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The 6 Most Filling Vegetables, According To Nutritionists

Veggies may be good for us, but there’s a reason people joke about “rabbit food” when dining on salad after salad. Those low-cal crusaders can leave you feeling empty if you aren’t loading up on a full spectrum of them. “People tend to lump all vegetables together,” says Simona Hradil, R.D., a sports dietician at … Continue Reading

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Low-Fat Eating Vs. Weight Gain

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A study published on (June 6) reported that men and women in a study who followed a high-fat, Mediterranean diet that was rich in either olive oil or nuts lost more weight and reduced their waist circumference more than the people in the study who were simply instructed to reduce their fat intake. What does that mean? Are there molecules that make … Continue Reading

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Eat Healthy on a Budget!

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19 Clever Ways to Eat Healthy on a Tight Budget Healthy food can be expensive. Therefore, it can be difficult to eat well when you’re on a tight budget. However, there are many ways to save money and still eat whole, single-ingredient foods. Here are 19 clever tips that can help you eat healthy on a budget. 1. … Continue Reading

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Can Your Morning Coffee Slow Down Aging?

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To the age-old question “Is coffee bad for you?”, researchers are in more agreement than ever that the answer is a resounding “no.” A new study published in the journal Nature Medicine found that older people with low levels of inflammation — which drives many, if not most, major diseases — had something surprising in common: they … Continue Reading

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Staying Well-Hydrated

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Year Around Hydration From the hot, sultry days of summer to the bone-chilling days of winter, your body needs water to maintain its normal temperature. Staying well-hydrated is important no matter what the weather. Extreme temperatures act more quickly to dehydrate the body, making it important to drink water-based beverages even though you may not … Continue Reading

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Performance Food

Certain foods can actually help you get the things you want: a good night’s sleep, a big raise, a long-awaited pregnancy, and more. Read on to find out what to eat to gear up for life’s little (and big) challenges. Battling the sniffles Best to eat: Warm fluids, plus garlic Why: Liquids help by thinning … Continue Reading

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The Expanding Waistline

Who is to Blame? According to the CDC, obesity is now the #1 health threat in the United States. The epidemic now affects more than 60 percent of Americans. Restaurant industry experts said that consumers have a personal responsibility for the foods they select to eat while dining out. The also said most menus now … Continue Reading

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Recipe: Cooking a Healthy Turkey

Roasted Turkey with Balsamic Brown Sugar Sauce Dietitian’s Tip Instead of adding fat during cooking and serving the turkey covered with gravy, this roasted bird is complemented with a refreshing, aged Italian vinegar-brown sugar sauce. Serves 10 Ingredients 1 whole turkey (about 15 pounds), thawed 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 springs of fresh rosemary 3 … Continue Reading

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Fruit for Healthy Living

As anyone with diabetes knows, eating lots of fruit can raise your blood sugar levels. The sweet taste is a reward that often encourages us to eat more. We are encouraged to have at least four servings each day, not including juice, and most fruits will be converted into blood sugar. Knowing the right amount … Continue Reading

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Fruits + Vegetables = Weight Management

Fruits and vegetables are part of a healthy eating plan. There are many different ways to lose or maintain a healthy weight. Using more fruits and vegetables along with whole grains and lean meats, nuts, and beans is a sage and healthy one. In addition, diets rich in fruits and vegetables may reduce the risk … Continue Reading

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