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Make New Friends

Wednesday, October 06, 2010      4 comments

emoticon Strong social relationships are as important to your health as diet and exercise. Double the benefit... Read more

Slimmer Kitchen, slimmer you!

Tuesday, October 05, 2010      4 comments

Want to drop pounds? Changing your environment-not necessarily your diet-may be the answer. Try these low- and no-cost tweaks. Your fridge: Put produce up front. The more prominently a food is placed, the more likely you are to choo... Read more

Happy eaters go on fewer diets

Monday, October 04, 2010      11 comments

Losing weight and eating healthy are different things. Happy eaters are much less likely to have started dieting before age 20. If you start early, dieting can become a lifestyle. The happy way to diet is for health - not based on the ide... Read more

Escape the mindless munching trap

Sunday, October 03, 2010      5 comments

Eating off smaller plates. Shutting down your laptop during meals. Moving a coworkers candy dish out of sight. Researchers found that when they advised dieters to make these and other food-related environmental changes in their home or ... Read more

Get your daily supply of calcium

Saturday, October 02, 2010      3 comments

Why is calcium especially good for women? We all know that calcium is the mineral in the body that promotes healthy bones and teeth. Because of this, it is important to get enough calcium to prevent osteoporosis, the weakening and deterioratio... Read more

Be Happy!

Friday, October 01, 2010      3 comments

"Happiness is a perfume you cannot pour on others without getting a few drops on yourself." -Ralph Waldo Emerson Misery may love company, but not as much as happiness does, reveals a new study at the University of Sheffield in England. Pro... Read more

Get your daily dose #10

Thursday, September 30, 2010      3 comments

Vitamin E Benefits: Antioxidant; may slow the aging process; protects cellular membranes and red blood cells. Possible diseases or illnesses prevented: Cancer; Cardiovascular disease, PMS, Fibrocystic Breast Disease. RDI: 20 mc... Read more

Get your daily dose #9

Wednesday, September 29, 2010      2 comments

Vitamin D Benefits: Maintains strong bones and teeth; heals fractures; may improve mood & behavior; absorbs calcium. Possible diseases or illnesses prevents: May improve psoriasis, prevents osteoporosis. RDI: 10 mcg. Food ... Read more

Get your daily dose #8

Tuesday, September 28, 2010      5 comments

Vitamin C Benefits: Antioxidant; fights infections, promotes wound healing, produces collagen. Possible Diseases or illnesses prevented: Cancer, cardiovascular disease, osteoarthritis. RDI: 60 mg Food Sources: Cantaloupe,... Read more

Get your daily dose #7

Monday, September 27, 2010      3 comments

Vitamin B12 Benefits: Helps build and maintain the Central Nervous System; aids in production of red blood cells; relieves irritability. Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: Anemia, cardiovascular disease. RDI: 6 mcg ... Read more

Get your daily dose #6

Sunday, September 26, 2010      2 comments

Folate (Folic Acid) Benefits: Important for many metabolic functions, such as red blood cell formation and protein metabolism Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: Some birth defects, anemia RDI: 400 mcg. Food Sources:... Read more

Get your daily dose #5

Saturday, September 25, 2010      4 comments

Vitamin B6 Benefits: Needed for growth, brain function and production of red blood cells; helps produce energy; natural diuretic. Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: PMS, cardiovascular disease. RDI: 2 mg. Food Sourc... Read more

Get your daily dose #4

Friday, September 24, 2010      4 comments

Niacin (B3) Benefits: Metabolizes fats; reduces cholesterol; maintains healthy skin; decreases allergic reactions. Possible Diseases or Illnesses Prevented: Cardiovascular disease, migraine. RDI: 20 mg Food Sources: Cold ... Read more

Get your daily dose #3

Thursday, September 23, 2010      4 comments

Riboflavin (B2) Benefits: Maintains healthy skin, hair and nails; treats stress and fatigue; helps form and maintain eye tissues. Possible Diseases or Illnesses prevented: Migraine RDI - 1.7 mg Food Sources - Cold cereal; e... Read more

Get your daily dose #2

Wednesday, September 22, 2010      5 comments

Thiamin (B1) Benefits - Maintains healthy skin, nervous system, muscles and heart; metabolizes carbohydrates; increases energy in body. Possible Diseases or Illnesses prevented - Air or seasickness. RDI - 1.5 mg Food Sources ... Read more


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