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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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The Truth About Sugar

Tweet There is one thing that a girl just can’t live without, and that’s sugar. It’s our go to food (although I also go to salt ). I’ve read some pretty terrible things about how sugar ages you and causes high blood pressure but then on the opposite spectrum I’ve read that those who eat [...]

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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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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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Afternoon Snack: Eat More Cherries!

Tweet Yep, that’s it, just cherries. All by themselves cherries are a delicious, sweet treat. Many of the health benefits of cherries are related to the natural chemical that gives them their rich, red color. I just picked up a bag the other day and I cannot stop eating them! Bing cherries, in particular, are firm [...]

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Reasons to Eat More Watermelon! Plus Watermelon Lemonade & Granita!

Tweet I absolutely love watermelon. I can eat it at every meal, especially when it’s in season, the flavors burst in your mouth, it’s sweet, juicy, and thirst quenching. Besides filling you up with water (a well proven weight-loss strategy), watermelon is so rich in vitamins and minerals that some say it should be stored [...]

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