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Protein-Packed Lentil Pancakes In Ten Minutes

In my home, we often make lentil-rice pancakes called adai. These are very popular in the South of India, easy to dish up and a treat to taste. The only time-consuming part of the preparation is the s…

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How Important is Protein?

Calories, calories, calories. This is a concept we all know far too well, especially when trying to lose weight. Our cultural obsession with cutting and counting calories makes it seem controlling …

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7 Biggest Diet Myths (Slideshow)

  When it comes to dieting, it's hard to separate fact from fiction. Is low-carb the way to go? Should I only eat during certain hours? Should I cut out this or that? Sometimes it seems like t…

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What’s Your Carbohydrate IQ? (Quiz)

Although it's like trying to remember what the world was like back when everyone had to dial the telephone, there really was a time when the average Joe didn't know exactly what a carbohydrate was. …

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10 Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

If you throw away the seeds when you carve your next pumpkin you might want to reconsider, particularly after trying freshly roasted seeds. But they donít just taste great, these seeds support superb …

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Improve Your Digestion To Lose Weight

Do you feel bloated or tired at the end of a meal? This may be the result of a conflict in your digestive system. Our foods should agree with each other, rather than be in conflict. You may find…

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Vegetarians Don’t Get Enough Protein: Myth or Fact?

Vegetarians often hear from their flesh-eating friends that they're not getting enough protein. Guess what, even average vegetarians may eat TOO much protein. Another nutrition myth busted!…

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10 Health Benefits of Peas

Written by Randy Fritz, co-creator with Diana Herrington at Real Food For Life. Many people think peas are just a poor man's meat or a cheap restaurant side dish that puts 'green' on your plate. …

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Secret to Youth: Elderly Bees?

Could observations of bee behavior help us develop new, non-drug treatments for age-related dementia? A new study from Arizona State University, published in the journal Experimental Gerontology, s…

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Rice & Beans: Perfect Protein or Myth?

Last month Sean Hannity, conservative FOX TV personality, made an interesting comment about the state of hunger and nutrition in the United States. The context was Hannity defending prompts from a cal…

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