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One reason to eat breakfast every day is that your body has gone without food for at least eight hours overnight; this means your blood sugar is low and your metabolism has slowed. If you go another four hours or so without eating, this can cause damage to your blood sugar levels and make you feel faint, weak, or... Read all »
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The short answer is that chocolate does not cause acne or constipation in healthy adults who don’t have a particular sensitivity or condition that would be irritated by chocolate. That being said, there are some people who may find that chocolate causes breakouts and irritates their digestive system.
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The first thing that you should do to try and attack cellulite effectively, and to reach all of your weight loss goals, is to hit the gym and exercise. It might be difficult to convince yourself to get off the couch and to turn off the television, but this is important if you want to see results. If you... Read all »
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Too Much Variety
There is just too much to choose from when we go out to eat or when we go shopping. If a lot of options are placed in front of us, we find that we want to try everything. This is fine if you only have a few choices, but if you have an abundance of choices, such as at a buffet, you are more likely... Read all »
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Peanut butter and … everything. Be sure to get low-fat or reduced calorie peanut butter, and try it with sliced apples, celery, bananas, whole wheat crackers, or whatever else you think might be a good combination.
Fruit and fruit salad. For kids, cut the fruit into small pieces they can easily manage.... Read all »
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But one of the things that is out there is that by eating slowly you will feel full much more quickly than if you eat really quickly. Is there any truth in this idea?
Does It Make You Full Faster?
So the major question is: does eating slowly make you feel full any faster than eating quickly does? To put it... Read all »
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To get yourself very warm this winter, why not try some quick, edible? Eating warm or spicy foods and those that increase your body heat naturally can be a great pick-me-up during those cold winter months, and can help to increase your body temperature naturally rather than just trying to warm your skin.
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Kale is a dark green leafy vegetable that is a member of the cruciferous family. It is high in chlorophyll and is very good at detoxifying the body from harmful substances. Kale is great for anti-aging as it is high in calcium and helps to fortify the bones. It is also rich in other nutrients and fibre that help to... Read all »
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Spices should be stored in containers that are airtight and also kept out of areas that are receiving direct sunlight. Here is a look at some of the most powerful spices that you can use in your everyday cooking.
The Italian Spice Blend
The spices that are common in Italian cooking are great for your skin in... Read all »
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The best way to know if you’re getting vitamins is to have a blood test taken by your doctor. They can analyze the chemical makeup of your blood and note if you are missing any vital elements. However, this test can be expensive and is rarely covered by insurance. Rather than go through this procedure, you might... Read all »
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This is a great change from standard fajitas and very tasty. You need the following ingredients:
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon chili powder
garlic salt to taste
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon white sugar
2 small zucchini,... Read all »
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One reason that you need to change your attitude and what you think about food rather than following a diet is that you might lose some weight while you’re on the diet, but are likely to gain it all back again once the diet is over. Your body’s weight is a balance of calories and carbohydrates consumed versus how... Read all »