Healthy raw vegie salad recipe


Looking for healthy lunch ideas? This raw vegie salad is such an easy and tasty way to introduce raw vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.    Eating raw vegetables means that you’re receiving the full nutrient potential of that vegetable, as nothing is lost through the cooking process. Needless to say, selecting seasonal organic produce is ideal for ...

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Your health is priceless. To help maintain it, check out another great post from our friends at Diet Blog: Are you one of the many looking for a new workout plan? Don’t start a gym membership that you will use for two weeks and then never use again. Figure out a routine that works perfectly with what you need. For me, I find ...

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‘This is the saddest photo I have ever taken,’ writes girl whose grandparents are forced to live apart


Their granddaughter Ashley Bartyik shared their struggle to be together on Facebook and her post has garnered massive support. They had been together for 62 years before they were forced to live separate lives in different nursing homes in Surrey, Canada. Wolfram Gottschalk and his wife Anita cry every time they see each other because they can’t be under the ...

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You really, really do NOT want to know why McChicken is trending


Many of us go online and spend hours staring, dreaming and lusting after those fantastic images of perfectly plated food, creamy chocolate oozing out of soft doughnuts and that beautifully glistening piece of meat that’s just waiting for someone to tuck in; alas, you – sitting on the computer or any other mobile device – won’t be the one doing ...

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Hummus: Nutrition Facts & Health Benefits


Hummus is a nutritous food made from cooked, mashed chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans). Hummus is a Middle Eastern food that has become popular in other areas of the world. It is a dip or spread made from cooked, mashed chickpeas. Tahini (a ground sesame seed paste), lemon juice, olive oil, salt and garlic are added to the mashed beans for ...

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10 Healthy Food Gadgets That Nutrition Pros Use


Cutting herbs can be messy and time-consuming – so consider an herb-grinding mill. (Getty Images) I am a gadget girl. I love kitchen tools that help me slice, dice and prepare healthy foods in a flash. My latest food gadget is a milk frother, which is a tiny, battery-operated whisker that enables me to froth up my milk. While my ...

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Souring on Artificial Sweeteners: Substances May Boost Appetite


Artificial sweeteners have gone from diet darlings — touted for allowing people to get a hit of sweetness without the calories of sugar — to a more maligned ingredient, as evidence mounts suggesting a complicated net effect on calorie consumption. Now, a new study done in fruit flies and mice offers insights into how zero-calorie sweeteners may actually increase appetite. ...

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Healthy Kids: Homemade Meals Not Always Best


Parents who prepare homemade baby food and meals for their toddlers can not only save money, but may also provide their kids with more nutrients, a new study suggested. The study, led by researchers in Scotland, found that home-cooked foods made based on recipes in cookbooks for infants and preschoolers provided up to 77 percent more nutrients than similar foods ...

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5 Reasons to Eat a Protein-Packed Breakfast

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Eating breakfast isn’t just for kids. Although you’ve probably stopped growing, your body is constantly renewing itself, replenishing your skin, hair and nails, replacing old tissues with new, breaking down and rebuilding bone and generally keeping your body in the best shape possible. How does your body do it? With the nutrients food delivers. Breakfast is especially important because after ...

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