How to Achieve Stress Relief by Changing Our Perception of Life

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Is it possible to achieve permanent stress relief?

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A Free Weight Loss ebook

The Diet Solution Program

Why do so many people struggle with weight loss??

One of the main reasons is the over abundance of conflicting information. From the Atkins Diet to the Grapefruit Diet, how on earth are we to decide which one is the best one for each of us?

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Low Carb Vegetables for Weight Loss

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Low Carb Vegetables for Weight Loss

Ok – so the other day we talked about low carb proteins, today we are going to look at low carb vegetables. It is important to be aware that there are many varieties of low carb diets available. Some of the diets simply require you to count carbs and keep your carb count below a specific daily total, in this case you will need to weigh your foods to have an accurate count at first.

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Are you Confused About Low Carb Foods?

 Low Carb Diets are Good for Your Health

Many diets today advocate a diet low in carbohydrates. This is a particularly healthy diet as it essentially cuts out the sugar from your diet as well as other foods that are easily converted into sugar

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10 Ways To Ensure You Lose Weight Fast

Anybody who has ever been overweight wants to lose weight fast? But with so many fad diets around promising fast weight lost the the consensus of opinion tends to be that losing weight fast is not advisable as it usually results in you regaining that weight and more just as quickly when you find you can no longer stick to the fad diet.

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Science Will Never Beat Nature as Growing Health Crisis Looms

The following is a recent press release regarding the Paleo Diet

The cardiovascular risks associated with unhealthy eating are well documented and becoming ever prevalent in the media. Because of this, more people are gravitating towards a healthy eating lifestyle such as the paleo diet. According to a report by the National Centre for Biotechnology Information, a potential ‘processed foods industry’ response to this consumer backlash could be the introduction of a "magic statin pill" that speculatively serves to offset the negative cardiovascular effects of fast-foods.

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Paleolithic Diet

Back to Basics

 

Having done a lot of research regarding what is a healthy way of eating, I have come to the conclusion that if you base your dietary regime on getting back to basics you won't go far wrong.

If we look back to Paleolithic times, archeological studies demonstrate that the men were agile and strong. Degenerative disease was unknown, as was obesity. Paleolithic man is more popularly referred to as the hunter- gather. So what was the diet that they followed?

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A Healthy Alternative

I belong to several health related forums online. Recently I have been made more and more aware of the plight of many young people with young families who are suffering from ill health. Many of these families are suffering together and their whole lives are affected by their incapacity. As a health professional my instinct is to want to help them, but something tells me that in most cases this is virtually an impossible task.

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5 Reasons Why Fruit and Vegetables Are So Important For Our Health

Eat 5 a day!! or even eat 10 a day. Both of these slogans are used regularly to encourage people to eat a healthy diet, so that they may live long and healthy lives.

Encouraging people to eat more fruit and vegetables is seen a top priority by those who are promoting a healthier diet. Many serious illnesses are caused by nutritional deficiency due to a diet made up of poor quality food and far to many people are eating processed foods and fast foods that have little or no nutritional value.

 

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Foods that Help the Inflammatory Response

Many modern diseases and conditions have what we would term an inflammatory response. Arthritis is a particularly painful inflammatory response as is chronic back pain.

Anti-Inflammatory Foods

Fats and Oils – Omega 3 essential fatty acids are very powerful anti-inflammatory agents. They are converted into hormone like substances called prostaglandins. They are found in cold water oily fish such as salmon, mackerel or herring, flaxseed (sometimes called linseed) and their oil. Omega 6 fats are also responsible for reducing inflammation and pain and they can be found in pumpkin, sunflower, safflower and sesame seed oils.

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