Category: Eating healthy

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Bake for Now and Later

Do you ever wish that you could have homemade baked goods ready on a moment’s notice? Wouldn’t it be nice to always be prepared for unexpected guests? Baking now and freezing for later is the solution. You’d be amazed how many baked goods, when properly packaged and frozen, can taste fresh months later. Best of all,...

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Another Reason to Indulge: Health Benefits of Chocolate

Just in case you needed an excuse, a new study gives us more reason to indulge in chocolate. Previous studies have revealed health benefits associated with eating dark chocolate. The latest study shows that cocoa can reduce the inflammation associated with migraine headaches. At the International Headache Congress meeting in Philadelphia, researchers claimed that cocoa powder...

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Everything You Need to Know About B Vitamins and How to Make Sure You’re Getting Enough of Them

Since you were little, you’ve probably been told about the importance of eating enough vitamins and minerals every day. But do you know what all the essential vitamins and minerals are or why they are important? B vitamins are necessary for several different processes in the body. Read on to learn more about them, why they...

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How To Find Quality Organic Products For Your Family

Eating healthy does not have to be expensive but does require some planning if you want to save money. Organic food is one way to ensure that food does not contain pesticides or harmful chemicals. However, it is untrue that organic has to break a budget or cost more than conventional produce. Today, the trend is...

What Should You Choose Vegetarian Diet Or Vegan Diet

Let’s Talk Vegetarian

A vegetarian diet is easy enough to follow. If a person eschews meat, that is pretty much the only requirement. A vegetarian diet is not a vegan diet that refuses all animal products. While some vegetarians consume poultry and fish, this seems to be fudging the issue. Plenty of protein and essential amino acids available from...

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Holiday Meals: Tips for a Stress-Free Season

While it can be so fun to gather family and friends around the holiday table, planning for the large meal brings its fair share of stress. If hostess duty falls on you this year, follow these tips to bring your meal together early and with less of the stress that comes with holiday meal planning. Menu...

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Healthy Eating for Busy People

It’s good to be busy. Having lots on in daily life whether it be work, family, a social life or a combination of all of these things is healthy for the mind and the spirit.  On the down side though, an assiduous lifestlye can take its toll on your diet with healthy eating often losing out...

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Health is Chemistry, Not Math

In America we seem to have an over-abundance of faith in our ability to control the natural world.  Because of America’s early industrialization, large amount of natural resources, and privileged position during World War 2, we got lucky and were able to exploit a lot of cheap energy to build our country.  Our victory over the...