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Learn About Flaxseed’s Health Benefits

…quarter cup of freshly ground flaxseed into your diet each day. These tiny golden or brown seeds have a rich, nutty flavor and can be sprinkled on yogurt, salads, or other foods. Because the oils in ground flaxseed can quickly become rancid, I don’t recommend using pre-ground seed or flax oil. Instead…

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Could Your Gut Bacteria Signal Diabetes?

…and bananas, onions, artichokes, whole grains and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut bacteria. Also consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi and pickled vegetables. They contain live bacteria that help populate the intestinal tract. * Third, be aware that…

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10 Healthy Snacks You Won't See Advertised on TV

…them. 7. Whole grain pita bread cut into wedges, dipped in hummus. 8. Plain nonfat yogurt, sweetened with stevia or xylitol. You can also mix with fruit. 9. Frozen fruits packed without sugar—mix with plain nonfat yogurt in the blender to make a delicious smoothie. If you’d like you can sweeten it with…

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Healthy Diet Meal Plans Made Simple

…Layered Salad * Steamed asparagus with lemon juice and lemon pepper or low-sodium seasoning of your choice Optional Dessert: * Yogurt-fruit parfait (plain, nonfat yogurt with fresh berries sweetened with stevia) Having a healthy diet meal plan in place does not have to be difficult or take up too much…

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The Fantastic Health Benefits of Fiber

…coffee grinder, and grind up ¼-cup of flax seeds a day. Mix it in water and drink quickly (it thickens upon standing), or sprinkle on salads, soups, yogurt, or other foods. You’re bound to notice the benefits soon after adopting this healthy practice.

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Natural Appetite Suppressants

…fiber in your diet. You can get fiber from foods sources, such as a juicy apple before meals or a quarter-cup of freshly ground flaxseed sprinkled on yogurt, salads, or soups, as well as supplements (psyllium and glucommanan are good sources). Either way, fiber helps to stave off hunger by causing a slower…

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Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk with Walnuts?

…cholesterol drop of nine percent. Here are some easy ways to add walnuts to your diet… * Sprinkle them on your morning oatmeal. * Mix them into yogurt for a healthy crunch. * Use them as a healthy salad-topper, instead of croutons. * Sprinkle chopped walnuts over steamed vegetables for a pleasing…

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Little-Known Health Benefits of Probiotics

…and vegetables, onions, artichokes, whole grains and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut flora. Also consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi and pickled vegetables. They contain live, healthy bacteria that help populate the intestinal tract. Second, take…

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Nurture Your Microorganisms for Optimal Health

…vegetables and bananas, onions, artichokes, whole grains, and garlic, in particular, stimulate the growth of gut flora. * Consume fermented foods such as yogurt, kefir, miso, sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickled vegetables. They contain live bacteria (probiotics) that help populate the intestinal tract. * Take supplements…

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Four Easy Ways to Add More Vegetables to Your Diet

…the grill or in your oven on a roasting pan for 5-10 minutes until vegetables are tender crisp. * Cucumber salad: Combine 16 ounces plain nonfat yogurt, one peeled and seeded chopped cucumber, one small diced tomato, 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, ½ teaspoon cumin seed, two tablespoons fresh cilantro…

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How to Treat Allergies Without Big Pharma

…* Watch your diet. Certain foods and drinks can aggravate your allergy symptoms. Avoid mucous-producing foods such as milk, cheese, ice cream and yogurt. And stay away from alcohol, especially wine that contains sulfites. * Drink plenty of water. I recommend you drink three quarts of filtered water…

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Belly Fat—It’s More Dangerous Than You Think

…protein (20–25 g) with every meal. Good sources include fish and seafood, skinless poultry, eggs and egg whites, nonfat or low-fat cheeses and Greek yogurt, tofu, nuts, and soy and whey protein. * Eat more fiber-rich foods. Although there are several you can choose from, I recommend beans and vegetables…

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

…olives, and peppers. * Freeze a bunch of grapes and enjoy them as an afternoon treat or as “dessert.” * Make a berry smoothie using plain, non-fat yogurt, ice, and a little stevia or xylitol as a sweetener. * Top your fish dishes with mango salsa. * Try a grilled portabella mushroom for dinner. * Add…

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How to Stop Your Gag Reflex

…can take your supplements, please do so. If you find the taste disagreeable, mix the capsule contents or crushed tablet with a cold food, such as yogurt or mashed banana. Now it’s your turn: Do you have a pill-swallowing tip you can share? You May Also Be Interested in * Supplement Facts: Did You…

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Reduce Saturated & Trans Fat Foods From Your Diet

…skin). * Avoid high-fat dairy products. You can find great substitutes for high-fat dairy products: skim milk instead of whole milk, plain, nonfat yogurt, nonfat sour cream, light cream cheese and reduced-fat cheese. * Use egg whites or packaged egg white products instead of whole eggs. * Use healthy…

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