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slide-secret-weight-loss-ingredient Study Finds Hidden Ingredient Reduces Calorie Intake Leading to Weight Loss - A recent study from Pennsylvania State University utilized hidden ingredients in recipes, aimed at lowering calorie content, and evaluated participants’ responses to the hidden ingredients. Researchers used hidden pureed vegetables to decrease calorie content in meals in order to determine if participants would feel satisfied with the lower calorie intake. Vegetables are low in calories and high in fiber and nutrients leading to satiation and Read More →
slide-4-health-problems Top 4 Reasons Your Health is Deteriorating - It seems we have many things to blame for our deteriorating health. We have our less than stellar genetics, our chronological age, and other “unknown factors”. However, these are not the main reasons our health is going downhill, and it’s time to reveal the main culprits. Lack of enzymes Enzymes are one of the most essential elements in the body. Without them, you wouldn’t be Read More →
slide-prickly-pear-cactus Prickly Pear: Discover the Healing Power of an Ancient Aztec Superfood - If you live in Latin America, or a semi-arid region of the United States, a wild superfood may be ripe for the picking in your own backyard. Known as prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp), the leaves and fruit of this desert plant can be harvested and consumed to treat a variety of conditions — including diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease and inflammation. Native to the mountainous Read More →
slide-reduce-risk-stroke Six Ways Women can Reduce their Risk of Stroke - Studies have shown that women are more at risk of suffering a stroke than men, and for the first time, women and their physicians are now armed with evidence-based guidelines on how best to reduce those risks. “The take-home here is really about starting prevention earlier,” Dr. Cheryl Bushnell, an associate professor at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C., told National Public Radio. Read More →
slide-avocados Avocados – The Perfect Food or Funky Fruit? - Shopping for healthy foods can be confusing. Many foods products claim to be “healthy”, “all-natural”, “organic” or “low fat”. But how do you know if these words are real benefits or just clever marketing schemes? If your food comes in a box or a package, it is likely not as healthy as it claims. If you base the majority of your diet around whole foods, Read More →