OUR Healthy Eating BLOG

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Heart Health

Good news if you have high cholesterol, you have a new tool to combat heart disease: healthy dietary fats. Yes, fats to fight heart disease! According to a new American Heart Association (AHA) adviso...
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Psychological Benefits of Healthy Eating

We often refer to our diet as “fuel” for our bodies. It makes sense that in order for your body to run the smoothest, you need a higher quality diet just as we need high quality fuel for our vehicles....
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Sugar’s Cancer Connection

Sugar seems to be so innocuous, but it’s lurking everywhere even in the least likely of places….added sugar is a big culprit for weight gain in most people. And, it has long been known as something fo...
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The 4 Unknown Health Benefits of Basil

Basil is one of my favorite herbs! It is a staple in my kitchen and grows year ‘round in my household. Not only does it offer a fresh and unique taste to many dishes, but it also comes with many healt...
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Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Healthy Living

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, many people are trying to figure out what to buy for the foodie mom that has every gadget and gizmo out there or, perhaps an aging mom who tells you not to b...
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What to Eat Before Exercising

Knowing what to eat before exercising can have a major impact on your workout and physical performance. Too much food beforehand can leave you feeling queasy and nauseous. Too little food can leave yo...
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The Gluten Free Diet - Is it Healthy?

Some of the healthiest foods are naturally gluten free. Beans, seeds, nuts, eggs, meats, fish, poultry, fruits, vegetables and most dairy products do not contain any wheat, rye or barley, making them...
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20 Worst Habits for Heart Health

Think you’re doing everything you can to keep your ticker in tip top shape? Think again.America's heart is breaking—but you have the power to mend it. Cardiovascular disease accounts for about one in...
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Tricks to Speed Up Weight Loss

With “swimsuit season” quickly approaching, many of us are looking for a quick weight loss fix. There are a few proven ways to lose a few pounds quickly and safely, but before buying into the latest d...
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