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Tips for Healthy Eating

Often when people are dieting to lose weight, they have questions as to what constitute a healthy diet. Here are some tips for healthy eating: Eat breakfast every day. People who eat breakfast are less likely to overeat later in the day. Breakfast also gives you energy and helps you think and learn. Choose whole

Is Mediterranean diet helpful for me?

Before even deciding whether the Mediterranean diet is good for me, one need to know what exactly Mediterranean Diet is. There’s no one “Mediterranean” diet. At least 16 countries border the Mediterranean Sea. Diets vary between these countries and also between regions within a country. Many differences in culture, ethnic background, religion, economy and agricultural

Is it true that high dietary calcium intake promote weight loss?

Is it true that high dietary calcium intake promote weight loss? Bottom Line: High dietary calcium intake does not promote weight loss. Review: Although energy balance is the key element in weight regulation, several studies suggested that calcium metabolism and perhaps other components of dairy products may contribute to shifting the energy balance and thus

How to get rid of Hiccups?

Hiccups occur when the diaphragm, the muscle at the bottom of the lungs, begins to spasm. The spasm causes the vocal cords to close quickly, which results in the loud, distinctive sound associated with hiccups. Triggers for Hiccups: Hot or spicy foods Strong fumes If you eat too fast, you can swallow air along with

Tips on Improving Your Eating Style

In April 2006 issue of Health Magazine[1], there was an article on assessing your eating style [2]. It was interesting to know how people eat. You can read the complete article (see below), but here are some of the tips in summary: Before you eat, ask: “Do I feel hungry?”. If yes, then eat. But,

What to Eat when Eating Out?

When you are busy and don’t have time to cook yourself, you have no option but to eat out. But that does not mean you can not reduce your weight. You still have options to choose from when eating out. The following resource will help you get there. ADA – Your guide to eating out

Shopping for Food – Strategies to reduce weight

Shopping for right food is also a key element when you are trying to lose weight. These guidelines below will help you select the right food when you are shopping: Tip Sheet: Healthy Eating Starts with Healthy Shopping This 1-page tip sheet provides suggestions for lower fat and lower calorie foods to fill the kitchen

Does daily baby Aspirin helps prevent vascular events (MI/Stroke) in all patients?

Is it true? A baby Aspirin daily helps prevent vascular events (MI/Stroke) in all patients. Bottom Line: Aspirin decreases the incidence of coronary heart disease in adults who are at increased risk for heart disease. There is also good evidence that aspirin increases the incidence of gastrointestinal bleeding and fair evidence that aspirin increases the

Effect of Smoking on your life span

If you want to know how damaging effect smoking can have on your life span, check out this tool at Yahoo Health. This interactive tool can be used to estimate the impact smoking will have on your life span. Based on the number of cigarettes you smoked in the past or how many you will

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

You can find an interactive tool at Yahoo Health. This interactive tool measures your readiness to quit smoking. The tool uses the stages of change approach, which is based on research about how people typically make behavior changes. The approach suggests that to make positive change, people must go through distinct stages from not thinking