The top 5 ‘unhealthiest’ foods you should stop eating today

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Yes, I lost almost fifty pounds, but there is more to it than that. We also want to feel better and get healthier, too. There are plenty of unhealthy skinny people. I'll bet if you want to lose a few pounds, you probably have a few aches and pains you want gone. Eating plant based …

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Alkaline foods: Weight loss, better health and longer life

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You have probably heard an alkaline diet is beneficial over the acidic. I have discovered that alkaline food is better for my health and well-being. From what I understand, from a scale 1 to 14, seven would be in the neutral range. In other words, the lower numbers to the left would be more acidic …

Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you

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You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters. Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly …

Inflammatory foods: Avoid these that fuel body aches and pains

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If you are experiencing mysterious aches and pains here and there or all over your body, you could be eating inflammatory foods. Weight loss isn't our only concern if we are in pain all the time and don't know why. Food is more powerful than medicine itself. I keep getting reminded that I can't eat …

Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit

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It's natural to crave something sweet. But, why do I crave sugar? Refined sugar is unnatural and gets absorbed into the blood too quickly. Fruit has fiber and absorption is delayed. Have you ever wondered why candy bars are so addicting? They don't satisfy, you always want more. It's like ice cream. Try to eat …

Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup

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Fructose (high fructose corn syrup or HFCS) is one of the worst. The body doesn't know what to do with it. Yet, fructose is healthy in fruit because it is in relatively low amounts and the fruit has fiber which slows sugar absorption into the blood stream. When fructose is joined molecularly to glucose, it becomes sucrose. Sucrose is in sugar cane, …