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Antioxidants in Your Diet
Antioxidants in Your Diet
Antioxidants consist of a group of vitamins, minerals and enzymes that capture free radicals and neutralize them by binding to their free electrons. Your body makes…...
Dieting and Gallstones
Dieting and Gallstones
Gallstones form when liquid stored in the gallbladder hardens into pieces of stone-like material. Rapid weight loss may cause gallstones....
Dieting and Your Heart
Dieting and Your Heart
A diet high in saturated fats, especially from red meat, will raise your cholesterol and that is a risk factor for heart disease. Making healthy dietary choices can…...
Food Allergies and Diet
Food Allergies and Diet
Most people have a bad reaction to a food at some point, and some may worry that an allergy may be responsible - one in five people think that they have a food…...
Looking After your Circulatory System
Looking After your Circulatory System
Your circulatory system is made up of over 60,000 mile of blood vessels and pumps around more than 2,000 gallons of blood each day, to nourish each of the body's…...
Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy Weight
Maintaining a Healthy Pregnancy Weight
Being pregnant doesn't mean you have free rein to gobble up as many empty calories as possible. You want to have a healthy diet to give your baby the best start in…...
Metabolism Explained
Metabolism Explained
Metabolism is a series of chemical reactions performed by the body when food is broken down and used either as energy or stored, usually as fat deposits around the body....
Reducing Fat and Building Muscle
Reducing Fat and Building Muscle
There are two types of muscle building workouts that will either allow you to gain muscle mass or tone your existing muscle. You may also need to add aerobic exercises…...
Stress Busting
Stress Busting
Do you ever have that feeling that there are not enough hours in a day? A towering pile of things-to-do is growing in every corner of your life. You are watching the…...
The Dangers of Being an
The Dangers of Being an "Apple" Shape
If you are a classic British pear shape, take heart. Studies have shown that being a pear is much better for health than being an apple shape, which carries a variety…...
The Skinny on Fats
The Skinny on Fats
As well as increasing weight gain certain types of fats can also lead to increased cholesterol levels. It is important to be aware which types of fat are harmful for…...
Your Body Mass Index
Your Body Mass Index
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. BMI provides a reliable indicator of body fatness…...
Your Digestive System
Your Digestive System
There are several key stages in the digestive system in which food is broken down in order for it to be transported throughout the body to nourish the organs and…...
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