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‘Cool As A Cucumber’ – Health Benefits Of This Refreshing Veggie

Glasses filled with cucumber infused water

The common cucumber… turns out to not be so common when it comes to health benefits. From soothing the skin, to providing cardiovascular and antioxidant boosts, even reducing risk for certain cancers – this versatile vegetable has quite the résumé! ...

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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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Meals vs. Snacks – The Difference Can Have A Powerful Effect

Variety of snacks on wooden table

Meals vs. snacks – do you view them differently? Is a “snack food” more likely to be something that spikes your blood sugar? Do you try harder to make better choices for “meals” or are they an excuse to enjoy ...

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The Effects Of Unhealthy Snacking On Health And Blood Sugar

woman eating chips covering her face

Everyone loves snack foods! They’re convenient, inexpensive, and everything our food cravings are made of. However, these foods are usually highly processed, and often contain far too many calories, unhealthy fat, sugars, and sodium. These foods also tend to have ...

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Snooze Food – Eat This, Sleep Better

Smiling woman sleeping in bed

If you are experiencing trouble sleeping, you’ve probably tried several remedies in an attempt to get some better quality zzz’s. Have you ever considered that there are foods in your kitchen that could help? It’s true! The nutrients in some ...

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Stay Cool This Summer With These Hydrating Foods

glasses of water with cucumber and mint

Cucumber contains the highest water content of any solid food – 96.7% in fact! Delicious in salads, sliced for dipping in hummus or pesto, or pureed with yogurt, ice cubes, and a touch of mint for a cool summer soup! ...

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Food Cravings – Why Do We Get Them & How Can We Beat Them?

Man eating a doughnut

Food cravings originate in the parts of the brain that manage feelings of pleasure and reward. There are a few different potential causes for a food craving to be triggered. The first is an imbalance of hormones, like serotonin or ...

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The Summer Superfoods You Won’t Want To Miss!

greek yogurt popsicles with fresh berries

Summer is here! As the weather heats up, you can cool down with a variety of fresh, healthy super foods: AVOCADOS Avocados are packed with delicious fats which have anti-inflammatory properties. These fats, along with the Vitamin E in avocados, ...

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Pepperoni Chips

  The kids big and small love these bites of flavor.   Use them as chips for dips, with a slice of cheese or on their own  to satisfy your salty pleasure. While I have seen several recipes floating around ...

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Cheese Board

Cheese boards do not have to be heavy on the crackers.  Get creative and find a different way to to get the texture and flavors you want.  You eat with your eyes first so make it appealing. Serve 2-3 types ...

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