Making healthy food choices

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Whether you dine out or at home, using recipes adapted around the best seasonal ingredients is the basis of eating healthy, locally grown produce is also a preferred choice. Organic food is the healthier option but sometimes the distance it travels to reach the local market should be an important consideration when choosing between the locally grown and the organic because extensive transportation can lead to molds, especially in high-moisture foods and vegetables.

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How to boost the antioxidants in pizza

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Longer baking times or higher temperatures generally corresponded to higher levels of antioxidants in comparison to less intense baking conditions, Moore found. Antioxidant levels increased by as much as 60 percent during longer baking times and by as much as 82 percent during higher baking temperatures, depending on the type of wheat flour and the antioxidant test used, the researcher says. The exact mechanisms involved are not yet fully understood.

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Is wine the best medicine?

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Alcohol (ethanol) acts as a vasodilator, relaxes you and lubricates social interactions, counteracts the toxic effects of formaldehyde produced by artificial sweeteners, canned fruits and vegetables and lowers cholesterol levels but its still looked upon as an addictive and dangerous drug. I say, too much of anything is bad for you!

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To drink or not to drink - ethanol reduces the toxic effect of formaldehyde

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The consumption of small amounts of ethanol act as a competitive inhibitor of methanol’s conversion to formaldehyde An alcoholic beverage is a drink containing ethanol (commonly called alcohol). Alcohol is a psychoactive drug that has a depressant effect. A high blood alcohol content is usually considered to be legal drunkenness because it reduces attention and slows reaction speed. Alcohol can be addictive, and the state of addiction to alcohol is known as alcoholism. So, one would think that abstaining from alcohol totally is a good thing! You feel better, think better, have plenty of energy, make sound decisions, spare lots of unnecessary calories and most important you can focus on your ideals and get the projects you started finally completed. You may even begin exercising more because now that you’re more alert you suddenly discover that days are longer and time is not passing you by as fast as it once did.

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Does wine prolong life?

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Live and let live

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Latest findings seem to point to the fact that drinking in moderation will extend your life span, while abstaining from consuming alcohol tends to increase one’s risk of dying.

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Don't Frack With New York's Drinking Water

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Fracking (short for hydraulic fracturing) is a drilling technique that involves injecting toxic chemicals, sand, and millions of gallons of water under high pressure into the ground to release natural gas in shale deposits. This mixture of toxins and sediment, along with any natural gas released, can leak to the surface.

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All sugars are not the same

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The American Beverage Association, whose members include Coca-Cola and Kraft Foods have strongly, and successfully, opposed efforts to tax soda. The industry has also argued that “sugar is sugar”. Heaney said his team found otherwise. They grew pancreatic cancer cells in lab dishes and fed them both glucose and fructose. Fructose and glucose metabolism are quite different. Tumor cells fed both glucose and fructose used the two sugars in two different ways, the team at the University of California Los Angeles found. They said their finding, published in the journal Cancer Research, may help explain other studies that have linked fructose intake with pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest cancer types.

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Intuitive Health Analysis

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Health analyses give new meaning to early detection. By intuitively examining the way energy is being used, many times trouble areas become apparent before physical disorders arise. As you will soon learn, Intuitive Health Analyses were never designed to replace any form of treatment currently available. From surgery to acupuncture, from psychiatry to prayer, the health analyses recommend those treatments which accelerate recovery and restore wholeness…

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The benefits of grape seed extract

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If you are looking for a health supplement to improve your body’s immune response capabilities, take the time to consider what grape seed extract can do for you. Its is believed by doctors that, Grapes are found to be dated back to the times of ancient Egyptians and Greeks, who have considered its medicinal benefits for their healthy life. The grape seed extract is the substance that is gathered from the seeds of grapes and its natural composition is found to be rich in antioxidants, which is designed to offset the effects of aging. Research confirms that, “The human body, which contains proteins and vitamins oxidize with time and at one point of time fail the body which is the cause of natural death. Now these anti-oxidants reverse the natural process, not completely but partially which keeps slows down this oxidizing process.”

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