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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:   : 242 comments   139,893 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:   : 83 comments   34,343 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:   : 105 comments   23,463 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:   : 179 comments   24,340 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:   : 342 comments   34,987 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:   : 54 comments   29,705 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:   : 202 comments   56,867 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:   : 171 comments   27,031 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:   : 71 comments   23,065 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:   : 206 comments   35,883 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:   : 65 comments   21,145 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:   : 61 comments   19,644 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:   : 132 comments   125,996 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:   : 162 comments   36,884 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:   : 496 comments   61,000 views
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