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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

Avocado halved and sliced

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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Net Carbs – How Are They Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

Superfood sandwich

Let’s talk about carbs, baby! We know that not all carbs are created equal. We’ve got simple/refined carbs, we’ve got complex carbs, and … we have net carbs. You may have heard them called “digestible carbs.” This refers to a ...

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Who You Dine With May Affect How Much You Eat!

Friends eating together

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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Want To Conquer Your Cravings? Add A Little Spice!

Whole red chili peppers and tricolor peppercorns

Ah, food cravings. We all get them, we all try to ignore them, and we’ve all given in a time or two. Did you know that food cravings originate in the parts of the brain that manage feelings of pleasure ...

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Say Cheese – Daily Dairy Can Help Protect Your Heart!

Selection of cheeses on wooden board

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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How Is Cold Weather Affecting Your Blood Sugar?

Woman scraping snow off of her car

Could a change in the weather make an impact on your blood sugar? Believe it or not, it can… and it does! Cold winter weather brings special considerations for blood sugar that we simply don’t have to worry about in ...

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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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Make Healthier & Tastier Meals With These Herbs & Spices

Fresh and dried herbs and spices

Salt and pepper… the classic seasonings we add to nearly every meal. But what about the hundreds of herbs and spices just waiting to tantalize your tastebuds? Adding herbs and spices to dishes not only increases flavor, but could make ...

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