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Humpty Dumpty
Humpty Dumpty's Guide to Healthy Eating for Kids

Health Benefits of Eating Eggs

Intermittent Fasting Benefits and Problems

Soda Giant Pay Scientists to Find Other Reasons for Obesity

Super Foods for Super Abs
You are what you eat. Check out the article above for a list of super foods to help you look super!

What does the Bible have to say about health and fitness?
Itís remarkable how many Biblical principles affect health and longer life expectancy, like the need to work, being content, and not worrying. The Bible also has a lot to say about over eating.

Antibiotics in food may be creating super bugs!

Food can be medicine or poison to your body
Food can either be a useful medicine to our body or a form of slow killing poison

Is high fructose corn syrup bad for your health? High fructose corn syrup is in everything we eat practically. That is if you eat processed foods, or drink sodas. What are the HFCS critics saying about the possible bad health effects of HFCS on your health?

Heartburn Facts If you suffer from heartburn, or if you eat a lot of junk food, you may want to check out this page. It's the facts just the facts, oh, and one parody heartburn commercial thrown in free of charge.
How to shop healthy: a shopping guide

We wanted to show what kinds of foods to look for in pursuit of better health and developing great action hero abs! I tried to add as much nutritional information as I could in this short video. Hopefully, you will find it helpful not just for purchasing foods that benefit in building muscle and losing weight, but also in improving overall health for you and your family. 

One Soda Found to Increase Diabetes Risk by 22 Percent

Dangers of MSG Video Reports We have a video report from Reluctantly Healthy and a special 4 part CBN News video that discusses how to avoid MSG in your food, and what MSG does to harm your health.

Is anything safe to drink? Have you seen the latest, tea causes woman to have bone issues? Energy drinks may cause heart problems. Lots of negative stuff out there, so what's the deal?

Woman Died from Drinking Too Much Soda at Age 30
A woman in New Zealand died from drinking too much soda in 2010 said a New Zealand coroner, the BBC News reported . It was reported she drank up to 10 liters a day. Yes, sugar can be as addictive as drugs.

Can too much fruit kill you?
Is too much fruit bad for you? Well, Doctor Mercola posted a very interesting article the other day that answers that very question in great detail.

Are you poisoning your children?
The answer may be yes, if you are allowing them to eat what most Americans are these days.

What is real food anyway?
New article by Doctor Mercola discussing what ingredients are in our meat, and just how much meat is in fast food.

Coconut Oil for Alzheimer's
Can coconut oil help fight against Alzheimer's? It's a special video report from CBN News. This video from CBN discusses how coconut oil may hold the key to slowing down Alzheimer's as well as other diseases and conditions caused by insulin resistance such as diabetes, dementia, Parkinson's, ALS, multiple sclerosis, and autism.

How to know when food has become an idol in your life
The Bible warns us not to make idols and to have no other gods before the Lord. These days, we don't usually worry too much about creating actual physical statues to pray to, but Christians know that almost anything can become an idol in our lives if we put it before God.

Fructose Causes Overeating
A new study shows what we already know that fructose may cause individuals to eat more and be satisfied less. Just one more piece of evidence that high fructose corn syrup may have helped the obesity epidemic along.

Live a little?
Why does that little phrase always come before we are advised to do something unhealthy?

Beware of Antibiotics in Chicken
When you shop for chicken or turkey make sure you buy the kind without antibiotics if at all possible, but don't get ripped off by paying more for chicken just because it says boldly on the package "no hormones or steroids"

Does Protein Help with Weight Loss?
New study says, dieters who eat meals and snacks high in protein might lose a bit more weight than those who get less protein and more carbohydrates.

Are Low Carb Diets Good or Bad?
Studies are saying low carb diets beat other diets for weight loss potential, but what are the health risks? I give my view on what type of diet I think is better. - Tim the Hip2bfit webmaster

Are you a slave to food? More and more people are addicted to junk food and wind up slaves to food instead of the master of food.

Sugar may hurt your brain
More bad news for lovers of sugar. A new study from US scientists showed how a steady diet of high-fructose corn syrup could sap the memories of lab rats.

The Best and Healthiest Egg to Eat
What the egg industry analyst say. What do the studies show are the healthiest eggs. How the diet of a chicken makes all the difference, and can you trust that "free range" really means "free range" eggs?

Walnuts Listed as Drugs by the FDA?
As unbelievable as it sounds, current law makes it illegal for food producers to share certain types of scientific information with you.

How to beat a soft drink addiction

Here's what drinking a soft drink does to your body. Here are some tips to help you kick the coke habit and still be happy.

