Vitamin B1: Everything You Need To Know

by Nise on April 21, 2014

VitaminB1 - EatHealthyLiveFit_comThiamine vitamin or more commonly known as B1 got it’s name because it was the first B vitamin to be discovered. Vitamin B1 is a water soluble vitamin that exists within the range of B complex vitamins. This is a vital enzyme that assists the body in converting food in to energy. Also known as the anti-stress hormone, B1 also plays a key role in producing good fats, digesting proteins as well as maintaining a healthy nervous system.

Sources of Vitamin B1
Thiamine can be synthesized only in bacteria, fungi and plants. [click to continue…]

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Vitamin A: Everything You Need To Know

by Nise on April 20, 2014

VitaminA - carrotsVitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that is found in abundance within our liver and aids in growth, development and innumerous bodily functions specifically in maintaining healthy vision, strengthening the immune system and providing fresh & glowing skin. Vitamin A is also sometimes known as retinol as it produces the vital pigment present in the retina’s of our eyes that enables our eyes to function properly.

Sources of Vitamin A
There are two basic forms of Vitamin A
1. Retenoids (found in animal foods) [click to continue…]

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WorkingOutWithoutWeights - EatHealthyLiveFit_ComIf you can’t afford or don’t like going to the gym or you don’t have the space or the money to invest in making one at home, you’re probably wondering if you can achieve good enough results by replacing the gym exercises with ones you can do at home or outside. You have the willpower, but you lack equipment, so it’s only logical to ask: what are the ways to get stronger, without the need of weights? [click to continue…]

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Reason to Banish Bread From Your Diet

What would you spread all those delicious spreads on if you didn’t have bread? You may love the regular wheat one or those ‘healthy’ wholegrain types, but the fact of the matter is – they’re all more or less bad for your health. How, you may wonder. Simply because they’re grains and grains, even processed […]

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Reasons to Start Making Fresh Juices Today

Who doesn’t like freshly squeezed, heavenly-tasting, mixed, smooth and healthy fruit or veggie juices? It’s like you’ve taken all of your favorite fruits and ate them all at once, only with juices, it’s a liquid pleasure. The creations and combinations are endless, and the result is a healthier you, a happy and vital body and a clear mind. Basically, there’s no […]

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What is an Acid/Alkaline Diet?

The Acid/Alkaline diet is one of the many diets out there that promotes healthy food, healthy body and healthy weight loss. It is based on the principle of foods that affect the acidity level of the human body and the pH value of the fluids in the body such as blood or urine. The main […]

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What is a Raw Food Diet?

As the name itself states, Raw Food Diet is a diet consisting of unprocessed and uncooked raw foods, mostly of organic origin. This diet may be vegetarian, vegan or omnivorous, depending on personal choice, dietary needs, preferences and metabolism. The foods in the raw food diet are natural and usually consumed with no cooking, or, […]

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Natural Remedies For Dry Skin (apply topically)

Dry skin is one of the most common skin problems today. It can be innate or it can dry with time because dry skin is nothing more than dehydrated skin. There are numerous reasons why you have dry skin. Maybe you don’t drink enough water, maybe you use the wrong soap or shower gel or […]

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Natural Remedies for dry skin (foods/oils to eat)

If you have dry skin and no lotion or product on this planet helps, it’s time to take a look in your kitchen. You may be wondering why, but the answer’s pretty simple. Some foods you eat or don’t eat may help you cure dry skin. So, ditch the dry skin treatments that promise wonders […]

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Different Ways to Boost Your Mood

Some days you’re bubbly, happy and joyous, you smile and you shine like the Sun; others, you’re grumpy, all over everybody and under the weather. When this mood strikes, you almost never know how to battle and win. Sometimes, you let it pass on its own, leaving you with a messed up day behind you […]

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