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What Is Zucchini Good For?

What Is Zucchini Good For?


Zucchini Nutrition Facts
For many people, summertime is simply incomplete without serving a delicious array of scrumptious green vegetables. But here’s an idea: why not take a break from the usual leafy green salads, and dig into a plateful of succulent zucch...

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What are some of the health benefits of green beans?

What are some of the health benefits of green beans?

Best studied from a research standpoint is the antioxidant content of green beans. In addition to conventional antioxidant nutrients like vitamin C and beta-carotene, green beans contain important amounts of the antioxidant mineral manganes...

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Why is fiber such an important part of a healthy eating lifestyle?

Why is fiber such an important part of a healthy eating lifestyle?

As you sit reading this article, the food that you've eaten in the past day is slowing inching its way through your digestive tract. Some days, this may seem like a sprint, but in fact, it's more of a marathon. Between the sma...

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My mindful eating

I try to watch what I eat all the time. I don't open a bag of treats (when I do have them) and just eat out of the bag. I will allocate an amount that I can log. Before I eat, I will log the amount. Sometimes when I see how many calories something is and how little it contributes to my overall h...

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Get a Memory Boost From Food

Get a Memory Boost From Food


You exercise your body and your mind with regular workouts and challenges like sudoku and crossword puzzles. You learn memory tips and tricks to improve recall, and teach your brain new things all in an effort to boost mental fitness. But don't forget what you...

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Slice up Veggies ahead of time

People are supposed to get at least five servings of fruits or vegetables every day, and that can be challenging sometimes. So my secret is to make snacking easier. I think it is a great idea to keep sliced up celery and carrots on hand at all times. I like to thinly slice the celery so it is eas...

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Reducing hunger cravings through high nutrition foods and exercise.

Selecting high nutrition foods in every meal and snack with minimal processed sugars and other simple carbohydrates has significantly reduced my hunger cravings as I use Spark People to loose weight. When I add a sugary desert or artificially sweetened drink that fits my calorie goals, the craving f...

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A Few Tips to Avoid Food Temptation

Let’s be honest: Improving your eating habits is hard, even when you are doing the shopping and cooking. But what do you do when you are constantly being tempted to eat more by the people around you, or the situation you’re in? Relax. While resisting temptation is never easy, we’ve come up with stay...

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Which Berries Are Best?

Which Berries Are Best?


What would the world be like without the fresh, delicious flavors, colors and textures that berries provide to your diet?

More specifically, what would it be like if berries tasted good but didn’t provide all the nutrients they do? Chances are we wouldn’t be...

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Picky Eaters Aren't Just Kids

I do like to eat spinach in salads or lightly sauteed but one way to get a great serving is to use it in a smoothie. This is perfect for people who may not like to actually EAT spinach. Not only does it supply healthy nutrients and protein, with the right added ingredients it can taste like a desser...

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