What is in Yogurt? Potassium Sorbate maybe??
Milk and dairy products are a good source of protein, carbohydrates and fat. Proteins and fat are required for our bodies to survive. Excess fats (fatty acids) and proteins can be converted into carbohydrates to provide us with energy. The body requires fatty acids to build brain and nerve cells and without fat our brain function suffers. We also need protein in order to feed the protein in our body. Our proteins are made up of amino acids. There are a total of 20 amino acids, 12 of which our body can produce but 8 that we need from other sources in our diets. Those amino acids are called the “essential amino acids” because we need them. They are essential so we may live and thrive.
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Did you know that the Shampoo you use every day might be the cause of the dry flakes and dandruff you are trying to get rid of? Shampoos cause most Dandruff. Are there healthy choices?
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Kick start your weight loss and empty your liver! What does your liver have to do with trying to lose weight? Understanding the information here will help you understand how your body works so you can feed it properly and lose weight while doing so.
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Eggs are good for you… most of you! Learn the Truth about Eggs and Cholesterol!
Yes, eggs are good for you. It’s Easter and it is time to get over the guilt associated with consuming eggs. Current research shows the benefits of eggs, however when an authoritative organization like the American Heart Association perpetuates misinformation it makes it difficult for us to get to the truth.
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We all have heard of the bad effects of smoking. It will lead to early death, the average pack a day smoker will die 11 years earlier than a non-smoker, but did you that smoking can harm your sex life. If you smoke you are harming your sexual performance! Studies in Great Britain and elsewhere have linked smoking to sexual dysfunction especially in the young. Sexual enjoyment is an important part of life. Young men for the most part are unaware that smoking will harm their sexual performance. We already know that smoking will make you look older and cause you to lose more hair. Adding this new knowledge about erectile dysfunction means you will look old, lose hair and be unable perform sexually. That’s a combination you want to avoid.
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Not getting enough sleep may damage your brain.
We are all busy people and often sleep comes second to everything else we have to and want to do. What you don’t know is that those few hours of sleep we sacrifice to get those final reports done or to watch our favorite show on Netflix in an all-night marathon, is actually damaging our brain.
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Generally, you would think they do not have anything in common.
Azodicarbonamide, a foaming agent used to make exercise mats and make fire extinguishers more effective is also used in the buns and breads in many grocery stores and fast food establishments. It is a chemical banned in most countries in Europe, Australia and many eastern countries. It is not food. Sure it makes buns fluffier but at what cost to your health? It has been shown to worsen asthma like symptoms. The potential harmful effects of chemicals like Azodicarbonamide generally cannot be felt immediately but may have a cumulative effect on your health over time.
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Ah hot dogs…part of the American Dream. Part of what makes this great country even greater. Are Hot Dogs healthy? Unfortunately, we know that these tasty backyard barbeque bites are not the best for us in terms of our health. Hot dogs and other processed food (foods with a lot of preservatives in them) often contain unhealthy ingredients like sodium nitrite and so many other chemicals with names that are so long that they stop sounding like food ingredients.
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There are a lot of health blogs out there covering everything under the sun related to health. My intent with this blog is not to create more information for you to sift through but rather help to consolidate, simplify and clarify information which I feel will help you make better everyday choices for your health and your healthcare.
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