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Chia Seed – the Superfood

Chia Seeds   Origin of chia These tiny black seeds were first used in central Mexico by the Aztecs as early as 3500 B.C. They were so appreciated that Aztecs offered chia seeds to their gods during religious ceremonies. Besides being a key raw material for medicines,

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There’s More to Diet Than Salad!

The fat-burning foods that will help us lose weight and heal   In order to lose weight and heal, we need to stay away from foods which have little or no nutritional value (empty calories) and consume more nutrient rich foods. The more nutrient rich foods we eat, the slimmer we shall get.

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The True Cause of Chronic Health Problems …

Obesity, type II diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, PCOS, Hypothyroidism, … The true reason for all these and many more chronic health conditions is the consumption of high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar, and radically reduced amount of fat; the Standard American Diet (SAD). In

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Fruits, Vegetables and Our Health

What is the role of fruits and vegetables in Ketogenic Diet?   We all know that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables has a variety of health benefits. Several studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition state that the higher the consumption of fruit and vegetables the

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Top Fat Burning Food Items

Top Fat Burning Food Items   Food intake is always associated with calorie count intake. Can some food items really help in burning more calories than intake? Certain food items have negative caloric balance. This means that the energy used in digestion and absorption (thermic effect) of

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Basal Metabolic Rate

Basal Metabolism   Do you think that you need to run a marathon just to burn off breakfast, lunch and dinner? Think again. The human body needs a minimum amount of energy (i.e. calories) just to perform its basal metabolic functions properly. The release of sufficient energy during resting state only

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