Category Archives: Healthy Eating

Your Guide To The Amazing Benefits of Oolong Tea

Oolong Green Tea

Green Tea   Green tea is said to be the most natural type of Chinese tea. It is usually picked, naturally dried and fried briefly to get rid of its grassy smell. Unlike the other types, green tea skipped fermentation process. Oolong Tea a type of Chinese Tea that is halfway between green tea and black tea in a sense that it is half fermented.   According to some experts, green tea has the most medicinal value […]

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Reasons for a Detoxification Diet

Maybe you have read a lot of articles discussing detoxification diet or detox diet for short.  It efficiency as well as its drawbacks, you may be forgiven if you are confused as to whether you should try this regimen at all.    You will find articles online that may have been written that it is very effective and with just a few days, you will lose several pounds. Some articles, on the other hand, may tell you […]

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12 Awesome Super High Protein Plants Foods For Vegetarians

vegetarian plant foods

What is A Vegetarian   A vegetarian is someone who does not eat fish or meat – sometimes even animal byproducts from their diet for religious, moral, or health reasons. If you are seriously about becoming a vegetarian, don’t worry, you don’t have to struggle to get your adequate levels of protein.   Protein is the absolute key for maintaining your muscles and keeping them strong. It is the macronutrient you need when you are dieting because […]

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The Paleo Diet

Vegetarian Diet

The Paleo Way   All my research and reading has led me to believe that the healthiest way to live is by following what’s known as the Paleo Diet. It is also known as the Paleolithic Diet, the caveman diet, the Stone Age diet and the hunter-gatherer diet. In fact it’s more like a way of life than a diet.   It represents a good way to lose weight and live healthier as it is a complete […]

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Eating For Better Health – Water

Water makes up 70%-75% of our bodies and is of course an essential part of our dietary needs. We can live for up to four weeks without food but no more than three days without water. It forms the bulk of blood and tissue fluid, meaning that it’s essential for transporting nutrients, hormones and waste product throughout our bodies. Our brains are made up of 95% water, blood is 82% water and our lungs, 90%. If your […]

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Eating For Better Health – Vitamins

We hear about vitamins all the time but have you ever stopped to ask yourself, what is a vitamin? The technical answer to this question is that a vitamin is an organic chemical compound – or related set of compounds – that cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities by our bodies and so must be obtained from the foods we eat. Whew! That’s some definition. But the simple way to put it is that vitamins are things […]

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Eating For Better Health – Proteins

There are certain foods that the body needs to have, without them you are going to end up with major health problems down the road. Jason Vale from ‘The Juice Master’ refers to them as ‘the six essential dietary needs’ and says, “The human body has six primary dietary needs, each as important as the other. A deficiency in any one of them can cause havoc to the intricate workings of the body so all are essential […]

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Eating For Better Health – Minerals

Minerals are also an important component of our diets. They form critical structural elements, control the action of our muscles and nerves, buffer the pH (acidity) of our cells and extracellular fluids. They make up only a small percentage or our body weight – about 5% – but the role they play in our bodies is significant and we could not live without them. There are essential mineral  “elements” or essential “mineral elements” that we must get […]

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Eating For Better Health – Fats

Getting the right amount of fats is also critical to our well-being. Fats provide us with energy. In fact, gram for gram, fats are the most efficient source of food energy. Every single gram of fat provides nine calories of energy. In comparison, carbohydrates and proteins provide only four calories. Fats help build healthy cells and, believe it or not, fats build brains as they provide the structural components of cell membranes in the brain, and contribute […]

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