Tagged: diet

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Seaweed is Superfood! Fiber, Protein, Vitamin Galore!

Sushi seaweed is usually nori, paper-like cuts of edible red alga, typically Porphyra yezoensis or Porphyra tenera (that’s porphyra, not porphyria you vampire hunters). A typical finished sheet of nori is 7″ × 8″ in size and...

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Cholesterol! Why you should care

Facts: One in five adults in America has cholesterol levels in the borderline high/high range (107 million above 200mg/dL). Cholesterol, as recommended by the National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP), should be checked once within...

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Say Hello to the Immune-Boosting Diet

Intense exercise can be suppress the immune system and leave athletes especially vulnerable to infection for a 3-12 hour window. Recent research suggests that diet can counteract some of those effects. Inadequate macro-nutrient intake can be...

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Atkins beware! Ketogenic diet health risks

Low carbohydrate high protein (ketosis) diets are popular among dieters and body builders for very effective short term weight loss. Depleting the body’s carbohydrates stored as glycogen in the liver, our main energy source,...