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The Yawn Explained!

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10 Ways To Keep Cool When it’s Hot – A HealthyTimesBlog Graphic

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Bad Breath Or Good Health – Health Benefits Of Garlic Infographic

Bad Breath Or Good Health - Health Benefits Of Garlic Infographic

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Study Reveals Optimistic Mindset Is The Key To A Longer Life

Study Reveals Optimistic Mindset Is The Key To A Longer Life

Every one of us instinctively prays for a long and healthy life. We often believe, how long we live is entirely out of our hands but interesting research conducted by the Mayo Clinic and other researchers around the world suggests that the key to a longer life may lie with us. Psychologists from Holland did [...]


Infographic: 5 Small Meals — What? When? Why?

Infographic: 5 Small Meals — What? When? Why?

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10 “Potentially” Unsafe Food Additives – 2

10 "Potentially" Unsafe Food Additives - 2

Continued From 10 “Potentially” Un-Safe Food Additives – 1 #6. High Fructose Corn Syrup HFCS is the most common added sweetener in processed foods and beverages. Research has given mixed results about the possible adverse effects of consuming high-fructose corn syrup. Although high-fructose corn syrup is chemically similar to table sugar (sucrose), people are concerned [...]


10 “Potentially” Unsafe Food Additives – 1

10 "Potentially" Unsafe Food Additives - 1

A typical American household spends about 90% of their food budget on processed foods, and thus, are easily exposed to a variety of artificial food additives, many of which can cause dire consequences to the health. A couple of days back, we talked about Food additives, and saw why they are added to food to [...]


Illustration: “Favorite Snacks of Great Writers”

Illustration: "Favorite Snacks of Great Writers"

Don’t we even wonder, if certain foods charge up our grey cells? What helps a surgeon concentrate during those crucial minutes, what fuel famous writers have relied on? Well, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, sketched up an infographic of sorts, with favorite snacks of famous writers. Ranging from Walt Whitman (who begun his with oysters and meat), [...]


7 Tips To Make “The Perfect Salad”

7 Tips To Make "The Perfect Salad"

You think it’s health-savvy to chose the salad bar over a bacon cheeseburger and fries? Unknowingly, you could have been getting far more in fat and calories than the burger meal. Even at a salad bar, there are plenty of dietary land mines among the healthier choices. Prepared salads, oily croutons and ladles of dressing [...]


9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – II

9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid - II

Continued From: 9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – I #6. The Carnival & Funnel Cake Funnel cake is a food you definitely want to stay away from; in fact, anything with the F-word — fried — is going to be higher in calories per density. One 8.3 oz. funnel cake (about the size of [...]


9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid – I

9 Outdoor Summer Eats To Avoid - I

It’s hard to enjoy an outdoor summer without being tempted by high-calorie, fatty foods and humongous portions at every turn. Let’s take a look at some outdoor goodies, you should stay clear of — and better-for-you options — to maximize fun without hurting your waistline. #1. A Cocktail Party & Bowls of Snacks Your generous [...]


14 Foods Affecting Your Weight: Infographic

14 Foods Affecting Your Weight: Infographic

It’s not just an age-related slowdown in metabolism that adds a pound here or there. A new study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, followed the diets of over 120,000 non-obese participants over a 20-year span. The average participant gained 3.35 pounds every four years, for a total weight gain of 16.8 pounds [...]


Bookmark This Post: 4 Easy BMI Calculators

Bookmark This Post: 4 Easy BMI Calculators

Doctors use the body mass index (BMI) as a simple way of assessing whether a patient needs to lose weight. The calculation is based on comparing a person’s weight with their body height. It applies equally to men and women. You can quickly see the BMI assessment for your body on the chart above. Alternatively, [...]


10 Worst Restaurant Meals In America

10 Worst Restaurant Meals In America

Casually ignorant of the nation’s obesity epidemic, American restaurants continue to give a damn to — healthier options, fresher ingredients, more transparency. In an effort to outdo each other, restaurants and fast-food chains are ratcheting up their efforts to create the craziest, most calorically damaging menu items we’ve ever seen. And succeed they are. The [...]


