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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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Is Saturated Fat Good for You?

Though largely driven by misinterpretation of the science and cherry-picked population studies, the “Butter is Back” movement comes with very persuasive sound bites followed by arrogant punctuation marks. No wonder so many people hopped on board the bandwagon while looking back, pointing fingers and shouting “health professionals have been misleading us for decades!” Yet the flawed reasoning behind the pro-saturated fat movement comes with …

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Grass Fed Lies: The Truth about Organic Milk & Grass Fed Beef

If you’ve been sucking up the extra cost of organic dairy products and grass fed beef, comforted by the fact that you’re doing what’s good for your body, I have some news for you: you’ve gained little more than peace of mind grounded in a marketing scam. There is no meaningful nutrition difference in organic milk, grass fed beef and …

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Which Fat is Best for Heart Health?

If you are more confused than ever about dietary fats, you’re not alone. Can a high fat diet help you lose body fat? Which fat is best for heart health – butter, coconut oil or vegetable oil? What is Cholesterol & Why is it Essential? Cholesterol is an essential component of all cell membranes and a precursor to hormones, vitamin D …

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Snacks that Won’t Set You Back

By: Gisselle Marie Rosa Have you had those days where your stomach feels like it is going to eat itself at any moment and you realize that it is only ten in the morning? Even after eating a good breakfast, having hunger pangs before lunchtime can be frustrating and really decrease concentration and productivity. That’s why many people turn to snacks …

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Are You Getting the Nutrients You Need for Maximum Energy & Good Health?

Take one quick peek at dietary survey data and you’ll find many Americans don’t consume enough vitamins and minerals through food alone. How does this impact your health? A nutrient deficiency could affect your energy levels, mood, ability to concentrate, structure of your skin, teeth, nails, bones and more. So, how can you be sure you are getting enough of the vitamins and …

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