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10 Top brain power foods

I don’t know if these really will increase your brain power, but I don’t see any harm in letting you know about them.

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Please let me know if you have any experience with these.To my knowledge they are all excellent foods nutritionally.

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So You Like to eat Strawberries

Since the strawberries looked especially good at the supermarket today I thought I would share the following with  you. Keep in mind that strawberries are among the ten best foods for us to eat. Check out my post How healthy are Strawberries?

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Critical Nutrients for your Body – Infographic

I think it is crucial to remember that healthy living involves both eating well and exercising. Sometimes folks can get caught up in exercise and think “I can burn anything off.” Thoughts like this can lead to some very unpleasant circumstances and medical surprises. No matter how good your fitness regime is, you still need to eat intelligently, too.

This infographic from Miramont has some really good information on  basic nutritious foods.

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Eat less; move more; live longer.

Tony

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7 Foods Rich in Iodine

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Published on January 18, 2011, Last Updated on June 11, 2014

The thyroid gland synthesizes thyroid hormones and iodine is an essential trace mineral that is crucial for the thyroid to function properly. Eating foods rich in iodine ensures the thyroid is able to manage metabolism, detoxification, growth and development.

Research has shown that a lack of dietary iodine may lead to enlargement of the thyroid gland, lethargy, fatigue, weakness of the immune system, slow metabolism, autism, weight gain and possibly even mental states such as anxiety and depression.

The good news is that there are many popular foods with iodine, all of which are easy to incorporate into your daily diet.

The Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) for iodine is 150 micrograms daily for everybody over the age of 14. The RDA for children ages 1-8 is 90/mcg every day, ages 9-13 is 120/mcg every day. If you’re pregnant or…

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Why You Should be Eating More Strawberries – Infographic

The following was produced for National Strawberry Day, but I am a big fan of the colorful berries. Check out: How Healthy are Strawberries?and 9 Amazing Health Benefits of Strawberries for more.
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How Healthy are Strawberries?

The Strawberry Moon coincides with Friday the 13th this year. We prefer to look at the bright side which is the first day of strawberry season according to the Old Farmer’s Almanac. Forget triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13).

In honor of the strawberry moon here are a couple of infographics on the strawberry:

 

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Isn’t it wonderful that something that tastes so good is so healthy to eat?

 

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9 Amazing Health Benefits of Strawberries

Who knew this sweet little fruit could pack so much nutritional punch! Shopping tip: choose medium-sized berries that are firm, plump and deep red; once picked, they don’t ripen further. As you’re estimating your serving size, keep in mind that eight large strawberries count as 1 cup.

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Magda Rod      May 30, 2014

Yes it’s that time of year again, when the berries are ripe for the picking and enjoying. Although they have become increasingly available year-round, they are at the peak of their season from April through July when they are the most delicious and most abundant. Some people mark June with the Full Strawberry Moon, which got its name because the Algonquin tribes knew it as a sign to gather ripening fruit.

Fragrant and sweet, strawberries are one of the most popular types of berry in the world — and for good reason. Read below to learn how these little sweet hearts can benefit the organ they resemble — the heart — and more.

  •     Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: According to a Harvard School of Public Health study, women who eat three or more servings of strawberries a week have a lower…

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