How to Avoid the Munchies

avoiding the munchies The hardest part about staying healthy is not munching on random cravings in the afternoons/ evenings. But what is it that causes these cravings? Well an article by K. Aleisha Fetters on CNN.com claims that munchies are caused by a lack of sleep. Luckily the article also talks about ways to avoid this bad habit. For example if you are in the mood for fatty foods, eat something with avocado so you are getting healthy fats. In addition if you are craving something sweet, Greek yogurt is always a great option.

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Don’t Ignore: Signs Your Health is at Risk

health risks If you have any health issues, your body will let you know. Some of the signs might not be as obvious, which is why it is important to know which health risks cause which signs. One problem that is commonly ignored is the over consumption of diet soda. According to an article from Care2.com, headaches are a major sign that you are drinking too much diet soda. The headaches are triggered by the artificial sweeteners used in these products. The article also states that the best way to avoid these cravings is to drink soda water with a little bit of natural fruit juice and lime.

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Using the Internet for Medical Information

internet use for medical informationThe internet can be used to find out information on just about anything. There was a study done by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, that researches the percentage of people who have used the internet for health information. In this study they looked at the participants who have shared the information they found online with their doctor, verses those who have not. They found that the information shared with doctors to be of higher quality.

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Simple Health Tips to Keep the Weight Off!

health tipsWhen trying to lose weight, people always forget how much willpower it takes to avoid eating foods that are constantly flashed in front of your face. There are tools that can help obtain a healthy diet. Specific foods are known to protect against certain health issues. For example avocados, even though they are high in fat, Protect against cholesterol. The fats that are in avocados are good fats. These fats also help to protect the general health of your heart. In addition, fish oils help to protect against arthritis.

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