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Is Healthy Eating possible on a tight budget?

Is Healthy Eating possible on a tight budget?

The answer to this question is a resounding "Yes!" Based on the research evidence, many of our assumptions about healthy food purchases—that it takes either more money or a lot more money to eat healthfully&mdash are simply incorrect. In this arti...

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How to avoid the lure of junk food

My sister is morbidly obese and she is also a Registered Dietitian. She teaches other people how to eat healthfully to improve their health yet she is slave to the junk food trap! Her house has bags of chips, boxes of cookies, and mounds of nutritionless snacks in every cupboard. Why?
She g...

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The Silly Mistake We’re Making When Washing Lettuce

The Silly Mistake We’re Making When Washing Lettuce

Seriously, how did we not think of this before?

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Always have a Plan B for eating healthy!

Sometimes our best plans to eat right and get in our exercise fail. We try our best, but there are so many things beyond our control, and our plans fail. Sometimes the plans of others and life can keep us from finding our own success. This is the reason why I think ahead, and make MORE plans. Pla...

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What's New and Beneficial about Summer Squash

...The delicate flavor, soft shell and creamy white flesh of summer squash is a perfect addition to any summer meal. While especially plentiful in the U.S. marketplace during the summer months, summer squash is actually available through the year. Summer squashes, members of the Cucurbitaceae family...

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To Cheat or Not to

Regardless of what kind of cheat day we have, it is necessary. Today I'll share some ways of incorporating the cheat meal/s without sabotaging your daily efforts of living eating and being healthy.

One of the most favorite things of myself or anyone who's dieting or following a carefully regu...

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What are some of the antioxidant and anti-inflammato
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benefits derived from eating watermelon?



Phenolic compounds in watermelon—including flavonoids, carotenoids, and triterpenoids—make this fruit a choice for anti-inflammatory and antioxidant health benefits. If you had to pick a single nutrient from this anti-inflammatory and antioxidant category that has put watermelon on the map, ...

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Summer Squash: best way to select, store, prepare and cook

Summer Squash: best way to select, store, prepare and cook

When purchasing summer squash, look for ones that are heavy for their size and have shiny, unblemished rinds. Additionally, the rinds should not be very hard since this indicates that the squash are over-mature and will have hard seed...

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What Is Star Fruit Good For?

What Is Star Fruit Good For?


Star Fruit Nutrition Facts


The five-angled star fruit, also known as carambola, is a waxy, yellow-green fruit that originated in the sultry, tropical area of Sri Lanka. The fruit grows on a small, bushy evergreen tree, first bearing clusters of smal...

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What is Spinach Good For?

What is Spinach Good For?

Spinach Nutrition Facts


Obscurely referred to for years in England as "the Spanish vegetable," the name of this leafy green veggie was later shortened to the name we call it today. It’s thought to have originated in ancient Persia. Spinach cultivation spre...

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