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Should You Eat Three Big Meals Or Many Mini Meals?

The answer might come as a surprise: eating three big ones a day might help you lose more weight than 'grazing' all day—this is what new research seems to suggest. In a study, Researchers from Purd…

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Why You Should Eat More Purple Fruits and Vegetables

A basked filled with luscious blue or dark red fruit and vegetables does much more than look good in still life paintings or on your kitchen counter. It contains a wealth of incredible health benefits…

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Kaleidoscope Quinoa

Super colorful, very healthy, tasty and moist! 2 cups black beans, canned, drained and rinsed 1 cup red quinoa, rinsed 6 green onions, thinly sliced ¼ cup red onion, minced 1 orange bell pepper…

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Is Your Skin Dry or Dehydrated?

Skin is generally classified as being dry, oily or combination. We don't often think about it, but there is a difference between dry and dehydrated skin: dry skin lacks oil, while dehydrated skin l…

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Why I Will Never Buy Peanut Butter Again

I love peanut butter. Over the years, I have bought countless jars of it—whether smooth or chunky, it’s totally yummy. Besides, it is packed with powerful health benefits: protein, vitamins, antiox…

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What Happens When You Eat Too Fast?

Consider the common phrases we use for eating a rushed meal: "wolfing down," "shoveling," "gobbling" and such. Each of these seems to imply that a meal is an inconvenience. We need to finish eating in…

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Delightful Black Beans with Veggie Topping

Very simple but very flavorful, this dish adds beautiful color and nice texture to creamy beans. Beans: 2 cups black beans, dried water 2 tablespoons Earth Balance 1 ½ teaspoons sea salt 1 tea…

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10 Diet Tips to Keep Your Arteries Clean

A small amount of thickening and loss of elasticity in the arteries is a natural part of aging, but if we regularly eat fatty foods and fail to exercise, the arteries start narrowing dangerously. They…

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6 Surprising Ways to Control Your Hunger

We all know that getting enough sleep, drinking enough water, and getting plenty of exercise are the gold standards when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and body weight. But sometimes, no …

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Black Bean and Butternut Quinoa

This dish is as colorful as it is delicious. The subtle sweetness of the squash is a perfect complement to the black beans and quinoa. Not only is it moist and flavorful, but quinoa provides all eig…

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