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Policosinol and Cholesterol Reduction

The word cholesterol has become synonymous with poor health. Indeed, one does not typically hear the word used, or see it printed, unless it points to yet another distressing fact -- that high cholesterol is the number one factor for coronary heart disease, and the number one cause of heart attacks[i].

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Review of the Changing Protein Requirements for Seniors

Youth, it is said, is wasted on the young. Too busy figuring life they hardly take the time to enjoy it. Fortunately, with medical research and scientific progress, lifespans have doubled over the last century. We can now start life at fifty and have another go at youth. Health consciousness, appropriate diet and exercise, can make the later years of life a pleasant experience. Dietary principles play as especially important role in this regard. Compensating for the physiological changes of aging, they can give us better odds at achieving our genetically determined lifespans.

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Protein: Common or Missing Link?

Most of us equate the word diet with calorie reduction. This is understandable, since most diet marketing is relentlessly focused on offering consumers low-calorie options.

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The Power of Capsulized Foods

For most people, the concept of capsulized food™ usually conjures up images of space travelers ingesting meals condensed into a compact pill. However, in modern-day reality, things are quite different. Capsulized foods are one of the most innovative nutritional advancements in recent memory, and will soon become a significant – and highly valued – concept within the healthy eating community.

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The Macronutrient Balancing Act

Finally, dieters and healthy eaters everywhere have reason to rejoice, for there is a clear understanding of which fats, and which carbohydrates should be eaten for optimal health.

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The Versatility of Actinase Protein Complex

The ingredients list found on the back or side panel of every commercially available food product - with few exceptions - serves as the consumer’s best starting point for understanding the real contents of each product. It discloses the ingredients that make up the product, sorted in order from most abundant to least abundant. What it does not show is the actual quantity of each ingredient. As such, more people than ever before are reading the Nutrition Facts panel on product labels to truly understand what is in their food[i].

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Dietary Recommendations After Gastric Bypass Surgery

When obesity gets out of hand, unresponsive to dietary, lifestyle and medical interventions, drastic measures are needed to cut down calorie intake. Morbid obesity with a BMI (body mass index, a measure of malnutrition) above 40 kg/m2 is an indication for surgical procedures such as gastric bypass surgery. Gastric bypass is now a well-trodden path to lower BMI’s and achieve healthier lives in 18 months or so. First used in the 1950’s, only the last two decades have seen safe and successful gastric bypass surgery with any consistency. Half a century of meticulous observations and patient follow-up has led to the formulation of strict guidelines to ensure desired results.

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Battling Childhood Obesity through Smart Eating

Finally, a positive solution ... ... ... and costly campaign to stem ... obesity is ... For the ... of children and their families who are ... battling with c

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The Profect Solution for Diabetics

... which affects more than 6% of the US ... or over ... people [i], is ... when the body is not creating or ... ... the hormone called insulin. As a result, mu

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Understanding Amino Acids and their Importance in Diet

The ... of protein in a healthy diet is well known to ... ... and widely ... by the general ... Indeed, every bodily system is directly or ... ... by

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The Glycemic Index and Dieting

The field of ... is awash with charts, tables, ... models, ... and ... more than the average person can ... As such, one often comes across someone who has simply bu

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Protein Principles for Diabetes

Dietary ... can present a Hobson’s choice in ... Even when the intake is ... ... it can be another matter. Then there is the problem of ... of diabetic compli

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Food Selection for Gastric Bypass Patients

Dieters who ... complain they are ... “stuck” with their excess fat may be ... to learn there is a ... truth to their ... Fat cells -- which are create

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Redeeming Unsaturated Fat

The most dreaded word in many dieter’s ... is ‘fat’. It is not uncommon to hear a dieter discuss their ... of eating fat as if it were ... ... ... or even ...

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Beyond Macronutrients and the Importance of Vitamin Supplements

Most healthy eaters are familiar with the three ... that garner the most media ... within the diet world: ... ... and fats. Indeed, some highly regarded eating progra

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