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October 2016

Busting Up 5 Food Myths

Foodamentals, Keeping It Fresh By October 19, 2016 Tags: , , , No Comments

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Eating healthy can be challenging enough without having to weed through which diet advice is sound and what is a myth. We’ve done some myth busting for you!

Drinking more water can help you lose weight

Turns out there’s no evidence that water peels off pounds.  True, foods containing water – such as soup, can fill you up.  But just drinking water alone doesn’t have the same impact.  Our thirst mechanism and our hunger mechanism are two different things.  Best advice – drink water for health benefits and to make sure your body has the water it needs and not for weight loss! read more

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5 Foods You Should Be Eating Daily

Keeping It Fresh By October 13, 2016 Tags: , , , , , No Comments

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Nuts

Research found that eating nuts on a regular basis may improve your longevity in large part due to all the healthy fats found in nuts. Nuts are also a great snack for maintaining blood sugar control since they’re naturally lower in carbs and a great source of protein and fats. Added bonus – one serving size fits so nicely in the palm of your hand!

Spinach

Spinach is a popular green and for good reason! Spinach is a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, and magnesium. All of these vitamins and minerals are important for immune function and bone health. Plus, eating at least one cup of spinach a day may help keep your brain and memory sharp with age. Enjoy spinach steamed, sautéed, added to a smoothie, as the base of a salad, and so many other ways. read more

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