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“Organic” Can Make Me Fat?

Many of us have heard that we ought to go for the certified organic berries, kale, and fuzzy fruits (hear of the dirty dozen?), over their conventionally grown counterparts, to avoid eating genetically modified or pesticide-laden “fresh” plant products (the…

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Superfood of the Month – Cauliflower

Find the original article on Mercola.com. Cauliflower is a member of the cruciferous family of vegetables, often overshadowed by its green cousin broccoli. This is one vegetable that deserves a regular rotation in your diet, however, as it contains an…

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8 Foods That Disrupt Sleep

Sleep is essential to any healthy living and fitness plan. Whether your goal is improved athletic performance, weight loss, stress reduction, or even time management (you can’t be efficient at work, if you’re sleep-deprived), getting enough rest is a key…

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Fruits & Veggies, Getting ‘em In

You’ve seen TV and print campaigns about getting your 5-A-Day. What you’ve thought was five servings, probably, was not. And, did you know that our recommended daily servings is determined by our weight, age, gender, and activity level? Let me…

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The Truth About Eating After 7

This article was written by Christine for Made Woman Magazine. See original article here. After working and running around all day, you’re finally home…and STARVING! Wait, it’s way after 7 pm. You had heard that eating after 7 pm will…

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Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are small leafy green buds that belong to the same family as cabbage (they look like miniature ones, don’t they?), collard greens, broccoli, and kale. Crops of these cruciferous sprouts fare best in cool weather and light frost…