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12 Good For You Delicious Quinoa Recipes

12 Good For You Delicious Quinoa Recipes

12 Good For You Delicious Quinoa Recipes

Quinoa is a healthy choice for diabetics because it is a whole grain. Compared to other grains, quinoa contains more protein, antioxidants, minerals, and fiber. It’s also gluten free, which makes it a healthy alternative for people who are sensitive to gluten found in wheat. Quinoa is especially helpful for vegetarians trying to lose weight

Top Ten Healthiest Green Smoothie Recipes

Top Ten Healthiest Green Smoothie Recipes

No matter what your ailment is – low energy, headaches, muscle and joint pain, or easing menstrual cramps – green smoothies are one of the best solutions for all of these problems, and more. Green smoothies happen to have a high amount of antioxidants and phytonutrients that give your body the best defenses for disease.

8 DIY Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

8 DIY Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

Everyone knows drinking water and staying hydrated is important, but glass after glass of plain ole’ H2O can get pretty boring. If you get bored of water, there are other ways to quench your thirst: Infused waters can upgrade the flavor without any nutritional drawbacks. Some of us walk around throughout the day dehydrated and

6 Health Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

6 Health Reasons To Eat More Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? For years, chocolate was cast off as junk food. But now, thanks to numerous researches, doctors and nutritionists found that dark chocolate can actually be healthy when eaten in moderation. So why is it so great for us? The secret behind chocolate’s powerful punch is cacao, also the source of the

Top 10 Convenient Store Bought, Low-Carb Snacks

Top 10 Convenient Store Bought, Low-Carb Snacks

We all know that convenience foods aren’t the best route to go especially if you’re on a low carb diet. Some of us just don’t have the luxury of being able to cook all the time, which makes it difficult to stay on-track with any diet. Below is our top 10, quick & easy ready

What 2,000 Calories Of Popular Fast Food Looks Like

What 2,000 Calories Of Popular Fast Food Looks Like

Why 2000 Calories? If you look at most food label in the U.S, you will see ingredient contents compared to a 2,000-calorie average diet. The FDA arrived at 2,000 using surveys of how much food people consumed per day. “The FDA wanted a single number so their recommendations would be simple to follow, and also

Here's Why You Should Stop Using Q-Tips In Your Ears

Here’s Why You Should Stop Using Q-Tips In Your Ears

Along with brushing our teeth and showering, using cotton swab to clean out the wax from the ear canal is a routine for some of us. This cleansing ritual is actually counter-productive and possibly dangerous. You may notice some residue on the swab, which means you’re probably pushing wax further into the canal. Earwax, also

12 Healthy Salad Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad Again

12 Healthy Salad Recipes That Will Make You Love Salad Again

1. Easy Mediterranean Pesto Chickpea Salad The salad is full of vegetarian protein, mediterranean flavors, fiber and flavor. See the full recipe!   2. 15-Minute Avocado Caprese Chicken Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette This recipe is so delicious you’ll want to have it for lunch AND dinner… and perhaps breakfast too. See the full recipe!  

Diabetes Drug Meformin Could Extend Lifespan

Diabetes Drug Metformin Could Extend Lifespan

Metformin which has been around for a while is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It was approved in England in 1957 and made available to type 2 diabetics around the world shortly thereafter. Metformin is believed to be the most widely used medication for diabetes which is taken by mouth.

Video: Diet vs Exercise for Weight Loss

Video: Diet vs Exercise for Weight Loss

The AsapScience video below will explain why changing your diet has a bigger effect on your weight loss than exercise. Combining a great exercise regimen with a healthy diet is key when attempting to lose weight. However, that doesn’t mean they’re equally important. Did you know that the majority of the calories we burn in

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