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7 Fertility-Boosting Foods

Posted 09-16-2014 at 06:20 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Trying to conceive can be an exciting time for many, but it can also be frustrating when conception doesn’t happen as expected. There are a variety of factors that affect conception, including diet. Vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin D, vitamin B, folate, zinc and vitamin E, all play an important role in the reproductive health of men and women trying to conceive. In order to boost your chances of getting pregnant, take note of these fertility-boosting foods.

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8 Foods that Enhance Your Workout

Posted 08-20-2014 at 04:33 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
Updated 09-09-2014 at 10:07 AM by ChristaIB

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There are many people who workout on an empty--or nearly empty--stomach because they believe that their body will burn more fat, or that they will have to exercise longer to burn off the calories they've just consumed. But, did you know that the foods you consume before and after you exercise have a significant effect on your workout? Yes, the type of activity, the number of repetitions, the intensity of effort and the duration of exercise all play a part in the results that...
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Can Vitamin D Reduce Your Risk of Cancer?

Posted 08-06-2014 at 07:33 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Got milk? The very same milk you pour over your cereal or into your coffee can save your life. Vitamin D, which is found in milk and other sources, is a necessary component of your health, for it strengthens your bones, prevents bone loss, boosts the immune system, wards off autoimmune diseases, and works to reduce high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But now studies believe that vitamin D can do more: Not only may it reduce your risk of developing certain cancers—including...
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Ways to Swap Fat Foods for Healthy Foods

Posted 07-31-2014 at 06:48 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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The nation has been seeing a trend in recent years: A number of Americans are becoming focused on fitness and healthy living. If you don’t believe it, look on social media websites like Instagram and do a search of keywords like fit, fitness, workout, gym or healthy living. You will notice that these sites are crawling with fit people who are not only sharing pictures of their toned bodies, but are offering tips on how to get fit and eat healthy. Even Groupon and LivingSocial...
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Top Chefs Grilling Tips

Posted 07-16-2014 at 07:00 PM by ChristaIB (HealthBoards Blog)
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Throwing food on the grill is a summertime tradition. Although there's an ongoing debate about which style of grilling is superior (charcoal vs. gas), it remains a matter of personal preference. For some, the smoky, richer taste of food grilled on a charcoal grill is a must. Others, however, prefer the fact that gas burns cleaner. No matter which side of the debate you're on, there is a grill, and a grilling style, out there for everyone.

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