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How to Keep Portion Sizes Under Control

Portion control is one of the biggest contributors to obesity in America today. Hectic, fast paced lives tend to distract us from paying attention to the food we put in our bodies. Starving until dinner, over-sized restaurant portions, and high calorie treats are virtually surrounding us. If our willpower is down, the chances are slim that we will be able …

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Looking Beyond Calcium to Prevent Osteoporosis

Close to a third of postmenopausal women in Europe and the US have osteoporosis. If you have a family history of this bone-thinning disease or one of the other risk factors for its development, which include a small frame size, long-term use of steroids, an overactive thyroid gland and poor absorption of nutrients, it is especially important that you review …

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Weight Loss: How to Eat Like Your Ancestors

Eating like your ancestors makes sense in many ways. Of course, there are varieties of delicious foods that your ancestors couldn’t eat since they hadn’t been discovered; it would be a shame to discount them. However, the human digestive system has not altered dramatically. In fact, it might be argued that although many people’s systems have adapted to a change …

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A Pet Owner’s Guide to Pet Food

Choosing a nutritional food for your pet may be more difficult than it seems. Most people look for bargains when shopping and you might think you’re getting a good deal when you find a large bag of pet food for a cheap price. However, your pet may be getting cheated when it comes to nutrition and optimal health. But bargain …

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