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Eating for Health

Fiber Can Help You Lose Weight, But Only a Specific Type

Fiber is a well known nutrient, but not well understood. Put simply, fiber refers to†carbohydrates that cannot be digested by humans. They are classified as either soluble or insoluble, depending on w…

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7 Sensational Miso Recipes

These seven simple soups, sauces and sides are a great way to start integrating miso and all its health benefits into your daily meals. These recipes use miso to create tangy salad dressings, warming …

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5 Good Reasons to Eat Your Oats

Turns out your grandmother was right, oatmeal really is good for you. In honor of National Oatmeal Day on October 29, Iíd like to point out some reasons why you should listen to her and eat your oats.…

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Depression-Busting Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo)

Well, I canít eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. -Oscar Wilde , ĒThe Importance…

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The Best Butter Beans With Couscous

Sometimes simple is best. The butter beans are tender and creamy and the couscous is fluffy and delicate, served side by side. Itís simple but oh, so good! Butter Beans: 2 1/2 cups small butter be…

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Is Avocado the Perfect Food?

Avocado is one of my favorite foods, so when I heard claims that it was "the perfect food," I wondered what that meant and whether it was really true. Is avocado the perfect food? Let's see what we ca…

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Winter Squash & Pear Soup with Sage

We got a beautiful Autumn Crown squash from our CSA recently. It looked like something out of an old Dutch masters still life and was almost too pretty to eat. I'd never tried this variety of winter s…

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Do You Eat Too Much Protein?

Proteins are†the building blocks of life. They're important for building muscle, helping our body repair injuries, and for basic functioning of our organs. But is there such a thing as eating too mu…

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Does Your Skin Need a Detox?

You really are what you eat. I would add that you are also what your skin eats. That's because most of what you slather on your skin will literally be absorbed directly into your bloodstream where it …

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How to Cook Smarter to Lose Pounds

Are you stuck in a†pantry pothole, buying the same ingredients week after week? Youíre not aloneómany of us load up our carts with foods weíre familiar with, simply because itís easier and faster than…

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It's getting so that we can't eat anything at all without threat of illness.