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A balanced diet proves essential for good health because it provides nutrients your body relies on to function properly but can't produce on its own. Some nutrients -- for example, carbohydrates and fats -- serve primarily as sources of fuel for your tissues, providing energy you need to get …

Nutrition

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Recommended daily vitamin and mineral intake standards exist as one part of the Institute of Medicine's Dietary Reference Intakes, or DRIs. Known as RDAs, or Recommended Dietary Allowances, they include nutritional requirements for a healthy population. These standards help guide individuals in …

Nutrition

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Only about 5 percent of Americans actually follow the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010" recommendations, according to the University of Rochester Medical Center. People often realize this and take supplements in an attempt to make up for any deficiencies, with more than half of Americans …

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The Best Supplements for Men

Want to improve your health, brain power and sex life? These healthy supplements have been vetted by scientific research. If you seek help in pill form, start here<p>Here’s a secret that you probably won’t hear from your friends at the gym: As long as you’re eating a healthy, balanced diet, there’s a …

Eggless Paleo Breakfast Ideas - Carrots 'N' Cake

Sick of eggs for breakfast? I bet some of you Paleo people are! Sometimes, they seem like the only thing for breakfast, right?<p>My CrossFit box …

Paleo Eats: 6/18/13 (Paleo Cooking From Elana's Pantry)

I’m smack-dab in the middle of a three-week hiatus from my zombie drug dealing duties, but that just means I’m only wearing three hats this week: full-time mommy, food blogger, and crazed cookbook author. Our final edits for our forthcoming cookbook are DUE TOMORROW, and it’s all hands on deck.<p>When I’m not corralling the kids, I’m poring over our proofs and cringing every time I find a typo. Henry’s exhausted, too; after the kids are in bed each night, we’ve been cranking away on edits and …

The Best Exercises for Core Strength

The best core exercises may surprise you. It's not enough to just do ab crunches and sit ups. To build a strong core you need to exercise a variety …