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Kid-Friendly Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays February 18th, 2016| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Sometimes it is difficult to get children to eat some superfoods like broccoli and greens, but of course you want them to have foods high in antioxidants and other nutrients for optimum health. There are some superfoods, however, that you can sneak into meals and snacks that they will
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Matcha: The Unfamiliar Superfood

by Kimberly Hays January 14th, 2016| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
We are constantly discovering new superfoods that we can add to our diets. Although matcha may be something you have not heard of before, it has been around for over 800 years. It was used in ancient China as a medicine. It eventually made its way to
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The Powerful Pomegranate

by Kimberly Hays December 17th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
The pomegranate season runs from September through February, so this is the perfect time to advantage of this wonderful superfood that can be found in most grocery stores this time of year. Many have believed for centuries that this fruit holds super-powers. This may be in part to the
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Move Over Brown Rice! Black Rice is Better!

by Kimberly Hays November 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Black rice has only recently gained popularity. Honestly, I had never heard of black rice, but noticed it in the grocery store and did some research on how it is different than the white and brown varieties we are used to seeing on the grocery shelf. What I found
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Inexpensive Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays October 22nd, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
When I discuss superfoods with people, it seems the most popular reason why they say that they don’t add them to their grocery list is because of cost. There are some, that when they are not in season, can be a little pricey, but none are really that expensive
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Superfood Supplements to Boost Your Health

by R. Carnavale September 24th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Why not boost your health by taking superfood supplements? Chia seed, flax seed and hemp seed are a great source of Omega-3 proteins and magnesium and they're easy to spread on yogurt and smoothies or to mix into baked goods dough. These superfood supplements are
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Bee Pollen is a Top Superfood

by Kimberly Hays July 30th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Superfoods
Bee pollen is made by separating the pollen from flowers left by bees when they have gathered nectar from them to take to their hives. Amazingly, even though it is only now gaining in popularity as a superfood, it has a long history of being beneficial to health because
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5 Tasty Vegetables That Offer Tons of Vitamin C

by Marnie Bii June 9th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
If you are watching your carb intake, you may have cut most fruit varieties out of your diet completely. Despite a lack of apples, bananas, oranges and other fruits, you can still consume a healthy amount of vitamins and minerals through diet alone. To keep your nutrient levels stable,
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6 Beneficial Superfoods to Work Into Your Meals

by Marnie Bii May 12th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
By integrating innocuous ingredients into your meals, you can boost the nutritional value without assaulting your taste buds. If you use ingredients with a huge vitamin and mineral punch, you won't even notice their presence in your meals. Their undetectable nature is a definitely a good thing, since many
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5 Low Cost Foods to Eat for a Blast of Protein

by Marnie Bii April 14th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
While focusing on increasing your fitness levels or reshaping your body, you need to regularly eat high quality foods that offer a nice balance of nutrients. One of the most important nutrients in muscle building and toning is protein. The inclusion of at least one protein rich food in
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4 Nutrient-Rich Stomach Turning Super Foods

by Marnie Bii March 17th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
Sometimes nutritious food does not always come in the most appetizing package. In fact, the most delicious things on the menu do not often have the nutritional value of less palatable ingredients. The following nutrient dense items definitely take that idea to the next level, however. Luckily, if you
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Your New Fave Superfood: Nutritious Leafy Greens

by Marnie Bii February 17th, 2015| Healthy Eating, Superfoods
While barreling through a busy life, eating highly nutritious meals on a regular basis can feel like an incredible challenge. The key to maintaining a healthy diet while running your tail off is picking ingredients with extremely high vitamin and mineral contents. Leafy greens are quickly catching the attention
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