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Protein for vegetarians

Protein for vegetarians

Being vegetarian does not mean your diet will be lacking in protein. Most plant foods contain protein and in fact it would be very difficult to design a vegetarian diet that is short on protein. Excess dietary protein may lead to health problems. It is now thought that one of the benefits of a vegetarian…

Multivitamins, do I need them?

Multivitamins, do I need them?

Our bodies need many different vitamins and minerals to function properly. Vitamins and minerals also offer us protection against a host of ailments, including heart disease and some cancers, such as colon and cervical cancer. The good news is that we can get most of the vitamins and minerals our bodies need daily by choosing the right foods…

Top 50 Health & Beauty Tips for Women

Top 50 Health & Beauty Tips for Women

Many women are prepared to go to extreme lengths to fight the ageing process.  However our advice is simply to follow a healthy lifestyle instead of being pressured to try the latest health fads, gimmicks or any permanent surgery.

Want to live longer? Then eat less

Want to live longer? Then eat less

When animals (as reported in a journal of the National Academy of Sciences) were fed a nutritious, calorie-restricted diet (about 30 percent fewer calories than normal), they experienced less sickness, reduced rates of cancer, less heart disease, and less diabetes, and lived longer. Scientists believe that if humans would cut out their usual amounts of…

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