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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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Take New Zero Calorie Natural Sweetener With a Grain of Salt

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New Zero Calorie Natural Sweetener

Take New Zero Calorie Natural Sweetener With a Grain of Salt

Mixed reviews on the eat-all-the-sweets you-want front. A purified extract of a plant, stevia was recently given a clean bill of health by the FDA. It’s now classified as GRAS, a “generally recognized as safe” general purpose sweetener for food. With 30-45 times the sweetness of sucrose, stevia has been available for years as a dietary supplement in health food stores, but its classification as an herbal supplement limited food manufacturers from using it widely in prepared foods. Expect it to hit the market as the new ‘natural’ no-calorie sweetener.

There’s a lot of good here: Stevia has no cal...

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Improve Your Sleep By Eating Fruits

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Improve Your Sleep By Eating Fruits

Improve Your Sleep By Eating Fruits

In fact, medication is not the only way to control insomnia and improve your quality of sleep. Its better to take some fruits instead of those sleep aid drugs. Here are some fruits which  can improve your sleep.

Kiwi
A new study shows that daily consumption of two kiwis can improve the quality of sleep by forty percent! Kiwi is rich in calcium, magnesium and vitamin C, helps to neurotransmitter synthesis and transmission; in addition, it contains calcium and can stabilize emotional and inhibition of sympathetic.
Grape
Recent research has shown that grapes are also good for remitting insomnia...

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The Simplest List Of Foods For Diabetics To Eat

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The Simplest List Of Foods For Diabetics To Eat

The Simplest List Of Foods For Diabetics To Eat

Here is the simplest list of foods for diabetics to eat safely. Do you know the reason why many people are interested in list of foods that a diabetic to eat safely? I personally think it is because diabetic food list is a healthy food list.

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic illness; it is affecting a huge population every year. It is surprising to know that more than 54 million Americans are suffering the preliminary stage of this chronic illness that is termed “pre-diabetes“. The publication of these stats is motivating more people and grabbing their interest in the healthy food list...

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Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) – Diet – Whole Grain

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) - Diet - Whole Grain

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) – Diet – Whole Grain

Pre Menstrual Syndrome (PMS) – Diet – Whole Grain

Premenstrual syndrome is defined as a faulty function of the ovaries related to the women’s menstrual cycle, it effects a women’s physical and emotional state, and sometimes interferes with daily activities as a result of hormone fluctuation. The syndrome occurs one to two weeks before menstruation and then declines when the period starts. In this article, we will discuss how whole grain effects women with premenstrual syndrome. Having a breakfast with whole grain cereal in the morning is recommended.

I. Definition
Whole grains are made from the whole kernels of grain, that is both the insid...

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How to Have Great Hair by Eating Fruits

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How to Have Great Hair by Eating Fruits

How to Have Great Hair by Eating Fruits

Do you want to have great hair? I think most people would say yes. In fact, some fruits can help you achieve the goal.

Kumquat: a large amount vitamin C contained in it can promote the metabolism of the scalp and keep the shiny color of dyed hair. Meanwhile, the fresh scent of kumquat can help you awake and relaxed.

Orange: also called sweet mandarin, contain much vitamin C. Essential oil extracted from the orange peel can strengthen the immunity, calm the nerves and drive away the anxiety and psychological pressure...

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5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

5 Health Issues That Threaten Older American Males

Men and women need to be aware of health issues related to their genders. Males must be particularly aware of the potential of  getting hit with these issues as they get older if they don’t follow the right health path in their youth.

1. Heart disease: Heart problems are the biggest health issues affecting American male population. Most of these problems can be avoided by changing the lifestyle and giving up bad habits. Smoking is the first bad habit that you need to give up to avoid this killer disease...

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Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

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Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

Foods That Are Healthy for the Heart

Here are some foods that are healthy for the heart and body.

First, almond: it prevents platelet aggregation. Research found that eating nuts only once a week can reduce 1/4 risk of getting heart disease, especially eating almonds. You can pulverize it and put it into salad or dishes. In this way, dishes become more delicious and nutritive.

Second, pearl barley: it can reduce the cholesterol. It belongs to soluble fibers that accelerate the liver to discharge the cholesterol out of the body. You can directly stew it.

Third, black sesame: it prevents angiosclerosis...

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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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Dental Health Issues Among Young Children

Dental Health Issues Among Young Children

Dental Health Issues Among Young Children

Dental Health Issues Among Young Children

Dental health issues among young children must be dealt with once they are identified. Nothing beats a mothers joy upon seeing her child smile for the first time. For babies, the beauty of smile lies in the purity of their hearts and minds. Nevertheless, as they grow up, the appearance of their smiles reflects on the health of their teeth. Hence, it is important for a child to know the importance of dental health as early as possible.

Factors that affect a child’s dental health vary by age. Babies 4 months old to 3 years old suffer tooth decay due to excessive sugar concentration and thumb sucking...

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Keep Hunger Away With Fruits And Veggies!

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Keep Hunger Away With Fruits And Veggies!

Keep Hunger Away With Fruits And Veggies!

Keep hunger away with fruits and veggies whether or not you are dieting. If you are on a diet or trying to eat right, one of the biggest problems you face is hunger. Even if you plan and eat good healthy meals and snacks there are sometimes where you still find yourself hungry for more food. In part these are cravings and part of it is the fact that your body is not used to your new eating habits. At times you might have had a busy day or done quite a bit of exercise and need more food. Fruits and vegetables are one of the best foods to help fight off this type of hunger.

The first reason they work is becau...

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