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Fight Hunger: Support Family Farmers For World Food Day

October 16 is World Food Day, created in 1945 by the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization with the goal of ending hunger. World Food Day is a day of action against hunger. On October …

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4 Signs You Are Not Eating Enough Fiber

The average American gets less than 15 grams of fiber per day -- not even 40% of the recommended amount, 40 grams. Unfortunately, foods stripped of their fiber abound around us -- such as white flour,…

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1 in 7 Americans Don’t Have Enough to Eat

"What if you had to choose between food and gas for your car? Between food and medical care? Between food and the roof over your head? What would you choose?" These are the questions Feeding Americ…

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No, You Won’t Have to Resort to Eating Insects in the Future

Doesn't it seem like lately every single food-related website is bombarding you with hideous images of piles of crickets or worms being touted as "the food of the future?"Blech. Eating insects doesn…

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The Incredible Way Your Mind Affects Your Metabolism

Get this -- the nutrition labels on your packaged foods may be more powerful than you are aware. Sure, they provide some sort of transparency to processed foods -- clarifying how much fat, carbohydrat…

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Millions of Older Americans Have This Serious Hunger Problem

Millions of seniors are at an increased risk for developing serious physical and mental health issues because they don't have ready access to nutritious food, according to a recently-released report b…

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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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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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6 Foods That Make You Hungrier

It doesn't matter how much you fill up on certain foods, you never seem to feel satiated. I’ve learned over the years that whole foods fill you up and processed, junk foods can bring on the pangs of…

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Beyonce Says: ‘Miss a Meal’

Beyonce is asking you to skip a meal, but it's not the latest fad or celebrity weight-loss scheme. It's a plea to help feed the hungry in America. Tina Knowles and daughters Beyonce and Solange are…

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Not a fan of the taste of any sugar substitutes including stevia. I just do the Worth It diet as a …