Health and Fitness

Do you know which vitamins are good for certain health benefits? Here is a list of facts about vitamins and where you can find each vitamin to add to your daily food intake.

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Minerals are good for a number of reasons and each mineral has its own health benefits and food source. We all know that minerals supply us with a lot of nutrients, but we do not pay enough attention in getting a good amount of minerals for our bodies. Most people do not even know where to find minerals in food. Here are 4 of the most common Minerals and their food sources.

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Do you feel like you are exercising and still not losing weight? Aside from exercising and limiting fast foods to shed off excess weight, picking up some diet habits will help with weight loss each day. Stick to the following great diet tips and you will lose weight…

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Herbal Remedies are growing in popularity and are an alternative medicine for treating and curing numerous health conditions and diseases. Herbal remedies are entering the mainstream as research and clinical trials continue to confirm their benefits.

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Rather than turning to sleeping pills, reading a book that only keeps you up, or drinking wine before bed it is more advisable to exercise for better sleep. Unless you’re suffering from an actual sleeping disorder, exercise helps sleep for the average person.

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Why Diets Do Not Work

by Pamela on January 27, 2009

in Health and Fitness

If you have dieted before, you know that it is difficult and doesn’t always work. Diets help to lose a bunch of weight in a short time, but you will gain it all back in a short time as well. At the end of any diet, you will ask yourself why diets don’t work.

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It’s almost a month since you planned your new year’s resolution for losing weight. Now it is probably time to look back on your weight loss plan and see if it has been working. If you have lost weight according to your weight loss plan, then you are successful. If not, and chances are you haven’t lost the weight, then something is wrong and you need a new plan for weight loss.

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Going to Starbucks for coffee is a regular routine for most people but the calories in Starbucks drinks can be underestimated. Some people don’t even realize that coffee itself does not contain many calories; the calories in Starbucks drinks come from other sources. For people who want to enjoy a cup at Starbucks and continue their weight loss plan, there are other alternatives and ways to cut back on calories in Starbucks drinks.

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Peanut Butter Recall

by Pamela on January 23, 2009

in Health and Fitness

The Food and Drug Administration has announced a Peanut Butter Recall in over 100 products containing peanut butter or peanut paste. The products with peanut butter and peanut paste have been found to contain salmonella.

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Eating a healthy snacks are important. If you haven’t had time to eat in the evening, or you are still hungry past eight o’clock, or you are having food cravings, you will find that there are healthy snacks to eat even at night. Here are some healthy snack options for eating at night.

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