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Amazing Apple Cider Vinegar

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The Right Fuel For Your Gym Session

Eating the right foods before, and after a workout is key for the boost of energy you’ll need to give it your all for optimum results in your body. Depending on the type of exercise you do, nutrient requirements vary. For example, a runner will require more in terms of pre and post workout nutrition …

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You’re not going to find this in the spice aisle or in the Joy of Cooking. Umami is a Japanese term meaning “delicious”, and is a flavor profile that can’t quite be described, but makes us ask, what is that? If you’ve ever eaten foods that you find yourself in love with, and can’t figure …

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Anyone who’s spent time perusing social media photos on Instagram or Facebook knows what I mean by saying it’s a green smoothie and juicing jungle out there. Either one is a great way to pack several servings of fruits, and vegetables into a single glass. It can be difficult to eat the nine plus servings …

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If you’ve ever spent time watching the home shopping network or perusing a kitchenware store, you know that there’s a gadget for everything! There are slicers for every vegetable or fruit imaginable, a dozen or more different timers, and spiralizers to turn zucchini into noodles. I’ve been collecting so many of these novelty items over …

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On average, Americans consume about 130 pounds of the sweet stuff each year. Sugar is EVERYWHERE. Check any label at the grocery store and you’ll find it in everything from ketchup to lunch meat. Sugar releases the feel-good chemical dopamine into the brain, so it’s no wonder in our high-stress world that so many reaches …

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Apple cider vinegar or ACV goes way beyond salad dressing. It’s an all purpose elixir that lends its health benefits inside and out from an effective hair rinse to banishing indigestion.  The type of vinegar I’m referring to, is the raw unfiltered variety that has that strange looking sediment at the bottom called the “mother”.  …

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Pomegranates are as good for you as they are beautiful. Who can resist those jeweled ruby seeds that turn any dish into a work of art? When you start to see them in stores stock up! They are in season October-February depending on your area. When choosing pomegranates, select fruits that are deep red, and …

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Foods that improve your mood brings visions of candy bars, donuts and chips right? Believe it or not, it’s the food we THINK will feed the soul that is actually making us feel worse. Look at it this way, if your body is having to declare a May Day to digest the entire bag of …

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We all need to snack throughout the day to keep our energy up and avoid blood sugar imbalances. You can escape the temptation of potato chips, candy bars, and other high fat sugary snacks by keeping an arsenal of healthy options on hand when you’re out and about and need an energy boost. Try some …

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Remember when the only non-dairy option was soy with a side of soy? Whether you’re lactose intolerant or choosing to eliminate it from your diet, the choices available nowadays are endless. Sure you could pop one of those lactose tablets, but why would you when there are so many delicious products to choose from? Skipping …

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