Obesity

benefits of peppermint tea

How To Enjoy The Health Benefits Of Peppermint Tea

What You Need To Know About Peppermint Tea Origin: Peppermint (Mentha piperita) is found throughout North America, Asia, and Europe. It has been used for centuries for its calming effect on the stomach by ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Peppermint tea is merely adding dried peppermint leaves to hot water. Form: Peppermint tea comes in …

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cayenne pepper health benefits

Cayenne Pepper Promotes Weight Loss But Is There More?

What You Need To Know About Cayenne Pepper Origin: Cayenne pepper is a member of the Capsicum annuum family and known fts spicy hot flavor (you’ve been warned!) as well as its health benefits.  Form: The ripened red seed pod, dried peppers, powered form, liquid extract, and capsules. Potential Health Benefits and Uses Appetite Control …

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atkins' influences dietary guidelines

Don’t listen to Atkins’ call for cutting carbs in the dietary guidelines | TheHill

Atkins’ Influences Dietary Guidelines A leading problem in healthcare decision-making is communication. Conversations are either so littered with medical / scientific jargon that restrict the audience or so obtuse that the concepts are meaningless. Case in point is how atkins’ influences dietary guidelines. Long an opponent of “carbs”, Atkins Nutritionals has its own line of food …

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is ghee healthy

Is Ghee Healthy? Here’s What the Science Says | Time

Is Ghee Healthy? The egg debate continues whether they are health or no. Now questions about fat have surfaced, including is ghee healthy? Again, we must think of Food as Medicine. What is good for a person depends on that person as well as the amount and how the food is prepared. Broccoli may be …

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gaining more weight

What can we do to keep people from gaining more weight? – Harvard Gazette

Stop Gaining More Weight Overall, babies are not born obese. With (too many) exceptions, we enter this world healthy. That tends to remain the norm as we suckle breast milk and continue to grow. But at some point diet and lifestyle change away from healthy eating. We eat processed food that is loaded with fats …

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processed carbs

It’s The Processed Carbs, Stupid.

Processed Carbs Echoing President Bill Clinton’s strategist, James Carville, new research puts the spotlight where it belongs for health and nutrition… processed carbs and not just calories. While understanding calories has a role in health, that approach also masks problems among foods. We assume that all calories are created equal. That may well be the …

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Health Greater Than Fitness

Fitness industry booms, but we’re not getting fitter – Axios

Health Greater Than Fitness For most Americans, joining a health club is equal to getting healthy. New research highlights that health is greater than fitness. Unfortunately, the US healthcare system continues to focus on how much we exercise instead of what we eat, how we relate to other people, where we live, our financial stability …

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obesity cancer culprit

Obesity is responsible for 4% of cancers in the world, global review reveals  | Daily Mail Online

Obesity Cancer Culprit The obesity epidemic in the US, other Western countries and many other parts of the world may present more than heart problems. Research has linked obesity as the culprit for over 500,000 cancers around the world.  Being overweight or obese is the culprit of four percent of cancers worldwide, a new study …

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