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These Heart Healthy Foods May Surprise You

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You’ve probably heard “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well, as it turns out, that old saying has some truth to it! The antioxidants in apples help to reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and increase HDL (good) cholesterol. ...

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10 Incredible Foods And Recipes For Boosting Brain Health

Plate full of brain-healthy foods

The relationship between the brain and the body is an astounding one. The foods we use to fuel our bodies also fuel our brain. The brain in turn, ensures the body is functioning as well as possible. It is a ...

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These Fermented Foods Improve Health and Blood Sugar

glass bowls containing fermented foods

Fermented foods – they are becoming more common in the U.S. as recipe ingredients, and as health foods. What does it mean to ferment a food? The process of fermentation occurs when sugars are converted into alcohol or organic acids ...

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Plan Your Meals to Benefit Your Waistline and Your Wallet

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According to WebMD, who was quoting Benjamin Franklin, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” In that particular instance, the article is discussing strategies for more healthful eating habits. However, planning your meals doesn’t just help you get fit, ...

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Eating Healthy is Expensive – Or is it?

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“Eating healthy is too expensive.” Sound familiar? It is true that higher quality often comes along with a higher price tag, but there are ways to enjoy healthy, delicious foods while keeping on budget. Start by planning your meals. It ...

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Top 10 Vitamins & Minerals for Lower Blood Sugar

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You may take a vitamin supplement every day in an attempt to better your health, but do you know why those vitamins and minerals are so important? Some even help combat high blood sugar and can help improve not only ...

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