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'No-Calorie Noodles': Will You Try Them?

No fat, no carbs, no gluten, and no calories. Will you try these noodles? And by the way, the same fiber (in candy) has caused choking deaths!
Posted 9/16/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 187 comments   34,406 views
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Poll: What is Your Monthly Spending on Healthy Foods?

But one area of our famliy budget where I tend to (or really, always) splurge is on food. According to a recent survey, Americans are spending more money on health-related foods.
Posted 9/14/2010  6:08:48 AM By: Jen Mueller : 96 comments   15,190 views
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Is 'Stealth Fiber' Lurking in Your Foods?

"Now with added fiber," boast labels on processed foods galore. But is that fiber the same as the stuff found in nature? And, what effect will that "added" fiber have on you?
Posted 7/27/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 238 comments   124,872 views
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Are You Eating a Rainbow?

Focusing on all the colors of the rainbow helps ensure you are providing your body with a wide range of nutrients.
Posted 5/13/2010  5:26:34 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 60 comments   21,349 views
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Have You Taken Your Nutritional Pulse?

These edible seeds may soon be the next great food alternative.
Posted 4/15/2010  6:52:41 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 105 comments   19,327 views
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Chocolate: A Little Goes a Long Way to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Chocolate has been around for thousands of years and while it may have a poor reputation, its effects have been shown to lessen our risk for heart disease.
Posted 4/14/2010  3:51:02 PM By: Nancy Howard : 179 comments   20,170 views
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Milk Really Does Do Your Body Good

With essential vitamins, minerals, and high quality protein learn why it is part of a healthy eating plan.
Posted 3/25/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 342 comments   29,408 views
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Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

Omega-3's are essential to your diet, but are all the costly supplements necessary--or helpful?
Posted 3/18/2010  6:39:11 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 53 comments   25,800 views
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Eat to Lose: Foods That Helped Me Shed 100+ Pounds*

I try to focus on eating healthy fruits, vegetables, grains, lean proteins, low fat dairy and healthy fats. By the time I get these foods in, I have less room for junk!
Posted 3/17/2010  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 173 comments   36,264 views
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Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Simple ideas to help you plan a victory-type garden for your family.
Posted 3/1/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 171 comments   21,723 views
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8 Tips to Help Kids Feel at Home in the Kitchen

With all the talk of how we should help kids stay healthy, my mind keeps returning to the same idea: Teach them to cook! Here's how.
Posted 2/16/2010  6:58:49 AM By: Meg Galvin : 70 comments   19,169 views
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I Get By with A Little Help from My Snacks

This SparkPeople member has lost 52 pounds and would like to the snacks that helped her along the way!
Posted 11/11/2009  5:25:21 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 188 comments   25,385 views
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A New System to Help You Identify Affordable Nutrition

A new system revealed at the American Dietetic Association's Food and Nutrition Expo is intended to help consumers make cost-conscious, nutrient rich choices.
Posted 10/29/2009  12:27:27 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 65 comments   17,818 views
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Readers' Healthy Finds: All Whites, Wasa and Lemon Pepper Pasta

You don't have time, energy or money to waste on food that doesn't taste good, so we're asking readers to share their favorite healthy finds.
Posted 9/17/2009  3:45:31 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 61 comments   15,576 views
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Nutrition 101: Is Beet Juice the Next Super Food?

Does beet juice provide any nutritional benefits for you?
Posted 8/20/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 121 comments   111,108 views
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