Category Archives: Nutrition

The holiday season is just round the corner and for many people it is time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately this is also the time of the year when people over eat and gain weight. On average, this holiday binge eating leads to an extra gain of 1-3 pounds each year and while it may not seem much, over a lifetime it can easily add up to 20+ pounds!  Eating during the holidays does not have to lead to an enlarged waistline; this.
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Most people know apples are good for you, but just how healthy are they and is there a healthiest apple in the world? Actually there is. A recent scientific study, conducted at the University of Western Australia, found that the Pink Lady variety had the highest level of antioxidant flavonoids. Accordingly, they have a good claim to the title of the healthiest apple to eat. Check out this article to learn which one you should choose and why: https://www.healthambition.com/healthiest-apple/.
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You spend most of your waking hours at work, but often only have one meal during that time. It is not surprising that you often need a little something to get you through your day, and to ensure you don’t get home running on fumes. Especially when dinner is still an hour away because you first need to make it!  Having a selection of healthy snacks that you can turn to in the afternoon, or whenever hunger hits, is the key to maintaining good nutrition.
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For years the message was that in order to lose weight, you had to eat a low-fat diet.Research has found however, that all fats are not created equal, and some are actually good for you.The key is to know the difference. Fats that cause high cholesterol, weight gain and other health problems are considered bad fats and should still be avoided, while good fats help protect your heart and your overall health and should be included in a healthy diet.Replacing bad fats with good fats.
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We’ve all heard the phrase before – an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But is there any basis to this or was it just something our mom’s said to try to convince us to eat healthy as kids? Turns out, Moms do know best! Apples come in a variety of colors and types, but one thing they all have in common is their nutritional and health benefits. We can dissect the apple and determine what all the fuss is about. First, let’s look at.
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