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nutritionfacts.org

Learn the real facts about eating. Because the food industry has no concern over your health. educate yourself, like I did, and loosing weight and being healthy just HAPPENS.
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Can organic foods really improve my health?

Can organic foods really improve my health?

Yes. Consumption of organically grown food is a great way to reduce your exposure to contaminants commonly found in foods that have been grown using conventional agricultural practices. These contaminants may include not only pesticidesómany of whic...

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Master the Munchies:

Master the Munchies: What 8 Common Cravings Say About You

By Melissa Rudy

After a long day that started with an 8 a.m. meeting and ended with a fickle client, you'd seriously consider forking ov...

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Is it best to throw out the water in which beans have been soaking?

Is it best to throw out the water in which beans have been soaking?

The soaking of black beans in water has always found fairly widespread support in food science research as a way of improving overall black bean benefits. Yet, the discarding of the bean soaking water has been a topic of cons...

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Plan ahead for success!

I think most of us can say we have heard the saying, "Fail to plan, plan to fail". I do not know how many of us have ever applied it to our weight loss journey.

I had experience with this concept this weekend and it taught me a valuable lesson; if I do not plan, I will fail.

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Protein Shake and Plateau

Well I ran into a plateau and needed to do something. I was losing drips and drabs and my weight was going up and down and then finally stuck at a certain weight. A nutritionist suggested I make one of my three meals a protein shake. Only to do this for about a month period. Let me state this was...

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How to start juicing

Juicing is a great way to get nutrients but without the added benefit of fiber, which our bodies badly need. Juicing seems to be all the rage now, with juice diets popping up. blogs being written, and healthy lifestyles written about in magazines, but how do you get started juicing?

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7 Diet Myths That Are Actually True


Getting enough sleep could help with weight management.

It can be hard to prioritize a good night of sleep, but if you're trying to drop pounds, you could be doing yourself a disservice by burning the candle at both ends. This study of more than 2,000 people linked sleeping less than 7 ho...

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Healthier,super easy and cheap cake

I had quite a few zucchinis from the garden I was trying to use in receips.

I bought a white Pillsbury moist $1.00 box cake mix and grated a very large Zucchini ( over 2 or 3 cups worth).

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.
(like on the box directions)

Spray the pan with cooking sp...

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You Don't Have a Weight Problem, You Have an Eating Problem

I first realized I was an emotional compulsive eater about 5 years ago. I read a book called Overcoming Overeating by Jane Hirschmann and Carol Munter. It totally changed my perspective on what dieting had done to me. I will never diet again after reading that book. I lost 80 pounds over the course ...

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