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Dietary potassium 'cuts stroke risk'

Dietary potassium 'cuts stroke risk' | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Increasing potassium in our diets as well as cutting down on salt will reduce blood pressure levels and the risk of stroke, say studies in the British Medical Journal.
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Weekly Wellbeing: 10 Healthy Snacks To Curb Your Food Cravings

Weekly Wellbeing: 10 Healthy Snacks To Curb Your Food Cravings | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
If you're anything like HuffPost UK Lifestyle, mid-afternoon is the time of day to get your serious snack on.
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Walnuts cuts diabetes risk by one quarter - Telegraph

Walnuts cuts diabetes risk by one quarter  - Telegraph | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Eating walnuts just two or three times a week can reduce the risk of type two diabetes by a almost a quarter, according to new research. (RT @baledoneen: Delicious news: walnuts cut diabetes risk by 25%.
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The Very Smell of Olive Oil is Good for You

The Very Smell of Olive Oil is Good for You | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
The smell of virgin olive oil may signal a salad to you -- and it could also be key to, improbable as it may sound, weight loss.

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Ellen Diane's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:56 AM

I heard that smelling cow manure is also healthy;)

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Whole-Wheat Pasta versus Inulin-Infused White Pasta: Is One Better for Me?

Whole-Wheat Pasta versus Inulin-Infused White Pasta: Is One Better for Me? | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
(HealthCastle.com) I’ve been buying inulin-infused white pasta (the SmartTM pasta) for years now. I remember the day I compared the nutrition facts on the boxes and thought, wo

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Dreamfields pasta- low carb/low glycemic and tastes delicious

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Decreased Alzheimer's Risk and Healthy Weight Linked to Olive Oil ...

Decreased Alzheimer's Risk and Healthy Weight Linked to Olive Oil ... | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Two studies link olive oil consumption to a reduced risk of Alzheimer's and the ability to maintain a healthy weight.
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Excess Salt Found In Most Pre-Packaged Meals, Snacks For Toddlers

Excess Salt Found In Most Pre-Packaged Meals, Snacks For Toddlers | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Nearly 75 percent of commercial pre-packaged meals and savory snacks for toddlers are high in sodium, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Epidemiology and Preventio
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Expert calls for ‘pragmatic’ approach to cutting unhealthy ingredients

Expert calls for ‘pragmatic’ approach to cutting unhealthy ingredients | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
The only pragmatic and workable solution to help beat the global health battle against obesity and non-communicable diseases is for industry and policy makers to work together to reformulate processed foods with better nutritional values, says Jack...
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A Guide to a Healthier Life: How Eating Herbs and Spices is Good for Your Health

A Guide to a Healthier Life: How Eating Herbs and Spices is Good for Your Health | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
How herbs and Spices are good for your health: http://t.co/QyxcgSbYu5
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Mediterranean diet aims to keep heart healthy - The Courier-Journal

Mediterranean diet aims to keep heart healthy - The Courier-Journal | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Mediterranean diet aims to keep heart healthy The Courier-Journal A recent analysis of more than 1.5 million healthy adults who were on the Mediterranean diet showed a reduced incidence of cancer and cancer mortality, and a reduced incidence of...
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Studies show that bike commuting is one of the best ways to stay healthy

Studies show that bike commuting is one of the best ways to stay healthy | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Biking for transportation appears more helpful in losing weight and promoting health than working out at the gym. (Transportation cycling is better for you than going to the gym.

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Check out Holland, Denmark - separate bike lanes just as wide as main roads, awesome!           

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Kat Carroll's curator insight, March 31, 2013 10:28 AM

This works most places...except in Beijing where every breath is a mix of gas fumes, cigarette smoke, and intensely thick smog. If it works in your locale, it's a win-win!

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Check out Holland, Denmark - separate bike lanes just as wide as main roads, awesome!
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How smart! Thanks for sharing this Siva~
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The cancer risk in your 'healthy' glass of fruit juice which has so much sugar it could bring on tumours

The cancer risk in your 'healthy' glass of fruit juice which has so much sugar it could bring on tumours | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Scientists claim fruit juice contains so much sugar it actually increases the risk of certain cancers, rather than preventing them.
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Eggs: Good or bad for your cholesterol?

