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Is Corn Safe To Eat For Those With Gluten Sensitivity?

Like gluten, corn - and its many derivatives are in everything. No joke - EVERYTHING. From packaged foods to dairy products and chewing gum. It’s even in so many of your favorite household, health and beauty products -- nooo, not my toothpaste, aspirin, perfume, shampoo and makeup?! Ever get a...
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Spinach-Strawberry Salad with Berry Vinaigrette

For better nutrient bioavailability, there are certain food pairings that increase the uptake and absorption of one or more nutrients = synergistic effect. For example, pairing sources of Vitamin C with sources of Iron to increase the uptake and absorption of the Iron. My favorite way to do this is...
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Could your health issues actually be due to nutrient deficiencies?

Many nutrition professionals generally advise that a healthful, balanced diet can provide most people with the nutrients essential for good health. Fruit and vegetables naturally contain a number of beneficial nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, antioxidants and other biologically active components - or phytochemicals. In fact, it has been...
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Is It Better To Sleep In & Skip The Gym For Another Day?

When it comes to managing your health and your weight, it’s no secret that exercise and sleep are huge factors. You know that exercise will help you burn off some extra calories and boost your metabolism. But you also know that sleep is essential for your overall health and well-being....
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Hair, Skin, & Nails – Why are they considered our beacons of health?

Your physical appearance can tell you a lot about your internal health. Most natural health practitioners include a physical examination since the condition of your hair, skin, and nails can be indicators of underlying health issues, like nutrient deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, and the health of your digestive system. The growth...
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Are You Being Misled By Food Labels?

If you’re trying to eat healthier, you already know you should be including lots of fruit, vegetables, lean protein, and whole grains. But when you step into a grocery store, things get a bit more complicated. The majority of store shelves are crammed with a tempting assortment of pre-packaged and...
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Should You Ditch Your Nonstick Pans?

If you’ve been on a mission to remove chemicals from your everyday environment, you’ve probably already targeted the obvious sources personal care products, household products, and pesticide- and chemical-laden foods. But, have you considered the impact your cookware can have on the food you prepare in it - and your...
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Mediterranean Bean Salad

Ingredients 2 15-oz cans of beans, drained and rinsed (use black beans, cannellini beans, kidney beans or chickpeas/garbanzo beans)1 english cucumber, chopped with skin on1 bell pepper, diced1 small red onion, diced1 cup cherry tomato, halved1 cup kalamata olives, roughly chopped¼ cup virgin olive oil (= longevity oil!)¼ cup red...
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Top 5 Life “Hacks” of The World’s Longest Living People

Think living a long and healthy life well into your nineties or even one hundred years old is only for those lucky few who hit the genetic lottery? Think again. Lifestyle factors, i.e. the things you do everyday over the long-term – can add up to increase the number of...
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What Do The Numbers On The Bathroom Scale Really Mean?

We all know the frustration of working hard to maintain a healthy body weight, only to step on the bathroom scale and see the numbers going in the wrong direction - or not quickly enough in the right direction!  Here are 6 truths about those annoyingly normal daily weight fluctuations:...
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Are You A Chocolate Lover?

Although it seems too good to be true, dark chocolate can actually be good for you! When consumed the right kind and in moderation, this delicious treat has some powerful health benefits.  Here are three of the major reasons to indulge: 1. It can help prevent heart disease:  Similar to tea,...
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Fitness Fuel: What to Eat Before, During & After Your Workout

You’ve just finished your workout and you know you need to eat something. But what? Workout nutrition may seem rather complicated, but it doesn’t have to be.  Here’s the latest on how to fuel your body before, during and after your workout so you can improve your performance, maximize recovery...
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Do Broccoli and Kale Deserve the Desired Superfood Status?

Broccoli and kale are often touted to be “superfoods.” And, yes, they really are amazingly healthy for you. If you’re wondering what exactly is in these green powerhouses that makes them so “super,” I’ve dived into the research to give you some nerdy reasons to make these a staple in...
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Prebiotic – What Is It and What You Need To Know?

“Pre”biotics? Yes! They’re the food that we feed our probiotics, the friendly gut microbes that are oh so important for good health. Our gut microbes are alive, and they need to eat too. Their favorite foods are called “prebiotics” and include dietary fiber and resistant starch. The same fiber that...
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Your Thyroid: Foods and Nutrients to Help

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck that releases hormones. Thyroid hormones help your body regulate a few things - not a big deal - just the metabolism of ALL cells. And this is critical for maintaining a healthy body weight and having the energy to live your...
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What to Eat for Healthy Skin

There are so many things that can go wrong with the skin: dryness, redness, blemishes, etc. Healthy skin is a reflection of internal health. There are many creams and cosmetics to put on top of your skin. But, there are also lots of things you can do to nurture and...
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Can This Mineral Help You Boost Your Immune System?

