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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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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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It’s Melon Season – Why You Should Eat Up! Plus Fruit Kabobs & Fluffy Dip

Tweet Not too long ago I mentioned my love of watermelon but I’m also a huge fan of cantaloupe & honeydews. I love when they’re sweet & overly juicy, they’re perfect snacks for those on a diet & even for those who aren’t! Melons provide a good source of potassium and vitamin C.  Like many other fruits, they […]

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Eat More Raspberries – Plus a Glowing Raspberry Facial!

Tweet Raspberries are a healthy, delicious addition to your diet. This fruit is loaded with vitamins, antioxidants and fiber. They’re also a great snack fresh, all by themselves. Have you seen the Golden Raspberries popping up in your local grocery stores? You have to try them! They’re creamier & sweeter with a more mild flavor than the […]

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The New Sonoma Diet – De-Stress & Slim Down

Tweet It’s been a while since I talked about a diet but I’ve actually never heard of this one and here we are already on a “New” version of it. On the Sonoma Diet website they claim 10 days for a trimmer waist & more energy. And you get to drink wine? Sounds pretty good […]

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8 Supermarket Staples w/ Amazing Health Benefits!

Tweet Some call fruits boring…I think they’re crazy! I love fruit, I’m trying to think of a fruit that I genuinely do not like and I can’t think of one, that’s how good they are! So forget exotic, pricey produce: These supermarket staples can help lower your cancer risk, drive down your cholesterol, blast body […]

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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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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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Delicious, Nutritious Beer??

Tweet Beer and nutrition? You don’t usually see those two words together, but perhaps beer is a bit misunderstood. It may actually be good for you when consumed in very moderate amounts. It is made with some very healthy ingredients. Those ingredients are hops, brewer’s yeast, barley and malt.  A decade’s worth of health research […]

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Provocateur NYC Serves up Drinks that Clears Minds & Skin!

Tweet Or so I’m hearing. A buzz and a more beautiful complexion? This is the promise of a new line of cocktails at Provacateur, an upscale nightclub in the Meat Packing District (18 9th Ave to be exact).  The New York Times tried out a few of Provocateur’s skin-enhancing liquors, such as Watermelon Kiss (with tequila and […]

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