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The Benefits of Fermented Beets

The Benefits of Fermented Beets

Raw beet juice has been shown to lower blood pressure thanks to naturally occurring nitrates that are converted into nitric oxide in your body. Nitric oxide helps relax and dilate blood vessels, improving blood flow
Beet juice can also boost stamina ...

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Winter Squash: health benefits

Winter Squash: health benefits


While we've become accustomed to thinking about leafy vegetables as an outstanding source of antioxidants, we've been slower to recognize the outstanding antioxidant benefits provided by other vegetables like winter squash. But we need to catch up with the t...

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Do not try to eat 'as little as possible'!

Do not try to eat 'as little as possible'. Especially if you try to overcome binge eating.

I know that before I entered BED treatment, and back when I tried to 'diet' I thought to eat little was best. I wanted to lose weight fast, so.... For years I would think that 'less is better'.

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What works for me

At the end of the day I find myself looking for a snack before i go to bed, so far my favorite snack has been chopped celery stalks between 5-6, 7" long with a good splash of salad vinegar and a sprinkle of salt, sometimes ill even a diced cucumber in there it makes for a great filling and healthy ...

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Use this journey as a tool to live healthy

I learned the first time through this when I lost 120lbs and kept it off for 2 years to not treat it as a diet per se, but a new way to live healthy. Learn a way to eat that will fit your lifestyle and also provide you well a well balanced diet within the calorie goals.

The main thing is to e...

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What's new and beneficial about shiitake mushrooms?

What's new and beneficial about shiitake mushrooms?

Long a symbol of longevity in Asia because of their health-promoting properties, shiitake mushrooms have been used medicinally by the Chinese for more than 6,000 years. More recently, their rich, smoky flavor has endeared them to American ta...

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Food Swaps is Great Way to Cut Calories!

I have learned when it comes to Healthy Eating it is important to be a label reader. Compare the nutrition to something else that you may like.

For instance, before going shopping I did a check on line in the Dairy department on the different types of milk. I looked at the sugar levels, diff...

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Could You Eat on $3.37 a Day?

Could You Eat on $3.37 a Day?

While food assistance varies from state to state, a typical family using the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the official name for food stamps, will have about $3.37 per person, per day, with which to buy food.1

Many families run out of f...

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Keep it where you can see it!

Out of sight, out of mind.

There is so much to this saying! I have found I will eat what's in arm's reach, when I go looking for food. That means if the healthy stuff is harder to lay my hands on, or if it requires a ton of preparation, I'm less likely to eat it.

I work full time, and ...

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What's New and Beneficial about Winter Squash

What's New and Beneficial about Winter Squash

Although winter squash has long been recognized as an important food source of carotenoids, only recently have research studies documented just how fantastic winter squash can be when it comes to these key antioxidants. For some groups of stud...

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