Tag Archives: healthy fats

Weight Loss: A Simple (Delicious) Way to Decrease Hunger

They’re one of the oldest cultivated fruits. Central American farmers have been growing them since 8000 BC. I know the picture gave it away – yes, it’s avocados. A very interesting study was done to determine how including avocado with … Continue reading

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Brain Health: 5 Things You Can Begin Doing Now to Avoid Dementia

Alzheimer’s is not a natural part of aging although the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease have been increasing. In fact almost 2/3 of those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s are women and Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia is the … Continue reading

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Healthy Brain and More: Go Nuts – Walnuts That Is

Here’s a delicious, crunchy way to improve your brain health and possibly prevent dementia and Alzheimer’s according to a study in the Journal of Alzheimers Disease. Watch the 30 second video below: Walnuts have omega 3 fats and antioxidants that … Continue reading

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Health: Surprising Worst Source of Trans Fats

“Sure, foods containing trans fat taste great and stay fresh longer, but they are also bad for your health in a multitude of ways, including raising bad cholesterol, lowering good cholesterol and increasing inflammation. Also known as “trans fatty acids” … Continue reading

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How Diet Affects Your Temper

When you don’t provide your body with the nutrients it needs, it becomes unable to produce critical hormones and brain chemicals. As this very interesting article and short video detail, this can lead to a short fuse and angry, aggressive … Continue reading

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It’s NOT the Fat!

For years we have been told to cut the fat to avoid heart disease and that fat raised cholesterol and triglycerides.  Well a new study in the journal Circulation found that men (but I would imagine it’s true for women … Continue reading

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Should You Follow the Government’s New Dietary Guidelines?

Every five years the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture release their revised Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The most recent ones came out today. With obesity reaching epidemic proportions in this country, these … Continue reading

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