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Dietary Fiber - for Diabetes, Heart and General Health

Whether its for weight loss, diabetes, or heart health, dietary fiber is a great way to improve your health. But not all fiber will help you achieve your goals in these areas. Find out what types of fiber you need to control your blood sugar levels, prevent cancer, and improve your cholesterol level.

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Combatting Atherosclerosis with Good Nutrition

Atherosclerosis occurs when cholesterol, fat, and other substances in your blood build up in the walls of your arteries. The process can begin when you’re a child, but it may not become a problem until you’re in your 50s or 60s.

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Common Diet Mistakes

The Sunday Chicago Tribune includes Parade Magazine. There is usually a quiz in the Stay Healthy section. The 2/3/2013 quiz has some great dieting advice for those who struggle with their weight. The answers to the questions appear below.

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Diets I Have Known and Discounted

I think most of us have tried some odd diets in our time; the Atkins diet, the cabbage soup diet, the grapefruit diet and even Slimfast – basically a milk shake; professed to “fill you up”, to be drunk twice a day, but ultimately leaving you feeling empty, tired and miserable - to name but a few and yes, I’ve been drawn into the trap from time to time too!

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Tips as to How You Can Deal with IBS

Basically, there are two factors you should seriously cosider about IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)

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Constipation: Problem - Solution

It seems as if constipation has become a household word.

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Easy-to-find Nutrients for Weight-loss!

This article tackles the different nutrients which aid in weight-loss, and they’re also easy to find so that makes weight-loss more achievable :)

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Build a Healthy Eating Plan

Keep healthy food on hand and try to eat at home as much as possible. Researchers have studied folks who eat out routinely and found that, on the whole, they take in more fat and calories than those who eat at home. If you’re a fast eater, slow down. Never have an eating utensil in your hand as long as there is food in your mouth.

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Who Gets Gall Stones

Research suggests that gallstones are more prevalent in westernized countries than elsewhere. Primitive people have few gallstones while societies who have more food available are prone to develop them. It is known that too many calories and fat in the diet, obesity and too little fiber is responsible. Treatments vary from diet and medication to surgery.

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Extreme Diets are Not Good for Your Health

For most of us "diet" is a bad word. But it needn’t be. A diet should be nutritious and a big boost for our well being. A good diet should be choosing foods that taste good, look good and make us healthier and happier. A good diet will give us more energy and make us look better, should I say prettier? Yes that too.

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