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The Fiber 35 Diet

by Kimberly Hays March 28th, 2013| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The Fiber 35 Diet was developed by Brenda Watson. It appears to be a difficult diet when you first start, but if you can stick with it, you can lose 8 pounds in the first month, and then an additional pound each week thereafter. It offers a free membership
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Snack Boxes for a Healthy Treat

by R. Carnavale March 19th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Maybe your New Year’s resolution was to lose some weight, or maybe you’ve decided to start eating healthy foods. Given the endless variety of junk food in your supermarket’s snack food aisle, it can be hard to determine what’s good for you. Fortunately, food manufacturers are developing new snack
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Health Benefits of Miso

by Kimberly Hays March 12th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Miso is popular in Japanese and Chinese diets. It is a soybean paste that has sea salt and a mold starter called koji added, and it is sometimes mixed with grains, such as rice. It is fermented for up to three years, and will produce a food rich in
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Low-Glycemic Carbs for Workouts

by James Maynard March 7th, 2013| Diet Strategy
Most people who exercise regularly are aware of the fact that carbohydrates can make your body feel satisfied and give you the energy to get through a vigorous workout. Athletes involved in endurance sports, such as marathon runners, will sometimes load up on carbs, in a strategy known as
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The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet

by Kimberly Hays February 26th, 2013| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet was developed by Barbara Rolls who is a nutrition professor at Penn State University. The diet consists of interpreting food’s energy density, and it is broken down into four categories. Category 1 includes low density foods such as fruits and vegetables that are low in
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Healthy Dairy Treats to Love

by R. Carnavale February 19th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Dairy products are a great source of calcium, protein, Vitamins A and D, and Vitamin B2 (riboflavin). According to the USDA, children ages 9-18 need three servings of dairy products daily to build strong bones. Adults need dairy products, too, to maintain bone strength and to prevent osteoporosis. Milk
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Superfood Review: Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

by Kimberly Hays February 12th, 2013| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Coconut oil used to be thought of as an unhealthy oil to cook with because of its high fat content. In recent years, however, studies have proven that theory wrong over and over. Extra virgin coconut oil, though it is 90% fat, is different from animal fats. It is
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Muscle Recovery

by Bea February 8th, 2013| Workout Fuel
When it comes to gaining bulk by working out, there are many different foods that will help you get that muscle that you are looking for. While exercising is a great start, your diet greatly affects how effective your workout is. It is important to keep track of what
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Healthy Snacks for Kids

by R. Carnavale February 1st, 2013| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Snacks provide one third of a caloric intake, so how about making your children’s snacks appetizing and healthy? Growing children and teens need nutritious food to grow, become strong, and stay healthy. Processed, pre-packaged foods like potato chips, fruit snacks, and cookies tend to be calorie rich and nutrient
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The Flexitarian Diet

by Kimberly Hays January 25th, 2013| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
I became vegetarian about seven years ago. I remember how I put off starting when I would think about giving up my favorite meat dishes. The Flexitarian diet is a great way to ease into vegetarianism if it is something you are considering. Aside from that, this diet is
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Paleo or Vegan Diet for Athletes

by Bea January 4th, 2013| Workout Fuel
There are many ways to attack the new year, new you idea that you probably have going on in your head. One of the growing trends is to try out a vegan diet, and another is to try the Paleo diet. Vegans do not eat meat, fish,
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The Bonus Years Diet

by Kimberly Hays December 31st, 2012| Diet Plans, Diet Strategy
If you love red wine and chocolate, this diet is for you. It promises not only weight loss and a way to maintain your weight, but it also vows to add 6.2 years to your life. Dr. Ralph Felder developed this diet. In it, you consume seven

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