Health & Nutrition #54 by Nutrobalance

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Should I take vitamin and mineral Supplements?

The grocery stores, pharmacies and supplement stores are full of more supplements than ever before.  But the question is do we need more vitamins and minerals and if so, which ones?

What are vitamins and minerals?

Vitamins and minerals are micronutrients, which means that we need them in small amounts because they cannot be made in our bodies. Vitamins are organic or carbon-containing micronutrients that are made by living cells. Vitamins are further characterized as either fat-soluble or water-soluble vitamins. Fat-soluble vitamins can build up in body fat stores where as water-soluble vitamins are easily excreted by the body and do not build up in tissues. Minerals are inorganic elements that do not come from living sources, but from the earth’s crust, soil and water in which foods are grown.  continue reading….

Is Red Meat Really as Dangerous as Cigarettes?
The REAL Story on Red Meat and Processed Meats

by Cat Ebeling, RN, BSN
& Mike Geary, Certified Nutrition Specialist
co-authors of The Fat Burning Kitchen
A side of cancer with your bacon? Really?!
The news, the internet, Facebook and Twitter are all buzzing again about red meat, processed meats, and cancer. This time it seems like it is getting a lot of coverage.  But this isn’t the first time the media has tried to villify red meat and/or processed meat.
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Health Eating and Nutrition
Healthy Weight Loss, Fight Lifestyle Diseases…

Healthy eating and getting the most nutrition out of your meals is your secret to staying healthy and energized, natural weight loss, and combating lifestyles diseases.
Does the expression, “you are what you eat” ring a bell? Do you know that what you eat and how you prepare your food can affect how you look, how you feel, and how long you live?
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Jamie Oliver’s recipe of the Day –
Potato Salad with Smoked salmon 

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