Author Archives: Ellah

Eating For Better Health – Water

Eating For Better Health – Water Water makes up 70%-75% of our bodies and is of course an essential part of our dietary needs. We can live for up to four weeks without food but no more than three days without water. It forms the bulk of blood and tissue fluid, meaning that it’s essential for transporting nutrients, hormones and waste product throughout our bodies.       Our brains are made up of 95% water  blood […]

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Eating For Better Health – Vitamins

Eating Health We hear about vitamins all the time but have you ever stopped to ask yourself, what is a vitamin? The technical answer to this question is that a vitamin is an organic chemical compound – or related set of compounds – that cannot be synthesized in sufficient quantities by our bodies and so must be obtained from the foods we eat. Whew! That’s some definition. But the simple way to put it is that vitamins […]

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Eating For Better Health – Proteins

                      Health proteins here are certain foods that the body needs to have, without them you are going to end up with major health problems down the road. Jason Vale from ‘The Juice Master’ refers to them as ‘the six essential dietary needs’ and says, “The human body has six primary dietary needs, each as important as the other health proteins. A deficiency in any one of […]

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Eating For Better Health – Minerals

           Health Minerals are also an important component of our diets.   Health minerals they form critical structural elements, They make up only a small percentage or our body weight – about 5% – but the role they play in our bodies is significant and we could not live without them. There are essential mineral  “elements” or essential “mineral elements” that we must get from out diets. Health minerals in fact, there are […]

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Eating For Better Health – Fats

Eating For Better Health – Fats  Health fats  getting the right amount of fats is also critical to our well-being. Fats provide us with energy. In fact, gram for gram, fats are the most efficient source of food energy. Every single gram of fat provides nine calories of energy. In comparison, carbohydrates and proteins provide only four calories. Fats help build healthy cells and, believe it or not, fats build brains as they provide the structural components […]

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Reasons for a Detox Diet

Reasons for a Detox Diet     Detox diet maybe you have read a lot of articles discussing detox diets, its efficiency as well as its drawbacks. And because of the many write ups that you have read about it, you are now confused as to whether or not you should try this regimen. Some articles may have written that it is very effective and with just a few days, you will lose several pounds. Some articles, […]

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A Detoxification Diet Plan

A detoxification diet, is a specialized diet plan that you use only for a short amount of time.  Its purpose is to rid your body of accumulated toxins.  It is often used by people who have alcohol or drug problems but can also be useful for eliminating the environmental toxins that are so present in society today. The main objective of this diet is basically to create more waste products, which cleanses the colon. This detox diet […]

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Steps To Detox Your Body

Steps To Detox Your Body Detox your body  we all live in a highly toxic world, even our own homes are covered in toxins that we may not be aware of. Paints, solvents, wood preservatives, foam formaldehyde in sofas and mattresses, carpets and even bedding are all sources of highly toxic chemicals that can leave us with a variety of symptoms. These toxins build up in the body and if we do not know how to get […]

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