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What whole grain foods are all about

Grains are plant predestined to be eaten. More specifically they are seeds of those plants. Their two main categories are whole grain and refined. The whole grain seed consists of three parts.

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Alcohol gladdens the heart…?

Even those who are unfamiliar with this quote, paraphrased from the original Bible quote, probably could attest to its validity by citing a personal experience. We drink alcohol to rejoice, to celebrate and party. As it touches almost everyone, it would be useful to talk about how much we should drink, how alcohol affects us, what problems we may face and whether there are ways to restraint its consumption.

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5 tips to reduce salt consumption

Increased salt consumption raises the likelihood of developing hypertension. The latter contributes to the development of heart and renal disease as well as stroke. By reducing the amount of salt we eat the likelihood of developing such diseases is decreased.

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The secrets of February 14th

This is the time of the year when you offer love and gifts to the one who holds the secrets of your heart. But did you know that the secrets for a healthy heart are, among others, a balanced diet and systematic physical exercise? On the occasion of St. Valentine’s Day offer your other half something special.

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Dairy products and Type II diabetes

Type II diabetes affects the lives of thousands of Greeks while scientific findings confirm its’ increasingly frequent manifestation in the Greek population. Although it is not always completely understood why some people do develop type II diabetes and some don’t, it is clear that certain factors increase that risk.

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