At one time, did you make a switch from regular soda to diet as a "positive" change for your health?
I know I made the switch back in about 1993. Fortunately, I don't drink soda daily and even cut it completely out of my diet for months at a time, but based on the more research that comes out I need to just eliminate it permanently.
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In previous posts we've covered the health benefits of a couple different nuts:
Heart-Smart Pistachios Walnuts Equal Healthier Blood Vessels
Nuts are an excellent source of nutrients that provide heart health benefits, such as fiber, protein, and certain minerals.
Let's turn our attention to almonds.
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Earlier this month (February 2012), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a report showing that nine out of ten adults eat too much salt daily.
This excess salt is not the salt you are adding with the salt shaker. The high salt diet comes from processed foods and restaurant meals.
A diet high in sodium (salt) leads to high... Read more
Flax is an oilseed similar to canola and sunflower being oilseeds. Flaxseeds are derived from flax.
Benefits of Adding Flax to Your Diet
There are many benefits associated with adding flax to your diet, which are derived from a different part of the flaxseed. The heart healthy fat content, the fiber, and the... Read more
With the Valentine holiday just behind us, here's an interesting bit of information on love and health.
Monitoring weight gain after marriage and divorce
Did you know Ohio researchers followed 10,071 individuals from 1986 to 2008 to evaluate weight gain during the two year period following marriage and divorce.
A variety... Read more