Food and Health

Can Coffee Help Prevent Cavities?

Does the following sound familiar? Brush your teeth after each meal and especially before going to bed. Clean between your teeth daily with dental floss or inter-dental cleaners. Eat nutritious and balanced meals. Limit snacks. Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination of your teeth and mouth. You have heard this before, right? Oh, yes, they are common sense advice for good oral health and a great smile!

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What Foods Provide the Best Nutrition?

Achieving proper nutrition is a goal mothers strive for in their meals. How do you choose to best meet your nutrition needs.

The most basic fact is that the food with the least amount of man's hand in play provides the best nutrition. This includes your fresh fruits and vegetables. But even with this basic fact we can undercut it even more.

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Soda Pop - Exposing the Myth of Forever Young

Soda pop causes bone loss. With bone loss, you then see osteoporosis. Not exactly the ideal youthfulness as promoted by soft drink manufacturers.

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Hibiscus Tea Health Benefits

Hibiscus tea is a caffeine free herbal tea made from the flowers of the Hibiscus sabdariffa or "Roselle" plant. The tea is made from the sepals or calyces (the petal-like structure at the base of a flower), and not out of the actual petals. Hibiscus tea is a popular beverage in many countries from Asia through Africa to the Caribbean, and different countries have their own unique ways of preparing the drink.

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Weight Loss - The Low Fat Diet Deception

Weight loss is greatly hindered by the low fat diet.

The interesting thing about fat that you may not realize is that you need fat in your diet. That is because fat contains essential fatty acids. They are essential because your body cannot produce them. They must be obtained from your diet.

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Coffee Drinking & Hydration

Fluids are an important part of the diet. An acceptable way to maintain the body's fluid balance is to drink 6 to 8 cups (1.5 to 2 liters) of various liquids throughout the day. The daily normal average loss of water is about 2,500 ml. About 50% of this water loss is through urine. The rest is water loss through the skin and the lungs.

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Holy Basil Tea and Tulsi Tea - Health Benefits

Holy Basil or Tulsi are names for the Ocimum tenuiflorum plant, also sometimes given the scientific name Ocimum sanctum. Native to and widespread in tropical regions of Asia, the holy basil plant has a long history of cultivation and use both as a medicinal plant, a seasoning, and as an herbal tea.

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Childhood Obesity Facts - Doing Something About It

Childhood obesity facts must be known before effective solutions can be implemented.

Having grown up in a farming community we always took our lunch to school. Today, things are much different. With busy life styles and effective advertising, the move has been to children buying their lunch. Or they expect fun packaged products from the grocery store to make up their lunch.

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MSG Obesity - Food Industry Secret Revealed

MSG obesity is not a fictitious condition. No, this is a man-made, very real affliction. It is characterized by a person not loosing weight on a low calorie diet.

MSG is a food additive that has a classification of 'flavor enhancer', according to the FDA. And yet it does so much more than that. Some of the more common complaints are:

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10 Diet Free Weight Loss Tips

These 10 diet free weight loss tips will help you to see results.

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