How Do You Calculate BMI – The Ins and Outs of BMI

How Do You Calculate BMI – The Ins and Outs of BMI

BMI, or Body Mass Index, is a term that you might have heard but don’t know that much about. Doctors throw the term around especially when talking about health and health risks for diseases; but many may not know what it really means or how doctors come to the staggering results that they present to […]

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Spinach For Health – So Many Ways to Have a Good Thing

Spinach, one of the “super foods” out there. It is also probably one of the most known. Even Popeye became famous for eating his can of spinach and growing big and strong and able to defeat the bad guys to save Olive. But what really is in spinach that makes it so healthy? Do you […]

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Why Are Vitamins Essential For Good Health – 13 Vitamins Your Body Has to Have

So, why are vitamins essential for good health? This is a very good question to be asking when you are on your route to getting and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There are many vitamins out there, and they can come in many forms. This is a list of the essential vitamins you need to stay […]

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DASH Diet Menu and Eating Plan

The D.A.S.H.(Dietary Approach to Stop Hypertension) Diet has been advertised as one of the healthiest diets ever that helps you lose weight and lower your blood pressure. This is done by a combination of limiting unhealthy foods and increasing your healthy food intake. One of the greatest and most vague bits of this diet is […]

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Healthy Smoothies for Weight Loss – A Natural Way to Help to Lower High Blood Pressure

Smoothies, the health drink of the new age. Fruits and berries mixed with greens and yogurt, blended together into one creamy glass of goodness. Not only do they taste good, but they are super good for you as well! We all know that smoothies are very much portrayed as a healthy drink, and why shouldn’t […]

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Grilled Shrimp Marinade – The Dos and Do Be Careful Ofs

  Grilled Shrimp, the epitome of tasty delights on any summer eve. Come on, let’s be honest, BBQ can happen at any time of the year. Most everyone has had it, but many may not know how to make it. Marinades themselves can be such a fun thing to play with. Flavor combinations abound when […]

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Are Bananas Good- You Bet

“Asante sana Squash Banana, wewe ndugu mimi hapana.” as Rafiki says in the famous movie ‘The Lion King’ includes bananas, even though he uses it as a proper name and not the noun we all know and love. Bananas have graced our tables and counters for many years and will continue to do so. Are […]

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Symptoms of High Blood Pressure – What Can Really Happen

  High blood pressure, hypertension, or “the silent killer” affects approximately 1 in 3 people in the United States and about 1/3 of those don’t even know they have it. If your blood pressure is higher than 130/80 you very likely might have it. The only way to know for sure is to go to […]

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Oatmeal Breakfast Everyday – So Many Ways and So Little Time

  Oatmeal. The tasteless porridge goop that your Mother or Grandmother might have served you as a child tell you it was good for you so you better eat up. Far be it from true, oatmeal is a wonderful and very versatile ingredient that has some really great health benefits. Oatmeal – The History and […]

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What Are the Health Benfits of Kale? – The Nitty and Hopully Not Gritty

  Many people know the name and shudder at the mere thought of it. Kale, the tough leafy green that is touted to have so many health benefits and nutrients in it that it is considered a “super food”. What is it really? Where did it come from and how come we are only in […]

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