Diet | Health Eagle - Part 21

Archives for Diet

There’s an Apple for That!

by TJ Davis August 16th, 2010 | Diet, Health Research
Want white teeth and healthy gums? Want to considerably lower your cholesterol? Want to an easy way to increase the fiber in your diet? Want to lower your risk for osteoporosis and certain cancers? Want help with managing your diabetes? Yeah... there's an APPLE for that!!

If you have ever wondered just why an apple a day is said to keep the doctor away, you may be interested to learn that eating apples provides many healthful benefits, from dentition and digestion to diabetes management and more.

Apples contain pectin which acts as a natural tooth whitener, and biting and chewing the
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Addicted to Slim

by TJ Davis July 19th, 2010 | Addiction, Diet
There are all types of dependencies, but one of the easiest to acquire and hardest to remedy is addiction to diet pills. Weight loss aids come in a wide variety of types and ingredient mixes, and are available by prescription or over the counter. Obesity is rampant in our nation, and the glut of products professing to resolve it have targeted a growing faction of consumers - mostly female - who are addicted to slim. It is pretty well-accepted that the idealization of the female form has caused severe self image issues and feelings of inadequacy among American women
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Foods for Thought

by TJ Davis June 25th, 2010 | Diet, Diseases
When many people hear the words "diabetic diet", they automatically think "sugar-free", but sugar is just one ingredient to be wary of when managing type 2 diabetes. Sodium can be a hazard if you also have high blood pressure, and fatty foods promote weight gain which makes it more difficult to control your diabetes. Paying close attention to the foods you choose is imperative for optimal health. Managing your diabetes can sometimes be a hassle, but making healthy food choices is easy when you know the pros and cons.

Carbohydrates raise glucose levels, but your body needs carbs for fuel, so choose complex carbohydrates that are absorbed more slowly to
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7 Steps to a Guilt Free You!

by Kendall Ryan June 14th, 2010 | Diet
There is never a dull moment when dieting, unless dull is how you describe your food. There are some simple ways to cut the calories without losing the taste and to maintain your weight. Here is a simple diet plan:

1. Begin your day with multigrain Cheerios with fresh-cut banana on top with low fat or skim milk. Enjoy a cup of unflavored (no syrup) coffee with a splash of skim milk and a teaspoon of sugar.

2. For lunch indulge in a small Caesar salad. Here is the catch: make it yourself. Use iceberg (no nutritional value) or romaine lettuce,
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Reducing Pounds and Pain

by TJ Davis June 4th, 2010 | Diet, Exercise
Being overweight is never healthy. Obesity puts your body at risk for many health risks, such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes, and even some forms of cancer, as years pass. Added weight holds particular additional difficulties, however, for people with joint and muscle pain. This is primarily because extra body weight puts excessive stress on weight bearing joints like the knees, and it just seems to be harder to lose unwanted pounds as you grow older.

How do you manage weight loss and pain at the same time? Each is difficult on its own, but the fact is, their management
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