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Seven Foods That Fight Inflammation and Belly Fat

When eaten on a regular basis, foods with anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce inflammation in the body, helping to prevent the long-term health consequences associated with it — but only if you also eliminate the foods that cause inflammation. When inflammation is under control, not only will you have more energy and feel better overall, but you’ll also find that weight loss and reduction of belly fat both become easier! [more…]

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Ten Super-Stressful Jobs

Some types of jobs trigger more stress than others. What follows is a list of 10 jobs or work settings that are judged to be some of the most stressful. These particular jobs were chosen because of the degree of dangers or hazards involved, the demands of the job, the amount of control the person has over what he or she does, the levels of responsibility required, and the number of hours worked. [more…]

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How to Cut Calories the Easy Ways

Yes, it’s hard to control your weight. No, you don’t have to give up every delicious food. Simply editing your plate can reduce the calories and help skim off the pounds. [more…]

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How to Figure Out the Meaning of Nutrition Words

Like every discipline, nutrition has its own particular language. This chart clues you in to several prefixes and suffixes that can make deciphering nutrition-speak a cinch. [more…]

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Measurements Used in Nutrition

This chart defines the words – and the abbreviations – used in nutrition to describe quantities of solids and liquids from the miniscule (vitamins and minerals) to the relatively large [more…]

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How to Know When You May Need Extra Nutrients

Most nutrition experts agree that healthy adults can get virtually all the nutrients they need from a balanced diet. But not every body is the same, and these bodies may need more than the average body [more…]

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How to Keep Food Safe and Nutritious

Clean hands plus clean prep space plus appropriate hot or cold temps adds up to safe food. The rules are simple, and the rewards are great. Here’s what you need to know to keep your food safe and nutritious [more…]