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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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10 Foods That Promote Brain Health

Who doesn’t want to become smarter? Who wants to look better or feel healthier? Many recent studies have shown how certain nutrients can positively affect the brain, specifically in areas of the brain…

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Are You Brave Enough to Take the Unprocessed Food Challenge?

If you are what you eat, when you eat cheese doodles or Skittles or drink a diet soda, what does that make you? While you're pondering that question, consider another: How long could you get along wit…

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Top 20 Weight Loss Friendly Foods on the Planet

Not all calories are created equal. Different foods go through different metabolic pathways in the body. They can have vastly different effects on hunger, hormones and how many calories we burn.…

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Nourishing, Comforting Porridge With Fruit & Nuts

Fight off the sniffles and give "comfort food" a new and healthy meaning with this wonderful, warm porridge—a luscious treat for a January evening. Current scientific evidence indicates that whole …

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Mushroom-Freekeh Casserole (Recipe)

This is comfort food at its finest -- and, perhaps, its healthiest. Keep warm this winter with a satisfying mushroom and freekeh casserole. Don't have freekeh? Don't worry! Try quinoa, brown rice or b…

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7 Whole Grains to Add to Your Diet

While many people steer clear of whole grains, they'd do well to give them a second look. The average person eats refined grain products like white flour and white rice and avoids whole grains like t…

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15 Healthy & Unique Whole Grain Breakfasts

  By now, you probably know all of the benefits of whole grains: a decreased risk of certain types of cancer, strokes, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, just to name a few. But are you really ge…

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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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7 Gold Medal Habits for a Longer & Healthier Life

If you're watching the Olympics, you're hearing lots of discussion about going for the gold and perfect 10s. But in life's Olympics, you only need seven for the gold. Below are seven points I've be…

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