Nutrition

The Incredible Edible Egg! Are Eggs Good Or Bad For You?

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I am sure it is still fresh in everybody’s memory: “Eggs raise your cholesterol and cause heart attacks and strokes. Or if you eat them, you should avoid the yolk, or eat only egg beaters.” This has long been embedded in our minds, reinforced by warnings from multiple well-meaning doctors and scientists, and other “health …

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Nordic Diet As An Alternative Healthy Diet

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Most of us have heard of the Mediterranean diet, and probably have tried it. But what about for people who don’t like it or are not used to eating southern food, and prefer to try cuisine from the other regions of the world? There is recently published data on the Nordic Diet, a fairly simple …

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One Tomato A Day Keeps A Doctor Away.

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Yes, it’s not a mistake. I am writing about tomatoes, one of the most popular nutrient-rich foods on the planet. Almost all of us have had problems with the correct definition: is it a fruit or a vegetable? Actually it is a fruit that has been popular since Spanish explorers discovered the ancient Aztec civilizations. …

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Updates On The Fiber

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We know about the multiple benefits of the fiber in our diet from weight management to heart disease. Dietary fiber comes from plants. It is the portion of a plant that is not digested by our enzymes present in the digestive tract but that may be digested by the microorganisms that inhabit the intestines. The …

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