What is Leaky Gut Syndrome?

When you think of body fat you most likely think of cellulite and love handles (subcutaneous fat), but there's another type of fat in your body that is much less visible and actually far more dangerous.

Unlike subcutaneous fat that lies just under your skin and is noticeable, visceral fat lies in your abdominal cavity, under the abdominal muscle, and often surrounds your vital organs. read more

Beware of Food from Asia especially food from China, but now there are food items out there from Taiwan that even China has banned.

Coconut Oil Study Shows Waist Reduction in Women
A study has shown that dietary supplementation with coconut oil may result in a reduction in waist circumference and other benefits.

Juicing Benefits1.Juicing helps you absorb most of the nutrients from the vegetables. This is important because most of us have impaired digestion as a result of making less-than-optimal food choices over many years. This limits your body's ability to absorb all the nutrients from the vegetables. Juicing will help to "pre-digest" them for you, so you will receive most of the nutrition, rather than having it go down the toilet.

2.Juicing allows you to consume an optimal amount of vegetables in an efficient manner. If you are a carb type, you should eat one pound of raw vegetables per 50 pounds of body weight per day. Some people may find eating that many vegetables difficult, but it can be easily accomplished with a quick glass of vegetable juice.  read more

Almonds the Healthy Snack

A study sought to evaluate the effect of an almond-enriched low-calorie diet on body composition and metabolism in a weight reduction program. The results showed that supplementation with almonds, in contrast to complex carbohydrates, was associated with greater reductions in weight and BMI, waist circumference, fat mass, total body water and systolic blood pressure.

That's the good news, but there's bad news too. All of almonds in North America are pasteurized and some may use propylene oxide which is a highly toxic flammable chemical compound, once used as a racing fuel. Read more.

Cut Down On Carbs to Reduce Body Fat

Even a modest reduction in consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods may promote loss of deep belly fat. This could help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, stroke and coronary artery disease.

Excess visceral fat (intra-abdominal fat) raises the risk of these diseases.  more

Is Coffee Good for You? by Doctor Mercola

Benefits of Garlic Doctor Mercola talks about the many potential benefits of eating garlic. Garlic has been treasured for its medicinal properties for centuries. In ancient times, Greek and Roman soldiers ate garlic before going off to war, and it was reportedly given to the slaves who built the Egyptian pyramids in order to enhance their strength and endurance.

Why eggs are good for you. Once denounced as terrible for your health due to cholesterol now eggs are on the comeback trail.

Benefits of Cumin
The popular spice cumin has a long history of medicinal use. It has been used to treat various symptoms including diarrhea, flatulence, gynecological, and respiratory diseases. But a new study looked at a different effect of cumin -- its ability to enhance memory and relieve stress.

CBS Reports Sugar is Toxic
A recent study supports the idea that excess consumption of high fructose corn syrup is linked to an increase in risk factors for heart disease by increasing a type of cholesterol that can clog arteries. The University of California, Davis, study also indicated that calories from added sugars are different than those from other foods. Subjects had 25 percent of their caloric intake replaced with sweetened drinks. Nutritional biologist Kimber Stanhope was surprised to see that after only two weeks, "We found that the subjects who consumed high fructose corn syrup had increased levels of LDL cholesterol and other risk factors for cardiovascular disease," she tells Gupta. "I started eating and drinking a whole lot less sugar." read more

Aspartame Unsafe But FDA-Approved?
Americans drink more soda than anyone else on the planet -- well over 700 eight-ounce servings each year, on average, and an increasing amount of it is diet soda.

They might be more reluctant to do so if they knew about the safety questions still surrounding aspartame. A number of scientists responding expressed major concerns about aspartame's safety at the time of its approval, and even more indicated areas where they believed more research is needed on aspartame to resolve their concerns -- research on areas such as neurological functions, brain tumors, seizures, headaches, and adverse effects on children and pregnant women.

Mushrooms are a low-calorie food usually eaten raw or cooked to provide garnish to a meal. Raw dietary mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins, such as riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid, and the essential minerals, selenium, copper and potassium. Fat, carbohydrate and calorie content are low, with absence of vitamin C and sodium. more about Mushrooms.

The No Diet Diet Called the Replacement Diet  If your 10lbs overweight, 20lbs, 100lbs, ask how did I get here. Taking a wild guess your first idea might be that you didn't exercise enough, and you ate too much. So some of you might start exercising which is great, but isn't enough in and of itself necessarily. It's part of the equation. A lot of you will go on a bread and water diet of some kind and lose weight rapidly only to go back to your normal eating habits that put you in the place where you needed a diet in the first place. This time of course since your body is trying to compensate for your starvation diet decides to conserve another 10 lbs.

