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Summer Makes Weight Loss Easier

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You might think you've missed the boat if you didn't shed those extra lbs. you were trying to lose before swimsuit season. Don't go away because there's another boat at the dock to take you to that weight loss destination. No travel or money involved! For most of us, Summer means baring more skin, enjoying more outdoor activities and perhaps taking some vacation time. These are the very things ...
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Why B Vitamins Are Important for Weight Loss

B Vitamins
Grains, meat, eggs, beans and leafy greens; what do these foods have in common that make them an important part of your weight loss and health plan?  If you said B vitamins, you are right. These nutrients help your body metabolize carbs, protein and fat. Each B vitamin has a unique function, but they also work together to help your body use the food you eat and to manage appetite. A deficiency ...
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Nutrients Needed to Turn Food into Energy

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We eat for two reasons basically, either to satisfy our taste buds or our hunger, and preferably our meals would do both. We get hungry because the body needs fuel for energy, so we seek food to replenish our energy. If life were this simple no one would have weight problems. The fact is, there are many things that have compromised the simple process of eating tasty meals to replenish energy st...
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Sunbathe Your Way to Better Health

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Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for many bodily functions and the best way to get it is from sun exposure. Recent studies have also indicated that vitamin D deficiency is related to impaired glucose metabolism even in people who are not overweight. Some 2015 studies suggest that up to half the world's population suffers from some degree of vitamin D deficiency due to inadequate sun exposure ...
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Good Nutrition Has An Affect on Blood Sugar

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Vitamin K and Diabetes Proper nutrition is essential to overall health, but certain vitamins and minerals may also impact blood sugar levels. The following articles point to important research findings related to nutrition and diabetes. Vegetables are healthy for all of us. There’s more evidence that you should be eating your vegetables to reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Naturally-occurrin...
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