Eggs: Good or bad for your cholesterol? | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Will an egg a day keep the doctor away? Well, that depends ... (Eggs: Good or bad for your cholesterol?: The goal for people with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or a high ...
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Rediscover your kitchen: Experiment with new foods, cooking techniques, attitudes for health, mental wellness

Rediscover your kitchen: Experiment with new foods, cooking techniques, attitudes  for health, mental wellness | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
When we think about places to improve our health and physical fitness, it might be the gym, the yoga studio or hiking trails that come to mind.
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5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes - Health News and Views - Health.com

5 Healthy Quinoa Recipes - Health News and Views - Health.com | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Most people cook quinoa like rice, but there are so many unique ways to incorporate this seed into your diet. Here are our favorite recipes.
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Stress Hormones Lowered Through Mindfulness Meditation - Health News - redOrbit

Stress Hormones Lowered Through Mindfulness Meditation - Health News - redOrbit | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
New research led by researchers with the Shamatha Project at the University of California, Davis suggests that focusing on the present rather than allowing the mind to drift may help lower levels of stress hormones.
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Breakfast Most Important Meal of the Day

Drs. Dave & Dee: Breakfast Most Important Meal of the Day http://t.co/lXCjcrZXee #health #wellness #diet #nutrition #food #fitness
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Tea’s health benefits boost its popularity

Tea’s health benefits boost its popularity | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
The most striking studies find a connection to reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. (RT @tweetermj: Tea or coffee? A growing number of Americans are choosing tea.
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Step Away From The Chips! Healthy Snacks To Eat On The Go - Huffington Post Canada

Step Away From The Chips! Healthy Snacks To Eat On The Go - Huffington Post Canada | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Step Away From The Chips! Healthy Snacks To Eat On The Go
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Add hemp seeds or ground flax for a dose of healthy omega fats. Get some potassium and fibre by throwing a banana into the blender.
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Keep some almonds for afternoon when you really the extra push for brain power

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Why You Should Eat Like a Wild Gorilla

Why You Should Eat Like a Wild Gorilla | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Aping a wild gorilla's eating habits could dramatically improve your health -- or may even add years to your life, by reducing your risk for killer diseases like diabetes, heart attack, stroke and dementia.
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Interesting take on eating healthy

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7 Ways to Boost Your Mood with Food

7 Ways to Boost Your Mood with Food | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
A new study shows that eating certain foods can make you both healthy AND happy (RT @WomensHealthMag: 7 ways to BOOST your mood with food: http://t.co/eDadmoruVB FYI: Inhaling a pint of ice cream...
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Healthy Brunch Tips: Avoid Mistakes During The Celebratory ...

Healthy Brunch Tips: Avoid Mistakes During The Celebratory ... | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
As many of us celebrate Easter with a festive brunch, we may find ourselves staring down a monster buffet table. What should you grab?
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12 'Health' Foods Playing April Fools' Day Pranks On Us All

12 'Health' Foods Playing April Fools' Day Pranks On Us All | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
We wish we could tell you the red coloring in Swedish Fish was a sign of lots of antioxidants or that a glass of wine counted as a serving of fruit. But we know you'd catch our April Fools' joke right off the bat.
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How a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce and salad could cut your risk of having a stroke

How a bowl of pasta with tomato sauce and salad could cut your risk of having a stroke | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Leeds have found that for every seven gram increase in a person's daily fibre intake there is a seven per cent fall in stroke risk.
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The 15 WORST health drinks in Britain: Orange juice with as much sugar as 13 Hobnobs and Innocent smoothies have the same as three-and-a-half doughnuts

The 15 WORST health drinks in Britain: Orange juice with as much sugar as 13 Hobnobs and Innocent smoothies have the same as three-and-a-half doughnuts | Health, Food, Fitness = Healthy Life! | Scoop.it
Exclusive research for Mail Online found a single 250ml serving of white grape juice contained the same amount of sugar as four Krispy Kreme glazed doughnuts.
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