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6 Health Foods that Are Anything But Healthy

I’m not sure if it’s good or bad that in this day and age I have to write an article about health foods that are anything but healthy. Back in the day people didn’t really have to question how healthy their food was. That’s because they could tell you exactly where their food came from and they could tell you what was in their meal. Now, with most meals coming in packages bought off of a store shelf, the difficulty in knowing about what you’re eating is a little bit more pronounced. Not to mention the fact that large organizations like Kellogs and General Mills are smart and know that if they can latch onto the success of a few...

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Be Careful - Too Much Of This Amino Acid Can Harm Your Health

If you're looking to maintain optimal health, then you've probably read about the importance of acquiring certain amino acids through diet or supplementation.And while it's definitely a good idea to ensure elevated levels of certain amino acids, you've got to be extra careful about having too high levels of others.  In the next few minutes, you're going to learn about one of these potentially dangerous amino acids. Some of you might have heard of it before, but it's unlikely many of you have a clue what it is. Worse yet, in some cases high levels of this specific amino acid might even contribute to some of the deadliest diseases imaginable.Of course, I'm not here to frighten you.It's actually quite easy to keep levels...

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Ditch the Grains – Why Quinoa’s a Great Gluten-Free Replacement

If You Don’t Like Gluten, Quinoa’s a Great Gluten-Free Replacement One of the unintended (but pretty interesting) side effects of the entire gluten-free movement is it’s introduced millions of people to foods they would have never known about before. Seriously, how many of you knew what quinoa was 10 years ago? My guess is a small percentage of you. For that matter, did you know how to pronounce it 10 years ago? It’s pronounced  KEEN – WAH, if you’re wondering. Quinoa’s basically become a superstar of the gluten-free movement because it’s a healthy, filling replacement for the grains people love so much. Here’s the good news: not only does quinoa allow you to enjoy variations of the foods you love, but...

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8 Amazing Reasons To Start Using Apple Cider Vinegar

If you’ve ever wondered why people are so fascinated with apple cider vinegar, I’ll give you a clue; actually, I’ll give you more than one – I’ll give you eight. You might already know this, but it’s worth repeating. Apple cider vinegar has been used for thousands of years for helping improve health, ever since ancient civilizations discovered that acidic leftovers of fermented apple juice had therapeutic properties. It’s these properties that have since been brought into holistic/alternative treatments for all kinds of health conditions. Made in a similar process as kefir, kombucha, and wine, apple cider vinegar (or ACV for short) is fermented with yeast and the sugar from apples to create an acidic profile that interacts positively with our bodies. If you’ve ever...

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The Awesome Reasons Chia Seeds Are Great for Your Health

The Evidence Is There – Chia Seeds Are Great For Your Health In a recent survey I performed (not a very scientific one, mind you), I took a look at some health websites to see what some of the popular “superfoods” were. Then, I went to Pinterest and Instagram to see which health foods users were posting about. After a few minutes of looking at all these websites, I realized the majority of them talked about chia seeds. Well, I haven’t written much about chia seeds (hardly at all, actually), and I realized I’ve been depriving y’all of information on this nutritional rockstar. So, if you’d like to learn about the very popular (and extremely affordable) chia seed, get ready to take the plunge…just don’t...

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