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New Regulations for Gluten Free Foods

New Regulations for Gluten Free Foods

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One of the most frustrating things about food labeling in the United States is that words like “free” don’t mean to the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) what they mean to the average person. Consider, for instance, the term “fat free.” In common parlance, that would mean the food is 100% devoid of fat. To the FDA, however, a product need only contain less than 0.5 mg of fat per serving to be considered fat free. As annoying as this practice is for those on a diet, ambiguous labeling can be downright dangerous for people with food allergies or sensitivities.

Try a Mediterranean Diet for Better Health and a Longer Life

Try a Mediterranean Diet for Better Health and a Longer Life

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The Mediterranean Diet that has been popular for centuries among residents of countries along the Mediterranean Sea and today is believed to help people to live longer, healthier lives. The Mediterranean diet is being credited for reducing people’s chances for developing heart disease, as well as reducing instances of other ailments like Cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease.

How Shocking Your Body Can Lead to New Fitness Gains

How Shocking Your Body Can Lead to New Fitness Gains

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Are you seeing improvements in your fitness level or is your fitness routine on cruise control? Routine is good because it means you’re working out consistently, but you also have to shake up your routine to keep your body guessing. “Shocking” your body with a new cardio routine can further your fitness level and help you break through a weight loss plateau.

The Quest for Nutritional Fun

The Quest for Nutritional Fun

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Most of us would agree that there is a degree of fun in being bad, diet-wise. The problem is that after the fun is over, we feel bad. Bad eating habits lead to feeling ill, gaining weight, and, sometimes, disease. The solution is to make nutrition fun. It may be true what they say, that you only live once, but at least you can feel good while you’re living. So this month, set off on a quest for making nutrition fun, exciting, and delicious.