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Guiltless Foods That Can Improve Your Mood

More than a third of us reach for comfort foods during stressful times; starchy foods and desserts are go-to foods when the going gets rough, according to a recent national survey. But as it turns out, the foods that provide quick comfort may lead to more stress in the long run. For example, foods...
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Break Your Routine Of Only Eating The Same Foods Day After Day

When it comes to starting your day, routine is the key. You wake up, start the coffee pot, feed the dog and then it's time to feed the kids. Partly because some kids are picky eater and partly because it's easy but chances are they eat the same thing for breakfast morning after morning. While...
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Pond Scum is the new super food!?

The newest super food can look pretty, but might turn your stomach at the thought; it's pond scum. Otherwise known as spirulina, the weed has a range of nutritional benefits and also is popular on Instagram. Williamsburg, Brooklyn coffee shop, The End, has used spirulina to create one of it's most...
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Experts Warn Trendy & Lifestyle Diets May Be Harming Our Kids

While we strive to eat healthier and out constant need to try new things, it can be bad news for our children. Dietitians and nutritionists are cautioning parents to not be too trendy with our kids’ diet, especially on veganism. While the number of vegans has risen 360% over the last decade,...
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Peeling Vegetables Takes Away Much Of The Nutrients

Put down the vegetable peeler and step back from the counter! Health experts say the skins peeled from vegetables and thrown away are the healthiest part of the produce and in many cases contain more fiber, vitamins and nutrients than the rest of the vegetable. For example, the skin of a potato has...
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