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Why 5 Servings of Fruit & Veggies Aren’t Enough

Even if you're a proud consumer of five servings of fruits and vegetables daily, you're not getting enough, an extensive British study suggests. And steer clear of the canned stuff. University College…

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5 Green Foods You Should Be Eating

Yes, yes, we all know we should eat more greens. But, the regular rounds of broccoli, green beans, and lettuce can get rather tiresome. Instead, try these nutrient-dense green foods that are often ove…

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10 Most & Least Obese States in America

The 2013 Gallup-Healthways Well-being Index was released this week, unveiling the rates of obesity among adults within each of the 50 states for the recent year. According to their research, the natio…

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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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Shocking! The Unhealthiest Food Chains in America

Sure, McDonald's has the Big Mac -- and with jumbo fries and a large gulp of carbonated sugar it certainly isn't "healthy." But McDonald's doesn't even come close to earning the title of one of the un…

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How to Stop Judging Your Eating Habits

Ok, let's be honest - we're all a little masochistic at times when it comes to judging ourselves. When we're going through challenging experiences, we often make them worse by piling judgment on top o…

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One Simple Habit Change: 25 Pounds of Weight Loss

Chew more to weigh less. It really is that simple. Most weight-loss programs and experts focus on what you eat; few tell you to chew your food properly. They should. Research shows that chewing …

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Would You Eat Bugs?

Billions, yes billions, of people eat bugs--from crickets to locusts, worms to grubs. The Greeks and Romans harvestedbeetle larvae and cicadas; native Americans hunted crickets; termites are eaten i…

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Could a Vibrating Fork Prevent Overeating?

A lot of criticism has been lobbed at people in this country who eat too much, but rarely do we hear concerns for those who eat too quickly. Providing you are not under the age of 12, no one is really…

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Eating Disorders and Labeling Negative Thoughts

I recently read this article in Elephant Journal entitled "Confessions of a Food Restrictor." In the words of my beloved Oprah, it was an "Aha Moment" for me. The author, Anne Falkowski, explains her…

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