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Bad Eating Habits to Avoid

Bad Eating Habits to Avoid

Many of us are constantly struggling to reach contentment with our weight or some aspect of our health in general, and often it’s the little habits we may or may not be aware of that can set us off track nutritionally.

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Does Your Living Situation Whittle or Widen Your Waistline?

Does Your Living Situation Whittle or Widen Your Waistline?

An article recently came out by Judith J. Wurtman, PhD, who made a statement that living alone may actually be detrimental to weight loss efforts, despite the popular notion that single dwellers would have an easier time controlling their diets. Pitfalls of Solo Eating The reasons why? The article suggested that people who live alone [...]

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Dietary Tips to Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels and Mood

Dietary Tips to Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels and Mood

Healthy doesn’t have to mean boring! Check out these nutritional tips:

First thing in the morning: It is important to stabilize blood sugar levels as soon as you wake up. Freshly squeezed orange juice is a great option to start your day for this purpose. Don’t forget protein! Your source of protein in the morning doesn’t necessarily have to be eggs. Beans and lentils are also a good option, although it may take time to get accustomed to eating these as a breakfast food.

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Native Remedies Pot Luck Recipes

Native Remedies Pot Luck Recipes

This week we had a company pot luck and the food was such a hit that we even got recipe requests from some of our Facebook fans! Below are two recipes for the most popular items. As I get more I will share them as well. Enjoy and let us know how they come out!

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Gender-Based Meal Planning? Why Men and Women Should Eat Differently

Gender-Based Meal Planning?  Why Men and Women Should Eat Differently

When considering what foods to include (or omit) in your diet, low fat and low sugar aren’t the only thing to consider. Nutritional needs also vary depending on your gender.

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The Effects of Diet on ADHD

The Effects of Diet on ADHD

While prescription medications are often used for their fast results, ease of use and availability, studies show that nutritional intake can have significant effects on behavior—without the drugs, which can cause side effects and mask symptoms, rather than address the problem itself.

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Your Summertime Savior – Mangoes

Your Summertime Savior – Mangoes

Mangoes are cool, refreshing, and extremely beneficial to the body! Recent research has shown that mangoes are packed full of phenols, which have antioxidant and even anti-cancer properties. Mangoes can be found in the produce section of your local market, and are abundant in the summer months. The good news is that mangoes are part of the “Clean 15”, the 15 fruits and veggies that you don’t have to buy organic because their thick skin won’t suck in pesticides.

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7 Reasons Why You are Overweight… and How to Fix It!

7 Reasons Why You are Overweight… and How to Fix It!

Just how hungry are you? This is a question many people have a problem with. Many of us feel like hunger is something that needs to be cured; however, there are multiple variations of hunger. Sometimes we feel as if we are hungrier than we really are, so rating your hunger can help you to see how much food you really want.

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The Downside of Fad Diets – How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way

The Downside of Fad Diets – How to Lose Weight the Healthy Way

It seems that every week, especially during the summer months, the latest celebrity weight loss ‘secrets’ or fast-track diets are promoted. However, the consequences and long-term results of these often risky weight loss methods are rarely mentioned. While it may seem tempting to try these fads to slim down for swimsuit season, it certainly isn’t worth compromising your health!

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Foods that Heal

Foods that Heal

It’s no mystery that eating is one of life’s greatest joys, but did you know that eating can also be a way to heal and restore wellness? Check out this list of foods that actually help your body recover from the effects of stress, environmental pollution, and less-then-healthy lifestyles, which can cause life-threatening conditions such as hardening of the arteries, high cholesterol, hypertension and diabetes.

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