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Can’t Eat One More Boring Salad? Mix Things Up!

Vietnamese salad with shrimp

Ah, the salad. Perhaps the single food most associated with ‘eating healthy’ or ‘being on a diet.’ (Also known by many enthusiastic carnivores as an instrument of culinary torture.) While it’s true that salads can be healthful, there is absolutely ...

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Is Unhealthy Snacking Sabotaging Your Diet?

Woman lying on couch eating chips

It’s 2019 and you’re ready for better health. You’ve been putting time and effort into your diet. Grocery shopping for healthy foods, cooking more at home, and eating out less. Great job! A word of warning – if you aren’t ...

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Junk Food Withdrawal – How Our Bodies React When We Quit Sugar

Woman has a headache, not feeling well

Experiencing withdrawal symptoms after quitting certain foods may sound ridiculously dramatic, but it’s all too true. Research has found that after reducing intake of highly processed foods, individuals experienced mood swings, anxiety, headaches, poor quality sleep, and cravings. These symptoms ...

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Healthier Food – Larger Portions

Plate of grilled chicken and roasted vegetables

Science has confirmed that when humans are presented with more food, we consume more food. This phenomenon has been dubbed by some as the ‘portion size effect.’ Believe it or not, when portion sizes are doubled, individuals consume an average ...

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Frozen Fish – Does It Deserve A Place On Your Plate?

Grilled salmon filets

Think frozen foods are second best? It is true that most freezer meals are packed with sodium and frozen desserts are off-limits for diabetics. But believe it or not, there is a frozen food that can actually help manage diabetes… ...

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Food Labels De-Coded – Which Words Really Matter?

Nutrition label

There are seemingly endless descriptors starting to pop up on the labels of our favorite foods. Some supermarkets are even creating entirely new sections in their stores which are fully dedicated to some of these labels. Let’s first define each ...

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How Your Brain May Be Controlling Your Diet

Illustration of two brains-one filled with healthy foods, the other with junk foods

Did you know your brain plays a large role in controlling your diet? It’s true! Everyone has a certain weight and level of body fat that the brain deems “comfortable” in order to keep the body safe and protected from ...

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Give These Diabetes-Fighting Foods A Place On Your Plate!

Glass of Greek Yogurt with Blueberries

What if you could be confident that the foods you eat would lower your blood sugar instead of raising it? You can be… as long as you choose the right foods. Next to the fresh vegetables, lean protein, and healthy ...

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The Mediterranean Diet Improves Gut Health

Roasted Mediterranean vegetables

You’ve probably heard of the Mediterranean Diet, and the incredible impact it can have on health. It started when scientists wanted to find out why death from cardiovascular diseases (the number one cause of death in the U.S.) is significantly ...

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Try This Simple Trick To Prevent Over-Eating

Man with stomach pain after eating too much

Believe it or not, a study conducted at the Cornell Food and Brand Lab found that spending time in a cluttered, chaotic kitchen can cause people to consume more calories. Who could’ve ever imagined? A clean kitchen could be a ...

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