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Will Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

Will Coffee Help You Lose Weight?

By Ekaterina Morrissey Disclaimer: I am one of the 85% of Americans, who enjoys a cup of coffee, espresso, to be precise. Drinking coffee has become a cultural habit, an entertainment, and a form of comfort, and not just a matter of personal taste. If sugar is

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8 Cons From The Health Food Store

8 Cons From The Health Food Store

By Ekaterina Morrissey More and more people today are going to the local Healthy Food Store to buy their groceries.  And why not, if you are aiming for better health and weight, right?  But are they being health fooled? A big part of it is because the

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Artificial Sweeteners: Leading You from Bad to Worse

Artificial Sweeteners: Leading You from Bad to Worse

By Ekaterina Morrissey Aspartame was one of the first artificial sweeteners and the worst of the bunch that hit the market, and it is currently marketed as the following products, “Equal”, “NutraSweet”, “Spoonful”, and “Equal-Measure”.  It was accidentally discovered in 1965, when a chemist, James Schlatter, was

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The Gluten Free Diet – a Lifestyle or an Obsession de Jour?

The Gluten Free Diet – a Lifestyle or an Obsession de Jour?

By Ekaterina Morrissey Humans have been cultivating and consuming gluten-containing grains since biblical times.  Logically, most of us should be perfectly capable of digesting gluten, right?  However, bread and pasta, once being pantry staples, are now being replaced with “healthier” gluten free foods. Most of Hollywood is

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15 Excellent Reasons to Exercise

15 Excellent Reasons to Exercise

By Ekaterina Morrissey Do you remember as a kid not feeling hungry when your mother was calling you for dinner while you were playing with the gang outside?  How about the first time you were in love with someone?  Things were exiting and magical!  You could go

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The Truth About Soy That Will Stun You

The Truth About Soy That Will Stun You

By Ekaterina Morrissey Protein is an important component to everyone’s diet, as it helps all aspects of the body to grow and remain healthy. In fact, your nails and hair are mostly made from protein.  When the body lacks protein, it becomes susceptible to a weakened circulatory

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10 Tips to Healthy Dining Out

10 Tips to Healthy Dining Out

By Ekaterina Morrissey In Europe dining out is more of a social event than to fulfill your hunger and normally lasts for hours, while people talk, sip their wine and pick a bite or two from the many tapas they share on the table.  In United States

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3 Sources You Can Trust For Nutritional Advice

By Ekaterina Morrissey Nutrition is the only science where different parties can prove completely opposite theories and be right.  One person’s food is another person’s poison based on our bio-individuality.  Bio-individuality is shaped by many factors such as our ancestry, blood type, metabolism, and cell structure to

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8 Sources of Nutritional Advice Not to Trust

8 Sources of Nutritional Advice Not to Trust

By Ekaterina Morrissey As life today has become much more complex to what our ancestors knew, one thing has not changed.  Despite of living in era of ‘time poverty,’ we still eat all day, every day.  Everyone knows the saying “You are what you eat” but no

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Why Be Normal When You Can Be Happy?

Why Be Normal When You Can Be Happy?

By Ekaterina Morrissey Most people live most of their lives without questioning what they have been thought, by whom, and why.  They don’t try to look for other alternatives that are possible for them.  For most people, rocking the boat and taking risks are not even an

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