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Walk, Run, Hike or Cycle to Live Longer

Walk, Run, hike or cycle to Live Longer

Walk, run, hike or cycle to live longer. Women and men can reduce the risk of getting breast cancer and colon cancer resp. simply by walking 30 minutes a day… There are many health benefits if you walk, run, hike and/ or cycle. Research shows that you’re likely to live longer if you walk at …

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Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

From preventing heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, breast cancer, colon cancer and depression – many of us are not paying sufficient attention to the benefits of walking. Research shows yo’re likely to live longer if you walk at least: 5.5 miles/ week or 10.5 or 15.5 miles/ week? Answer: 5.5 miles/ …

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Health Benefits of Nut Butters

From prevention of strokes, heart attacks and cancer… to giving you healthy skin – were you aware of the benefits of nuts, seeds and nut butters? Read on… 1/15 A Word of Caution Food allergies affect 5% to 10% of people. Peanuts (which are legumes, like beans and peas), and tree nuts, like pecans and …

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16 Surprising Facts about Bananas

Bananas are one of America’s favorite fruits, with some 96 percent of consumers reporting buying bananas last year. In fact, on average, Americans eat more than 28 pounds of bananas per person, per year! That’s good news because bananas are nutrient-rich and offer other a wide variety of health benefits. For example, did you know …

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Why the Nordic Diet is good for you

1/16 Where’s It From? The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and Greenland. The “Nordic diet” is based on their traditional ways of eating. Like the more famous Mediterranean diet, it’s not really about weight loss. Instead, it’s a delicious way to eat healthy. So, what foods does it include? 2/16 What Can You Eat? …

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The Truth About Carbs

1/14 What Are Carbs? They’re one of three types of food that give your body energy. The other two are proteins and fats. Together, they provide the fuel your body uses to build and repair itself. Carbs break down into glucose (sugar) that you can use right away. 2/14 Your Body’s Fuel Your body runs …

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How do you Feed your Skin?

If you eat too much sugar, you can get… wrinkles! It’s hard to stop the fine lines, wrinkles, and dull tint. The sugar in your blood likes to bind with the proteins that keep your skin firm and smooth. Sugar from processed foods is the bad stuff. The natural sugars in fruits and vegetables aren’t …

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15 Healthy Ways to Use Lemons and Limes

1/16 Add a Dash of Flavor Whether you squeeze the juice into water or onto a tasty fish dish, these tangy citrus treats provide you with the same vitamins and minerals as other citrus fruits. The best part: They do it with less sugar. 2/16 Keep Wrinkles at Bay It’s all that vitamin C, which …

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Do You Know the Benefits of Walking?

Research shows you’re likely to live longer if you walk at least 5.5 miles (8.9Km) per week Walking this much at a slow pace of 2 miles per hour (3.2 Km/ hour) can be enough to lower your risk of things like heart attacks, strokes, and heart failure by 31%. People who walked farther and …

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