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The Pegan Diet: Is It The Ideal Diet?

The problem with most diets is that there is a proper way to do it and a cheaterís way to do it. Take being a vegan, for example. You could easily be a vegan by eating only Jif peanut butter and jelly…

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How to Make Beans and Grains More Digestible

Beans and grains can be the culprits behind intestinal gas and bloating, but proper preparation will enhance their digestibility and bypass the unpleasant after-effects. The health benefits of bean…

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3 Grains You Should Try if You Love Quinoa

Quinoa is a terrific, nutritionally-packed gluten-free grain, but donít get boxed in. There are a variety of delicious gluten-free grains out there in all colors, shapes and sizes. If you enjoy quinoa…

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7 of the Healthiest Carbs You Can Eat

For a few decades now, carbohydrates have been considered by many to be the be-all-end-all of worst types of foods to eat. But, not so fast; carbs are an essential building block of a healthy diet. Su…

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22 Delicious High-Fiber Foods

Fiber is incredibly important. It escapes digestion in the stomach and ends up reaching the gut. There, it feeds the friendly gut bacteria, leading to all sorts of health benefits (1, 2). Fiber also p…

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7 Great Flours for Gluten-Free Baking

Amaranth flour has a unique and earthy flavor and is high in fiber and protein. It is neither a grain or a grass but is actually a plant that is related to spinach and Swiss chard. The plant produces …

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7 Coffee Substitutes That Will Help You Kick the Caffeine Habit

I remember my first caffeine withdrawal. After a week straight of binging on Pepsi during spring break, I came home and went straight into cold turkey mode. My teenage body wasn't ready to handle the …

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11 Grain-Free Vegan Food Ideas

One of the complaints I hear a lot about a vegan diet is that it relies too heavily on grains or on carbs. While vegan foods can be very rich in grains, there are lots of yummy grain-free vegan foods …

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Bengali Breakfast Grains

Warm up on winter mornings with this healthy oatmeal. Throwing oats in the microwave is great and all, but sometimes spicing your oats up with fennel, spices and a few extra flavorful bonuses leaves y…

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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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