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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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What Are Tomatillos Good For?

What Are Tomatillos Good For?



Tomatillos Nutrition Facts


It's ironic that even though the Aztecs probably used them as one of their staple crops, it may have been Spanish conquistadors who introduced tomatillos (which translates to "little tomatoes" in Spanish) to the New ...

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What Are Sweet Potatoes Good For?

What Are Sweet Potatoes Good For?

Sweet Potatoes Nutrition Facts


Cultivation of sweet potatoes, which are native to Peru, dates back to 750 BCE. Discovered by Columbus, sweet potatoes, often (wrongly) called yams, belong to the Convolvulaceae, or morning glory plant family. Yams (f...

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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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The Silly Mistake Were Making When Washing Lettuce

The Silly Mistake Were Making When Washing Lettuce

Seriously, how did we not think of this before?

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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. Its thought to have originated in ancient Persia. Spinach cultivation spre...

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What Is Spaghetti Squash Good For?

What Is Spaghetti Squash Good For?


Spaghetti Squash Nutrition Facts



Spaghetti squash possesses an uncanny resemblance to spaghetti strands when cooked, and for this reason is known as vegetable spaghetti, noodle squash, vegetable marrow, and squaghetti.

Spaghetti squ...

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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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