What is the Low FODMAP Diet?

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Recently discussed in the popular press, the low FODMAP Diet has generated quite a buzz lately. This eating plan was originally developed to help manage the symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome. But wait, what exactly is a FODMAP? Should you be following this diet? What is a FODMAP? FODMAP is an

Food Allergies and Intolerances

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Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although slightly more common in young children and in people who have a family history, most food allergies develop early in life and many are outgrown. Food allergies occur when your body's immune system reacts to a substance in a food,

7 Benefits of Quinoa

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Quinoa dates back three to four thousand years ago when the Incas first realized that the seed was fit for human consumption. Quinoa “was the gold of the Incas” because they believed it increased the stamina of their warriors. The nutritionists calls it the “Supergrain of the Future.” Here are seven health benefits

What to Eat During Pregnancy

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Good nutrition during pregnancy, and enough of it, is vitally important if your baby is going to grow and develop. Experience say you will probably find you are hungrier than usual but there is no need to "eat for two" – even if you are having twins or triplets. Although nausea and vomiting during the first few months

Raw Food Diet

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Depending on the source, a raw food diet is either a path to perfect health or to serious under-nourishment. The truth is somewhere in the middle. Devotees insist that a diet consisting mainly of uncooked, unprocessed plant foods leads to a leaner body, clearer skin and higher energy. What exactly is a raw food diet? The fundamental

Eating Healthy During Ramadan

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Fasting during Ramadan can improve one's health, but only if done in the proper manner, if not, it can cause more harm than good. After long hours of fasting when you see a good spread of appetizing Iftar in front of you, eating healthy can sometimes be a distant dream.

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