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Inexpensive Superfoods

by Kimberly Hays October 20th, 2021| 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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Gluten-free Snacks for Health & Well-Being

by R. Carnavale October 6th, 2021| Diet Strategy, Healthy Snacks
Maybe you or a loved one can't eat foods that contain gluten, but that's no reason to miss out on yummy snacks. It's still possible to prepare gluten-free snacks that are nutrient-rich and delicious. Fortunately, these days supermarkets and bakeries are filled with delicious gluten-free

The Health Benefits of Black Pepper

by Dr. Christopher Weaver August 4th, 2021| Fitness Expert, Holistic
Black pepper is one of the most popular and widely used spices in the world, but you might be surprised to know that it has also been used for centuries as a natural medicine. Black pepper has many health benefits that include helping with respiratory illnesses, coughs and colds, muscular
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Carb Cycling for Weight Loss and Muscle Gains

by Marnie Bii March 24th, 2021| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
Although strict low carb diets work for the majority of people who try them, weight loss or muscle gain plateaus may require the reintroduction of carbohydrates into the diet. Instead of simply reverting to a carb heavy diet, you can try cycling high carbohydrate ingredients into your meal plan
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Diet Strategy Tip: Cut Out the Temptations

by Marnie Bii April 29th, 2020| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
When dieting, everyone knows that any food is okay in moderation. After all, if it fits in your given macros for the day, why not have a taste? Unfortunately, many people cannot simply end at a taste, lick or bite of a tempting treat. After going past the breaking
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3 Yummy Compound Butter Recipes You Must Try

by Marnie Bii June 30th, 2015| Eating Tips, Healthy Eating
Butter improves the flavor of almost all ingredients from veggies to meats. Just a single tablespoon of butter, however, adds one hundred calories to your meal. If you like to drown your meal in butter, these extra calories can quickly add up. You can reduce the amount of butter
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4 Tips for Making a Standard American Diet Work

by Marnie Bii June 23rd, 2015| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
The Standard American Diet, or SAD, often comes under harsh criticism for its high carbohydrate, low protein and moderate fat ratios. As a result of the high carb content, many of the dishes enjoyed on this diet are overflowing with sugar. A lack of regular dietary protein can have
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Why You Should Increase Fats to Stay Full

by Marnie Bii June 16th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
When you drop your calorie intake levels to a 25 to 30 percent deficit, you might start feeling exceptionally ravenous during certain hours of the day. Although your initial reaction might be to consume a large plate of low calorie, fiber dense vegetables, you will likely feel satiated faster
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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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3 Low Carb Pizza Crusts to Enjoy on Your Diet

by Marnie Bii June 2nd, 2015| Healthy Eating, Nutrition


When following a low carb diet, cravings for pizza might threaten to derail your progress once and for all. Instead of giving into the cravings, you can make a low carb pizza variant that is every bit as good as the real thing. You have three crust options to
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Exploring the HCG Diet Plan for Weight Loss

by Marnie Bii May 27th, 2015| Diet Plans, Healthy Eating
The use of HCG hormones for weight loss caught hold when Dr. Oz began discussing this diet method on his television program. HCG hormones are naturally produced during the body during pregnancy. The hormone concentrations gradually increase as the pregnancy progresses before starting to taper off toward the end
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Working Cheat Meals Into Your Diet Strategy

by Marnie Bii May 19th, 2015| Diet Strategy, Healthy Eating
A single, well-planned cheat meal can actually support your efforts in maintaining a healthy diet for weight loss or better health. The key is making sure the cheat meal does not extend into a day or longer of eating off plan. When you consume a single meal higher in

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