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on Aug 16, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

What do vegetarians eat? Vegetables, right? Yes, they eat plenty of vegetables and other plants, but did you know that there are at least ten different ways to be fed

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on Aug 09, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Tender asparagus is not just a springtime treat anymore! Packed with nutrients, it fits beautifully onto any healthy dinner plate. What is the best way to grow it, choose the best spears, cook it, and—what on earth is that smell?!

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on Aug 02, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Bacon and eggs, pancakes with syrup, sugar puffs of GMO corn cereals are on breakfast tables all across the U.S. Eating like this adds a staggering amount of calories and less nutritional value than most of us would prefer. Breakfast is just a habit and one that can be changed. Let's see what's cooking in different

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on Jul 26, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

When life throws you a curve, you are left with one very important choice: how you react. When you don’t get that promotion, do you react by overeating? Instead, make the choice to

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on Jul 19, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Carnivore, omnivore, or vegetarian – is there one best way to eat for a healthier life? Out of the many hundreds of books on the topic, three deliver clear cultural and nutritional concepts in a reader-friendly way. Who has it right? Is there one best way for everyone to eat?

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on Jul 12, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

It is easy to grow, low in calories, high in nutrients, and comes in purple, white, green, and stripes. What is it? Eggplant! Even with all the varieties of eggplant, it is easy to select a good one. Look for one that...

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on Jul 06, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Everything is set for a wonderful family picnic! Or is it? How can you make sure your beautiful fun-filled day is not spoiled by food that has gone bad? The most important thing to know is

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on Jun 28, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

As problems build, we react with mental stress that may translate into a day of chocolate and potato chips, or a major migraine. To achieve a healthier life, cultivate self-patience by learning to use your Observational Mind

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on Jun 21, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Fill the grill with the best of the summer season vegetable harvest! Use your creativity to thread colorful skewers of mixed veggies or try a new recipe. Here are a few ideas to get you started

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on Jun 07, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

How was the produce you're eating grown? The most mindful way to know is - be the gardener! Even if you can’t bring in a bumper crop in one harvest, you can still

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on May 31, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Your mind spends quite a bit of the day engaged in commentary over the things it sees that need to change, both physically and emotionally. When the chatter is nothing but negative in tone, the degree of difficulty is significantly raised, making it harder to lose weight and become healthier. One thing that can help is

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on May 24, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Log today's food and go look at the totals. Are your sodium numbers well within the normal range or astronomically high? Whether you have been told by a doctor to eat less salt or if you are just trying to eliminate a few water retention pounds, it is easy to learn to season food in new ways

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on May 22, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

In an Am I Hungry? Facebook poll I asked: “What are your top three triggers for overeating?” Tied for first place were boredom and stress – which ironically, are opposites – too much and not enough. In case you missed it, I covered stress in a previous article. Now let’s address boredom eating.

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on May 20, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

Weight loss is all about achieving a calorie balance, so if you are trying to shed a few pounds it makes sense to swap out high calorie foods for lower calorie ones. What high calorie foods should you cut out though? Smart choices would be

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on May 17, 2014 09:00 AM in Healthy Eating

 

I was going home. Leaving Houston for the Mid-West, a whirlwind of activity, and no control over meal choices. Calorie dense, low nutrition food awaited. There was a way to minimize the damage and maybe even lose a few pounds

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