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Best Foods for Boosting Brain Power

Best Foods for Boosting Brain Power


According to the Alzheimerís Association, more than 5 million Americans suffer with Alzheimerís disease and 1 of every 3 seniors dies with some form of dementia.1 Families may spend over $5,000 each year caring for a loved one, and it costs the U.S. $21...

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Night-Time Overeating Ė How to Handle It

A calorie is a calorie no matter when itís consumed. So, theoretically, eating @ night is not going to make the difference in your weight loss efforts. The culprit is the amount of food consumed.

Letís back up a little. What are some of the things that could lead to that ravenous night-tim...

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Beets: what's new and beneficial

Beets: what's new and beneficial
What's New and Beneficial About Beets

Beets are a unique source of phytonutrients called betalains. Betanin and vulgaxanthin are the two best-studied betalains from beets, and both have been shown to provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxific...

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Trying to Eat Clean UGH!

The soul of eating clean is consuming food the way nature delivered it, or as close to it as possible. It is not a diet; itís a lifestyle approach to food and its preparation, leading to an improved life Ė one meal at a time.

At least this what most food experts and clean eaters say. For me,...

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Mindful eating - pay attention to what you are eating!

When you eat, truly taste your food. Feel the texture.... taste the flavor.... feel yourself swallow it... keep your mind on your eating. When it wanders, just say "not now..." and go back to focusing on your eating. You will probably find that you eat more slowly and you eat less because you are no...

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Replace instead of Remove

For any diet changes: REPLACE whatever is taken away with something healthier and more wholesome. Having huge gaps in my diet from foods that are forbidden makes me feel like i'm losing something. What works for me is to fill that gap, even if it means i'm eating more.
For example: Replace bread ...

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How to Reduce Starch in Potatoes

How to Reduce Starch in Potatoes
Removing the starch reduces the carbohydrate content, which is helpful when you're following a low-carb diet.

Cold Water Soak
A quick rinse under cold water can wash away much of the surface starch. More starch is removed from a cut potato than a whole ...

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Hold on... Eating well while on the road..

Well road trip... I just got back and here goes a few things I thought was helpful while I was on the road.. If you have a good drive you are facing I got a few ideas to bypass at the stops for gas and bathroom breaks.Those.blue highway signs trick you into thinking that fast food is your only optio...

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How does the mineral phosphorus help maintain pH balance?

How does the mineral phosphorus help maintain pH balance?

In order for us to stay healthy, different parts of our body need to maintain very specific levels of acidity. In science terms, acidity level is referred to as pH. A conventional pH scale runs from 0 - 14, where "0" is defined as the ...

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3 Ways Sugar Affects Our Health

Sugar is pervasive in our food supply. Itís one of the ingredients added to foods to not only make it taste delicious, but also make you want to come back for more. While we do need some carbohydrates (sugar) to survive, eating too much may wreak havoc on our health.

Refined carbohydrates, or...

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