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Spring Clean Your Diet, Satisfy Cravings

If warmer weather and fresh air send you into tidying mode, don’t forget your pantry. Spring clean your pantry and refrigerator and you’ll make better food choices and improve your health in the long run. Count on Color for Protecting your Body The colorful compounds in fruits, vegetables and grains protect plants from diseases and pests. In your body they help protect …

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Slow Digesting Carbohydrates for Fat Loss and Better Performance?

Consume fewer calories, use more body fat and feel great during exercise – these are the claims behind slow digesting carbohydrates. Before you ditch your typical sports drink in favor of a slow digesting carbohydrate, check out the truth behind each of these lofty claims. In this post I will cover: One big fat myth – slow digesting carbohydrates won’t …

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Save Money at the Grocery Store, Improve Health & Save the Earth

    Today is Earth Day, a day focused on building a healthy, sustainable environment. Keep the earth healthy, slash your grocery bill and improve your health at the same time. Here’s how: Avoid Food Waste In America, food is cheap and always available. This oversupply of food combined with food marketing means we over buy and end up throwing out an …

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Meal Planning Made Easy

If you don’t have the luxury of eating in a cafeteria with a variety of options each day, it makes sense to plan your meals ahead of time. Doing so will save you time and money. If saving money doesn’t entice you, consider this: eating at home can help you lose weight. A study published in the Journal of the Academy …

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Go Green for Earth Month & Improve Your Diet at the Same Time

You don’t have to run out and hug a tree or play hackie sack while barefoot in the park to celebrate Earth Month. Instead, Earth Day and Month were designed to designed to inspire awareness for our environment. What’s in it for you? A polluted environment leads to pollution in our food and water supply that ends up on our plates and …

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Best Gluten Free Foods from Expo East 2014

Fueled by the rise in celiac disease (which affects an estimated 1 in 133 people), non-celiac gluten sensitivity (which might actually be due to FODMAPs) and media attention surrounding gluten, the gluten free market is growing faster than other segments within the food industry. If you are gung-ho on gluten free, here are my favorite finds (based on taste and …

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