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Nutrition is the supply of ‘food’ required by organisms and cells to stay alive. The benefits of good nutrition are many; they range from helping you maintain a healthy weight and help in enhancing body functions all over the body. Click on the following links to read HealthMeUp.com stories about nutrition, nutrition facts, calorie in food and nutritional label and much more...

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healthmeup - 02/27/2015 07:30:00

5 Tips to Prevent Food Allergies in Kids

5 Tips to Prevent Food Allergies in Kids While there is no exact science on how to prevent food allergies in children, research suggests that there are some preventive steps that parents can take to avoid the development of food allergies in their children. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/19/2015 07:30:00

Short-Term High-Fat Diet May Cut Heart Attack Damage

Short-Term High-Fat Diet May Cut Heart Attack Damage It is common knowledge that in the long run, a high-fat diet raises the risk of heart attack and stroke. But new research suggests that a high-fat diet, eaten for a couple of weeks before a heart attack, reduced heart attack damage in mice by about 50 percent. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/18/2015 10:00:00

To Live Longer, Eat Like the Japanese Do

To Live Longer, Eat Like the Japanese Do Japan has high levels of pollution, stress, and habits such smoking and drinking, but their diet is one of the main reasons why they still outlive the rest of the world. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/11/2015 10:00:00

Managing Lactose Intolerance in Children

Managing Lactose Intolerance in Children For many children, an ice cream sundae or a cool glass of milk can lead to stomach cramps, gas and diarrhoea. Here are some tips to manage your child's lactose intolerance and ensure that they get all the nutrition they require. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 02/04/2015 13:00:00

Heart Healthy Recipe: Oats and Vegetable Soup

Heart Healthy Recipe: Oats and Vegetable Soup This is a simple and comforting soup recipe that is packed with plenty of fibre and nutrition. Filled with vegetables and thickened with rolled oats, it is a heart healthy combination. Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 01/03/2015 07:00:00

Are Wheat Noodles Healthier?

Are Wheat Noodles Healthier? While noodles are always every one's emergency/will-rescue-you-from-hunger food, it wouldn't hurt to look into the nutrition value they bring to your dining table. Whether it's late night binge eating in your hostel room or rejoicing on finding it in a stall on no man’s land, even our favourite... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/25/2014 10:00:00

How to Eat Right during Your Menstrual Cycle

How to Eat Right during Your Menstrual Cycle Eating healthy during your time of the month can be a challenge, but making minor adjustments to your eating habits can help you through the worst of your menstrual cycle. In fact, eating certain foods at certain stages of your menstrual cycle also helps reduce the symptoms associated with your... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/15/2014 08:00:00

Health Risks of Eating Pork

Health Risks of Eating Pork Regardless of your spiritual beliefs, there are justifiable reasons why you shouldn't include pork in your regular diet. Pork can get contaminated due to improper handling measures during slaughter, meat being left exposed in shops and improper rearing of pigs. Including uncooked or incompletely... Continue Reading »

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healthmeup - 12/14/2014 07:30:00

Fight a Cold the Natural Way

Fight a Cold the Natural Way You can try to prevent the flu, even practise natural remedies against it, but no matter what you do, it could get to you. Sometimes because of a lot of stress, physical activity, bad food habits, lack of rest etc. the flu can creep through the strongest of immune systems. Yes you can pop those... Continue Reading »

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