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  • The Food Babe at the Democratic Convention
    Lose weight the Food Babe way
    When Vani Hari started to investigate the food industry she was shocked.She discovered that her fast food French fries contain a chemical used in Silly Putty. Her favorite fruits were sprayed with pesticides that were triggering her body to store...
  • Smiles are important
    4 Dental Treatments That Improve Your Appearance
    In days of yore, going to the dentist was all about necessary health care. You had to go every 6 months to get a cleaning or address some scary problem that you wish you could avoid.But these days, there are plenty of reasons to visit the dentist...
  • Glutino snacks
    March Snack Madness: Sweet Sixteen Gluten-Free Appetizers
    March Madness is sweeping the nation, and soon the Sweet Sixteen will be overtaking televisions everywhere. Whether you’re watching the game on your own or with friends, you’ve gotta have some good snacks on hand. If you or one of your...
  • Charlotte Health Center community dinner scheduled for March 30
    Charlotte Health Center community dinner scheduled for March 30 2015
    The Charlotte Health Center community dinner is scheduled to be held on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6:15 p.m. and is scheduled to end at 7:30 p.m.The event will be held at Harper's Restaurant, 11059 Carolina Place Parkway in Pineville, North...
  • World Diabetes Summit online and FREE. Sign up here.
    World Diabetes Summit online and FREE. Sign up here.
    Diabetes is a huge, stupid disease.I say stupid because Type-2 is generally preventable and generally reversible if you just know what to do. So it's like stupid to have it and not explore what can be done.If you have diabetes, are pre...
  • Improving health with nutrition and exerices
    The beneifts of nutrition and exercise as part of a lifestyle
    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics theme for 2015 is “Bite into a healthy Lifestyle”The goal of this theme is not just to get us think about health eating but to help us make life long lifestyle changes that will promote a healthy...
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    Supplement buying online -- good deal or creep show?
    I dislike what so many supplement sellers on the Internet and elsewhere have become -- in my opinion more liars and scam artists than late night infomercials. And that applies to some brand name companies with stores all over the country, and to...
  • SmartyPants Vitamins
    SmartyPants: A gluten-free vitamin benefiting people worldwide
    If you’re gluten-free, you already know that to stay healthy, you have to choose foods that don’t contain gluten. But you might not have considered that you’ll also have to check your medications to make sure they’re gluten...
  • How does your plant-based milk measure up nutritionally?
    How does your plant-based milk measure up nutritionally?
    In our effort to attain better health, many of us have turned from animal products like milk to plant-based options. Milk lovers who don't digest dairy well now have several different choices when it comes to milk, and they all make their own...
  • Thomas Amshay Hawaii Nutrition
    Always a chance with nutrition. Keto provides a new option
    A chance is much than nothing when it comes to illness.Diets are a drag when you sit down to eat even if you are permitted a serving of something you crave, macaroni and cheese comes to mind, it has to be a measured serving, which usually means a...
  • Social Media and Your Mind
    Social Media and Body Image
    Social media has a tight grip on us all. Whether you want to believe it or not, it has contributed greatly to success of businesses, marriages, and promotion of events. While it has proven to be effective in marketing, some aspects do more harm...
  • Choose the right stores when traveling and making a grub run
    Choose the right stores when traveling and making a ‘grub run’
    Traveling to other cities, states, or countries can often be more trouble than what it may be worth. Finding your way around unfamiliar territory can be intimidating. It can also be expensive when trying to fulfill one of our basic needs: food....
  • Thomas Amshay Honolulu Fitness
    Not so secret nutrition and fitness truths from an old guy who hates juicing
    I am not sure which I dislike more -- juicing or people who juicing zealots. That's not true, I do know, I hate juicing and everything about it except the finished product. And if I purchase the finished product, I hate the high price.Juicing...
  • The Human Skeleton
    Bone Mass Upkeep Through Diet
    Bone health is often overlooked until it’s nearly too late to treat, so it’s an important message for young adults and even children to understand how to prevent bone loss at an early age. Body structure, organ protection, and blood...
  • Vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    How to make healthy vegetarian chili that will warm your soul on a cold day
    Vegetarian chili is a great healthy recipe alternative when trying to plan a meatless meal as it is quick, easy and affordable. If you are tryingout avegetarian dish for the first time this one is a winner as it is tasty and only requires a few...