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Plant Toxins In Food Resources

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5 Healthy Habits That Fight the Signs of Aging

Since I turned 40 this year, the passage of time has weighed heavily on my mind. While I certainly don’t want to be 21 again, I wouldn't mind looking more youthful. But the anti-aging creams and surgical procedures that are often promoted a...  Read more

Why Go Organic?

A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the...  Read more

Beat the Flu! Here's How

When a virus enters your body, one of three things can happen: The virus can die, OR Your immune system can activate and kill the virus, OR The virus can survive, multiply, and produce a cold or the flu. How do you kee...  Read more

Outdoor Exercisers: Get Closer to Nature

Exercising outdoors is the only way for some people. If this is your main mode of exercise, try to stay off of high-traffic roads. A recent study from the University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia) found that exercising too close to traffic can a...  Read more

The Science Behind Soy

The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o...  Read more

get more skewed. And food companies often subtract
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get more skewed. And food companies often subtract the insoluble fiber so it skews the numbers even more. - Errors from entries made by members could also be adding to the confusion. But we have no control of this. I did have a few questions abou...  Read more

- For the calorie amount listed on the USDA food items it is absolutely accurate based on these burn
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- For the calorie amount listed on the USDA food items it is absolutely accurate based on these burn tests. - In your Nutrition Tracker it shows only whole numbers for the gram amount of carbs, protein, fat---but it may be "secretly" adding up...  Read more

each and every food. From this testing came the s
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each and every food. From this testing came the simplified math of 4/9/4 for protein/fat/carbs. What our dietitian discovered in looking into this for you: ...  Read more

Basically, in the USDA food database listing, the
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Basically, in the USDA food database listing, the Atwater listings are used. Note: we do have some items in our database that come from the USDA database. Years ago they did all these "burning tests" on foods to determine the energy contained within...  Read more

Junk food and fast food caused my weight gain. About 20 pounds worth. Are you eating the same way?
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Junk food and fast food caused my weight gain. About 20 pounds worth. Are you eating the same way?...  Read more

Healthy Eating Example:

Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants....  Read more

Eating Heathy

Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants....  Read more

CHOCOLATE LOVERS UNITE!!

Are you PASSIONATE about chocolate? Do you see it as a food group?! Join other Chocoholics for discussions, recipe-swapping, & help in keeping this important food group alive!...  Read more

What Are GE Foods, and What Do They Offer?

Genes are the blueprints of every part of an organism. Foods that have had foreign genes inserted into their genetic codes are called genetically engineered or bio engineered foods. Genetic Engineering can be done to plants, animals or microorganisms...  Read more

You Asked: ''What Are the Benefits of Drinking More Water?''

As a whole, we are made up of 70% water. Water regulates every function in our bodies. Water flushes out waste and toxins. It also transports all the necessary nutrients we need to look and feel good. It flushes out impurities in the skin; when skin...  Read more