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Nutrition and Health Articles By Monique N. Gilbert

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FOCUS ON FIBER: How Much is Enough?
By Monique N. Gilbert, B.Sc.
The average American only gets about half the amount of fiber they need everyday for their body to function optimally. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), fiber helps lower cholesterol and is important for the health of our digestive system. Both the AHA and the National Cancer Institute recommend that we consume 25 to 30 grams of fiber daily.

Pineapples: The Healing Fruit of the Tropics
By Monique N. Gilbert, B.Sc.
Eating fresh pineapples can help your body repair itself and increase your sense of well-being. These tropical delights have many health benefits. Fresh pineapple is a natural anti-inflammatory with analgesic properties and abundant Vitamin C. Learn how to pick a fresh pineapple, prepare it and make a wonderful tropical fruit smoothie.

Be Nutrition Savvy: Seven Simple Ways to Eat Healthy
By Monique N. Gilbert, B.Sc.
The key to better health is learning the difference between healthy and unhealthy nutrients. The choices we make greatly affect our health. Making a few simple healthy and nutritious changes in our dietary choices can have a profound and positive impact on our health, well-being, energy levels and life span.
Reduce Stress and Strengthen Your Immune System: 10 Natural Ways to Relax and Rejuvenate
By Monique N. Gilbert, B.Sc.
Stress seems to have become a constant factor in today's fast-paced society. If left unchecked, it can wreak havoc upon our health. Learning how to effectively manage stress can mean the difference between being robust and full of life, or becoming susceptible to illness and disease. Stress can weaken the immune system and accelerate the aging process. The ability to relax and rejuvenate promotes wellness, vitality and longevity.
Combat Stress by Creating Your Own Oasis
By Monique N. Gilbert, B.Sc.
Help your body and mind relax, and increase your sense of well-being, by creating a personalized comfort zone. Whether at home, work or when traveling, you can create your own oasis with these eight easy steps.

Dietary Guidelines for Physical & Spiritual Well-Being
Understanding Fats and Carbohydrates
Should You Stop Drinking Coffee?
Green Tea and Cholesterol Facts
Meal Planning: Your Ticket to Freedom
New Food Guide Pyramid
Focus on Fiber: How Much is Enough?
Nutrition: 7 Simple Ways to Eat Healthy
Try a 'Slow Carb' Habit
Healthy Choices in Holiday Eating
Pineapples: The Healing Fruit of the Tropics

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