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Pros and Cons of Eating Healthy

Pros and Cons of Eating Healthy

It seems like you can’t go into a supermarket, turn on the television or open a magazine without hearing that you should be eating a healthy diet.  It does appear as though mainstream media is pushing us all to eat a bit healthier on a daily basis.  What exactly are the pros and cons of eating healthy?  Well, read on ...

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Best Vegetables to Grill

Grilled Vegetable Kabobs

Summer is here and it is that time of year to get the grill out and enjoy the fresh vegetables that are coming into season.  The past few weeks, I have had the grill uncovered and we are really enjoying the taste and change of pace by cooking our dinner on the grill.  Are you wondering what some of the ...

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Fun Healthy Snack Ideas Kids Love

Fun, Healthy Snack Ideas Kids Love

Oh no!  School is out and it’s time to find fun, healthy snack ideas kids love and really enjoy.  I’m sure you’re like me and within the first couple days you will be racking your brain to find the most refreshing snacks and cool beverages that are still healthy, tasty and fun. Oh, and let’s not forget, easy and fast ...

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Are Almonds Good For You?

Are Almonds Good For You?

With all the media advertising for almonds being such a great food, many are wondering are almonds good for you? Well, the short answer is a very resounding yes, but exactly why are these wonderful little nuts good for your body? First and foremost, one serving of almonds contains over half of your recommended daily biotin. What, biotin? What the ...

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Gluten Free Diet Food List

Gluten Free Diet Food List

Would You Like To Be Gluten Free? Finding gluten free foods is relatively easy if you know what you are looking for.  If you have decided to try the gluten free lifestyle, in order to make your transition to being gluten free easier, I put together a basic gluten free diet food list. General Rule of Thumb A few simple ...

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Gluten-Why It Is Bad

Gluten-Why It Is Bad

“Gluten free” has become a popular buzz word in the diet/nutrition industry within the past few years.  Just look around and nutritionalists and dietitians have argued gluten free pros and cons, but I personally have been gluten free for seven years and I have never once regretted my decision to remove gluten from my diet-I feel amazing.  So, here is ...

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