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Top 3 Energy-Boosting Foods

Feel sluggish? Need to put some spring in your step? Look no further than what you put into your shopping cart. These three foods can help power you through your day. COCONUT WATER Found in green coconuts, coconut water is … Continue reading

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Simply Soup

In the midst of winter, soup offers so much more than heat. It’s a highly nutritious low-calorie meal that can fill you up, curb your appetite, and provide critical micronutrients you may not get from anything else in your diet. … Continue reading

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Pick Up These Power Foods

Not all foods are created equal. There are specific foods you need to know about that have unique properties, which actually transcend the realm of what you might normally believe is possible, and support your healthy body in amazing ways. … Continue reading

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Fast Facts on Fats & Fish Oil

Much to the surprise of many, dietary fat does not necessarily equal body fat. While certainly there are bad sources of fat in the diet that harm the body, there are also incredibly important and absolutely essential healthy fats in … Continue reading

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5 Must-Know Diet Tricks

Losing weight isn’t easy, especially when you’re craving snacks and trying to break old habits. So here are five easy strategies that will help keep you focused on your weight-loss goals and curb your cravings. Try my water trick. If … Continue reading

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New Year, New You: Drop Holiday Pounds

Got a New Year’s resolution? Great. Want to eat better? Wonderful. Carrying a little post-holiday heft? Think a fad diet will be the solution? Think again. Most of these diets don’t work. The few that are any good tend to … Continue reading

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New Year, New You: 15 Must-Have Foods

It’s that time of year when we all set health goals for ourselves, and stress ourselves out with overzealous plans. The resolutions are great, but instead of overwhelming yourself with impractical expectations, take small steps every day to successfully meet … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Bok Choy

Known by many names, bok choy, has long been used in Asian cuisine, and has been adopted in the western culture because of its wonderful nutritional value. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty, bok choy has long been studied for … Continue reading

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Bring on the Beef

I’m a big beef fan. Because I’m a physician, it may sound strange to you that I’m such a proponent of beef when beef gets bashed by so many of my colleagues in the health profession. In fact it’s come … Continue reading

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Strike Gold with Body-Rich Olive Oil!

Olive oil has been around since ancient times in Greece, Rome and Spain. Olives have been a part of religion, mythology, and culture and have been a symbol of peace and victory dating back to ancient civilizations. Modern science supports … Continue reading

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