Everything You Need to Know About Coconut Oil

Over the past few years, coconut oil has reached mythical status. Claimed benefits have ranged from improvements to heart health to better hair and nails, to living indefinitely! Is coconut oil all it’s cracked up to be? Let’s learn more…

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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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