good vegetarian sources of food

Vegetarians – get your nutrients from these sources…

Being a vegetarian can be an arduous task for a number of reasons. Vegetarians may find their options limited on certain menus while dining out, they’re in a very small group of other like-minded (non-meat eaters) individuals, and probably the biggest issue is that they have to work overtime to get the same nutrients that […]

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Is Whey Protein Healthy for You?

I have always dismissed whey protein – you know, you’ve seen those pyramids of canisters of the stuff in the windows of shops selling supplements – as a way  to take money off body builders. However, recent research suggests that it helpful for people wanting to lose weight. Whey protein is the protein contained in […]

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Saw Palmetto

What is Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens) & is it Really Useful? Saw Palmetto (Serenoa Repens) is a plant native to the United States south coast that has both medicinal and dietetic properties. The Saw Palmetto plant can commonly be found anywhere between Louisiana and Florida in the south, and as far north as South Carolina. […]

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Top 50 Iron Rich Foods

Our List of The Top 50 Iron Rich Foods Increasing your intake of iron rich foods should not be too difficult. All it takes is for you to know which of the foods you eat are rich in iron, and start planning your meals accordingly. Sadly, the extent of most people’s knowledge, when it comes to iron […]

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Are Iron Supplements Necessary? (and which is BEST?)

What is Iron? Iron is an important mineral nutrient found in both plants and animals. In the human body, it has many different functions, but the main role of iron is to assist with the transport of oxygen to tissues and muscle cells. About 65 to 75 percent of the iron in your body will […]

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How to Get Rid of Shin Splints

What Are Shin Splints? Shin splints are injuries which occur to the front of the outer legs, affecting the muscle tissue which surrounds the tibia bone. Shin splints are also called medial tibia stress syndrome. Shin splints are often not solely a medical problem on their own, but are a symptom of another underlying problem […]

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Irregular Periods and Why You Get Them

Irregular Periods and Why You Get Them Irregular periods are something many of us experience during at least one point in our lives. When we talk about irregular periods, we are talking about several different symptoms. One, when your period is skipping or infrequent. For example, if you typically have a period once every month, […]

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