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Is 'Stealth Fiber' Lurking in Your Foods?

"Now with added fiber," boast labels on processed foods galore. But is that fiber the same as the stuff found in nature? And, what effect will that "added" fiber have on you?
Posted 7/27/2010  2:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 241 comments   134,672 views
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Are You Eating a Rainbow?

Focusing on all the colors of the rainbow helps ensure you are providing your body with a wide range of nutrients.
Posted 5/13/2010  5:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 72 comments   28,797 views
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Have You Taken Your Nutritional Pulse?

These edible seeds may soon be the next great food alternative.
Posted 4/15/2010  6:52:41 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 105 comments   22,085 views
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Chocolate: A Little Goes a Long Way to Help Prevent Heart Disease

Chocolate has been around for thousands of years and while it may have a poor reputation, its effects have been shown to lessen our risk for heart disease.
Posted 4/14/2010  3:51:02 PM By: Nancy Howard : 179 comments   22,787 views
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Milk Really Does Do Your Body Good

With essential vitamins, minerals, and high quality protein learn why it is part of a healthy eating plan.
Posted 3/25/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 342 comments   33,586 views
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Are You Spending Too Much for Omega-3's?

Omega-3's are essential to your diet, but are all the costly supplements necessary--or helpful?
Posted 3/18/2010  6:39:11 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 53 comments   28,364 views
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Eat to Lose: Foods That Helped Me Shed 100+ Pounds*

I try to focus on eating healthy fruits, vegetables, grains, lean proteins, low fat dairy and healthy fats. By the time I get these foods in, I have less room for junk!
Posted 3/17/2010  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 194 comments   49,702 views
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Should You Be Planning a Victory Garden?

Simple ideas to help you plan a victory-type garden for your family.
Posted 3/1/2010  1:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 171 comments   25,412 views
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8 Tips to Help Kids Feel at Home in the Kitchen

With all the talk of how we should help kids stay healthy, my mind keeps returning to the same idea: Teach them to cook! Here's how.
Posted 2/16/2010  6:58:49 AM By: Meg Galvin : 70 comments   21,567 views
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I Get By with A Little Help from My Snacks

This SparkPeople member has lost 52 pounds and would like to the snacks that helped her along the way!
Posted 11/11/2009  5:25:21 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 194 comments   32,187 views
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A New System to Help You Identify Affordable Nutrition

A new system revealed at the American Dietetic Association's Food and Nutrition Expo is intended to help consumers make cost-conscious, nutrient rich choices.
Posted 10/29/2009  12:27:27 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 65 comments   20,147 views
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Readers' Healthy Finds: All Whites, Wasa and Lemon Pepper Pasta

You don't have time, energy or money to waste on food that doesn't taste good, so we're asking readers to share their favorite healthy finds.
Posted 9/17/2009  3:45:31 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 61 comments   18,588 views
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Nutrition 101: Is Beet Juice the Next Super Food?

Does beet juice provide any nutritional benefits for you?
Posted 8/20/2009  6:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 128 comments   121,934 views
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Eat It: All-Natural, 100-Calorie, No-Fat 'Ice Cream'

Did you know you could make ice cream with just one ingredient? Hint: It's not milk! You'll want to try this recipe tonight.
Posted 7/20/2009  11:57:58 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 162 comments   34,876 views
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I Tried It: Arnold Select 100% Whole Wheat Sandwich Thins

SparkPeople member MRSDUDLEY shares her favorite new healthy food product with us! Read on to learn more about the food that gave whole-wheat bread the boot in her house!
Posted 7/16/2009  2:35:31 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 490 comments   58,098 views
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