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8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor

Easter dishes, like many other holiday foods, can often be a downfall for healthy diets. While dishes are delicious, creamy, and bursting with flavor- they often also pack a lot of calories and unnecessary sodium and fat. That isn't to say you can't enjoy the old favorites. A small portion size or limiting how many… Continue reading 8 Healthy Easter Meal Ideas That Don’t Skimp On Flavor

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A Plant-Based Diet Is Critical For Our Health, Including The Planet

As we've discussed in the past, many life-threatening and chronic diseases are linked to poor diets, including obesity, diabetes, osteoarthritis, cardiovascular, malnutrition, stroke, pulmonary and several types of cancer (to be discussed in a later post). Unhealthy diets currently cause more death and disease worldwide than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined. For… Continue reading A Plant-Based Diet Is Critical For Our Health, Including The Planet

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How To Snack Smarter

I saved an issue of "Real Simple," magazine for many years, because of the wonderful snack suggestions and the information about why snacking is beneficial. The advice is tried and true- and is still available on the Real Simple website even today. Here are a few of my favorite excerpts from that issue. If you… Continue reading How To Snack Smarter

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22 Weight Loss Myths

There's so much data available on the internet it's sometimes difficult to know what's accurate and what's not. A claim isn't accurate just because it's on the internet. Here are several weight-loss myths that are always bandied about, but aren't true. Eating at night makes you fat: While some research has associated late night intake with a higher… Continue reading 22 Weight Loss Myths

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Snacks That Are 100 Calories Or Less

Have you ever gone to the refrigerator with every intention of eating a healthy snack, and felt like you don't know where to start? Is it better to eat an apple? Hummus and chips? A small portion of. . . ? Here are some great ideas to get you started:   Check out more great… Continue reading Snacks That Are 100 Calories Or Less