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Smoked Salmon for Health

Smoked salmon is a nutritious source of protein and other nutrients. According to Pamela D. Tom and Paul G. Olin of the Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA) salmon is the second most consumed fish in the U.S., and it’s one of the richest sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acid offers several cardiovascular benefits, including lowering your risk of heart disease and improving your cholesterol levels. The most widely-available types of salmon in the U.S. include Atlantic and wild Pacific salmon varieties. Salmon can be prepared by hot or cold smoking the fish. Read More…

What Are the Dangers of Sorbitol?

Sorbitol is a naturally occurring substance in the body that is derived from fructose, and it is deadly to the cells within the body, according to Harvard grad Dr. Gabe Mirkin of Wellsphere.com. Sorbitol is also produced synthetically and used as an artificial sweetener. It has about half the sweetness of sucrose, according to the National Institutes of Health. Synthetic sorbitol is a type of polyhydric alcohol, also known as sugar alcohol, and is not as damaging as naturally occurring sorbitol. This is due to the fact that the body does not absorb sugar alcohols. That being said, there are several dangers associated with over-consumption of sorbitol as an artificial sweetener. Read More…

Eat Salt and Keep Your Heart Healthy; is it Possible?

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Do you know about the negative effects that excessive sodium (salt) can have on your overall health? Most people don’t pay much attention to it until it’s too late, meaning their doctor basically tells them to cut out salt completely from their diet. The reason being that excessive salt intake is extremely harmful on your cardiovascular system and specifically on your hearth and blood pressure. Read More…

Beef Product Recall May Be Linked to Two Deaths

cow_beef-recallThe United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) announced today that at least two people have died from food-borne illness – specifically 0157:H7 E. coli bacteria – that may be linked to a beef recall over the weekend. So far there have been 28 cases reported by the CDC, and all of them have been in the Northeastern United States. The recall was issued by Fairbank Farms of Ashvill, NY. Read More…

Spices Help to Improve Skin Care with Powerful Antioxidants

Taking better care of your skin can be as easy as reaching for your spice rack at home. Many spices contain antioxidants that help to heal the effects of sun damage, reduce inflammation and several other positive effects. According to Yahoo Health’s expert for skin conditions Leslie Baumann, M.D., There are many antioxidants in your kitchen, including olive oil, safflower oil, red wine green tea and of course many different types of spices. The key is to implement these antioxidants into your daily food intake as part of a healthy diet.
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How to Prepare Delicious Diet Meals: 6 Tips

When most people hear the word “diet”, they picture glum, uninteresting and tasteless food.  Healthy foods and meals don’t have to be tasteless or boring. Below you’ll find some tips for preparing delicious and appealing diet foods and meals.
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