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Berries, berries, berries – Nature’s sweetest antioxidants

Berries, berries, berries – Nature’s sweetest antioxidants

Blueberries, strawberries, and raspberries may be summer’s best nutrition and taste sensations. They’re among the foods with the highest content of antioxidants, vitamin C, fiber, and other disease-fighting compounds. Enjoy them fresh for a terrific grab-and-go snack or simple dessert. Yogurt and cereal are great with fresh berries on top, and salsas made with berries

Fasting

Fasting for Health: An Evolving Topic

For millennia, fasting has had a strictly religious association, as faith practitioners have used the sacrifice of food and drink as a form of worship. In healthcare, doctors and surgeons have often recommended that patients fast to avoid inaccurate diagnostic test readings and potential procedural complications. Yet only recently has fasting begun to be viewed

The Average American Diet Plan Unmasked

A 2011 Consumer Reports survey asked over 3000 subscribers about their dieting habits, successes and failures. While many of the survey results are unlikely to surprise anyone who has considered losing weight, others might be unexpectedly helpful. Regardless of whether a prospective dieter finds America’s dieting practices astounding or obvious, merely knowing they are not

Habits That Could Be Hurting Your Diet

If you have tried every diet in the book and are still struggling to lose those pounds, you may want to look at the company you keep. According to researchers in England, people that are actively dieting are more likely to cheat when they are hanging around friends and colleagues that are not dieting. Apparently,

Top Ten Low-Carb Veggies

When you start a diet, you might wonder which low-carb veggies are the best. We know that carbohydrates, in moderation, play a pivotal role in maintaining a balanced diet by providing your body with energy. However, you want to be conscious about your carb consumption in order to lose weight. For that reason, it is

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