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Healthy Food and Backpacking

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Healthy Food and Backpacking

Healthy Food and Backpacking

Have some serious time off this summer and searching for ways to have fun with some intense exercise and good food? Try backpacking through some of the 800 hiking trails in Yosemite National Park. Established around 1890 as one of the first national parks of our nation, the park’s captured beauty and grandeur make it difficult to stay for just a couple of days. Granite peaks and lyrical streams provide the perfect background for the serious backpacker. Fee free weekends are happening July 18-19, as well as August 15-16 this summer. What a great time to take advantage of this scenic wonder!

Before going, preparation is essential...

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Healthy Diet Plan

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Healthy Diet Plan

Healthy Diet Plan

A balanced healthy diet plan is the secret for healthy and long living. Healthy food habits leads to a healthy life where as unhealthy food habits leads to a diseased body. It is important to nourish the body with the entire vital ingredient like fruits, vegetables, cereals and pulses.

Combinations of all these vital elements like proteins, vitamins, minerals are essential for serving different food group like people with different age, activity, body size, etc. It becomes important for a person to eat a variety of healthy food in order to get maximum recommended nutrition from the food groups. Increase the intake of green vegetables and fiber in your me...

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The Importance of Healthy Foods

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The Importance of Healthy Foods

 The Importance of Healthy Foods

Food is the fuel that our bodies use for energy. The three main sources of fuel are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. The body changes them into glucose for energy or stores them as fat. A car uses gas for energy—we use glucose! Eating a balance of healthy foods that contain carbohydrate, protein, and fat every day will help your blood glucose stay in balance and keep your weight where you want it to be.

Today most people understand the importance of healthy food and accept as a fact that “to be healthy” a well-balanced diet is required...

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Healthy Organic Foods to Eat While Pregnant

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Healthy Organic Foods to Eat While Pregnant

Healthy Organic Foods to Eat While Pregnant

Here are some suggestions of healthy organic foods to eat while pregnant. The use of these foods will increase your chances of having a happy and healthy baby.

Eating organic food is always best when you are pregnant. During organic farming, farmers use natural methods to grow and raise produce and livestock, so they’re not filled with toxins that are dangerous for your baby. Here are some healthy types of organic foods to eat while pregnant.

Eat Organic Beef, Eggs and Poultry for Protein During Pregnancy

Eating beef, eggs and poultry is an excellent way for you to get protein when you are pregnant...

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The Issue of A Balanced Diet For Seniors

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The Issue of A Balanced Diet For Seniors

The Issue of A Balanced Diet For Seniors

The issue of a balanced diet for seniors is a serious one. Some issues we will never outgrow, like the need for healthful eating. Good nutrition is important at every stage of life, from infancy through late adulthood. The basics of a balanced diet remain the same but individual nutritional needs change as one grow older. Eating healthfully means consuming a variety of good foods each day. Food provides the energy, protein, vitamins, minerals, fiber and water you need for good health. For one reason or another your body may not be getting the right amounts of these nutrients.

Older adults need the same nutri...

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List of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

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List of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

List of Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

Healthy food diets don’t have to be all about vegetables and fruits. A list of healthy and unhealthy foods will make life easier for you. Meats and poultry can be part of a healthy food diet when used properly. It is also important to include enough proteins in any diet. Eating too little protein is a problem in many countries, leading to high rates of (PEM) protein-energy malnutrition. Meats and poultry are the biggest contributors of protein to your diet...

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Eating Healthy During The Holiday

Eating Healthy During The Holiday

Eating Healthy During The Holiday

Eating Healthy During The Holiday

The holidays are a joyous time that involves celebrating with loved ones. Eating healthy during the holidays can be difficult. Part of the celebrations often includes eating foods that are high in fat and calories which make the holidays a difficult time to stick to a healthy diet. However, with a little planning, one can eat healthy and not experience a drastic increase in weight gain. Consider the following tips to eating healthy during holiday get-together.

1. Avoid Unhealthy Foods: Make a list of foods you want to avoid over the holidays. This can include rich and creamy sauces and soups, sweet desserts, fried foods, a...

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Eat Healthy Foods To Lose Weight And Be Healthy

Eat Healthy Foods To Lose Weight And Be Healthy

Eat Healthy Foods To Lose Weight And Be Healthy

Eat Healthy Foods To Lose Weight And Be Healthy

When you have a few extra pounds and want to shed them fast and easily, you must eat healthy foods to lose weight and be healthy. This does not have to be some crash diet, eat only salads type of eating plan. It is rather a change of lifestyle, choosing better foods that contain more nutrients. Your healthy foods can be from any group and are all needed for fast weight loss results. Below you will find some of the foods recommended by professionals.

When you want to lose weight quickly and be healthy, the most common food you will hear is fruit...

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New Whole Grains to Try

New Whole Grains to Try

New Whole Grains to Try

New Whole Grains to Try

New whole grains to try that will lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol and lower your chances of developing a number of serious medical conditions. This method is simple and starts in your kitchen.

In order to ensure you are eating the right grains, you should consider replacing the refined grains in your diet with whole grains. What are whole grains? Whole grains are cereals and seeds that have not been processed or milled to remove their hard exterior. This hard exterior layer is known as the bran and contains healthy oils, fibers and proteins. During processing this hard, outer exterior is stripped away...

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