Diet and Weight Loss

Making Greens The Main Event: Why Leafy Greens Matter to Your Health
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Making Greens The Main Event: Why Leafy Greens Matter to Your Health

“Eat more greens” is a phrase we’ve all come to know fairly well. It’s a saying that has been repeated throughout many people’s childhoods, by doctors and other healthcare professionals. Yet many of us still struggle with incorporating green vegetables into our diets, despite the many positive health benefits. Many […]

The Five Myths About Carbohydrates and Your Diet
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The Five Myths About Carbohydrates and Your Diet

It seems that carbohydrates are the new evil food item. It used to be that fat was the nutritional villain in our lives. This led to the “fat-free” food craze that ironically has made so many people fat. In place of fat, sugar, MSG and other fat building chemicals were […]

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11 Key Considerations for Prize-Driven Diet Programs

What you MUST ponder before partaking in a ‘dieting for dollars’ program Let’s face it, sometimes our love for food and beverages gets the best of us, widening our waistlines beyond that which is comfortable–or healthy. Since research has proven financial incentives and penalties (“carrots and sticks”) to be highly […]

10 Ways To Get Your Daily Protein Through Plants
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10 Ways To Get Your Daily Protein Through Plants

Getting enough protein is essential to a healthy and balanced diet, but also plays a key role in how our bodies function. Our bodies need protein to make all the muscle, connective tissue and blood in our bodies, regulate our hormones and provide us with amino acids, which are otherwise […]