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High-Protein Foods for Women

Your body needs protein to perform essential functions, like cell building. If you don’t have enough protein, your body will essentially eat itself to make more by way of breaking down your own tissues, according to the Harvard School of Public Health. There’s no exact science to determine how much protein you need per day, but a good estimate is about 8 g for every 20 lbs. you weigh. You can get this protein from many more food sources than just meat.

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Problems With High-Protein Diets in Women

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about three-fourths of Americans are considered overweight or obese. Given this alarming statistic, many people are turning to high-protein diets as a quick way to lose weight. Although these diets may result in a few lost pounds, they often pose other serious health problems. Focusing on animal-derived foods that are high in saturated fat, these diets can raise cholesterol and lead to coronary disease, among other things.

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Dorm Room Must-Haves

It's hard to believe that your baby is heading to college, but it's happening. Here is a round-up of some must-haves for their dorm room. The dorm beds are certainly not the most comfy so your son or daughter will truly appreciate a mattress topper. We love this memory foam topper for a Twin XL mattress or…

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How to Build Muscles Quickly for Women

Many women shun strength training and any exercises associated with building muscle mass for fear of becoming bulky and unfeminine. However, a woman with muscles is still a woman; you can do strength training and build long, lean muscles that create a sculpted look, make you stronger, and define your curves. Strong and healthy can be a sexy look and an appealing lifestyle.

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A Vegan Diet While Pregnant

If you are a vegan, you may find that everyone is pushing meat, or at least eggs and dairy, on you during your pregnancy. While your nutritional requirements do increase and change during pregnancy, you can remain vegan and eat a balanced, nutritious and adequate diet from the first trimester through delivery and beyond.