How To Lose Weight

How To Lose Weight

The question of the century and most commonly asked is how to lose weight?  The second most common question is how do I do it?  Losing weight is no easy task.  Contrary to media and fad diet plans, there is no magic pill – just good, old-fashioned hard work and dedication. While nobody likes the…

How To Effortlessly Recover From Your Workouts

How To Effortlessly Recover From Your Workouts

If you’ve been working out for some time and reading about nutrition, then you’ve probably stumbled across a good bit of information (and misinformation) about post workout (PWO) recovery drinks.  A good recovery drink will help you quickly recover from a strenuous workout.  In my own experiences, a good recovery drink along with restful nights…

25 Tips For Maintaining Your Weight

It’s comparatively easy to reach your desired weight but it’s difficult to maintain it. Not only will you have to watch what you eat but you will have to follow a routine to make sure the scale becomes a friend rather than an enemy. This article lists 25 tips for maintaining your weight that can…

Are Cashews Paleo?

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Cashews are the true fruit of the cashew tree. They grow at the base of a pseudofruit that looks a little like a squash, and they’re technically not a nut but a seed. Cashews are fairly readily available and have a soft, sweet flesh. They’re one of the things you’ll almost always find in commercial…

Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranates are an increasingly popular fruit due to their numerous health benefits. Pomegranate juice in particular contains high levels of vitamins A, C, and E, as well as potassium and folic acid. The health benefits of pomegranate juice include: It prevents cancer Pomegranates have been found to prevent certain types of cancer. For example, by stabilising the levels of prostate specific antigens, which are a precursor to prostate cancer, drinking pomegranate juice may help prevent…

Is Silicon Dioxide Gluten Free?

Silicon Dioxide is the same thing as silica. It’s added to powdered to foods to make them flow more freely and to stop them clogging the spout. That’s because it’s ‘hygroscopic’ – it absorbs water and moisture in the air. So food products like flours that might tend to get soggy and form lumps often…

HealthDay News from Medi-Guard

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WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Social networking sites can help people lose weight, according to a new study. For people who are obese, sites like Twitter and Facebook can be an inexpensive and convenient source of support from doctors as well as peers, researchers found. “One advantage of using social media over other…