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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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8 Foods to Avoid All Together

Tweet There are certain foods that you just know aren’t good for you, off the top of my head I’m thinking SPAM, Munchos chips, the Bloomin’ Onion from Outback, popcorn & pretzels from Yankees Stadium & a hot fudge sundae w/ all the fixings. Some are worse than others and most of those I listed […]

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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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8 Nuts That Are Crazy Good For You!

Tweet I always feel conflicted about nuts, I knew there were a bunch of health benefits (wasn’t really sure what they were) and I also knew they were higher in calories, so I was a little apprehensive to dig in to the nuts. The more I read the more I find that everyone should be […]

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Add a Little Fiber to Your Diet w/ Garlicky-Parmesan Popcorn!

Tweet If you’re having an issue with your diet where you ALWAYS feel hungry and are constantly looking for something else to munch on you probably need to eat more fiber. Fiber keeps you feeling full for longer periods of time. So if you’re trying to cut out some calories you may want to add […]

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13 Most Powerful Superfoods

Tweet I’ve heard the word “superfood” thrown around so much I honestly don’t even know what it means. Seems like every fruit & vegetable is a superfood. According to Wikipedia a superfood is “a term sometimes used to describe food with high phytonutrient content that may confer health benefits as a result.” If you put […]

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Eat More Citrus – Plus a Candied Orange Peel Afternoon Snack!

Tweet I’ve always heard really great things about citrus fruits and I’m sure you all have also but I started wondering, what’s really true from all the gossip? Is it true that you should eat 1/2 a grapefruit before each meal to help burn calories? (that’s one I’m sure we’ve all heard) So I started […]

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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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