Fixing a Food Hangover

This time of year, temptations are all around. And sometimes, we give in. And sometimes, we overdo it.

When you overindulge in foods and take in too much fat, salt, spicy foods, too much sugar, caffeine or just too much food altogether, you may feel bloated, lethargic or even nauseous.

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Walking for Non-Athletes

Nordic walking, sometimes called pole walking, is a physical activity that uses poles to help the walker engage more muscle groups with each step than ordinary walking. Some athletes consider Nordic walking a sport, but it can be used by non-athletes to increase their general fitness level and to burn calories.

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Mother Nature Made Bananas Healthy

More than 100 countries grow various types of bananas, making them one of the most popular fruits on the planet. In most parts of the world, bananas are available year-round. They are perfectly portion-controlled and offer numerous health benefits.

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The Benefits of Eating Slowly

It’s a very simple principle that many find incredibly difficult to follow. Eating slowly is better – for your digestion and for your overall food intake. The faster you eat, the more likely you are to overeat. When you take it too much food at one sitting, your digestive system has to strain to keep up with the workload you’ve just asked it to perform.

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Do You Have Chronic Inflammation?

When you stub your toe and it swells with blood, that’s inflammation. It’s a tool your body uses to help you heal. You can tell your toe is healing because you can see the inflammation going down as things return to normal.

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The Most Surprising Ways Getting Off Sugar Can Benefit You

The number one reason people try cutting out sugar is to lose weight. Since sugar is an addictive food substance, it’s hard to regulate the amount of sugar you eat. Many people find that sugar in their diets is a challenge that can’t be tamed. The only relief comes from cutting it out as completely as possible.

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The Low Down on Digestive Enzyme Supplements

We eat food, but our bodies require nutrients. In order to transform a pickle or a potato into the vitamins, minerals, amino acids, sugars and other components that the body understands and can use, our digestive system must break down food and convert it into nutrients.

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