Archive for July 2012

Consequences of Smoking

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Key Points Tobacco smoke is harmful to smokers and nonsmokers. Cigarette smoking causes many types of cancer, including cancers of the lung, esophagus, larynx (voice box), mouth, throat, kidney, bladder, pancreas, stomach, and cervix, as well as acute myeloid leukemia. Quitting smoking reduces the health risks caused by exposure to... more

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Vegetarian’s Perspective of Nutrition

By: hoangquanbp | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living, Uncategorized

“There is something beneficial for human health and it increase the chances of survival in this world by developing a vegetarian diet.” (Albert Einstein ). Fasting is a trend prevalent in developed countries. From a nutritional perspective, fasting helps prevent many diseases. However, there are some issues we need to note, especially for vegetarians... more

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Importance of Posture

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

What is good posture anyway and why is it so important? Basically posture refers to the body’s alignment and positioning with respect to the ever-present force of gravity. Whether we are standing, sitting or lying down gravity exerts a force on our joints, ligaments and muscles. Good posture entails distributing... more

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What Should You Eat If You Have High Cholesterol?

By: hoangquanbp | 0 Comments | | Category: Food & Health, Healthy Living, Uncategorized

Many people are disturbed by their blood test results and do not know what to eat to treat their high cholesterol. The dietitian recommends that those with high cholesterol need to restrict caloric intake because if your diet has a high amount of fat, the body will not be able... more

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What to Eat For Healthy Bones

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Osteoporosis usually occurs after menopause, but sometimes this phenomenon occurs sooner.  Milk is one of the best defenses that helps increase bone density for all ages .  Calcium is the cornerstone for strong bones. Those aged under 50 need 1,000 mg a day and those over age 50 should get 1.200mg/day. Milk... more

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Sodium: How Much You Really Need

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

You’ve been trying to eat less sodium — just a pinch of table salt on your baked potato and a dash on your scrambled eggs. But a pinch here and a dash there can quickly add up to unhealthy levels of sodium. Consider that just one teaspoon of table salt... more

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Lung Food Supplements

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The chronic lung disease is the leading cause of cause of death for many people. In addition to giving up smoking, healthy living environment, the additional note of the following foods will help reduce the risk of diseases such as asthma or cancer. Sweet potatoes moist environment of the lung is the... more

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Calcium and Vitamin D: Important at Every Age

By: Gio | 0 Comments | | Category: Healthy Living

Calcium is needed for our heart, muscles, and nerves to function properly and for blood to clot. Inadequate calcium significantly contributes to the development of osteoporosis. Many published studies show that low calcium intake throughout life is associated with low bone mass and high fracture rates. National nutrition surveys have... more

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The nutritional value of tofu

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Tofu is rich in nutrient elements beneficial to human body such as iron, calcium, magnesium … Tofu also works to aid in the prevention and treatment of some diseases is very effective when combined with some spices and food. Tofu is a product made ​​from various beans (green beans, black beans )... more

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Fasting and things to know

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“Fasting” is a phrase used to describe those who never use any processed food of animal origin.   Their menu consists of vegetables, vegetable oils, whole grains, fruits, legumes, beans, nuts and seeds such as sesame, peanuts. Vegetarians often many reasons different people because of religious reasons, some because of health reasons,... more

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