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82 foods high in dietary fiber

Fiber is often referred to as roughage and plays an important part in maintaining a healthy digestive system. There are two forms of fiber, soluble and insoluble, and both are found only in plant-based foods, but in varying quantities. Here are 82 great sources of dietary fiber.

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58 tasty foods high in vitamin K

Vitamin K is important for bone health and the clotting of blood. Eating these 58 foods will make sure you don’t suffer from a deficiency.

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How many calories do you burn a day?

The average adult burns approximately 2000 calories per day. However a more accurate figure can be calculated by taking into account an individuals age, gender, height, weight and activity levels. Let’s see how these factors determine calorie expenditure. Age – generally speaking, the older you are, the fewer calories you burn. This is because as you…

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50+ delicious & healthy smoothie recipes

Smoothies are extremely easy to prepare, which is one of the many reasons why they are so popular. We have compiled more than 50 smoothie recipes for you to enjoy. Use the filter and sort functionality to help you find a smoothie recipe that is just for you!

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47 nutritious sources of vitamin A

This important vitamin plays a crucial role in maintaining healthy vision and protecting the eyes from damage because it is an essential building block of a compound called rhodopsin, a protein that allows the retina to effectively absorb light. Here are 47 foods that are a rich source of it.

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How to ‘turn’ fat into muscle

Fat and muscle are very different from one another which is why we use the term ‘turn’ very loosely – it is not possible to take fat and directly convert it into muscle. Fat is stored in your body when you consume more calories than you burn. For example if your daily recommended intake is 2000…

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28 green vegetables that are great for your health

Anyone who has even a little bit of knowledge on nutrition knows that vegetables, and in particular green ones are crucial to a healthy lifestyle. They are the some of best foods you can eat, if you are looking to improve your overall health. Green vegetables are nature’s multivitamin and are packed with antioxidants and nutrients such…

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The best teas to drink in the morning

After water, tea is the second most consumed beverage globally and is grown worldwide due to the large demand it has. You may not know it, but all teas (except herbal ones) are prepared from leaves of the Camellia sinensis plant. The way in which the leaves are processed determines the taste and colour of the tea….

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The 100+ healthiest foods on planet Earth

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult; there are lots of nutrient dense foods out there to include in your diet. We wrote this (quite lengthy!) article to help you discover new healthy foods, and to learn the benefits they bring with them.

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Is eating fast bad for you?

As far back as I can remember, I have always been an extremely fast eater. Family and friends have often commented on how quickly I gulp my food down and have often asked whether I actually chew it. Recently, I have been making it a point to try and slow down, take smaller bites and chew…

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