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10 Metabolism Boosting Facts and Myths

3 November, 2020 10 Metabolism Boosting Facts and Myths Posted in : Recipe on November 3, 2020 by : equiall Healthy Genes or Healthy Living? When we talk about metabolism, it’s often a complaint: “I wish my metabolism let me binge on potato chips and pizza like my friend and not gain weight.” The reality is that we all have some kind of metabolism, and almost everyone’s falls somewhere in the “normal” range. What Is Metabolism? Metabolism is defined as the series of chemical reactions that burn calories. Those chemical reactions can be further refined into three categories: your resting...
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Food Swaps for Heart-Wise Dining

27 February, 2020 Food Swaps for Heart-Wise Dining Posted in : Recipe on February 27, 2020 by : equiall Bake Your Catch How you cook your fish makes a big difference to your heart. Bake it or grill it instead of frying to cut down on artery-clogging saturated fat. Bake delicate cod, spiced tilapia, or lemony grouper. Throw a firm fish on the grill: snapper, sea bass, or halibut. Compared with fried fish, you’ll save about 70 calories and half the saturated fat per serving. Go Greek (Yogurt), Instead of Mayo Replace all or some fatty mayo with nonfat Greek...
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Foods That Help You Sleep or Keep You Awake

11 July, 2020 Foods That Help You Sleep or Keep You Awake Posted in : Recipe on July 11, 2020 by : equiall Does Food Affect Your Sleep? The foods you choose to eat, how much you eat, and when, all can affect your sleep. Would you change your diet if you knew it would help you get a full night of uninterrupted sleep? Here is your chance to do just that. Read on to learn how your food choices may be influencing how rested you feel each morning. Eat Some Tryptophan Before Bed You’ve probably heard about the sleep-inducing...
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Diet and Weight Loss: Healthy Fat Foods

11 June, 2020 Diet and Weight Loss: Healthy Fat Foods Posted in : Recipe on June 11, 2020 by : equiall Fish Naturally fatty fish like salmon, mackerel, herring, lake trout, sardines, and albacore tuna are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids. These are “good” fats that help keep your heart healthy. They may also help keep your brain sharp, especially as you get older. The American Heart Association suggests eating two servings of fatty fish a week. A serving is 3 ounces — about the size of a deck of cards. Try it baked, grilled, or poached. Avocado Eat...
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Scientific Rules That Lead to Fitness

Beginners Scientific Rules That Lead to Fitness By Elizabeth Quinn Elizabeth Quinn is an exercise physiologist, sports medicine writer, and fitness consultant for corporate wellness and rehabilitation clinics. Learn about our editorial process Elizabeth Quinn Reviewed by Reviewed by Tara Laferrara, CPT on August 29, 2020 Tara Laferrara is a certified NASM personal trainer, yoga teacher, and fitness coach. She also created her own online training program, the TL Method. Learn about our Review Board Tara Laferrara, CPT on August 29, 2020 Print In the study of exercise science, there are several universally accepted scientific exercise training principles that must...
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A guide to eating a balanced diet

28 January, 2021 A guide to eating a balanced diet Posted in : Recipe on January 28, 2021 by : equiall A balanced diet includes foods from five groups and fulfills all of a person’s nutritional needs. Eating a balanced diet helps people maintain good health and reduce their risk of disease. Dietary guidelines evolve with scientific advances, so it can be challenging to stay on top of current recommendations and know what to eat. In this article, we look at current dietary recommendations and describe how to build a balanced diet. What is a balanced diet? Share on Pinterest...
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How to Plan a Balanced Diet for a Healthy Kid

16 February, 2020 How to Plan a Balanced Diet for a Healthy Kid Posted in : Recipe on February 16, 2020 by : equiall Proper nutrition is vital at every stage of life, but this is especially true for children. Kids need a balanced diet to fuel their growing brains, muscles and bodies. While much of what kids need is similar to adults — a balance of carbohydrates, protein and fat — the amount they need is what’s most important. Help your kids get the nutrients their bodies are craving with this nutritional breakdown from Peggy Korody, registered dietitian and author...
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Food and Nutrition: What’s Really in Your Fast Food

24 August, 2020 Food and Nutrition: What’s Really in Your Fast Food Posted in : Recipe on August 24, 2020 by : equiall French Fries The humble potato, fried in a vat of simmering oil, and finished with a sprinkling of salt. What could be simpler? Apparently, quite a lot. Fast-food fries often have more than 15 ingredients, including sugar and artificial coloring. They also have preservatives like sodium acid pyrophosphate and tert-butylhydroquinone, which in high doses has been linked to vision problems. Hamburgers Ground beef, right? Sure — but there also may be growth hormones and antibiotics, which can...
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Healthy Cooking: All About Cooking Oils

17 October, 2020 Healthy Cooking: All About Cooking Oils Posted in : Recipe on October 17, 2020 by : equiall Olive Oil Best all-around award goes to olive oil. You can use it for almost any kind of cooking without breaking it down. The healthiest type is extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO). It can help lower your blood pressure and fight inflammation. It lowers your risk of heart disease by improving the health of your blood vessels and preventing blood clots. EVOO is also loaded with antioxidants, which ward off cell damage. MCT Oil Short for medium-chain triglycerides (a type of...
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Which Has More Sugar?

15 August, 2020 Which Has More Sugar? Posted in : Recipe on August 15, 2020 by : equiall Where Sugar Likes to Hide It’s a good idea to keep an eye on the amount of sugar in your diet. Natural sugar, the kind found in apples or potatoes, is better for you than added sugar, which is in soda and baked goods. It is recommended that no more than 10% of calories each day should come from added sugars. This equals to about 200 calories or 12 teaspoons based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Food labels list the amount of...