12 Must-Haves In Your Kitchen – 2

12 Must-Haves In Your Kitchen - 2

Continued From: 12 Must-Haves In Your Kitchen – 1 #7. Heart-Healthy Canned Tuna No pantry is complete without a few cans or pouches of water-packed tuna. 1. Tuna can help add healthy omega-3 fats and protein to a variety of dishes, including omelets, enchiladas, or vegetable dips. 2. Eat no more than 12 ounces of [...]


12 Must-Haves In Your Kitchen – 1

12 Must-Haves In Your Kitchen - 1

Make sure you have these 12 food-items in your kitchen pantry and you’ll never run out of healthy-food-on-the-go! #1. Fruit for All Meals 1. Frozen fruit makes a delicious snack or dessert alone or over yogurt, ice cream, or waffles. 2. Rich in nutrients, loaded with antioxidants and fiber, and low in calories, fruit belongs [...]


The 3-Meat Healthy Grilling Guide

The 3-Meat Healthy Grilling Guide

Yes, you can still enjoy a barbecue cookout and eat healthy. Make it even healthier and throw a heaping serving of vegetables on the grill for a complete meal! Skip the potato salad and pasta salad. And indulge your sweet tooth by grilling bananas, pineapples, and peaches. Grilling fruit brings out its natural sweetness, plus [...]


A Rainbow On Your Plate : WHITE

A Rainbow On Your Plate : WHITE

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, a more colorful plate benefits your health and waistline. In fact, our earlier infographic, “A Rainbow On My Plate” had detailed color component comparison. And let’s see what to eat in every color for maximum health benefits! WHITE White For Great Bones Partner Leeks with Calcium-rich foods for [...]


A Rainbow On Your Plate : BLUE – PURPLE

A Rainbow On Your Plate : BLUE - PURPLE

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, a more colorful plate benefits your health and waistline. In fact, our earlier infographic, “A Rainbow On My Plate” had detailed color component comparison. And let’s see what to eat in every color for maximum health benefits! BLUE, PURPLE Fight the Flu-Blue Away Move over chicken soup; Plums [...]


A Rainbow On Your Plate : GREEN

A Rainbow On Your Plate : GREEN

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, a more colorful plate benefits your health and waistline. In fact, our earlier infographic, “A Rainbow On My Plate” had detailed color component comparison. And let’s see what to eat in every color for maximum health benefits! GREEN Get Great Skin In A Can Popeye’s favorite is also [...]


A Rainbow On Your Plate: YELLOW

A Rainbow On Your Plate: YELLOW

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, a more colorful plate benefits your health and waistline. In fact, our earlier infographic, “A Rainbow On My Plate” had detailed color component comparison. And let’s see what to eat in Yellow for maximum health benefits! YELLOW Boost Your Energy Thought Oranges are the vitamin C superstars, but [...]


A Rainbow On Your Plate: RED

A Rainbow On Your Plate: RED

When it comes to fruits and vegetables, a more colorful plate benefits your health and waistline. In fact, our earlier infographic, “A Rainbow On My Plate” had detailed color component comparison. And let’s see what to eat in every color for maximum health benefits! RED The latest research shows that one of the best ways [...]


5 Ways, MyPlate Can Help You Lose Weight

5 Ways, MyPlate Can Help You Lose Weight

The USDA’s MyPlate has certainly created a storm about nutrition and dietary guidelines in America. If you looking to begin a diet program for weight-loss, MyPlate may be your perfect ally. 1. Divide And Conquer Even though MyPlate includes 5 food groups, you don’t need to fill your plate with all 5 each time you [...]


5 Ways To Drink Smarter & Healthier

5 Ways To Drink Smarter & Healthier

Your favorite drink may be bursting with more calories than an ice cream cone. Studies show that Americans are chugging 411 liquid calories daily, almost 130 more than they consumed in 1990. You don’t compensate for what you drink by cutting back on food, so a simple whipped coffee drink at breakfast, a few cans [...]

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