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It Can’t Get Any Easier Than This: Salad in a Jar

Plants are the absolute foundation of a healthy diet, providing all sorts of nutrients and fibers that play a role in disease prevention. Eating more plants tends to displace higher-calorie foods, balancing your diet and controlling hunger. Making veggies part … Continue reading

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Chia Seeds: Magic Bullet or False Claim?

Remember Chia Pets? For those of you who are unfamiliar, these small clay sprouting figurines were a popular gift items back in the 80’s. Add water and within a few weeks your chia pet would produce green sprouts resembling an … Continue reading

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Grocery Shopping – love it or hate it?

If you hate grocery shopping, you’re not alone. The stores are crowded, the lines are long, and most certainly there is something else you’d rather be doing. And yet, if you’re trying to lose weight and improve your health, grocery … Continue reading

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3 Tips to Get You Moving and Losing

One of the most widely accepted assumptions in our culture is that if you push yourself to exercise more, you will lose weight. And yet, often this is not the case. Obesity research shows that the role of exercise in … Continue reading

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