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Eat more fiber

I have been eating more fiber and I am amazed at the difference it has made. I feel satisfied when I eat fiber. Snacking is not a problem for me any more..
Starting the day with about 10 grams of fiber is the best way to start the day. ( it also helps to keep you regular).
I have found several...

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Veggie and fruit Smoothie- Daily!

Every day I have a veggie smoothie. This way I know I am getting in my veggies!

3 big handfuls of a mixture of spinach, kale and chards
1 fuji apple
1 banana
About 4 cups of water

Optional- instead of water, add OJ. This will sweeten up the smoothie. When I started making t...

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Veggie and fruit Smoothie- Daily!

Every day I have a veggie smoothie. This way I know I am getting in my veggies!

3 big handfuls of a mixture of spinach, kale and chards
1 fuji apple
1 banana
About 4 cups of water

Optional- instead of water, add OJ. This will sweeten up the smoothie. When I started making t...

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Veggie and fruit Smoothie- Daily!

Every day I have a veggie smoothie. This way I know I am getting in my veggies!

3 big handfuls of a mixture of spinach, kale and chards
1 fuji apple
1 banana
About 4 cups of water

Optional- instead of water, add OJ. This will sweeten up the smoothie. When I started making t...

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Veggie and fruit Smoothie- Daily!

Every day I have a veggie smoothie. This way I know I am getting in my veggies!

3 big handfuls of a mixture of spinach, kale and chards
1 fuji apple
1 banana
About 4 cups of water

Optional- instead of water, add OJ. This will sweeten up the smoothie. When I started making t...

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Coconut Oil Benefits

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.”

Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects on health.

This includes fat loss, better brain function and various other amazing benefits.

Here are the top 10 health benefits ...

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Best Thing I Bought This Year: Nutribullet

I have many different types of juicers, blenders and smoothie makers. After about a week of excitement they all now reside in my forgotten items cupboard in my kitchen above the stove. You know that one- the hard to get to shelves so when something goes there it is literally forgotten. That shelf...

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Portion Control and Other Healthy Eating Tips

Ever have a problem with portion control? Use a ½ cup measuring cup instead of a serving spoon to put your veggies on your plate. If you are supposed to get a cup of something (like salad) just use it twice, or use the 1 cup measuring cup. This takes the guesswork out of portions. For meats, use a...

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Track ahead of time

I know what I'm supposed to eat, and I have great intentions. I usually start out great in the morning, with a walk and a healthy breakfast. Unfortunately, I often succumb to temptation later in the day. It's especially easy to make unhealthy choices if I wait until I'm hungry to decide what to eat...

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Sugar Is Not Your Friend

News flash: We're all dipped in honey and rolled in sprinkles. The average person shovels in 300 calories from added sugar every day, according to a recent report from the University of North Carolina. Roughly 20% of Americans exceed 700 calories of added sugar on a daily basis. That's an entire cup...

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