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Candied Pomelo Peel

Tweet During one of my large grocery purchases from Fresh Direct I stumbled upon a Pomelo, I wasn’t sure what it was so of course I bought it. Come to find out when my groceries were delivered that a Pomelo is a GIGANTOR grapefruit. Well at least mine was. Seriously, biggest.grapefruit.ev-er. And it was mostly […]

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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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Foods that Fight Cellulite

Tweet Good morning all! This post came about just a couple minutes ago when I was looking through one of my Get Fit emails from Self.com. I was looking over their website and I saw a “shopping list” for Cellulite-fighting foods and of course I clicked on it. What girl wouldn’t? Apparently not all foods […]

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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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The Trick to Good Nutrition: Eating the Rainbow!

Tweet My mom always said we had to have colors on our plate, meaning a green, a starch, an orange or red & whatever protein went along with it. Turns out she was giving us a round of nutrition! One of the simplest tricks to good nutrition is to eat a variety of colors. Here’s […]

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May 11th is Eat What You Want Day!!

Tweet Yes really. I know, I haven’t heard of it either, but according to many many websites today you get to eat & drink what you want. So what will you eat today? Let’s start with breakfast… Eat What You Want Day is definitely not a day for diets.  It is one single, solitary day […]

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