Month: June 2012

Research has proven that humans suffer from two types of food cravings: physical and psychological cravings. Physical cravings are caused by your body’s need for calories to enable daily functioning. Depending on your level of physical activity, you need to …

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Here are tips for healthful eating away from home: Choose restaurants that have low-fat, low-cholesterol menu items. Don’t be afraid to ask for foods that follow your eating pattern if you can’t find what you need on the printed menu. …

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Sensory adaptation is the tendency for sensory receptors to have decreasing responsiveness to stimuli that continue without change. This is why you stop smelling your own perfume or cologne, or those in the city get used to the sound of …

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Balanced body chemistry pH (balance of alkaline and acid) is absolutely vital for immune health, supporting your body’s ability to heal itself and contributing to your overall well-being. In order to feel your best, it’s critical that your body is …

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When shopping for meat, words like round, loin or leg indicate cuts that are lean or lower in total fat and saturated fat. If you’re not sure of the cut, ask the butcher or check the label. 1. Eye round …

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