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You Need Less Than You Think You Need

Do you struggle with portion control?  You’re not alone if you do.  I read a recent research study that reminded me about a little strategy that could help…

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Breakfast 101

Do you eat breakfast?  I honestly believe it’s one of the best dietary habits you can form.  Not just any old breakfast though.  Sugary, processed cereals and cereal bars, fatty, high sodium animal fats like bacon and ham or baked … Continue reading

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Phytochemicals, Breast Cancer and Furious Journal Rants

I just came across this article from the Chicago Tribune titled: An antioxidant-rich diet offers the most benefits to breast cancer survivors, expert says …of course that’s no groundbreaking newsflash to most of us, but the sad thing is that … Continue reading

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100-Calorie Guacamole Packs

I didn’t used to like guacamole.  We never had avocado when I was growing up and then when I was out on my own and I spied it on things like my nachos I stupidly thought because it was green … Continue reading

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Got (the Facts on) Milk?

I was poking around the library the other day when I came across a milk documentary.  How I had not heard of this, I have no idea.  It’s no secret that I am anti-dairy, so I borrowed it, watched it … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners

I often get questions about artificial sweeteners.  People want to know if they are okay.  Many use them regularly with no negative consequences, while others experience headaches and various other unpleasant effects.  Listen to your body.  If you don’t feel … Continue reading

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Green Tea…Supplements vs A Nice Hot Cup

I’m partial to food.  Real, actual food.  Miraculous creations that grow from the earth and that you eat and drink.  I am not so much into pills.  Supplements aren’t real food and after working in the supplement industry for many … Continue reading

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The Latest (and Not so Greatest) in Meat News

All Red Meat is Bad for You (the article) You knew red meat wasn’t the greatest food choice you could make.  Maybe you told yourself that if you have it occasionally it’s okay.  Everything in moderation, right?  How often was … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

This post is about chocolate! I LOVE chocolate.  I eat it regularly, probably too regularly.  I do this because it makes me happy plus I believe that it’s good for me.  You have  most likely heard of many of the … Continue reading

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Dessert with Breakfast

Looks like I may actually be on to something and one of my crazy habits makes sense! I found this recent news clip totally fascinating… ScienceDaily (Feb. 7, 2012) — When it comes to diets, cookies and cake are off … Continue reading

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