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The Protein Quandary – Why We Don’t Need As Much Protein As We’ve Been Led to Believe

We’ve been taught to eat slabs on slabs of meat to satisfy a protein requirement that just isn’t nearly as high as its made out to be by big business marketers. This article goes into the science behind amino acids, protein synthesis and plant-based amino acid sources.

Five Smoothie Recipes to Make It Through Your Day

We have every smoothie to fit your needs! Need more energy? Want to Detox? These delicious smoothies are easy to make right in your home.

Lactose Intolerance Vs. Dairy Allergy – Is There a Difference?

When I tell people that I am allergic to dairy, the follow-up question is usually “Oh, so you are lactose intolerant?” There are so many of us who believe that these two medical conditions are the same, or that these terms can be used interchangeably. This article will address the misconception surrounding such belief. This has greatly limited my food options to the point where I have to carefully examine food labels to ensure that there are no dairy additives snuck inside.

The Benefits Of Organic Foods: Myth Or Fact?

The benefits of organic foods are espoused by health and fitness proponents everywhere. Meanwhile, their claims of better health are contemptuously made fun of by a myriad of sofa spud pundits, including a large populous in the medical community. Are organic foods “really” better for your health? If so, are the health benefits of eating organic foods worth the additional expenditure of your hard-earned cash?

Your Diet Is The Key To Longevity!

So we all know that we need to have a good diet, but did you know it can be the key to living longer? A well known doctor, Dr. Mao Shing Ni, believes that you can find the keys to longevity by studying those who have lived for more than 100 years. He has a new cookbook, Secrets of Longevity talks about eating smaller meals and letting food be your medicine.

Have You Had Your Chia Today?

Cha, cha cha chia! It’s more than just a fun plant!

A Health Scare Resulted In A Change of Lifestyle – I Got My Wake Up Call

An ordinary day turned into a health scare. This article details how that has change my lifestyle.

Does Summer Snacking Make Kids Fat and Unhealthy?

With summer vacation upon us, and the kids around more often, it’s time to think about healthy snacks. Are your kids’ snacking habits fueling them up and providing an efficient source of fuel? Or, are they simply “filling them up” and making them fat & unhealthy?

Black Maca – How It’s Different and Who It’s For

Discover the least cultivated of all Maca colors: Black Maca. Find out what makes it special and specifically what it’s good for.

If You Like to Be Healthy, Consume More Water

Everyone is aware that we simply cannot live without water and that it is one of our body’s key needs. Despite the fact that we all are aware of this, it is easy to forget how essential water is to our all around health.

Busting the Fats Myth

We’ve all been there, the scale’s number is higher than remembered. We begin to count calories and fat grams, but don’t see results. A low fat diet doesn’t work, because our bodies need fat. We don’t just enjoy fatty foods, but we need them for a healthy body that functions properly. The trick is to create a lifestyle that includes healthy fats over unhealthy fats.

To Meat or Not to Meat, That Is the Question

When it comes to including meat, fish, poultry and other animal proteins such as eggs and dairy into the diet, most health and nutrition experts don’t like to come down firmly on one side of the debate. Why is this? Partly it can be reasoned that dietary choices such as vegetarian or pescatarian or vegan are very personal and can also become polemic. The other reason may be that there isn’t one ‘right’ answer to this ongoing conversation. What was true a millennium ago, a century ago, even 50 years ago isn’t always relevant or applicable to current times. There are many valid reasons to choose a vegetarian lifestyle, just as there are to keep meat in a diet.

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