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Dina Rose – Our Hypocritical Approach to Healthy Eating

Sometimes I feel like my Facebook feed is a little psycho. The very same people who regularly post about the importance of healthy eating often simultaneously drool over recipes for cupcakes and brownies. Yes, there’s a place in the diet for everything. And as anyone who has read pretty much anything I have ever written on this topic knows, I don’t demonize any food. Not …

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Almond joy: Eating just a handful a day boosts diet health, study shows

Just add a handful of almonds: a University of Florida study suggests that improving one’s diet can be as simple as that. Researchers studied the effect that the addition of almonds can have on a person’s diet quality, based on data collected from 28 parent-child pairs living in North Central Florida. The parents were instructed to eat 1.5 ounces of …

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8 Juicy Reasons to Eat More Strawberries

Who doesn’t love strawberries?  And you don’t need any reason other than the pleasure of their sweetness to eat them every day.  But according to researchers from Oklahoma State University, there’s lots more to strawberries than the flavor.[i] Their study was published in the journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition with funding from the NIH and the California Strawberry Commission.  In it …

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Homemade calcium and magnesium eggshell recipe

The need for calcium and magnesium for growing and maintaining a healthy body has been well established for decades. Absorbing these nutrients isn’t so easy. Most mineral supplements come from inorganic matter that is not bioavailable. In fact, taking a calcium or a calcium magnesium supplement will often do you more harm than good. The fact is that most supplements …