Avoid a Thanksgiving Food Coma This Year With These Healthy Eating Strategies

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Thanksgiving is no holiday for deprivation, but there are a few easy ways to make it through the meal without overdoing it. Here are some words of wisdom from our friends at realsimple.com. No one ever said Thanksgiving dinner was healthy. But there are certain tricks to make it a little healthier—and to avoid riding … Read more

9 “Healthy” Foods With Hidden Sugar and Their Alternatives

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Most of us are aware of the dangers of excessive sugar such as weight gain and type 2 diabetes. We have cut down on obvious culprits like gooey desserts and sugar-laden sodas. However, you might be surprised to learn this ubiquitous ingredient (under sneaky pseudonyms) can be found in a host of ‘healthy’ foods.

11 Foods That Help You Look Younger

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Consider adding these 11 foods that can help you look younger to your next grocery shopping list. RELATED: Top 10 Anti-Aging Foods In this article: Watermelon Eggs Blueberries Pomegranate Coffee Avocados Broccoli Green Tea Red Wine Dark Chocolate Sweet Potatoes 11 Foods To Keep You Looking Young 1. Watermelon That’s right … this summertime fave … Read more

The Antioxidant Rainbow: Baked Parmesan Tomatoes

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Top Three Brain Foods in One Meal! The right diet can prevent heart disease, high blood pressure or cancer. But now health experts are finding that certain foods are beneficial to brain function. There may be no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, but there are foods that play a positive role in overall brain health.

Bad to the Bone: Three foods that can be bad for your bones

Did you know that some foods contribute to bone degeneration? Yes, these nutritional tricksters interfere with the body’s ability to absorb calcium, which is essential for the development and strengthening of bones. Even worse, the foods that affect bone health can lead to bone disease later in life.

Turkey Apple Burgers with Yogurt Mustard Sauce

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Just in time for the summer grilling season, these turkey burgers deliver lots of flavor with not as much fat as traditional ground beef burgers. An easy maple syrup glaze and a dollop of tangy yogurt mustard sauce pump the taste up a notch as well.

3 Proven Health Benefits of Blueberries

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Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.

Eight Ways to Up Your Healthy Omega-3 Fat Intake

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Chances are you’ve heard about the mega health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids. These polyunsaturated fats, which play a crucial role in cell function, are also helpful in reducing harmful inflammation that can be a harbinger to heart disease. What’s more, omega-3s have also been found to decrease triglyceride levels and blood pressure and may help to prevent fatal heart arrhythmias.

Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Three Good Reasons to Get the Blues!

Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.