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Shopping for Cereal? Take These Healthy Tips Along

It's a great standard way to start your day, but make sure you pick your cereal with care so you can reap all its tremendous health benefits. Here are some of the fabulous health benefits a good ce…

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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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7 Not-So-Healthy ‘Health’ Foods

Many people believe the best way to start the day is with a bowl of cereal, whole wheat toast with margarine and a glass of OJ. But many foods considered "healthy" are exactly the opposite. I agree…

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5 Easy & Healthy Upgrades for Your Salads

Bored with your regular platter of lettuce, tomato and cucumber? How about adding more color, texture, flavor and nutrition value to your salads with these simple additions: Brown rice: Toss in ¼ t…

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7 Super Reasons to Love Almond Butter

What is almond butter? It’s just almonds, blended in a food processor. Add a little honey and sea salt for taste, and you have a spoonful of heaven, that’s also really good for you! In my opinion, …

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Top 40 Whole Food Sources of Fiber

Getting enough fiber in your diet is critical to great health—not just healthy bowels.  More and more research shows that your intestinal health determines the amount of inflammation in your body, pla…

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10 Tasty Ways to Eat More Fiber

Although whole wheat pasta and brown rice are great sources of fiber, they are, frankly, an acquired taste. If you don't enjoy them, here are some great options for you to get your daily quota of fibe…

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What’s Your Fiber IQ? (Quiz!)

  Though fiber is an integral component of a healthy diet, plenty of us are totally confused about what it is, why we need it and how we get it. So how much do you know about fiber? Test your …

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What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You: 9 Signs You Shouldn’t Ignore

The body is a magnificent machine. When things go awry, it generally doesn't just shut down without warning, like an incandescent light bulb popping its filament. Instead it sends us little signals …

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How to Eat More Fiber at Every Meal

There’s one ingredient that should be part of every meal. There’s no need to make a trip to a special store to find it: Nature has already thoughtfully prepackaged it in a cornucopia of vegetables, le…

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