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Archive | February, 2014

‘Weird’ Body Makeover Trick

There are a lot of body makeover tips, strategies and techniques thrown around. Recently the hot trend is on intermittent fasting. Of course gluten has also caught a lot of slack for everything from obesity to inflammation. Then we have the "typical" body makeover tips: Eat breakfast daily Get more sleep Drink less calories Eat […]

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A Fat MORE Dangerous Than Trans Fat?

Dietary fat has always been a hot topic of debate. You likely saw the recent report about how the FDA is slowly but surely removing trans fats from the food supply, citing the 1000′s of deaths caused by these dangerous fats. From the emergence of the Atkins diet several decades ago to the fat free […]

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71 Tips to Lose Fat

Have a clear goal that anyone in the world can measure and understand. Drink tea. Research suggests that those who drink tea (black, green, or white, as long as it’s from real tea vs. herbal tea) have lower BMI’s and have less body fat. Eat cayenne pepper.  A study published in the British Journal of […]

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Eggs WORSE than SMOKING?

Considering February is Heart Health Month, we thought it would be very fitting to revisit a previously posted blog about the much maligned eggs.  Just when we think the topic of whole eggs versus egg whites is put to rest, it resurfaces.  We disagree and believe egg yolks are great for you and should be […]

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Chocolate’s Deep, Dark Secret

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, there’s no time like the present to talk about … …CHOCOLATE!! Never has there been a food that means so much to so many. Chocolate is revered by people across the world for good reason. It’s botanical name, Theobroma cacao, literally translates to “Food of the Gods.” And we’ll […]

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C3 Energy Bites

I love Pinterest.  Lately I’ve loved the mindless browsing that Pinterest allows after the kids have gone to bed and I don’t really have much brain function left to do anything but scroll and click. But the other night, when I was scrolling through the Pinterest feed, there was a picture that caught my eye. […]

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Chocolate Chia Protein Pudding

It was 1984.  I was just 7 years old. And this was another example of my courageous mom letting me help in the kitchen.  The previous botched experiment I talked about the other day was “oatmeal pie.” This time I was helping her make something with melted chocolate.  She was certainly courageous, giving me a […]

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