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What are the health benefits of shiitake mushrooms?

What are the health benefits of shiitake mushrooms?

Shiitake, maitake, and reishi mushrooms are widely referred to as "medicinal mushrooms" due to their long history of medical use, particularly in oriental medicine traditions. It's important to distinguish, however, between extracts and medi...

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What to eat When You Have Type 2 Diabetes

A healthy diabetic diet, and healthier eating habits in general, will include the following common-sense goals.

The right diabetes diet is crucial to managing type 2 diabetes, maintaining stable blood sugar levels, and preserving your overall health.

However, it's not as complex or out...

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Get to exercise

First, it took me a while to even find an exercise program that didn't feel like bad medicine tastes. When I finally discovered vinyasa style yoga, I thought I had found the secret. It is important to find and DO an exercise you love. I also have to admit, even though I don't want to that morning...

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Pre Packing Food

We have ALL had issues with over snacking or over eating! Some days are harder than others to control what I'm putting in my mouth. Other days I mindlessly graze over random snacks without being aware of what I'm actually eating.

But here is my secret to controlling and watching what I eat!<...

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KERP IT POSITIVE

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Why Eat Healthy

Stop right there... leave the ice cream .. put the spoon down and back away slowly... We all need to reorganize our pantry and drawer in our fridge.. We need to add a variety of color Vegetables.. You may have to add slowly and make some camouflage with other ones they like but it may be a challenge...

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Live For Today Not Tomorrow




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Boy: I broke up with her.
His Best Friend: What happened?

Boy: She’s just too much for me.
His Best Friend: What makes you say that? What did she do wrong?

Boy: Well, for one.. She only cared about her appearance. Always...

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Positive Goal Choices

I have a tremendous amount of weight to loose. I have lost 87 pounds so far and need to loose. I need to loose 47 more. When I started, I decided not to look at my long term goal, too overwhelming. I decided to concentrate on 5 lbs at a time. When that 5 is done, work on the next 5. It has been very...

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Eating Out

Q: What makes us eat more when we eat out?

A: Bigger servings. Restaurants typically serve us more calories than we can burn, and people are eating out more often. A recent Cochrane review examined 72 studies and concluded that if you serve people larger portions, they e...

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Benefits of Fish Oil

According to a recent study at Harvard University – omega-3 fatty acid deficiency is officially one of the top 10 causes of death in America.

Fish oil benefits are used in the treatment of many health issues including: heart disease, ADHD, anxiety, depression, high cholesterol, inflammatory b...

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