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Eat Real Food

Eat. Real. Food. The philosophy is quite simple. Ask yourself this question..."Could I find this item in nature exactly (or almost exactly) as it is right now?"

If the answer is YES, then that item is a great and healthy food option. With the advent of the internet and sites like Pinterest, t...

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Portion Control Hints

If I buy a bag of crunchy snacks, the first thing I do is separate them into individual zip lock baggies. Even if I overeat, at least I know how many I ate. Never eat directly from the bag!
Weighing and measuring is also a key. Depending on your eyes to give an accurate estimate of what yo...

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What's New and Beneficial About Black Beans

What's New and Beneficial About Black Beans

Recent research has shown that black beans provide special support for digestive tract health, and particularly our colon. The indigestible fraction (IF) in black beans has recently been shown to be larger than the IF in either lentils or chickp...

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Sprouting Lentils and Other Beans

I like to sprout lentils and mung beans. I put the lentils and mung beans in separate containers with water and let then soak overnight, then I dump out the water and rinse the beans and put the back in their containers and let them start sprouting, I see them starting to sprout within a day or so,...

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Five Ways to Eat Vegan – On a Budget

Five Ways to Eat Vegan – On a Budget



Contributed by Jennifer B. Niles, author of Eating Vegan – On a Budget! One of the persistent myths about adopting a vegan diet is that you need to buy lots of expensive and hard-to-find ingredients. This doesn’t have to be the case at all! Here, ...

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How do pumpkin seeds provide you with antioxidant support?

How do pumpkin seeds provide you with antioxidant support?

While antioxidant nutrients are found in most WHFoods, it's the diversity of antioxidants in pumpkin seeds that makes them unique in their antioxidant support. Pumpkin seeds contain c...

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What are the cardiovascular benefits of strawberries?

What are the cardiovascular benefits of strawberries?

No area of strawberry health benefits is better documented than benefits for the cardiovascular system. It's also hard to imagine any other research result, since our heart and blood vessels need everyday protection from oxidative and infl...

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NEED TO EAT BETTER

I have been dealing with weight issues since I was about five or six years old. I have done lots of diets, exercise, and even a medical fast. I have had many levels of success and failure over the years. However, now I believe that I have a grasp on what I need to do to be successful. I have a compu...

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Eating Out

Q: What makes us eat more when we eat out?

A: Bigger servings. Restaurants typically serve us more calories than we can burn, and people are eating out more often. A recent Cochrane review examined 72 studies and concluded that if you serve people larger portions, they e...

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Q: Does our self-control also get worn down?

A: Yes. In one study, everyone was told to skip a meal before an experiment. Two groups were told to wait in a room with freshly baked chocolate chip cookies, chocolate candies and radishes before being asked to solve a puzzle.

One of th...

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