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Healthy Cooking Oils & Fats

Health Topics A-Z, Oils and Fats // 20.05.2010

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Healthy Cooking Oils & Fats

Fats from animal and vegetable sources provide a concentrated source of energy, serve as building blocks for cell membranes, hormones and hormone like substances, and slow down nutrient absorption so that we can go longer without feeling hungry.  Dietary fats also act as carriers for important fat-soluble vitamins (i.e. A, D, E and K) and [...]

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Foods that Promote Lactation

Children, Health Topics A-Z, Healthy Digestion, Healthy Nutrition // 07.04.2010

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Foods that Promote Lactation

My friend Jennifer asked me about foods that promote lactation.  She absolutely loves breast-feeding and when I read her feedback on it I thought that I need to share her experiences with you. Thank you Jen!
“I absolutely love breastfeeding. It’s the most beautifully bonding thing a woman can experience with her baby. Plus it’s absolutely [...]

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13 Foods that You Should Eat Organic

Fruits, Healthy Digestion, Healthy Nutrition, Vegetables // 18.03.2010

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13 Foods that You Should Eat Organic

Do your vegetables and fruits contain the nutrients you need?
Purchasing and eating vegetables and fruits does not guarantee you that you will provide your body with all the essential nutrients it needs on a daily basis.  This is due to the majority of our soils being depleted in nutrients (selenium, zinc, etc.) and most of [...]

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Eleven Reasons to Eat Chia Seeds

Healthy Digestion, Healthy Nutrition, Nuts and Seeds // 18.03.2010

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Eleven Reasons to Eat Chia Seeds

Chia Seeds

Are an endurance foods
Are the highest source of omega-3 fatty acids
Lubricate dryness
Relieve constipation
Reduce nervousness
Treat insomnia
Improve mental focus
Act as an anti-inflammatory
Contribute to stable blood sugar levels
Are beneficial for weight loss
Are a superior source of dietary fibre, iron and calcium

Note: Add 1-2 tsp in your 1 liter water bottle and drink in between meals. You can [...]

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