Nutrition

Top Foods for Diabetics

The average number of products carried by a typical supermarket has more than quadrupled since 1980, from 15,000 to over 60,000 before 2010. Making the best food choices for yourself and your family is very important and will help you maintain good health and control your blood sugar levels, especially if you are one of 26 million people in the United States or 346 million people worldwide that has type-1 or type-2 diabetes.  Below is a short list of the best and worst food choices for people living with diabetes that you can find either in the super market and

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Fitness

Ujjayi BreathTo Optimize Your Yoga Practice

One of the most important elements in yoga practice is the breath. Ujjayi means "victory" in Sanskrit, so this is the breath of victory.  Ujjayi warms the breath as it enters the lungs, helping to build heat in the body so that stretching is safer and the inner organs can be cleansed of any toxins that have accumulated. Through this heat, the internal agni or ‘fire' is stoked, and a powerful healing process is unlocked. Benefits of Ujjayi breathing: - Calms the mind and the body - The breath becomes a focal point which increases concentration - Meditation practice becomes

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Nutrition

What’s In Your Meat? Probably Meat Glue.

The nationwide health scare topic sweeping America and dozens of foreign developed countries is the concern about a common food adhesive used by the meat industry, called “meat glue,” or more technically labeled, Transglutaminase or Thrombian. What exactly is this is Transglutaminase or Thrombian? According to the Food and Drug Administration’s website, Transglutaminase is classified as a GRAS product (generally recognized as safe). Produced as Activa by Japan’s Ajinomoto Company, the scientific name is “transglutaminase” and belongs to the family of clotting enzymes. How ingenious to take coagulants from the blood of cows and pigs to fuse together small pieces

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