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6 Foods that will Keep Your Skin Healthy

If you’re constantly stressing out about the maintenance of your skin, one of the best ways to keep your skin looking healthy is to closely monitor your diet. Sometimes our skin can look a lot more dry and tired than it actually is, especially if you drink a lot of caffeine or if you like to eat dried or salty foods. Whether you’re hoping to change your diet to lose some weight, or if you’re sick and tired of spending money on expensive products just to keep your skin looking healthy, here are six foods that will help give your skin a healthy glow…

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Healthy Eating Trumps Exercise When it Comes to Weight Loss

Losing weight is one of the toughest endeavors anyone could every take on, but it is also one of the most important components of living a long and healthy life. Though exercise can help reduce body fat and build muscle mass when done correctly, eating healthy is actually a more effective weight loss tool than exercise alone. The whole concept of losing weight is really just a simple numbers game; burn more calories than are consumed each day and positive weight loss results will follow. Correcting bad dietary habits will not only benefit those looking to shed a few pounds, but eating better can also help to improve overall health and wellness in other areas of the body as well.
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Our Nation’s Food Production Process is More Disgusting Than I Had Thought!

I had an eye-opening experience a couple of days ago when I watched the documentary Food Inc., which is also available as a book, and discovered just how our nation’s food is really produced–it’s much more like an assembly line than anything! Food quality should really be a priority in our nation, but it seems as though money rules over quality in this case as it so often does.
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Spices Help to Improve Skin Care with Powerful Antioxidants

Taking better care of your skin can be as easy as reaching for your spice rack at home. Many spices contain antioxidants that help to heal the effects of sun damage, reduce inflammation and several other positive effects. According to Yahoo Health’s expert for skin conditions Leslie Baumann, M.D., There are many antioxidants in your kitchen, including olive oil, safflower oil, red wine green tea and of course many different types of spices. The key is to implement these antioxidants into your daily food intake as part of a healthy diet.
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The Food You Eat and How it Affects Your Sleep

The most common sleep disorders that people experience range from occasional sleepless nights to situations of ongoing insomnia. Changing your diet is one method that healthcare professionals recommend as a way of dealing with sleeping disorders, because the foods that people eat directly reflects on how well they sleep. The idea of indulging in a late night meal or snack may sound normal and harmless, but it can unfortunately result in an adverse effect on the normal sleeping habit. It is hence imperative that some foods should be eliminated from the regular diet while adding certain diets that aid in peaceful sleep.
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Boost Your Metabolism: 10 Tips

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People are always looking for ways that they can boost their metabolism…why you ask? Well, if you raise your metabolism, your body can burn fat more efficiently. Metabolism has to do with how efficiently your body burns fuel (food), and it’s related to various enzymes and hormones in your body and how they work together, yada yada yada. So how can you boost your metabolism so that you can burn off some of that excess fat? Here’s some tips that I’ve compiled… Read More…

Potato Products Recalled Due to Risk of Listeria Bacteria

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Northern Star Co. has recently recalled various potato products that may have been contaminated with the listeria bacteria. Listeria can have harmful effects on the elderly, pregnant women, babies, and people with weak immune systems. The bacteria can be cooked out of foods if the internal temperature reaches at least 160-degrees before consuming. Read More…

List of Foods That Will Make You Look and Feel Younger

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

FYI: This is NOT on the list of healthy foods!!

I came across this post over at MassageTherapyCareers.com, and found it to be very interesting. This list of foods will supposedly keep you looking young and radiant as you inevitably get older (yeah, it happens to all of us!). It also points out foods that can help boost your energy, increase your heart health, improve your skin, and more.  Check out “50 Foods That Can Help You Look and Feel Younger“.

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