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Is coconut oil really a miracle food? Surprising facts

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Wondering about all the hoopla surrounding coconut oil? Is it really a miracle “super fat,” as many natural health bloggers claim? Coconut oil’s champions say it works as a treatment against everything from Alzheimer’s disease to thyroid issues. So, what’s the truth? No miracle fats Despite what some may believe, …

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Health Benefits of Aronia Berries

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Aronia berries, also known as black chokeberries, have been gaining popularity among health-conscious consumers looking to add more superfoods to their diets. The small dark berries of the Aronia melanocarpa plant are packed with nutrients and antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, and offer wonderful health benefits for those …

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THIS IS THE DIET THAT TRANSFORMED ADELE! SHE’S LOST 30 POUNDS AND LOOKS BETTER THAN EVER

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Britain’s most popular singer and crowd’s favorite Adele has managed to get her weight in check with the help of her new diet. Sources close to the singer claim that in the last few months she was able to shed 30 pounds thanks to the book “The Sirtfood Diet” which …

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Glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate

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What does the evidence say about glucosamine sulphate and chondroitin and arthritis? Gillian Rowe investigates Both glucosamine and chondroitin are substances that occur naturally in the body. Glucosamine is a natural sugar made from the simple carbohydrate glucose and the amino acid glutamine. It is produced in the body to provide natural building blocks for growth, repair …

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AMAZING NEWS – Shed pounds, balance blood sugar, and defy aging with this multipurpose mineral – chromium

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How do you feel, physically, compared to 10 years ago? Better? Worse? The same? If you’re past your 20s and in the “better” or “same” category, that’s good. If you’re a few decades older and those are still your answers, that’s even better. Chromium can help you maintain that healthy trend. “When you take chromium, you’re probably …

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Dietary Assessment

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When assessing an adolescent’s diet, it is important to ask specific questions. There are several dietary assessment strategies, among which the 24 h recall is the commonly used clinically. The 24 h recall involves asking the teenager very specifically about what they ate and drank over the past day including portion sizes. Depending on the …

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Adolescent Nutrition

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Adolescence is a time of major physical change. Girls gain an average of 12.5 pounds per year and boys gain an average of 20 pounds per year during puberty. Although both gain weight during adolescence, males have a decrease in body fat percentage to an average of 12% during this time, while females experience an …

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