hidden sugar in common foods

Something Treacherous Is Hiding in Your Everyday Foods

Have you eaten out lately? A typical restaurant meal may include a large steak with a salad, potatoes or rice, and a bread roll. It sounds delicious, but what is the overall nutritional takeaway from this meal?

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Bakes Squash with Apples, Raisins, and Nuts

Baked Squash with Apples, Raisins, and Nuts

A simple, healthy recipe for autumn. This recipe is flexible. You don’t have to have every single ingredient!

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Vegan Protein Sources

Now you Know How Much Protein you Need, but which Sources are Best?

In last week’s article, we covered the problems associated with protein deficiency and listed out how much protein the average person should be eating. All proteins are not created equal, however; how does one determine which proteins are most useful to the body?

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Are You Shrinking? This Dangerous Deficiency Could Leave You Feeling Small

Your body is made up of thousands of minerals, elements, vitamins, and enzymes, but there is one nutrient that makes a powerful contribution in the formulation and function of almost every body part. Have you guessed what it is?

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Choosing the right breakfast

An Easy Way to Boost Your Mood All Day Long

In 1954, nutritionist Adelle Davis told us that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Although this idea was accepted widely and repeated by parents for generations, it still remains largely ignored. A recent survey by the NPD Group concluded that 31 million American adults skip breakfast each day. You may ask yourself, […]

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Calcium in supplements or dairy products

Supplementing 101: Calcium May Be Detrimental Without the Right Mineral Balance

Especially for women, our mothers and their mothers before them instructed us to take calcium supplements for bone health, reproductive health, and health in general. But are your calcium supplements being absorbed properly? If not, they may be more detrimental than beneficial. The key is balance.

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Cheese eggs and ham

What is Complete Nutrition?

Most of us make an effort to eat what we think is a healthy meal. We really do. And those who prepare meals for the family, be they moms or dads, husbands or wives, all do their best to make it a nutritious and delicious meal.

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Misleading Food Studies

Just about every day, there is a new news article in every major newspaper’s health section, about the relative health benefit of some food substance or beverage. While these articles are interesting, they tend to lack scientific merit.

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