Tagged: nutrition

Can You Really Boost Your Metabolism?

Metabolism is the internal process by which your body expends energy and burns calories. It runs 24/7 to keep your body moving, even when you’re resting or sleeping. Your body is continually converting the food you consume into the energy it needs to perform various functions such as breathing, digestion, circulation of blood, and activities […]

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Table Salt vs. Sea Salt: Which is Healthier?

The popularity of sea salt has increased greatly over the years. Celtic sea salt, Pink Himalayan sea salt, and Black Hawaiian sea salt are just a few of the common varieties. They are widely used in restaurants for their coarse, crunchy texture and strong flavor, and are found in abundance on supermarket shelves. Some manufacturers […]

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Advice for People with Lactose Intolerance

Many people will have difficulties with their consumption of milk and milk products due to a variety of different reasons. Stress can be a problem, as well as temporary stomach upset such as the flu, or bacterial infections. Others, will have a continuing problem consuming dairy foods for most of their lives. If you are having frequent stomach […]

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Anti-Inflammatory Foods Good for Your Joints

Inflammation is a normal response within the body, and it is actually a good thing. Small injuries, such as a scrape, causes your body to release white blood cells to heal the damage. This leads to inflammation. While inflammation is an important function of the human immune system, it can also be the cause of […]

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Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Kids need calories for activities of daily living, health, brainpower, and growth. Children involved in sports need extra fuel for their athletic activities as well. Choose foods that are nutrient-dense in order to boost performance and promote overall health.

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Collagen Intake for Younger-Looking Skin

Collagen. Only useful for wrinkles? Wrong! It is best known for helping smooth skin and is commonly found in skin creams, pills, and powders. Collagen plays an important role in the body and we may not need as much as we think.

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Common Sources of Vitamin D

When you hear someone say vitamin D, your first thought may be about the sun. What if we told you that there are natural food sources of vitamin D that are just as useful and effective as stepping outside in the sunshine? Ever wonder why vitamin D is so important anyway? Stay tuned to find […]

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Benefits of Shopping Local Farmer’s Markets

With Wisconsin summer finally here and the local farmer’s markets opening up, people are starting to think more about seasonal eating. There are many benefits to shopping at farmer’s markets, including fresh produce and baked goods, prices tend to be lower, and the best part is that you are supporting your local small businesses and […]

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How to Properly Grill a Steak

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, that means summer is coming. With summer comes grilling season, unless you are crazy enough to grill during winter. Nothing is better than grilling a great steak after a day of doing yard work or hanging with some friends. However, getting your steak just right […]

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Practice Proper Portion Control

Most adults may have noticed that food portions have gotten larger, not only in restaurants but at home as well. In the age where you can super-size almost anything, many meals have become enough food for at least two people. With this growth in portion size comes an increase in the average person’s waistline and […]

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