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The Standard Macrobiotic Dietary Model

Here are some basic guidelines for choosing foods that fit within your macrobiotic diet plan. This dietary model outlines principle foods, secondary foods, and pleasure foods. [more…]

Stuff to Avoid in Your Macrobiotic Diet

You'll need to make changes in the way you eat to achieve the best results in a food plan based on macrobiotics. By avoiding the following foods, you may increase energy, sleep better, stabilize blood [more…]

Food Principles of Macrobiotics

Applying macrobiotics food principles can help you build a healthy foundation for renewed well being. These principles, if you use them daily, are effective ways to control and sustain your health, balance [more…]

Macrobiotic Principles of Awareness

By becoming more aware and developing a better understanding of your feelings, you have the chance to change your life into something more meaningful. To develop a personal philosophy that leads to a more [more…]

Macrobiotics For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Adopting the basic macrobiotic life and awareness principles will help you get in touch with a more intellectual and spiritual way of living, boosting health and happiness. By using the macrobiotic food [more…]

IBS Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Decrease symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by cooking and eating the right foods. Living with IBS-C or -D can be a challenge, but you’re not resigned to accepting flare-ups. You can treat and [more…]

Ten Dieting Myths Debunked

If you have resolved to lose weight this year, you need to know what dieting strategies work. Many people will tell you not to eat late at night, or never eat between meals. This advice, is just plain [more…]

Ten Rules for Healthful Eating

If your goal this year is to lose weight, these rules for healthy eating are for you. Eating low-cal is definitely a healthy habit. But there’s more to good living than just counting calories. The nutrients [more…]

Is Green Tea Healthy?

Green tea has been a beverage of choice for centuries. The faithful tout it as a wonder brew, claiming its healthful properties aid our bodies in accomplishing everything from burning excess fat to destroying [more…]

Counting Calories and a Balanced Diet

There’s no one perfect diet, but you can count calories toward a balanced diet fairly easily. A balanced diet is one that ensures that you consume adequate carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and [more…]

Calorie-counting Tips for Dining Out

Dining out can be an enjoyable experience, but it can also be a high-calorie one. Even if you’re counting calories, though, you can enjoy your dining experience without the worry of eating too many calories [more…]

Counting Calories for Weight Loss

To lose weight, you have to reduce your total calorie intake, which means counting the calories you ingest and reducing them. Eating 500 calories less a day will promote the loss of 1 pound per week. Use [more…]

Calorie Counter For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Counting calories is a time-tested method for reducing food intake, which leads to weight loss and other health benefits. Counting calories can be part of making sure you eat a well-balanced diet as well [more…]

Healthy Shopping Guidelines for Your Grocery List

You can take a big step towards feeding yourself quality foods if you make good choices at the supermarket. Here are some guidelines to set you on the right path: [more…]

Fruits and Vegetables with the Most Antioxidant Power

When low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol (the ‘bad’ cholesterol) oxidises, it’s more likely to lead to hardening and furring up of artery walls. All fruits and vegetables are rich sources of antioxidants [more…]

Great Sources of Soluble Fibre

Soluble fibre helps soak up cholesterol and eliminate it from the body. Here are the ten sources that experts most commonly recommend, listed in alphabetical order. Make sure that you buy and eat these [more…]

Foods You Can Include in Your Low-Cholesterol Diet

Controlling cholesterol is more about limiting saturated fat than cutting back on total fat intake, and cholesterol-containing foods are fine if you don’t exceed your daily quota. So get ready to enjoy [more…]

Cholesterol Content in Typical Recipe Ingredients

To help you budget your cholesterol quota for the day, refer to this list of cholesterol amounts, in milligrams, in common recipe ingredients. Check with your doctor to determine your ideal daily cholesterol [more…]

Saturated Fat Amounts in Common Foods

Limit the amount of saturated fat in your diet and know which items contain it and which don’t, starting with this list of common foods. Check with your doctor or dietician to determine your ‘acceptable’ [more…]

Temperature Conversion Table

This handy conversion table can help you out when it comes to cooking temperatures. Print it out and pin it up on the kitchen notice board so that you can easily refer to it as and when you need to. [more…]

Low-Cholesterol Cookbook For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)

We‘re all aware of the dangers associated with a high-cholesterol diet. Use the practical advice in this Cheat Sheet to get to grips with low-cholesterol cooking and begin your journey towards your new [more…]

How to Use Color to Shop for Antioxidant-Rich Produce

You can use the colors of fruits and vegetables to help guide your dietary levels of antioxidants, which is extremely important component for your diet. [more…]

How to Chew the Right Way for Good Health

Chewing is extremely important to your health. You can do your body a lot of good just by processing your food the right way — from the first bite. Chewing is the first step in the digestive process, and [more…]

How to Control Allergies with Smart Food Decisions

The food choices you make can have a tremendous impact on your allergies. Of course, when it comes to food allergies, the choices you make about what you eat can be a matter of life or death [more…]

Fight Allergies with This Healthy Salmon Salad Recipe

If you have food allergies, you need to avoid certain foods. Never eat the specific food you are allergic to, of course, but also make sure to avoid caffeine, sugar, and alcohol. The most allergenic foods [more…]

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