Snacking

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What Dr. Oz Didn’t Tell You About Saffron and Snacking

…of those taking Satiereal reported feeling less hungry and having a reduced urge to snack between meals. But these things kicked in over a period of weeks, not days. What’s the bottom line for you? If snacking is an issue for you, as it is for many people, I absolutely encourage you to take…

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Nuts: A Heart-Healthy Snack

…statin drugs. For a heart-healthy snack, grab a handful of raw walnuts, almonds, or roasted chestnuts. But don’t go overboard—nuts are very fat- and calorie-dense. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite heart-healthy snack? You May Also Be Interested In: * Preventing…

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10 Healthy Snacks You Won't See Advertised on TV

…followed by a commercial for a high-calorie, fat-laden snack. Those packaged products are cheap to make and sell—and the companies that make them don’t care what they’re doing to your waistline or your health. Here are 10 better snacks to keep on hand that will improve your health:…

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6 Sensible Snacking Tips

…ways to gain weight. While sensible snacking can actually aid in your weight loss efforts, eating unhealthy foods between meals can have disastrous effects. Before you reach for that mid-afternoon snack, consider these sensible snacking tips. Sensible Snacking Tip #1: Eat Smaller Meals, More…

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Snack Your Way to Thin

…I said “smart” snacking. The types of foods you chose can make or break your diet. To help take the guesswork out of healthy snacking, I’ve put together a list of some of my favorites. Bon appétit! * Almonds. Nuts are one of the best snack foods around, and almonds top…

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How to End the Obesity Epidemic, No Willpower Required

…water when you feel the urge to snack. Soluble fiber from your diet (such as a juicy apple) and supplements (psyllium is a good source) also staves off hunger by causing a slower release of glucose. * Chew gum. Chewing sugar-free gum between meals reduces snacking and calorie intake. Now it’s…

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The Scary Truth About Halloween--and 5 Guilt-Free Treats

…biggest health benefits are found in chocolate bars that are 70% cocoa—so go ahead and enjoy it, in moderation. 2. Nuts are one of the best snack foods around, and almonds top the list when it comes to health benefits. When hunger strikes, eat ¼ cup of these raw or dry roasted, unsalted…

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Four Easy Ways to Stop IBS

…liquid, or powder forms. The most important probiotics for general replacement are L. acidophilus and/or B. bifidum. How about you? Do you have a strategy that’s worked for you to control IBS? You may also be interested in: Weight Loss Tip: It’s All About Fiber Avoid Senseless Snacking

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8 Secrets the Weight Loss Industry Won’t Give You

…developed from Mediterranean saffron. In clinical studies, it decreased hunger pangs and helped people snack 51% less. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a weight loss secret to share? You May Also Be Interested In: * Stop the Urge to Snack—No Willpower Required * Snack Your Way to Thin

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4 Tips for Healthier Summer Travel

…help prevent motion sickness. * Raise the Bar on Your Snacks. Long car and plane rides, hikes, and the like often warrant a bit of refueling between meals. Don’t turn to chips, candy, and other unhealthy snacks. Instead pack healthy snack bars made with whey protein, fresh fruit, vegetables,…

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

…(At the Whitaker Wellness Institute, this is the only “juice” that you’ll find on the tables.) * Eat an apple or a pear for a snack or before a meal to help fill you up so you’ll eat less. * Instead of a sandwich at lunch, have a salad with lots of colorful veggies. If you…

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Health Benefits of Fiber Include Weight Loss

…in blood sugar levels that leave you feeling tired and hungry. A fiber-rich lunch can also help you resist that sugary or starchy mid-afternoon snack. If you grab an apple instead, chances are you’ll eat less at dinner, too. Taking Advantage of the Health Benefits of Fiber The simplest way…

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Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk with Walnuts?

…instead of croutons. * Sprinkle chopped walnuts over steamed vegetables for a pleasing, nutty flavor. * Add them to your trail mix. Now it’s your turn: What’s your favorite way to eat walnuts? You may also be interested in: Snack Your Way to Thin Even More Good Reasons to Eat Chocolate

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6 Reasons to Give Dark Chocolate This Valentine's Day

…go overboard—and eat it in place of, rather than in addition to, other foods or snacks. Now it’s your turn: Are you giving, or hoping to receive, chocolate on Valentine’s Day? You May Also Be Interested In: * Prevent Heart Disease With This Tasty Treat * Snack Your Way to Thin

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Natural Diabetes Treatment: Glucomannan

…or any fiber supplement before a meal, wait three or four hours before taking your vitamin and mineral supplements. (Most of the time, supplements should be taken with food. If you are taking glucomannan, use as directed and take your other supplements with a light snack to avoid stomach upset.)

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Foods that Prevent Diabetes: Apples and Blueberries

…at bay, plus they’re chock-full of fiber and protective phytonutrients and have zero fat and very few calories—making them a perfect snack or dessert. Now it’s your turn: How often do you eat apples and blueberries? You May Also Be Interested In * Will This Brain Study Have Big…

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Healthy Tips for Dining Out

…your favorite restaurant. Here are a few healthy tips for dining out. * Don’t go into a restaurant when you are starving. Try eating a small snack beforehand to take the edge off. * Drink a full glass of water before you eat your meal. Studies show that this simple step helps you feel full so…

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Healthy Diet Meal Plans Made Simple

…other vegetables, with a low calorie, reduced-fat salad dressing) * 4 ounces lean protein such as chicken breast, turkey, or tofu Mid-Afternoon Snack: * Zesty cottage cheese (¼ cup reduced-fat cottage cheese with ¼ cup salsa) Dinner: * 4 ounces broiled salmon * Roasted vegetables…

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Healthy Travel Tips

…long flights, to protect against deadly blood clots. * Bring healthy food onboard with you. The pretzels and peanuts that most airlines serve for a snack are loaded with sodium. Not only is that detrimental to your blood pressure, that salt can make the risk of in-flight dehydration even greater. *…

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The Power of Pumpkin

…for about 20 minutes or until golden brown. To avoid burning, stir or shake gently every 10 minutes during baking. Pumpkin seeds can be eaten as a snack or added to salads, sautéed vegetables, or even be ground and added to burgers for a little variety. Now it’s your turn: What’s…

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10 Easy Prevention Tips That Can Keep You Healthy

…your daily life that have the real power to keep you healthy. * Eliminate sugar and white flour from your diet. Sodas, most breads, baked goods, snack foods, and other refined carbohydrates wreak havoc with blood sugar levels and contribute to weight gain. * Avoid saturated fats and trans fatty…

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Six Habits of the Sleep Deprived

…might relax you—but any more can interfere with your ability to fall and stay asleep. The closer to bedtime, the greater the effect. * Have a snack before bed. If you eat right before bed, your stomach is still working hard to digest that meal when you are trying to nod off and it can leave…

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