You need a daily dose of minerals for a healthy body and mind. Calcium, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, and Zinc are essential for the effective functioning of numerous bodily functions. They maintain a healthy heart rate, develop strong bones, produce hormones, and increase brain function.   Did you know that...
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Love Butter? Here Is a Healthy and Tasty Alternative

If you want to add a great aroma, soft and creamy texture, and bring out the flavors in your food, you just need to add one additional ingredient in the mix, butter. From a condiment to the core ingredient in several cooking processes, butter is a staple in every kitchen!...
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Chocolate Brownie Bites

Ingredients 1/2 cup almond butter 2 tablespoons maple syrup or 1 Tbsp liquid stevia 1 tsp vanilla or almond extract 1/2 cup almond flour 2 tablespoons cacao powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/3 cup dark chocolate chips 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut Instructions In a medium sized bowl, stir together the nut butter, maple syrup /stevia and  vanilla/almond extract. Once the wet ingredients...
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Stock Your Pantry With These 5 Anti-inflammatory Spices

We are all familiar with the comfort of turmeric spice in our curry dishes, tea, milk, and latte. But have you ever wondered what’s inside turmeric that makes it so tasty and healthy? It’s the curcumin! Curcumin has the power to soothe your inflammatory responses, relieving depression, arthritis and preventing...
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Try This Healthier Soy Sauce Substitute

We are all chained to processed foods even when there are healthier options around us. Some of us are too lazy to make a change, others are indifferent—but whatever the reason, our health gets affected all the same. Although the processed fare is often more convenient and sometimes even tastier,...
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Best Ways To Store Your Nut Butter

For the best almond butter toast, banana and almond butter smoothie or a smooth, tasty nut butter on its own,  you have to make sure you're nut butter is stored in tip-top shape. I wanted to  share the best way to store nut butter to make it last longer, maintain...
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Does Eating Late at Night Make you Fat?

There is something about the kitchen in the late hours of the night, something strangely tempting. If you have caught yourself sneaking around in your kitchen after hours, you also tend to simultaneously guilt-trip yourself the whole time for succumbing to that temptation. However, you should not put the entire...
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5 Healthy Snacks Options to Curb Your Salt Cravings

We are all too familiar with sugar cravings, and they have an easy fix as well. But now and then, the sweet taste gets boring and the heart craves something on the salty end of the spectrum. Salt has a tricky reputation; being associated with unhealthy food like potato chips...
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Parmesan Air Fryer Carrots

Take your vegetable side dishes up a notch with these Air Fryer Carrots! They’re quick and easy, and you can enjoy them as a side dish or as a great snack. Enjoy! 1 tablespoon avocado or olive oil 1 pound Carrots peeled and cut sticks 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2...
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Who Has Time to Cook? Three Must-Have Tools for Making Low-Carb Meals

You will be surprised to find out how many people out there do not make home-cooked meals a priority. The result is usually a stop at the fast-food drive through or some other form of takeout. Though the rare trip to Panera Bread for a sandwich or a slice or...
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Turkey Apple Stuffed Squash

This Stuffed Squash recipe from The Food Babe is the perfect fall dish to serve for dinner or as a side at one of your festive meal. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 small delicata or acorn squash 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, diced (about 1 cup)...
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Butternut Squash & Apple Salad with Tahini Dressing

This careful recipe, adopted from Amie Valpone - The Healthy Apple,  is tasty, and it’s filled with plenty of antioxidants and healthy fats. Enjoy! Serves: 4 Ready in: 15 minutes· 1 large butternut squash· 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil· Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste· 2 cups finely...
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Fun & Healthy Recipes For BBQ Weekend

Are you planing a BBQ celebration? Whether you're hosting your own feast or contributing to a potluck party, I have got a few ideas that will slim down the festivities while still making your tummy and taste buds happy. From lean shrimp skewers to a skinny sangria, check out these...
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Yummy Low Carbs Zucchini Fritters

Zucchini fritters are a great use for leftover zucchini, and can be served with eggs at breakfast or with yogurt dill dip for a side dish. Ingredients 2 Zucchini's - grated 1/2 cup shredded cheddar (OR VEGAN, DAIRY FREE CHEESE) 1/4 cup shredded carrots 1 egg 1/4 cup coconut or...
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