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South Beach diet

Posted on 15 August, 2020 in Diets, General Diets, News

The South Beach diet is a three-phase, carbohydrate- restrictive diet. It emphasizes foods that are low on the glycemic index (GI) and low in saturated fat, such as lean meats,…

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Elimination diet

Posted on 13 August, 2020 in General Diets, News, Specific Diets

An elimination diet functions as a test, determining whether patients may have a sensitivity to certain foods. Elimination diets are used to detect food allergies and food intolerances. They are…

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Dry mouth

Posted on 22 July, 2020 in Specific Diets

If your body doesn’t make enough saliva to wet (lubricate) the inside of your mouth, you will get a dry mouth. This can cause problems with speech, taste, chewing and…

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Nutrition Topics

Phosphorus

Posted on 18 September, 2020 in News, Nutrition

Phosphorus (chemical symbol P) is a chemical element discovered by the German alchemist Hennig Brand in 1669. It plays an essential part in multiple biochemical reactions for both plants and…

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Juice therapies

Posted on 18 September, 2020 in Alternative therapies, News, Nutrition

Juice therapy involves the consumption of the juice of raw fruit or vegetables. A person may drink juice preventively to stay healthy, to treat a medical condition such as cancer,…

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Juice fasts

Posted on 16 September, 2020 in News, Nutrition

Juice fasts, sometimes called juice therapy, are short-term dietary practices—typically one to three days in length—during which a person voluntarily consumes only fruit, vegetable, or other plant juices; their extracts;…

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Exercise Topics

Water-based exercises

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in Water Exercises

Water-based exercises are a great way to help you get better from an injury or live with a long-term condition. They are also a great way to start to be…

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Lower body – joint mobility and strength

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in Water Exercises

These water-based exercises are recommended to help with a variety of conditions. It shouldn’t hurt to do these exercises but it’s OK to feel the joints and muscles work. See…

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Tips to help you lose weight

Posted on 11 July, 2020 in General Exercises

Before you start trying to lose weight it’s a good idea to keep a food and activity diary for a few days. In the diary record everything you eat and…

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