The Sugar Addiction
Just go shopping at Wal-Mart and it becomes pretty evident that a lot of folks are addicted to sugar. Some of them may not even realize they are. Maybe even with all of today's health news and information circulating the web, television, and radio people don't realize that the main cause of obesity is sugar. It's not fat that makes people huge, it's sugar.  Read more on the Sugar Addiction

Foods to buy organic It's important to stay healthy, and it's also important to save money so check out this page for a list of foods you need to by organic and conventional ones you can get by with.

What does soda do to your body? Just for starters within 20 minutes, your blood sugar spikes, and your liver responds to the resulting insulin burst by turning massive amounts of sugar into fat.

Soy problems Watch out for soy in your protein shake. Some are saying it's not good for you, and might be putting estrogen into your body.

Where's the Blueberries?  You need to watch this video if you  think your getting healthy blueberry ingredients in your processed foods just because it has blueberry on the name.

The Relationship Between Insulin to Sugar -  Insulin actually is the body's appetite suppressant.

Foods and supplements to fight inflammation

The Vitamin D Battle - Recent government recommendations have increased the daily recommended guidelines for vitamin D, but still some doctors argue for higher daily intakes.

Are Energy Drinks safe?
The Liquor Control Board of Washington state is contemplating a ban on alcoholic energy drinks. Not long ago, nine college students in Washington were hospitalized after drinking the beverages at a party.

Are artificial sweeteners like Splenda healthy?

Super Healthy Holiday Foods like ginger, cranberries, and nutmeg

Steps To Fight Inflammation Some quick tips on lowering pain and inflammation.

How much water do we need in a day
Also covers drinking water safety, and lots of fascinating facts about water and health.

Protein Powder Good for high blood pressure?

Which Cooking Oil is Healthy

High Fructose Corn Syrup to be changed to Corn Sugar

Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Diseases
Vitamin D influences more than 200 genes. This includes genes related to cancer and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.

They say you need to drink sports drinks after a hard game in order to replenish your electrolytes, but just what are electrolytes?

Herbs New Herb section comes with table with herb, its use and claims, and possible risks associated with that particular herb.

Fructose Facts
Just a few important facts about fructose sugar and the dangers it may present to you and your family.

Best Natural Way to Lose Weight
Stay away from High Fructose Corn Syrup and sugar in general. That is the easiest most effective way to lose weight. I know for some that is like asking you to quit smoking or drinking. I know it's hard. I quit smoking a few years back so I'm familiar with addictions.

Eat your Spinach
It worked for Popeye it can make you stronger too. Spinach contains beta-ecdysterone which can increase muscle size and strength, and octacosanol, which promotes strength. Spinach also is rich in the amino acid glutamine, which raises growth-hormone levels and levels of protein-synthesis-boosting leucine in muscle tissue, decreases muscle breakdown and helps your immune system. Read more.

Calcium Supplements Increase Risk of Heart Attack
Ordinary calcium supplements taken by the elderly to strengthen bones may boost the risk of heart attacks, according to study.

Vitamin A Facts
The lowdown on how much is too much Vitamin A and how much is needed. Should you take supplements, and more. Read more.

Eat Kale for powerful antioxidant properties

Vitamin C Facts
C performs numerous physiological functions such as the synthesis of collagen, carnitine, and neurotransmitters, the synthesis and catabolism of tyrosine, and the metabolism of microsome.

Garlic For Your Health and Fitness
Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years, dating at least as far back as the time that the Giza pyramids were built. Garlic has been shown to have anti-bacteria effects and testosterone boosting properties. Read more

High Fructose Corn Syrup
 HFCS made it's way into our foods and drinks starting in the 1970's.  Since then obesity in America has exploded. What is this stuff and what harm can it do to you and your family? Read all about it here.

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Humpty Dumpty Health Book
Humpty Dumpty's Guide to Healthy Eating for Kids

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What does the Bible have to say about health and fitness?

 Buy Common Sense Biblical Approach to Health and Fitness
Find out how following Biblical principles can give you a longer healthier life, plus lists of super foods, discussions on exercise, the obesity epidemic, how to lose weight the right way and keep it off, organic verses conventional, and lots more.

Order this book at Amazon today
to get into shape and stay that way with recipes, motivation, exercise tips, and detailed information on the best foods to eat.

Never Quit
The complete title of the book is "Never Quit The Back to Basics Fitness Guide ". It takes you through the four major categories or steps to a healthier and happier you. It's not a short term gimmicky program that we see a lot of these days.

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