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What is a healthy diet?

What is a healthy diet?
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On this page you can find tips to help you make healthy changes to what you usually eat or drink (your diet) A healthy diet has lots of fruit and vegetables, wholegrains, like brown rice or brown pasta, and healthy sources of protein like beans or fresh chicken A healthy diet is low in processed
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Nutrition and Healthy Eating: All About Antioxidants

Nutrition and Healthy Eating: All About Antioxidants
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What Are Antioxidants? They’re chemicals that fight a process in your cells called oxidation. The main source is plant-based foods, but your body makes some, too. You’re probably familiar with vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, and the minerals selenium and manganese. Plant nutrients and chemicals like flavonoids, phenols, polyphenols, and phytoestrogens are also antioxidants. What
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Top Brain Foods for Children

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Introduction A healthy, balanced diet is not just good for kid’s bodies, it’s good for their brains, too. The right foods can improve brain function, memory, and concentration. Like the body, the brain absorbs nutrients from the foods we eat, and these 10 “superfoods” on the following slides can help children boost their brainpower. 1.
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Food and Recipes: Guide to Non-Wheat Flours

Food and Recipes: Guide to Non-Wheat Flours
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Rice Flour (Gluten-Free) It’ll work in pies, cakes, and cookies, but you may need to use a little less of it if the recipe calls for wheat flour. You can get white or brown rice flour. Brown has a slightly nuttier taste and grittier texture. Try some rice flour chocolate cake if you’re trying to
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Food and Health: Raw Food Dangers

Food and Health: Raw Food Dangers
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Sushi Made with lean fish, vegetables, and avocado, sushi can be a good way to get vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. But sushi can have bacteria and parasites like anisakiasis, which can cause vomiting, diarrhea, and stomach pain. Small children, women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, and people with immune issues should skip raw or
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Is My Dog Normal?

Is My Dog Normal?
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Tail-Chasing When puppies chase their tails, it’s like babies grabbing their toes. It’s a way to explore their bodies. It’s not usually a problem unless dogs do it all the time. See if you can distract your pup. If he would rather chase his tail than eat or go for a walk, it’s a problem.
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Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Health Benefits of Cinnamon
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What Is It? Cinnamon, from the bark of the cinnamon tree, has long been used as both a spice and a traditional medicine. As a supplement, you’ll find it in capsules, teas, and extracts. So far, doctors don’t recommend it for any health issues. Although research suggests interesting possibilities, there’s more work to be done.
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Nutrition: Your Body When You Stop Eating Meat

Nutrition: Your Body When You Stop Eating Meat
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Less Inflammation It may be hard, but ditching those crispy pieces of bacon is better for you in the long run. Research shows both processed and red meats are high in saturated fat and can lead to ongoing inflammation. This could raise your chances of getting cancer and other diseases. Processed meat includes bacon, deli
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10 Metabolism Boosting Facts and Myths

10 Metabolism Boosting Facts and Myths
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Healthy Genes or Healthy Living? When we talk about metabolism, it’s often a complaint: “I wish my metabolism let me binge on potato chips and pizza like my friend and not gain weight.” The reality is that we all have some kind of metabolism, and almost everyone’s falls somewhere in the “normal” range. What Is
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