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    Slim line between health and unhealthy

    Do you know what foods are unhealthy? When examining your diet, it can be difficult to determine what foods are healthy or not. Unhealthy foods The most common unhealthy foods include highly processed items “such as fast foods and snack foods,” says Vilma Andari, M.S. “Highly processed foods tend to be low in nutrients (vitamins, minerals and antioxidants) and high on empty calories due to the content of refined flours, sodium and sugar.” Examples of processed foods include: Chips Cookies Cakes Sugar cereals What makes food unhealthy? “The preparation method and the types of ingredients the food contains make it unhealthy,” says Andari. “Sodium, sugar and fat (saturated fat and…

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    High Sodium Foods, Ways to Reduce Sodium

    It’s no secret that People are eating too much sodium.Salt is a dangerous habit, made more difficult by the fact that nearly 75 percent of the sodium we eat sneaks its way into our system via prepared and processed foods. Foods high in sodium Foods that are pickled Foods that are smoked Condiments, such as soy sauce, teriyaki sauce, cocktail sauce and ketchup Prepared salad dressing Foods served in a broth or with au jus Some cereals Meat, poultry or seafood that has been enhanced with a sodium solution Canned beans Canned tomatoes Processed cheeses, such as American Spice mixes that have salt in them

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    Struggling With Upper Belly Fat?

    Upper belly fat is a common problem for many of us. It refers to the accumulation of visceral fat around the organs in your upper abdomen, which results in an increased waist size. If you have more fat around your upper belly and waist than you would like, then just counting calories may not be entirely sufficient. While a healthy diet and regular exercise  plan may help manage your weight and reduce belly fat, the last few inches of upper belly fat are far more complicated to get rid of. It takes a calculated, and consistent, plan to shed the last few inches around the upper belly. Reasons For Upper…