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Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.

The diet of an organism is what it eats, which is largely determined by the availability, the processing and palatability of foods. A healthy diet includes preparation of food and storage methods that preserve nutrients from oxidation, heat or leaching, and that reduce risk of foodborne illness.

Are Artificial Types of Food Additives Safe to Use? What You Need to Know

By |2019-01-11T20:06:30+00:00January 11th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

It is estimated that nearly 15 million pounds of different types of food additives and coloring are used in the United States per year. That number is five times higher than 65 years ago and people are concerned. Recent years have shown an explosion of research focusing on the link between synthetic types of food additives, such as dyes and artificial flavorings, with conditions, such as hyperactivity, in children. Recent studies have proven that artificial coloring and food flavoring is harmful, causing a number of

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Apple Cider Vinegar for Weight Loss: Health Benefits and Practical Ways to Use It

By |2019-01-09T21:08:46+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Have you gained a few unwanted pounds lately? Apple cider vinegar for weight loss might be what you need. Apple cider has many health-giving properties, one of the most notable being its ability to put away excess weight. You may need convincing that it can help give you a Tyra Banks or Claudia Schiffer figure, so we'll persuade you. We'll also show you how you how you can use apple cider vinegar for weight loss. What is Apple Cider Vinegar(ACV)? ACV is essentially fermented apple

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10 Feel Good Foods That Will Instantly Boost Your Mood

By |2019-01-05T02:09:14+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you always crabby? Feel good foods might be what you need to lift you out of the dumps. Can what you eat change the way you feel? We answer this question and introduce you to a few Feel Good foods that have the potential to put you on cloud nine. Feel Good Foods: Can What You Eat Affect Your Happiness? Certain foods contain Serotonin, which is a neurotransmitter that manages your emotional well-being. You're likely to be anxious and exhausted if you lack this

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Turmeric Tea Benefits and How to Make It Delicious with These 3 Recipes

By |2019-01-01T22:37:24+00:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Turmeric is a favored spice, and you probably know that it gives curry its color. But how much do you know about turmeric tea benefits? Some turmeric tea benefits will make you sit up. We'll introduce these and show you how to harness them with recipes and other tips. What is Turmeric Tea? If you aren't already familiar with turmeric, it's a flowering plant that's part of the ginger family. The roots, or rhizomes, make a savory bright-yellow spice that enhances many curry dishes. Turmeric

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10 Causes of Parental Depression and How to Cope with it

By |2018-12-31T12:45:18+00:00December 31st, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Relationships, Relationships & Social Life|Tags: , , , , , , |

Parental depression negatively affects both parents and children. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in the world. In 2016, it was estimated that about 16 million adults in the US reported experiencing at least one major depressive disorder in the previous year, including parental depression. That translates to about 6.7% of all U.S. adults. More concerning, though, is the fact that at least 15 million children in the United States alone (one in five)

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What Is Intuitive Eating and How to Practice It to Improve Your Health and Beauty

By |2018-12-30T11:40:38+00:00December 30th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , |

Intuitive eating is the process of tuning into your body’s unique needs for specific foods and nutrients. How can you benefit from it? The word ‘diet’ is enough to make anyone shudder. Keeping to a strict regime of low calorie, low fun food can be so much harder than it needs to be. Instead, to really make the difference to our health, we need to start listening to a bit harder to what our bodies are telling us they need. This is what you call

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10 Common Health Problems That Can Be Prevented with the Right Lifestyle Choices

By |2018-12-26T21:31:31+00:00December 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Premature wrinkles? Irregular heartbeats? These are signs of aging and heart disease, common health problems triggered by poor lifestyle choices. Many common health problems are avoidable with effort and lifestyle makeovers. Life Advancer highlights a few of these issues and shares what we can do to keep them from surfacing. Common Health Problems: Lifestyle Factors that Affect Health and Well-Being Modern living has affected our health states, and not for the better. The way we live our lives can explain common health problems. 1. Obesity

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How to Make Daily Exercise and Healthy Eating a Part of Your Life in 3 Steps

By |2018-12-19T19:40:38+00:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle, Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , |

Below are a few ways you can incorporate daily exercise into your routine as well as find time to cook healthy meals at home. It can be tough to get into shape. Especially if you haven’t focused on you in a while. The pounds may have packed on, the clothes may have gotten bigger, your self-esteem may have dropped. You may have let yourself go, but it is never too late to start daily exercise and make an effort to focus on you again. “But

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