Nutrition

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Magnesium: The Wonder Mineral

Magnesium is an essential mineral that is essential to the human body. In fact, this mineral is used in over 300 functions and is primarily stored in the skeletal system. Without magnesium your body would not be able to survive. Magnesium is even used to keep the rhythm of your heart steady and strong. Although […]

Bananas

The Benefits of Including Bananas in Your Diet

The next time you feel like having a healthy snack, you may want to eat a banana. This soft and tasty fruit is highly nutritious and comes with a purple, red, green, or yellow skin. Yellow bananas are very easy to find in stores, and prior to ripening their skin is green. Plantains, which have […]

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5 Important Nutrients Every Woman Needs

As a woman you have some unique requirements when it comes to nutrients. Your body goes through things that men’s don’t and these events mean that you need more of certain nutrients. This article outlines 5 important nutrients that every woman needs.

Veggies

Veggies, not Carbs

You know the feeling. You come home after a long day at work and the first thing you do is walk into the kitchen. You open the fridge or freezer and try to talk yourself out of eating the frozen pizza. But you already talked yourself out of stopping at that fast food restaurant on […]

Healthy food

Make “Healthy” your signature Dish

When it comes to eating healthily, sometimes it’s difficult to know where to start. Cutting down on the calories is always a good option, but even then it can be difficult to come up with a whole meal.

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Gluten and Why People Are Leaving It Behind

There’s a major difference between having a gluten-free diet and having celiac disease, or gluten intolerance. Gluten is a protein found in certain grains like wheat, barley, rye, and other similar grains. Being allergic to gluten can cause an enormous amount of bodily harm and problems if not correctly diagnosed with proper dietary restrictions put […]

Smoothies

5 Reasons Smoothies are the New Fast Food

More and more people are trying to eat healthily. But when it comes to a quick meal, many people are still turning to “fast food.” There are alternatives! You can still feed your body well, even when you’re on the run.

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Bounty of the County in August

With the end of summer nearing in August, the weather isn’t the only thing that’s going to be changing! When choosing the best and freshest produce, make sure you know what’s the best to buy in August. HealthStatus has created a list of fruits and vegetables you should turn to instead of that bag of […]