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5 Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Fiber

Tweet Fiber is a very important part of your daily diet.  Eating fiber and fiber-rich foods has been linked to many health benefits. It helps keep you full and minimizes those frequent cravings/hunger occurrences. Not only does it help with weight loss and maintenance but fiber also helps control diabetes, reduces your risk for heart disease and also [...]

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6 Cancer Fighting Foods!

Tweet Cancer is a pretty scary subject. I had a close brush with cancer and I can vouch that it is an extremely scary thing. There is currently a TON of research on what causes, prevents and fights cancer, recently they’ve found the most promising ammunition to fight back — your diet.  Obviously since I’ve [...]

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Health Benefits of Corn + 8 Delicious Recipes!

Tweet It’s summer time and there is no better staple then corn on the cob at BBQs and outdoor parties. I’ve also recently expressed my love of popcorn, full of fiber and a delicious snack! I think most people don’t even realize that there are health benefits associated with corn. With the whole HFCS controversy [...]

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Afternoon Snack: Mixed Berries!

Tweet Eat more berries, your body will thank you — and so will your taste buds, berries are not only good for your health but they’re also delicious! Low in fat, carbs, and calories, but high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, these yummy nuggets of flavor not only contribute to overall health, but may [...]

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Foods That Make You Feel Good

Tweet And I don’t mean a gallon of ice cream after a breakup. I found this awesome article on Self.com by Leah McLaughlin talking about foods that can actually make your body feel good.  We often find comfort in the fatty, sugary or greasy foods but here’s a list of healthful, nutritional foods to munch on [...]

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Reasons to Eat More Almonds!

Tweet Today while I was eating my lunch time salad I realized that I’ve been eating sliced almonds every day for quite some time now. I started wondering if there was such thing as too many consecutive days of almonds, may sound silly, but you never know. I found that snacking on almonds every day [...]

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Reasons to Eat More Peaches!

Tweet I just had the juiciest, sweet-tart peach of the year! (so far ) It was amazing, seriously, I wasn’t expecting much and I got so much more! It wasn’t even my peach but a coworker of mine stopped off at a fruit stand on 55th and asked for a yellow & an orange — [...]

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Health Benefits of Drinking Tea & Where To Get Some in NYC!

Tweet Many of you are probably sipping over a hot cup of tea right now whether its black, green, ginger or chai (my fav is Tazo’s Passion tea, it’s hot pink!), there are lots of reasons to enjoy. These include but aren’t limited to the wonderful aroma of the various flavors, the hand warming quality [...]

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