6 Key Benefits of Eating Nutrient Rich Foods for Teens

The Wonder Years

Teenage years are, or were, crucial for the development of each of us. It is the passage between childhood and adulthood. It is also the period when key behavioral and physical attributes are formed. Most of the physical and mental developments in humans occur between the ages of thirteen and nineteen. To grow mentally and intellectually, teenagerssocialize, read books, and watch discovery programs. Also, to grow in physique and statue, frequent exercise, good sleep, and a healthy diet are needed.

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Why A Balanced Lifestyle Is The Only Diet You Need

Processed Foods: A Health Nightmare

Processed for Good Reason?

As our lives have evolved and living standards have improved, our days have become more and more busy. Time is at a premium for many.

Sometimes life seems like a continuous cycle of things to do, and it can be difficult to balance everything.

With advances in technology, we are inundated with lots of different innovations to save time and make tasks less laborious. One area that has undergone huge changes within the latter part of the last century is food – what we eat, when we eat, and how we prepare food.

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Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

Video Valentine: Gluten-Free Chocolate Pudding Pie

The Curry Girls have done it again--a chocolaty, rich, delicious dessert that doesn't take the toll on your body you might expect. This healthy Chocolate Pudding Pie recipe is good and good for you!

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http://www.currygirlskitchen.com We are passionate whole food crusaders who love seasonal fresh local food, farmers markets, cooking, sharing meals with family and friends, and just hanging out in our kitchen. Curry Girls Kitchen was created for people who will be inspired to prepare our healthy Uncomplicated easy to prepare yummy family recipes. We love to share our family’s experiences in the kitchen with you. We truly believe in our heart that food IS LOVE! What better way to say “I LOVE YOU” than to serve up a delicious meal made with love. The kitchen IS the heart of our homes and all of us Curry Girls wish to share a piece of our home with you! Visit our Website: CurryGirlsKitchen.com ~ Follow us on Instagram @CurryGirlsKitchen and Twitter @TheCurryGirls

Top 10 Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea might just be the healthiest brew you’ll ever drink.

It’s packed full of free radical-fighting antioxidants and comes with a diverse spectrum of benefits for health, ranging from weight management to enhancing mental functions and potentially reducing the risk of serious illness such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.

And these examples are just the tip of the tea leaf.

Here’s a rundown of the top health benefits of green tea which have been clinically proven by scientists.

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Helen Sanders is chief editor at HealthAmbition.com. Established in 2012, Health Ambition has grown rapidly in recent years. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand health and nutrition advice that makes a real impact. We pride ourselves on making sure our actionable advice can be followed by regular people with busy lives. Follow on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/healthambition

Try These Natural Ways to Increase Your Energy

*Yawn*

It is common for people to feel tired for a number of different reasons. Feeling fatigued can lead to achey muscles, headaches, difficulty concentrating, and more. Some individuals may try to overcome their feeling of being tired by consuming large amounts of caffeine or energy drinks. It is important for people to realize they can increase their energy using natural methods.

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Cary is an Oregon native with a flair for small business and healthy living. She's passionate about writing and enjoys hiking, reading, and cooking. When she isn't writing about health or business, she is playing with her rescue pitbull, Mazie. 

Video Valentine Treat: No-Bake Chocolate Fudge

This recipe from Curry Girls Kitchen originated during the December holidays, but when better than Valentine's Day to indulge in delicious homemade chocolate treats? And you can give your guilt the day off, since this easy recipe is dairy-free, contains no processed sugar, and uses avocado and coconut oil to replace fats. Healthy and decadent--that is NOT an oxymoron! Enjoy! 

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http://www.currygirlskitchen.com We are passionate whole food crusaders who love seasonal fresh local food, farmers markets, cooking, sharing meals with family and friends, and just hanging out in our kitchen. Curry Girls Kitchen was created for people who will be inspired to prepare our healthy Uncomplicated easy to prepare yummy family recipes. We love to share our family’s experiences in the kitchen with you. We truly believe in our heart that food IS LOVE! What better way to say “I LOVE YOU” than to serve up a delicious meal made with love. The kitchen IS the heart of our homes and all of us Curry Girls wish to share a piece of our home with you! Visit our Website: CurryGirlsKitchen.com ~ Follow us on Instagram @CurryGirlsKitchen and Twitter @TheCurryGirls

How to Prevent Ulcerative Colitis With Diet

What has driven the dramatic increase in prevalence of the inflammatory bowel disease Crohn’s disease in societies that rapidly westernized—a disease practically unknown just a century ago? What has changed in our internal and external environment that has led to the appearance of this horrible disease?

