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Why Salt Is Addictive & 10 Natural Salt Alternatives

Posted by on Sep 28, 2012 in Heart Health, Natural Health, Nutrition Tips | 4 comments

Why Salt Is Addictive & 10 Natural Salt Alternatives

  Ever reach for a soda to quench your thirst after eating a bag of chips ? I’m guilty too !  Double whammy of salt right there. It could be mild to moderate salt addiction. The five basic tastes recognized by human taste buds are sweet, sour, bitter, savory and salty.  Just as some people have a sweet tooth and some don’t, some people crave that salty taste more than others.  Craving salt is just as bad as a sweet tooth, sometimes worse!  But, just like you can curb your sweet tooth with healthy...

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How To Snack Smart After Working Out & Healthy Snack Options #Fitness

Posted by on Sep 7, 2012 in Fitness, Natural Health, Nutrition Tips, Weight Loss | 4 comments

How To Snack Smart After Working Out & Healthy Snack Options #Fitness

  Whether your workout is in the morning, noon or evening, what you snack on after your workout is important ! You don’t want to spoil your efforts by eating empty calories but you want to make sure you feed your body to help repair muscle tissues and replenish glycogen stores which are depleted after a workout. Don’t starve after a workout ! You can’t cancel out the calories you just burned during your workout. Weight loss and the human body don’t work like that. When working out, your body burns fat to be used as energy. After working...

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Heartburn HELP & A Soothing Heartburn Drink

Posted by on Jun 5, 2012 in Facts about Fats, Natural Health, Nutrition Tips, Recipes, Superfoods/Healing foods, Therapuetic, Uncategorized | 6 comments

Heartburn HELP & A Soothing Heartburn Drink

  HEARTBURN !!  Just like heartbreak, we’ve all suffered from it, at some time or the other. After a heavy spicy, greasy meal or that late night warm, gooey pepperoni pizza; your digestive system kicks in!  You get the burning pangs of discomfort and pain in the middle of the chest. Heartburn typically strikes after meals and can last several hours. Then there are also those who suffer from heartburn on a long time basis, a condition called GERD (Gastro esophageal reflux disease). Anyone can develop heartburn, but certain lifestyle...

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Improve Your Snooze And Zap Insomnia With These Foods

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Insomnia, Natural Health, Nutrition Tips | 30 comments

Improve Your Snooze And Zap Insomnia With These Foods

Insomnia hits most people at certain periods of their lives. According to NISD ( National Institute of Sleeping Disorders) 8 out of ten people have suffered from Insomnia at some point in time. You can  develop insomnia like I did. About 10 yrs back, probably the busiest time of my life I was shuttling between a 2 yr old,  studying, interning and working PT. In spite of having the most supportive spouse in the world, I had so much to do study wise and other wise I slept an average of 4 hrs starting at 2.00 am. Well after those 2 hectic years...

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