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Are Your Nut Butter Cravings Out of Control?

Too many times have I cracked open a half-full jar of almond butter, spoon firmly in hand, with the heroic intention of taking one small spoonful, only to spot my feet through the bottom glass mere mi…

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Can a Big Breakfast Save You From Major Disease?

A recent study done by researchers at Tel Aviv University says "Yes." And that's not all. The study also found that eating a high calorie breakfast can protect you from more than half a dozen serious …

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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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5 Food Habits That Age You

If the only edible indiscretions you worry about are those that make you gain weight, you may have your priorities mixed up. It turns out that the worst dietary demons, including many sugary, fatt…

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7 Biggest Diet Myths (Slideshow)

  When it comes to dieting, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. Is low-carb the way to go? Should I only eat during certain hours? Should I cut out this or that? Sometimes it seems like t…

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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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Are You A Carboholic? How To Break the Addiction

By Monica Wilcox Excuse me, are you going to eat your dinner roll? This was the running topic of dinner conversation during my college years. Not, “Have you studied up on Pavlov’s theory?” or “H…

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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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