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Introducing The Paleo Diet

I've been hearing about the Paleo Diet for a while. I knew it was based around whole foods, but I didn't know much else about it. As it turns out, I've been eating a very similar diet for a while. I would like to take the opportunity to introduce the Paleo Diet, its benefits, and a few recommendations on how to enhance it.

Sugar, Salt, And Fat: A Dangerous Combination

Most people love a good meal overflowing with sugar, salt, and fat. What's not to like? It turns out, a lot. Each ingredient on its own is no picnic for your health, but together it is an experiment that could change your brain. Researchers believe that the three unhealthy ingredients foster the creation of dopamine, which in turn, drives the desire for more of said ingredients. Cravings relate to addiction.

Beyond The Food Pyramid

Some time back, I set to look for a more healthy method of eating compared to the average diet in the U.S., which is filled with fat, salt, sugar, and a number of harmful chemicals. I figured a great starting point will be the USDA food pyramid, given that it had been ingrained into my brain from an earlier age, I assumed at least, for a good reason. After studying it along with its successor, MyPlate, I felt compelled to continue my search as both appeared to have glaring shortcomings.

Why Does It Cost More To Eat Healthy?

Eating healthily comes with the obvious pros, but cons as well. Healthy foods, such as those produced organically, are more costly for a variety of reasons. First, organic produce requires more hands-on labor, pricey inspections and certifications, larger volumes of natural fertilizers, as well as other farming techniques. These disadvantages can be significant for a small farm especially when comparing their cost structures to multi-billion dollar food enterprises that offer low prices because they pump cheap chemicals and fillers into their foods.

How To Grow An Organic Garden As A Part Of A Healthy Lifestyle

Ready to grow your own organic garden but unsure of what is the best way to proceed? Don't worry, here are some wonderful organic gardening tips! This collection of hints should provide you with practical advice that can be used in many settings.

Top 5 Suggestions To Boost Your Physical Fitness

Achieving peak physical fitness will improve your mind, body and health. And these fitness tips will help you to get awesome results.

Organic Vegetables & Speaking Of John Hopkins

Food options from one school to the next are going to be different but it seems like there is a bit of a shift occurring. For example, there have been a number of schools in New York City that have become more sensitive as far as vegetarian options are concerned. Even though organic vegetables and the like have become increasingly popular, what are some of the specifics that should be talked about? From what I have seen, there have been a couple of related changes within John Hopkins University.

Industrial Complications & Turning To Organic Farming

There is a lot of attention that can be brought to the idea of industrial farming, which is something that cannot be written off. In fact, organic farming seems to be the method that deserves the most attention, which I am sure most would be able to agree with. That being said, you may be curious as to what can be done in order to bring this process to the forefront. If you are curious about learning more, there are quite a few stories worth going over.

What Are The Best Locally Grown Vegetables?

What are some of the best locally grown vegetables that you can imagine? There are a number of different crops that you can consider, some of them able to come to the surface more so than others. However, you want to make sure that you understand what the essential nutrients are to each of them so that you will be able to allocate your finances better. If you are looking for veggies to spend money on, there are more than a few that are worth considering.

How To Get Rid Of The Flu Fast And Relatively Painlessly

So, you've come down with the flu and want to know how to get rid of the flu fast. Fair enough, who wouldn't? And while there is some temptation to point out the ways in which you could have avoided it, we'll resist and just jump to the chase.
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