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3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but don’t get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…

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7 of the Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat. But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. Su…

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4 Eating Styles That Lead to Weight Gain – Which One Are You?

We've been told to eat less, eat healthier, strip more fat from our diet--all are roads to nowhere. It's time to consider a bigger dietary picture. We'd like to introduce you to four women who walk…

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Which Foods to Eat & Avoid to Prevent Late-Age Vision Loss

So, you are hit by a post-lunch sugar craving. Which of these are you more likely to choose? ...Be honest.   OR If you chose the orange slices, you could safely skip this post. But if ri…

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Guess What…Carbs Trigger Food Cravings

If you look at much of the literature about dieting, you might be led to believe that a calorie is a calorie, no matter where it comes from. This sort of logic has brought people to diet consuming not…

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What’s Your Carbohydrate IQ? (Quiz)

Although it's like trying to remember what the world was like back when everyone had to dial the telephone, there really was a time when the average Joe didn't know exactly what a carbohydrate was. …

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Improve Your Digestion To Lose Weight

Do you feel bloated or tired at the end of a meal? This may be the result of a conflict in your digestive system. Our foods should agree with each other, rather than be in conflict. You may find…

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For Clearer Thinking, Avoid Grains

Photo Courtesy Of:  Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock Grains should represent a small part of your diet, regardless of your age. I personally seek to avoid most grains, except rice. But if you're going …

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Weight Gain: It’s Really Not About the Calories

Photo Courtesy Of:  iStockphoto/Thinkstock Gary Taubes is a prominent scientific journalist and author of several books, two of which delve into the fallacies of conventional wisdom with respect to…

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Smart Carbs vs. Dumb Carbs

Which Carbohydrates are Winning in Your Life? Finally! It seems like the low-carb wave is declining as people are starting to realize that it's about "smart carbs," not "no carbs"! Smart Ca…

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