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Grapes: How to select, store, prepare, and enjoy

Grapes: How to select, store, prepare, and enjoy

For the best tasting grapes with high concentrations of antioxidants select those that are fully ripe. Fully ripened grapes are plump and free from wrinkles. They should be intact, firmly attached to a healthy looking stem, and not leaking juic...

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simply eat soup

soup is mainly water you get your hydration and nutrition in one and it's filling and low calorie. If you make it yourself you control the sodium content and vegetables and meat as well. If you make a large amount of soup you can freeze it in single portions for when you are short on time and need a...

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Strategy for busy site meeting days

I work as Project Manager in a Company that does Security Installations. A lot of our projects are in Construction Sites. The weekly Site Meetings and Subcontractor Coordination Meetings are long and tiring. Often you end up sacrificing your lunch break. Many sites offer snacks during the meetings. ...

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Snack attacks at work

I have dedicated 1 drawer in my office desk for snacks etc. There I keep a selection of non-perishable snacks in small portions and beverages (teas, coffee, non-sweetened cocoa) for those days I end up working through lunch or late. This includes sugar free gum. Other snacks are things like unsalte...

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Internet for accountability

For me personally, the internet is huge in my being able to hold myself accountable. Last week the internet was so spotty I had days that I couldn't get on to log food. Back in my growing up years the internet didn't exist and computers were for companies like IBM, where they had dedicated rooms ...

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Eating The Right

I went to town and bought a beautiful 9 inch plate to eat on daily. I was hell bent on doing this. I felt if I didn't do it now I would never do it. This was to help me start getting control of my portions. I ate entirely to much and I craved sugar and salt. I had to make a change, so 3/4 of my plat...

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Unexpected Reasons Why Coffee May Be A Health Food

Unexpected Reasons Why Coffee May Be A Health Food


Food and Health August 19, 2016
Health benefits of coffee



Until recently, you wouldnt have expected to see coffee listed as a health food. For decades, weve been advised to drink less of it.

But now, it turn...

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Fresh Is Best

It's so helpful to add fruit and or veggies to every meal. Fresh is best but frozen is good too. It's filling, especially when a salad is eaten before the meal, and good for us! Want to feel all smug and self-righteous? Eat what is closest to nature and avoid processed food as much as possible. ...

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Don't Let the Grocers Get YOU!

Conniving. Manipulative. Scheming. I’m not talking about your ex or enemy either. I’m talking about our local grocers. Whether it's on the corner or our big box stores buyer beware on your next trip, be prepared to fight back against the tactics most supermarket chains use to get "us" spend more...

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Why is romaine lettuce a great choice for a nutrient-rich salad?

Why is romaine lettuce a great choice for a nutrient-rich salad?

Not all lettuce is created equal, but if you start your meal wi...

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