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Micronutrients - Eat the Rainbow

Posted by healtheo360 on Sep 27, 2017 10:13:34 AM

Micronutrients - Eat the Rainbow: In order for our bodies to function properly, we require certain vitamins and minerals known as micronutrients. The most popular micronutrients you may recognize are Vitamins A, C, and E, calcium, potassium, zinc, and magnesium. While only needed in minor amounts, micronutrients play crucial roles in optimizing our physical and mental performance. Lacking them can lead to inhibited growth and higher risk for diseases. To ensure your body has enough micronutrients, the easiest way is to consume healthy and diversified foods, or “eating the rainbow.” This essentially means that by consuming a variety of colorful fruits and veggies, meeting daily micro nutritional needs is no hassle!

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National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 2, 2016 4:00:15 PM

National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month: This November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, an annual campaign designed to raise awareness about the disease.

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10 Health Hacks To Boost Your Health This Week And Next

Posted by healtheo360 on Aug 3, 2015 12:00:34 AM

Being 'healthy' doesn’t mean you have to exercise at the crack of dawn or have a ‘strictly salad’ diet.

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Foods That Will Give You an Afternoon Energy Boost

Posted by healtheo360 on May 26, 2015 3:30:19 PM

When 2 pm rolls around, you feel like the day is dragging on. Need an afternoon pick me up? Here are some foods that will give you that afternoon energy boost

Fresh fruit and a serving of almonds

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Food Allergy Awareness Month [Infographic]

Posted by healtheo360 on May 18, 2015 10:28:15 AM

15 million people in the United States including 1 in 13 children are affected by food allergies. More than 200,00 emergency room visits are made per year because of food allergy reactions. Food Allergy Awareness Month is to educate others about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening medical condition.

What are Food Allergies?

Food allergy is a serious medical condition where the immune system mistakenly targets a harmless food protein, an allergen as a threat and attacks it.

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Best Foods To Feed Your Kids

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 3, 2014 11:09:59 AM

As a parent, you most likely know what are the best foods to feed your children. Eggs, milk, fruits and vegetables are at the top of that list. Here are some foods you may not have considered that have great benefits for children.

Flaxseed - Flaxseed is full of Omega-3 fatty acids. These acids are needed for brain development. Flaxseed can be purchased in whole and ground seeds but research shows that ground is absorbed into the body better. Add flaxseed to your children's diet by sprinkling it into some of their favorite foods like cereal and pancakes.

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Best Summer Super Foods

Posted by healtheo360 on Jul 2, 2014 12:39:25 PM

It's hot and muggy outside. Keep cool and try some of these healthy summer super foods that will keep you energized and refreshed!

 

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How Can A Mediterranean Diet Improve Your Health?

Posted by healtheo360 on May 28, 2014 3:33:41 PM

Recent study led by King’s College in the UK shows the Mediterranean diet can reduce risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure, combined with physical exercise. Also prior studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet can also lower the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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Eat More Vegetables: They're Better Than Fruit

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 13, 2014 9:53:26 AM

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN) -- Everyone knows that fruit and vegetables are good for health, but how much is good enough?

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Lessen Diabetes Risk with Fruits and Veggies with Flavonoids

Posted by healtheo360 on Jan 26, 2014 10:26:23 AM

AlinaMD/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Foods that people should eat regularly but usually don't are potential lifesavers, according to British researchers.

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