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Olivia Thomas

Study finds organic food is no better on vitamins or nutrients: Organic foods are more expensive and can be hard to find, so are they really worth the extra cost and effort? A new study has found that they may not be, particularly when it comes to the amount of vitamins and nutrients in the foods. As expected, there were some differences, especially in terms of amount of detectable pesticide found on the food, but these levels were well within safe ranges for all foods. What do you think? Check out the article below and let us know.

Three REAL Quick Fixes For Fibromyalgia Pain

Practice low-impact workout. If you're not currently active, start with a 10-minute daily walk and work your way up to 30 to 60 minutes two or three times a workweek. You might too want to try other gentle exercises, such as swimming, biking, and water aerobics. Still, don't make out too much too soon; going gung-ho while you're feeling good might result in painful days after. Consider engagingthe aid of a physical therapist familiar with fibromyalgia to help you build up an exercise plan, look

Filling up the weights. Confer with a personal trainer or physical therapist about how to safely introduce weight training into your weekly exercise regimen. Adult females with chronic pain who participated in a military posture-training program twice a day for 16 weeks not only increased total-body strength, but also decreased their overall pain by 39 percent, according to researchers at Florida State University in Tallahassee. Practice may also reduce fatigue in fibromyalgia sufferers ...more

Three Food Shopping Secrets From Diabetes Educators

To eat more healthfully, most nutritionists recommend preparing your meals at home, where you can keep tabs on exactly how much salt, carbohydrate, and fat is added to your food. This might be even more true for diabetics who often need to adjust their insulin levels according to what they consume.Only if you're not habituated to attaining your own meals, grocery shopping can be intimidating. Here are 5 ways to construct sure your next trip to the supermarket is a sizable success:

Begin at the Perimeter: Most of the healthiest foods you can eat-things like lean proteins, healthy fats, and fiber are found all round the borders of the storehouses. Experts at the Joslin Diabetes Center suggest hitting the seafood counter for fish like salmon, tuna, and halibut; piling in lots of leafy greens and other vegs and fruits; and cooking lean proteins like chicken ...more

The Healthiest Option

One of the things that the diet industry does not want you to know, is that most diet pills, weight loss supplements, and crash diet programs, just simply don't work very well, and can even damage your health more than being fat does. If you are really serious about getting truly healthy, and losing some weight, you should take a closer look at your activity levels and the nutritional content of your diet.

If you do decide to reduce your calorific intake, eat a balanced diet that doesn't cut out any of the important food groups: you can see what these are by taking a look at one of my previous articles, called "Understanding Nutrition" ...more


Synergy is when two or more vitamins and, or, minerals combine to produce a much stronger vitamin function.For example, in order for bioflavonoids to effectively perform their function, which is to prevent bleeding or bruising of our gums, there must be an adequate supply of Vitamin C present in our bodies:, in order to help the bioflavonoids to do their job effectively.

Nursing mothers and babies are particular examples of synergy at work; calcium, is a very important nutrient in our diet, and is especially needed by pregnant women, or a nursing mother and a growing child. The uptake of Calcium by a baby is ably assisted by an adequate supply of Vitamin D: this is a good example of synergy ...more