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Health Benefits of Green Tea in your Diet

Whats not to love about green leaf tea?  Aside from health benefits, antioxidants, and role in diet, weight loss and nutrution, it tastes great too.

Back to School Better Brain Health

There are many factors that affect brain health, and in this article we’ll focus on a few things you can do to make a positive difference in your child’s learning and memory function.

Fats That Are Good for a Mother

Essential fatty acids (EFAs) are in the news because they are needed for a healthy heart and brain, plus they are absolutely crucial for the healthy development of a fetus or child. Unfortunately, they are usually deficient in mothers since they are drawn on heavily to grow a baby during pregnancy and breast milk is loaded with them, and most women don’t have anywhere near enough to start with.

The Best Food Sources for Fiber

When people think of sources of fiber, they often think of bran. One of the most potent sources of bran can be found in All-Bran with Extra Fiber, which can carry up to 15 grams of fiber per serving. However, if you’re like me, eating that cereal day in and day out can get old very quick. Here’s a quick list of the best (non-cereal) food sources for fiber.

Sports Nutrition Food Requirements

Philosophies on what an athlete should eat vary greatly depending on the sport, and the conventional wisdom regarding proper sport nutrition changes with time as well as sport. For example, many of the world’s top distance runners have eaten an almost entirely vegetarian diet, while Michael Jordan was famous for eating an enormous steak mere hours before taking the court.

Key Elements In Sports Nutrition

The intake of adequate nutrition is an integral part of maintaining an active lifestyle. When sports become a part of your life, it is crucial that your nutritional habits change accordingly. By adopting proper sports nutrition, you are giving yourself the gift of an easier workout and a more balanced diet.

The 1-Week $45 Dollar Emergency Menu (Feeds 4-6 People)

I’ve seen various places around the web claim that in an emergency you can feed your family for only $10 or $20 a week. While I appreciate their intentions, I have noticed that they all assume you have certain supplies already on hand. In my experience this isn’t always the case. Forty-five dollars will seem outrageously abundant to some, while it will seem miniscule to others. It is the smallest amount I was able to come up with that will provide enough supplies to an empty kitchen to feed an entire family for a week.

10 Reasons To Eat Local Food

Eating local food not only helps the local economy, it also provides fresher produce, better taste, and much more. Jennifer Maiser offers 10 good reasons to eat local food.