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Holiday Wellness

This time of year can be a tough time for many of us, so many parties, too many sweets, and nonstop chaos. Instead of giving in and packing on those holiday pounds, try these healthy holiday tips so you can actually feel great and enjoy the holidays. Make a plan for the holiday season, like […]

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Trans Fats

Did you know that New York City and Chicago are seriously considering the ban of trans fats in their restaurants? Well it looks like trans fats are the new cigarettes. Also, as of January 2006, trans fats are required to be listed on Nutrition Facts Labels. With all this recent controversy over these harmful fats, […]

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Diet Myths

Top 7 Nutrition Myths 1. AVOID CARBOHYDRATES TO LOSE WEIGHT Truth: Carbohydrates are the #1 fuel source for our bodies. The key is to eat the right kind of carbohydrates, such as starchy vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and legumes. Another key is to eat the right amount of carbohydrates for your height & weight and […]

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Coconut Oil Saturated Fat

Coconuts are filled with tons of saturated fat. So why are they so good for us? First I want to make it known that saturated fats, like coconut oil, is much better for you than the processed and heated polyunsaturated oils, like soybean and vegetable oil.  Coconut oil is mostly saturated fat so it is […]

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Random Nutrition Facts

Why does asparagus make your pee smell bad? I know that I have pondered this question my whole life. However, some people may think that I am crazy. It turns out that approximately half the population finds that their urine smells bad a few hours after they’ve eaten asparagus. Asparagus has many sulfur-containing amino acids […]

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Trying to Lose Weight?

For most people, their new year’s resolution is to lose a few pounds or a lot of weight. I respect people’s desires and goals, but I’m sick of the quick fix, “Fad Diets”. In case you have not noticed, Americans are dieting more than ever, yet we are getting fatter and fatter with more chronic […]

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