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Hydrate with Food

by Lori Sciame July 5th, 2019 | Diet
During the summer months, humans perspire more in order to keep the body cool.  This can lead to dehydration, especially in older adults.  This is because the thirst mechanism, the feeling of being parched, lessens as one ages.  So keeping hydrated as one ages, and if one exercises outdoors, can be tricky.  The good news is that many foods have a high water content, meaning they can assist in keeping the level of water within the body even.  Check out this article on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes, to learn more about which foods
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Where Men and Women Differ

by Louise June 28th, 2019 | Diet, Health Observance, Men's Health
I'm all for equality, but dieting provides an exception.

There are some facts that can't be argued with. On average, men tend to be taller and more muscular than women. The larger and more muscular one is, the more calories one needs to consume to maintain that size, therefore, men typically need more calories than women. The 2,000-calorie diet, which the nutritional panel on most products is based on, can cause some misleading results; it implies to average person (AKA someone not interested in pulling out a calculator to do the math) that eating a serving of that product will
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Snacks for Student Athletes

by Lori Sciame June 14th, 2019 | Diet
Children who participate in sports have special nutritional needs. From needing additional liquids, to requiring lots of protein to build muscles, active students should be mindful of what they eat and drink. Although all children should consume "good for them" foods, it is even more important for those that engage in rigorous workouts to not eat empty calories. For a lengthy list of healthy snacks, and to learn more about the proper foods for student athletes, visit our sister site, My Fitness Tunes, to read this informative post.
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Healthy Foods?

by Lori Sciame June 7th, 2019 | Diet
On a diet and wondering what to eat? Besides the obvious, raw carrots and celery, it can be confusing to find foods that are truly healthy. Why? Sometimes consumers can be fooled by descriptive labels on foods. For instance, just because something is called healthy, doesn't automatically make it that way. In addition, true portion sizes of healthy foods can be tricky to determine.  Remember, everything should be eaten in moderation! To learn more about foods that may not be as healthy as one thinks, read this post on our sister website, My Fitness Tunes.
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Decoding Detox Diets

by Lori Sciame April 26th, 2019 | Diet
Many men and women across the United States have chosen to jump on the detox diet bandwagon. They literally starve themselves to ensure rapid weight loss.  With summer on the horizon, people may become desperate to drop unwanted pounds quickly in order to fit into last summer's swim suit so these types of diets will become even more popular. But do detox diets really work?  More importantly, can they actually hurt a person more than help him or her?  Read this article concerning the detox craze on our sister publication, My Fitness Tunes.  You may
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