The Best and Worst Breakfast Cereals

Breakfast cereals are a quick, easy and sometimes inexpensive way to get your day started. However, if you don’t pay attention, they can be packed with sugar and trigger a day full of sugar and carb cravings. So how do…

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The Health Benefits of Garcinia Cambogia

Garcinia Cambogia, also called Malabar tamarind, is the tropical fruit of a small tree native to Southeast Asia which is commonly used as a spice in Thai and Indian cuisine. In the US, however, it’s often sold as a weight…

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6 great sources of Omega-3s

Not all fats are created equal. Americans do get plenty of fat in their diets, yet most remain deficient in the important omega 3 essential fatty acids. So, here is your tutorial on why these special fatty acids are important,…

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The Healthiest Sweeteners – Alternatives to Sugar

It seems that everywhere we turn there is a new study proving that an excess of refined sugar is the root cause of many of our most devastating health problems. In the short term it can sap our energy, cause…

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4 Holiday Cocktails Under 100 Calories

During the holiday season we spend a lot of energy trying to avoid the indulgent meals and sweets at every corner. However, we often neglect the biggest source of added calories and sugar: holiday cocktails! First let’s look at the…

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What to Eat Now – The Best Foods for Winter

The colder winter weather makes most people yearn for warm comfort foods. Some comfort foods that many of us grew up on though, may not be the best winter foods to help keep our immune systems strong. Food like casseroles,…

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Stop Bloating

5 Reasons Your Belly is Bloated

Some people define bloating as a feeling – like their stomach is distended or swollen all the time. Sometimes the symptoms can be associated also with constipation. For others, bloating is the appearance of their tummy looking “pregnant” later in…

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Low Calorie Breakfast Recipes to “Supercharge” Your Day

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and it is! Yet, given today’s hectic lifestyles, it’s no wonder that most people just aren’t giving this important meal the priority it deserves. According to a…

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