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Healthy Eating or Calorie Counting?

If you're going to eat healthily, you don't just need to balance your diet: it's no good eating just the right proportion of carbohydrate, protein and fat if you're still eating far too much food! That's why food labels also tell you how many calories the food contains, so you can limit your calorie intake and make ... in the meals you make regularly. This will allow you to plan better and have some days where you don't need to worry about what you're putting in the food.

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All About Fats

With the low carbohydrate craze, many people have turned their attention to fats. They eat more of it and think its fine. Depending on what kind of fat you are consuming and how much of it you take in, fats can be beneficial or detrimental to your health. There are three main types of ... for your health. Whole saturated fat increases LDL (bad) cholesterol and very slightly increases HDL (good) cholesterol, trans fat increases LDL cholesterol and decreases HDL cholesterol.

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Beans could be the answer to your diet nightmares

So you're a healthy eating convert, and you want to start making sure all your meals are perfectly balanced. If you're on a limited budget, though, you might have a problem. There's a reason why most people get too much carbohydrate and fat and too little protein: most kinds of protein are expensive. Meat and ... of them eventually. If you can replace meat or cheese with beans even occasionally, though, you'll save a lot of money without affecting the balance of your meal.

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Vegetable Protein Has One Definite Advantage Over Meat Protein

While it is still controversial which one is better, most recent study shows one definite advantage of vegetable protein over meat protein is that plant protein can help lower blood pressure. Those who consume a lot of vegetable protein have lower blood pressure. Researchers at Imperial College London did a survey on ... pipe nuts etc. A well balanced diet including certain amounts of plant protein is definitely better than a diet that gets dietary protein from meat only.

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The Easiest Nutrition Guidelines Ever

The Easiest Nutrition Guidelines Ever 1)Eat For Your Goal- If needing to lose weight eat below your caloric needs. No more than 30% cut. If needing to gain weight then eat above. Increase by 15% as needed. 2) Eat for Balance-Get at least 30% of every nutrient in a day (protein/carbs/fats). The other 10% is to do whatever you ... a day for women who exercises, 1 to 1 1/2 gallon for men who exercise. That's it. If you stick to that you will get results, plain and simple.

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Healthier Meals Start At Home

Here's food for thought: Eating at home benefits consumers in more ways than one. Not only can it be less expensive to prepare food at home, but it can be far healthier to enjoy a wholesome, home-cooked meal. To begin with, when you prepare the meal you know exactly what's on ... save more. The association uses its group buying power to attack soaring health care costs through wellness programs, information, legislative advocacy and incentives to control medical costs.

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