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Metabolic typingMetabolic type self test  A proper, "customized" diet has many benefits: painless weight loss, increased energy and improved health. The metabolic typing diet does just that. To find the right balance specifically for you between proteins and carbohydrates take the metabolic type self test.

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Glycemic indexGlycemic Index and Glycemic Load tables The table provided herein is a compilation of various sources for most common foods. Sustained elevated blood sugar levels are known to trigger a plethora of health problems like diabetes type two, hearth disease and inflammation.

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Nutritional content tablesNutritional content tables    Find out how many calories, proteins, carbohydrates, cholesterol, vitamins and minerals your food contains. Either you are dieting to loose weight or cleanse your body, or you figured out what is your metabolic type and you need to know specific foods for your type, well, the nutritional content tables will provide you with the answer you need. Ref. USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory, SR20 / 2008  database.

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Depression testZung depression self assessment test , based on the Zung Self-Rating Scale, is a widely used depression screening tool that is recognized by physicians worldwide. Although designed as a screening tool, this depression test has been adapted to track also your score over time.

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Nutritional calculatorsNutritional calculators  Find out what is your daily required caloric intake based on your basal metabolic rate (BMR), your body mass index (BMI) or your body fat and the health risks associated with it  using the specific nutritional calculators.

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18 May 2009

I unjunked my body!

Section: Nutrition - Category: Diet

Do you need a detox?
  • Are you often tired ?
  • Do you get headaches frequently ?
  • Do you have hard time losing weight ?
  • Are you bloated or retaining water ?
  • Mental cloudiness ?
  • Is you skin getting bad ?
If you answered “Yes” to more than three questions above there is a good chance your system experience a toxic overload.

Detoxing once or twice a year is often recommended as a solution.

Every day our bodies are exposed to toxins from the water we drink, the air we breathe and especially from the processed foods we eat. If our bodies get overwhelmed with toxins, our liver suffers and we start seeing the effect on our health: our skin is affected, we get tired, we retain water, get headaches, digestion problems, bad breath and find it especially hard to loose weight.

Researches have now discovered the biological cause of those stubborn pounds: toxic particles bind water in the body’s soft tissue and inhibit your metabolism from burning fat efficiently.

It definitely makes sense that we get tired and bloated from too many toxins from our foods and from our environment, but gaining weight and retaining water are not as obvious. Well, it is now scientifically proven that detoxifying our bodies helps to lose weight too.

Less weight, a brighter cleaner skin, means a more beautiful and healthier person.

Conclusion: to loose weight it may be necessary to cleanse your body first: Effective detox diet

21 December 2008

Dealing with type 2 diabetes

Section: Nutrition - Category: Diet

It is quite obvious that diet is very important in managing type 2 diabetes or the risk of developing this dreaded illness. Most people think that reducing only the sugar in their diet is enough. What is not known is the stealth adverse effect of carbohydrates on circulating blood sugar.

Carbohydrates are not all created equal. Some of them rise more than others the amount of circulating blood sugar. The body response is to create insulin in the pancreas. If this happens too often, an insulin resistance may develop: the pancreas produces more insulin than the body needs. This is called diabetes type 2 and it is not good for you. It may bring along blindness, heart attacks, strokes, kidney damage, inflammation and colon and prostate cancer.


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