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Isn’t time you changed from processed food to whole food?

Added June 28, 2011, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition

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Depending on where you live in the world, processed food can vary greatly on how it is manufactured and what less-than-healthy ingredients it contains. Basically, processed food is that food that comes packaged and ready to eat in a box, a container or a can. In the US, the majority of processed foods are filled with additives and stripped of nutrients. If you look at the list of the ingredients you will find plenty of evidence of this. ...

Ten tips to stop that hungry feeling

Added June 27, 2011, Under: Diets, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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Isn't always the way that if you are trying to lose weight or just cut down on your food intake, you suffer from hunger pains. Here are some ways to eat less but to still feel full and satisfied after your meal. 1. Smell your food and chew your food well because concentrating on both the smell and the taste of the food ensures you switch on signals to tell your brain when you have had sufficient. 2. Try to remember ...

The Many Lives Of A Coconut | Amoils.com

Added June 26, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health, Nutrition

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Coconut oil has enormous health benefits but the rest of the coconut does too.  Early Spanish explorers called it "coco". This meant monkey face because the 3 indentations that appear on the hairy nut give it the appearance of the head and face of a monkey. The scientific name is cocos nucifera - nucifera means "nut bearing". There is a big difference between a young coconut (with its hard green shell) and a mature coconut (which is the one covered with ...

How to help save time, money and the environment when cleaning the home

Added June 24, 2011, Under: Diseases, Environment, Headaches & Migraines, Health

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Here are a load of easy cleaning tip for busy families that help you to avoid using toxic chemicals. Vinegar has many household uses along with some other items from your kitchen: 1. Add a few tablespoonful of vinegar to dishwashing detergent to cut the grease and leave dishes sparkling. 2. To clean the coffee maker, pour straight vinegar into it as if you are making the coffee minus the filter. Turn coffee maker on as if you were making a pot of ...

Nourishing Nuts For Natural Nibbling | Amoils.com

Added June 21, 2011, Under: Nutrition

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Great for an anytime snack, in salads or soups, added to yogurt or stir fried veggies, sprinkled over casseroles or used in baking, nuts are inexpensive, easy to store and perfect to pack for work or school. For optimum health benefits, nuts should be eaten raw Try to stay away from roasted, toasted, sweetened and salted versions. A handful a day is the recommended amount to eat. And remember that almost every type of nut has a lot of nutrition packed into ...

7 Steps To Achieve An All Over Natural Face & Body Exfoliation | Amoils.com

Added June 19, 2011, Under: Health, Skin Conditions

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Your skin is constantly shedding dead skin cells so just as you brush your hair every day, it makes good sense to use a soft dry brush daily to gently exfoliate your skin. Exfoliation will  improve the circulation of blood and lymph It will also enhance the detoxification process through your skin. This practice removes dead skin cells.  The first layer of the skin is called the epidermis which is composed of several layers of cells - the outermost of which is made ...

7 Ways To Get Rid Of That Bloated Feeling, Naturally

Added June 16, 2011, Under: Diseases, Health

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Do you sometimes feel that your stomach has ballooned out. You suddenly get that bloated feeling and I don't mean when you are pregnant. You can be perfectly slim and trim one day and then overnight, your tummy feels and looks enormous. The uncomfortable symptoms of bloating This can cause flatulence, painful stomach ache and an uncomfortable feeling when wearing tight clothes Many women seem to suffer from this and it is often attributed to irritable bowel syndrome. There may be a ...

How To Overcome The Fear Of Being Lonely And Alone | Amoils.com

Added June 14, 2011, Under: Exercise, Health, Nutrition

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Many people have a fear of being alone. While it is good to have close friends and family, being alone some of the time is really something we should all get used to even if it is just for short periods of time. We never know when we might have to spend some time in solitude or without other human company for whatever reason. Of course this often happens when a relationship breaks up perhaps as we grow older due ...

The questions you should ask before starting on a drug or procedure

Added June 12, 2011, Under: Doctors, Drugs, Health

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You could be facing surgery, be prescribed a pharmaceutical drug or be asked to consent to x-rays. But do stop and consider before going ahead with any of these. Do your own research, be informed and you will be better placed to make the best decision for you. At the end of the day, the person most concerned about your own health is you. It is your responsibility and no one else's -  unless you are incapacitated and then you should ...

Is working all day at a computer leading to weight gain – avoid these pitfalls!

Added June 10, 2011, Under: Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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It is very easy to become a couch potato when you work most of the day, at a desk or work station, on your computer. Apart from the strain on your back and your eyes, there is the additional risk of putting on weight. So you might need to take some action. Here are some ideas: - You probably know that you should stay away from sodas which are packed with sugar, or even worse harmful artificial sweeteners, and ...

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