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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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Basil Baby! Fresh Ways To Use The Healthy, Delicious Herb This Summer

Basil pesto hummus

Summer is here and that means it is time to prepare our palettes for the herby deliciousness that is fresh basil! From pesto dip to cocktails, basil is not only versatile, it is fantastic for your health – even helping ...

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Healthy Grilling Made Simple For Summer

Family having fun grilling outside together

Summer is here! That means it’s time for a good ole’ backyard barbecue. Gather friends and family, and get the grill ready! Before we get-to-grilling however, there are a few considerations to be made to ensure we aren’t compromising health ...

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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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These Habits Could Help You Live An Extra 10 Years

Happy senior couple having fun together outside

It’s true, you can help extend your life by practicing just a few habits – not smoking, maintaining a healthy weight, enjoying a balanced diet, and getting your exercise. Hopefully, these are existing habits for you. If not, after learning ...

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What Makes Certain Foods So Addictive?

3 colorful bowls of ice cream

Everyone has certain foods that they absolutely love. What happens with that love for a food turns into a dependency? Is food addiction possible, and if so what makes certain foods more addictive than others? Research is finding that not ...

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Unexpected Protein Sources – Eat More Nuts & Seeds

Selection of nuts and seeds in wooden bowls

Including enough protein in our diets can be a struggle, especially as we get older. Most of us rely on meats like chicken and beef as our main sources of protein. While it’s true that there is nothing wrong with ...

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What Happens When Your “Low-Carb” Diet… Isn’t?

whole wheat pasta noodles with veggies and cheese

So, you think you’re eating a low-carb/low-sugar diet? You may be surprised to learn that you are likely consuming far more carbohydrates and sugars than you think you are. Now, not all sugars are created equal. For example, natural sugars, ...

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Feeling Down? These Foods & Recipes Can Boost Your Mood!

Piece of dark chocolate with nuts

Does eating make you happy? For most of us, the answer is a resounding “Yes!” Most of the time, the level of happiness we derive from our meal depends on what we are eating. Believe it or not, there are ...

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