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The Secret to Finding Your Perfect Energy Bar

Whether you’re an athlete, a parent on the run, or just trying to get through a long day at the office, most people pack an energy bar now and then. But, not all energy bars are created equal. Some ar…

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This May Cause More Obesity Than Sugar

Think all unsaturated fatty acids are healthy? Think again. A recent study has shed new light on how the body reacts to soybean oil, and it isn’t pretty. In this study conducted by scientists of th…

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Superfood Date & Chia Energy Bites

Energy bars are expensive and often loaded with excess sugar. If you are active, or have a gaggle of active kids that need a quick and easy energy boost, it may be a good idea to make homemade energy …

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Rice and Lentil Pancakes: A Light South Indian Breakfast

This is a hot favorite from South India, a place where rice and lentils play a starring role in a staggering variety of pancakes and dumplings. Typically, the thickish pancake called, Uthappam (pronou…

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5 Incredibly Healthy Foods That Taste Like Ice Cream

Summer is finally here, and nothing beats the heat quite like a fresh scoop of ice cream. But, if you are lactose intolerant or trying to abide by a healthier lifestyle, a churned mash of refined suga…

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8 Best Foods After Drinking Too Much

Too heavy on the booze last night? While some people swear by some spiked coffee and a greasy diner breakfast, there are actually healthy foods that can help you overcome a hangover faster. The next t…

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Is Coconut Sugar Any Better Than Table Sugar?

Coconut sugar is an alternative sweetener that is richly flavorful. Along with local Hawaii honey, it's one of my favorite indulgences. Many coconut sugar companies claim it's one of the "healthiest" …

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5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier

You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True; it’s a treat, a splurge, an immutable indulgence. However, healthier doesn’t necessarily mean lower in fat or cal…

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11 Healthy Soups for Fall

It’s fall, y’all. You know what that means: soup season is upon us! (Didn’t you hear? It’s a real season). To celebrate, we’ve rounded up some of the best healthy soup recipes from around the web, per…

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How Healthy is Coconut, Really?

Coconut is a superstar in the healthy food world, but does it deserve its status as a superfood? Maybe not. A couple of recent pieces about coconut water were the first inklings that coconut might…

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