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How To Make The Perfect Salad – In A Jar!

Mason jar salads are everywhere on the internet… and now it’s time to put them in your own refrigerator! Your mason jars need to be wide-mouthed with tight-fitting lids in order to keep your salad fresh. For an entrée salad, ...

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The Journey Of The Avocado To Super-Food Stardom

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Avocados are a shining example of an ancient superfood. The avocado is thought to have been named by the Aztecs. Their word for testicle, “ahuacatl” is quite similar to the word “avocado” and it is believed that the shape of ...

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Plagued By Night-Time Snack Cravings? Here’s Why

midnight snack from the fridge

New research by the John Hopkins School of Medicine found that people are more likely to overeat in the evening hours than at any other time of the day – especially when we’re feeling stressed. The study focused on two ...

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Who You Dine With May Affect How Much You Eat!

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An interesting thought to ponder, isn’t it? The idea that your dining companions could affect how much you eat. It’s true! New research has found that dining with someone who is overeating makes you more likely to overeat. For example, ...

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To Improve Diabetes This Year, Cook More Meals At Home In 2018

Three generations cooking together at home

Planning and preparing meals at home can do true wonders for your health in 2018. By eliminating fast food, pre-packaged, and frozen meals, you will drastically reduce your intake of sugar, salt, and preservatives. There is not a single part ...

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You’ve Heard The Words “Eating Clean” – But What Does That Mean?

Fresh vegetable appetizer

“Clean-eating” means eating foods in as close to their natural form as possible. Processed foods found in boxes and bags are out. Vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood, and healthy fats are in. Let’s start with the two most obvious food groups ...

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Fiber Lowers Blood Sugar – But Are You Eating Enough?

Selection of foods high in fiber

Fiber serves many purposes for the body. It helps to regulate blood sugar, it prevents the absorption of cholesterol, and promotes gut health and regularity. All of these benefits are especially helpful for individuals with diabetes as it is crucial ...

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Top 10 Habits That Improve Health & Blood Sugar

Woman checking her blood sugar

It seems there are endless instructions and rules once you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes. Here are the top 10 ways you can improve your blood sugar, and overall health, on a daily basis. Start the day off right Breakfast is ...

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Say Cheese – Daily Dairy Can Help Protect Your Heart!

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Say cheese! Science has linked consumption of the delicious dairy delight to a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. In this analysis of 15 different research studies, individuals who regularly consumed cheese were nearly 20% less likely to develop cardiovascular disease, ...

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Research Links Drinking Coffee To A Longer Life

Senior woman drinking coffee with grand-daughter

Drinking coffee can lengthen your life! Is that the best news you’ve heard today? New research has found that drinking coffee lowers risk of death and development of heart disease. In the study, the largest reduction in relative risk of death ...

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