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consume foods that have less than 5/6 ingredients

Read labels! If you don't know an ingredient, do not eat it.....

I try very hard to stick by this rule......and it works!

Chemicals are not good or should I say "healthy" for the body.

Natural foods are. Fruits and vegetables. On an average day, I consume at least 5-8 servi...

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Can you tell us about the health-promotin
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sulfur-containi
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compounds found in garlic?

Can you tell us about the health-promoting, sulfur-containing compounds found in garlic?

Whole books have been written about garlic, an herb affectionately called "the stinking rose" in light of its numerous therapeutic benefits. A member of the lily or Allium family, which also includes onio...

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Super Salad Ideas

Before I began living a healthier lifestyle I thought there were only three types of salad, Cesar, Greek, and Garden. I used to buy salad kits, mainly because I didn't have to buy a bunch if different ingredients.

Store bought salads may be convenient but they don't seem to taste as good as...

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Add delightful squash to your menu

We all know about zucchini, the one vegetable that hides under leaves and emerges the size of a bat, or in the baskets that neighbors beg you to take when their gardens overwhelm them, but there are many other varieties of squash available, all loaded with taste and nutritional value.

Go for...

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My Healthier Nightly Snack Redo! What are your favorite snacks?

Hi fellow Sparkers,

I can follow my diet plan perfectly while the sun shines and the birdies are singing, but when the moon glows and the ghosties come out, I lose my way - big time!! I get in the most trouble while dieting with all my endless snacking at night. Do you do this, too???? I ca...

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How do cucumbers promote antioxidant and anti-inflammato
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benefits?

How do cucumbers promote antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits?

While cucumbers are a popular salad vegetable, the...

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25 Cheap Foods That Are Good For You!

25 Cheap Foods that are Good for You!
Get BIG Nutrition for Less Dough

By Stepfanie Romine, Staff Writer

Watching your wallet and your waistline can be tricky. Eating right is easy when money...

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DEALING WITH CRAVINGS

Dealing with Cravings!! They are worse when life gets hectic. Time is a premium. But I have started to plan ahead and anticipate them as I know they will happen. So a good Offense is better than making poor choices and reacting with whatever is on hand and looks appetizing. There are a few food item...

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Thought about going "vegan"?

I decided to become vegan for a few months to lower my cholesterol without medicines, reverse fatty liver and pancreas, and to no longer eat any processed foods, or foods that were not completely fresh and from an organic garden. It was pretty easy do do with the abundance of markets in our area, b...

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Bring Mason Jar Salads for Lunch to Get Veggies in and Save $

I recently purchased a Mason Jar salad set, and it has transformed my lunchtime! If I ever ate salads before, I was purchasing them from our salad bar here at my work, but now I am getting so many more veggies in, and saving $! I'm loving it!

You can make these in advance, also, to pre-prep...

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