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Diet For Chronic Pain

This is some of what I learned in my Chronic Pain class about adopting an Anti-Inflammatory Diet to help reduce pain.

It is becoming known that chronic inflammation is a root cause of many serious illnesses like cancer and heart disease to name a couple. Inflammation on the skin has redness ...

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How do you become more excited about eating more vegetables?

How do you become more excited about eating more vegetables?

It's no wonder that so many people get tired of hearing about vegetables. We're constantly being told to "eat our veggies" by nutritionists, magazine articles, and diet books. In fact, we're often given the green light to eat unlimi...

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Manage the Munchies(how to stop eating two bags of Doritos at 1am)

You know the kind of munchies I'm talking about, right? They hit you like a ton of bricks and there is no stopping them.

The reason for this is that the chemicals cause your sense of smell to increase, which increases the taste of whatever your eating. Making those weird things you make at...

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Flavored Coffee Hack

I will not deny, I love lattes, I love cappacinos and I love iced coffee with all the syrups. What I do not love is the synthetic stuff in the ingredients and the excessive calories.

I found a way to get to the point where I do not need to add any cream or sugar to my coffee, and I am not...

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Accountability and Tracking All Food

ABC= All Bites Count. Be accountable and track your food! All bites! This way if you gain weight, you can readily evaluate what you can improve on. Be easy on yourself but be objective. Once I found I was eating a nut mix because I had talked myself into considering it a "protein" and thus worth it...

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How does magnesium help maintain strong bones?

How does magnesium help maintain strong bones?

About 50 to 60% of a person's magnesium is stored in the bone, and as such, it plays a key role in bone metabolism....

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Need a Soda substitute?

I highly suggest flavored sparkling water over soda. It has the same fizzy kick as soda, but according to my food tracker, is zero calories. There are many different flavors, like soda pop.
My mom buys them for my brother and me. They can get expensive with some brands, but look for deals and buy...

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Healthy Chicken Soup with Lentils Recipe

Healthy Chicken Soup with Lentils Recipe


Chicken Soup with Lentils


There is perhaps no more comforting food than a warm bowl of chicken soup, but the benefits are not only to your psyche. Chicken soup has been used as a remedy for the common cold since at least the 12th century...

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US Seafood Consumption Is Up, but Many Are Still Making Unhealthy Purchasing Choices

US Seafood Consumption Is Up, but Many Are Still Making Unhealthy Purchasing Choices

According to the latest report1 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Americans increased their seafood consumption by nearly 1 pound per person in 2015, to an average of 15.5 pounds ...

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Can you tell me more about leeks?

Can you tell me more about leeks?

Leeks, known scientifically as Allium porrum, are related to garlic, onions, shallots, and scallions. Leeks look like large scallions, having a very small bulb and a long white cylindrical stalk of superimposed layers that flows into green, tightly wrapped, ...

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