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

Working Out Isn't Enough: Your Body Needs Healthy Foods

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Did you start working out in hopes of losing a few pounds, but now realize that you just aren't losing weight, or even worse, are actually gaining weight? You may wonder if you just aren't performing the right workout for your body or doing something else wrong in the gym, but the truth is, it can be very difficult to lose weight through exercise alone. You need to change your eating habits, too, and when you combine exercise and healthy eating, you will finally begin to lose weight.

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Mikkie Mills is a freelance writer who's passionate about health, fitness, organic cooking and eating, and yoga. When not writing she loves traveling, hiking, and cooking. Find more from Mikkie on Google+.

How Turmeric Can Help Combat the Effects of Sitting

Spice of Life

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NUTRITIONFACTS.ORG is a strictly non-commercial, science-based public service provided by Dr. Michael Greger, providing free updates on the latest in nutrition research via bite-sized videos. There are more than a thousand videos on nearly every aspect of healthy eating, with new videos and articles uploaded every day. NutritionFacts.org was launched with seed money and support by the Jesse & Julie Rasch Foundation. Incorporated as a 501c3 nonprofit charity, NutritionFacts.org now relies on individual donors to keep the site alive.

Dr. Greger is a physician, New York Times bestselling author, and internationally recognized speaker on nutrition, food safety, and public health issues. A founding member and Fellow of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, Dr. Greger is licensed as a general practitioner specializing in clinical nutrition. Currently he proudly serves as the public health director at the Humane Society of the United States. Dr. Greger is a graduate of the Cornell University School of Agriculture and the Tufts University School of Medicine.

His latest book, How Not to Die, became an instant New York Times Best Seller. 100% of all proceeds he has ever received from his books, DVDs, and speaking engagements has always and will always be donated to charity. Dr. Greger receives no compensation for his work on NutritionFacts.org.

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The Wonder Years Teenage years are, or were, crucial for the development of each of us. It is the passage between childhood and adulthood. It is also the period when key behavioral and physical... read more
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The Curry Girls have done it again--a chocolaty, rich, delicious dessert that doesn't take the toll on your body you might expect. This healthy Chocolate Pudding Pie recipe is good and good for you... read more
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Green tea might just be the healthiest brew you’ll ever drink. It’s packed full of free radical-fighting antioxidants and comes with a diverse spectrum of benefits for health, ranging from... read more
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Three teenage boys jumping on a snowy sidewalk
05/10/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
The Wonder Years Teenage years are, or were, crucial for the development of each of us. It is the passage between childhood and adulthood. It is also the period when key behavioral and physical... read more
Clear glass bathroom scale with blue tape measure
05/09/2018
Anonymous (not verified)
Debunking The Diets  The no-carbohydrates diet, the Atkins diet, the raw food diet, keto, paleo; there are so many popular fad diets out there that promise quick weight-loss and involve... read more
02/21/2018
Processed for Good Reason? As our lives have evolved and living standards have improved, our days have become more and more busy. Time is at a premium for many. Sometimes life seems like a... read more
Curry Girls Kitchen cooks with pie
02/14/2018
The Curry Girls have done it again--a chocolaty, rich, delicious dessert that doesn't take the toll on your body you might expect. This healthy Chocolate Pudding Pie recipe is good and good for you... read more
Rear view of a woman outdoors drinking glass mug of tea.
01/16/2018
Green tea might just be the healthiest brew you’ll ever drink. It’s packed full of free radical-fighting antioxidants and comes with a diverse spectrum of benefits for health, ranging from... read more
Couple jumping high in outdoors.
07/15/2017
*Yawn* It is common for people to feel tired for a number of different reasons. Feeling fatigued can lead to achey muscles, headaches, difficulty concentrating, and more. Some individuals may try... read more
plate of healthy fudge pieces
02/14/2017
This recipe from Curry Girls Kitchen originated during the December holidays, but when better than Valentine's Day to indulge in delicious homemade chocolate treats? And you can give your... read more
Sketch in notebook of intestines and digestive tract.
01/07/2017
What has driven the dramatic increase in prevalence of the inflammatory bowel disease Crohn’s disease in societies that rapidly westernized—a disease practically unknown just a century ago... read more
Several types of fruits cut in half arranged on tablecloth.
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