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Pulses: Power-Packed Plant Protein

The versatile legumes can be used in soups, salsas and salads.

You're probably familiar with "legumes," which are casually referred to as beans, but you may not be acquainted with "pulses." Pulses are a type of legume that is harvested solely for its seeds rather than eaten fresh as vegetabl...

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What is the role of iron in your diet?

What is the role of iron in your diet?


All of the tissues in our body need a near constant supply of oxygen to maintain life. We maintain this oxygen delivery by the red cells in our blood. These have an iron-containing protein called hemoglobin, which is a perfect transporter for oxygen,...

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Planning Ahead Wherever Possible

I have found that planning ahead is the key to eating healthy. This prevents me from grazing in the kitchen, picking fast food choices when I am on the run, or overeating at the office.

Each Sunday, I sit down and write out my meals for the week and then work out the grocery lists and do m...

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Healthy eating during the holidays

Ten Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

Be realistic. Donít try to lose pounds during the holidays, instead try to maintain your current weight.

Plan time for exercise. Exercise helps relieve holiday stress and prevent weight gain. A moderate and daily increase in exercise can help partial...

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Walnuts: description and history

Walnuts: description and history

Walnuts are a delicious way to add extra nutrition, flavor and crunch to a meal. While walnuts are harvested in December, they are available year round and a great source of those all-important omega-3 fatty acids.

It is no surprise that the regal and d...

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Cereal Killers Pay Off 'Experts' and Addict Kids

Cereal Killers Pay Off 'Experts' and Addict Kids

The myth that dietary fat increases your potential for obesity and causes heart disease has been perpetuated for years and has likely ruined the health of millions of people.

It is difficult to know just how many people suffer with poor ...

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Track your food!

Every single day, track every single bite. Weigh and measure your food so you really know what you're eating. There will be times when you have to guess, but MOST of the time, weigh and measure. For me, this has been the #1 important factor in my weight loss success. It can seem like OCD, but it is ...

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I take a slice of cheese and put on parchment paper then put in the microwave for 1 min. 25 seconds on high. It makes a chip consistency. Break into pieces and eat with salsa. I usually make 2 slices at once. Great for a snack

you can also take a piece of cheese and do the same as above...

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Indulge in peanut butter!

There's nothing quite like a spoonful of extra crunchy peanut butter on toast. A favorite college snack of mine, I indulged, and bulged! But peanut butter is actually GOOD for you, in moderation, of course.

The high protein and healthy oils help with weight loss, diabetes and even Alzhei...

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What Exactly is Clean Eating?

Clean eating is a lifestyle based on the idea that the best way to eat is to abundantly enjoy whole foods--that is, foods as close to their natural state and you can get them. This means eating fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins instead of pre-packaged, processed foods or f...

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