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 …

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Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!

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The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to our body's metabolism. Digestion breaks down carbohydrates (sugars and starches) in foods into glucose (a form of sugar) which then can enter our bloodstream. Our body cells receive energy through absorbing glucose. When …

The low glycemic diet: Why it is healthier

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There's so many fad diets your head will spin. If you are wondering about what a low glycemic diet is, you may want to familiarize yourself with the glycemic index possibly even glycemic load. It won't hurt to educate yourself. What GI is, is a ranking of foods that contain carbs and how quickly they …

White Flour

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Flour can be made from grinding any grain. White flour from wheat uses all of the wheat kernel. In white flour, only the starchy part is used. Refined flour is missing nutrients found in whole wheat flour. White flour is an added ingredient in many processed foods. Most people usually like their wheat grains ground up forming bread, cereal and crackers, etc. Regular whole …