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Healthy Food Pyramid for Teens

Healthy Food Pyramid for Teens

2017-06-24 09:06:02 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Humans have greater nutritional needs during adolescence then any other time of life. Because teens are still developing physically, balanced nutrition is crucial. And, because they tend to be more active, they also require more calories. The following diet plan is based on the USDA food pyramid and its specific

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Magnesium Supplements & Drowsiness

Magnesium Supplements & Drowsiness

2017-06-24 08:00:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Although enough magnesium is typically consumed through diet alone, some people may require a magnesium supplement. Typically magnesium supplements are required by people who’ve had an illness or are on certain medications that affect their magnesium supply. When you are experiencing a lack of magnesium, certain side effects such as

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Nutrition in Red Peppers

Nutrition in Red Peppers

2017-06-24 01:24:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Red peppers have a sweet taste that's just as flavorful served raw or cooked, and make a nutritious addition to your diet. They boost your vegetable intake, and count towards the weekly 5.5 to 6 cups of orange and red vegetables the USDA dietary guidelines recommend each week. Though they're

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How To Cook Tofu for Babies

How To Cook Tofu for Babies

2017-06-24 00:20:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Tofu is a soy product and should not be given to babies with a soy allergy. Tofu makes a good finger food because you can dice it small and it is soft and easy to chew. According to Wholesome Baby Food, you can introduce tofu at around 8 months of

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Enjoy Your Coffee Today Because Your Kids Might Never Get to Drink It

Enjoy Your Coffee Today Because Your Kids Might Never Get to Drink It

2017-06-23 22:12:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

If there is one thing that always helps us get through a rough morning or a long afternoon, it's coffee. But it turns out that the caffeinated nectar of the gods might not be around forever ­ " and millennials are to blame. According to a recent report from Bloomberg, the

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When Is the Best Time to Take Probiotics?

When Is the Best Time to Take Probiotics?

2017-06-23 16:42:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Probiotics are living microscopic organisms, sometimes called "friendly bacteria," that are introduced into the body for health benefits. Probiotics live in the digestive tract and are believed to aid digestion, ease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, improve immune function, and fight against the effects of harmful bacteria, among other things.

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Does a Diet Soda Affect Insulin?

Does a Diet Soda Affect Insulin?

2017-06-23 12:22:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Diet sodas have received a lot of attention from various Internet sources claiming they cause insulin spikes in the body. These reports may be exaggerated as insulin primarily responds to blood glucose levels. To understand how diet sodas may affect insulin, you need to understand how insulin works and what

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Vitamins That Help Balance Cortisol

Vitamins That Help Balance Cortisol

2017-06-23 11:14:01 0 Comments 3 views Food and Drink category

Cortisol, a hormone produced by your adrenal glands, helps your body manage the effects of stress by ensuring efficient delivery of blood sugar and other nutrients to areas in need, suppressing inflammation and promoting the breakdown of carbohydrates, fats and proteins. Your body uses certain nutrients in the manufacture of

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Oatmeal in a Protein Shake

Oatmeal in a Protein Shake

2017-06-23 10:04:01 0 Comments 7 views Food and Drink category

Protein shakes are a convenient pre- or post-workout meal. Most homemade versions combine fruit, milk and protein powder to create an on-the-go dose of protein and carbohydrates. Adding oatmeal to your shake increases the fiber content and makes the shake more filling. Carbohydrates Oatmeal increases the carbohydrate content of your protein shake.

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The Hair & Scalp Benefits of Drinking Honey & Turmeric Milk

The Hair & Scalp Benefits of Drinking Honey & Turmeric Milk

2017-06-23 03:38:01 0 Comments 5 views Food and Drink category

As a cure-all drink, turmeric milk with honey is an Ayurvedic remedy used to promote good health. While it's not specifically consumed for hair and scalp health, the nutrient-rich drink is a source of essential vitamins, minerals and amino acids that are healthy for both your hair and scalp. Lysine for

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