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EGGS: Good or bad for you…the debate continues.

“Egg yolks contain 240mg of leucine, the amino acid single-handedly responsible for flipping your genetic muscle-building switch.” To become stronger you need to build muscle…more muscle will burn more calories…a combination of eating healthy food and strength training will have … Continue reading

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DELICIOUS NUT BUTTERS

I LOVE peanut butter. I eat it almost everyday, yet every once in a while I wish I had another yummy spread to put on rice cakes, rice crackers or celery. Other nut butters are a perfect alternative to peanut … Continue reading

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ONE OF A KIND VEGETABLE SOUP

Cold winter days often bring the need for warmth and comfort food. Many years ago I came across the perfect recipe to provide both. The recipe, by Curtis Aikens, is basically a recipe outline with a way to include your … Continue reading

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CARROTS!!!

Carrots are chock full of vitamins A, C, B6, and thiamin, and in minerals manganese, niacin, and potassium. Carrots contain no cholesterol and are very high in fiber…and they taste soooo good! Sometimes the lowly carrot needs to be the … Continue reading

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SUPER SIMPLE, SUPER DELCIOUS, SUPER HEALTHY

The vegetable of the day is cauliflower… with the added bonus of ginger, turmeric and mustard seeds! Simple, straight forward food served hot on a cold winter night always tastes great! CAULIFLOWER is LOW in calories, and a great source … Continue reading

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KEEP MOVING!

Both aerobic and strengthening activities are beneficial to overall good health. Aerobic activities speed your heart rate and breathing as they help improve heart and lung fitness. Aerobic activities will also help reduce anxiety and depression. Strengthening activities will help … Continue reading

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HEARTY VEGETARIAN MEALS

In honor of World Vegetarian Day, Clean Eating Magazine gathered and posted TEN delicious, hearty, vegetarian meals. Enjoy!!!

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PUMPKINS-PACKED WITH NUTRIENTS!

It’s fall and the sugar pumpkins are just calling out – buy me, buy me. I have and have made some delicious soup!! 1 serving size=1 cup=49 calories=245% of the daily recommendation of vitamin A=19% of the daily recommendation of … Continue reading

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AN APPLE A DAY!

It’s fall. It’s apple picking time! Apples are pretty, they usher in fall and the health benefits are numerous. The Mother Nature Network has a fabulous article sharing with us why we need to eat that apple each and every … Continue reading

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SUGAR

The topic of sugar has been in the news quite often these days. I love sugar and balk at all the articles which show sugar is terrible, just terrible for the human body, so it was with great interest that … Continue reading

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