oil is so flavorful, and it can be a nice change from olive oil. Both oils are high in healthful unsaturated fatty acids. Whereas olive oil is about …

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Horseradish Stands up to Cancer

Food for Thought Long a staple sidekick for prime rib and in shrimp cocktail sauce, the humble horseradish root has come a long way. One of the stronger players in the mustard family (next to gentler cousins of the cruciferous strain such as kale, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts and radishes), this …

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4 Steps to Making Your Mornings Super Productive

You’ve probably read stories about extremely successful people who make it a point to wake up early in the morning. Sir Richard Branson, Tim Cook and Jack Dorsey are some of the most popular early risers. If you want to be more productive, waking up earlier than you usually do …

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