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Tony's Black Bean Scramble Eggs

Tony’s Black Bean Scrambled Eggs

I am interested in recipes that are quick to prepare and that can be used as pre- and/ or post-workout meals. This recipe is just that: easy to prepare, you can have it anytime during the day or night, it is nutritious and tasty. Upgrade plain scrambled eggs by mixing in sauteed peppers, black beans, …

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15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. 1/15 Pasta A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. Some foods that may seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. What matters is how you prepare them and how often they’re on your table. Take pasta: It’s low in fat and salt and keeps …

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Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white, yellow, brown, red, pink, and purple. The range of color brings different nutrients to the table. Purple-fleshed sweet potatoes are thought to contain super-high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. As these substances pass through your system, they balance out …

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Top 10 Nutrition Tips for Peak Performance

When it comes to cycling like a pro, diet may be as important as training. Dietitian Laura Tilt matches up 10 foods with their key benefits Training, equipment and nutrition will all have an impact on your performance on a ride or in a race, but the importance of what you eat can sometimes be …

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Awesome Eggs – 6 Easy Ways

Eggs are nutritious, tasty and easy to prepare. Read on… 1/13 Perfectly Poached Who needs eggs Benedict? Try zesty, light eggs Italiano. Fresh zucchini and plum tomatoes stand in for heavy hollandaise sauce and Canadian bacon. For a perfect poach, heat 2 to 3 inches of water in a large saucepan until it boils. Turn down …

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Grilled Mackerel with Pesto, Edamame Beans and Spinach

Packed with nutrients, this mackerel recipe is a great way to top up your vitamin D supplies this winter Easy to cook, this recipe from former GB Rowing Team chef Omar Meziane is high in protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. It also contains fat-soluble vitamin D, important for bone health. Rowing & Regatta nutritionist Jacqueline Birtwisle …

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16 Surprising Facts about Bananas

Bananas are one of America’s favorite fruits, with some 96 percent of consumers reporting buying bananas last year. In fact, on average, Americans eat more than 28 pounds of bananas per person, per year! That’s good news because bananas are nutrient-rich and offer other a wide variety of health benefits. For example, did you know …

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The Truth About Vitamin D

Wouldn’t it be great if one vitamin could build stronger bones and protect against diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, heart disease, and depression? Or even help you lose weight?  Read on… 1/23 Vitamin D: Wonder Pill or Overkill? Wouldn’t it be great if one vitamin could build stronger bones and protect against diabetes, multiple sclerosis, cancer, …

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5-Minute Easy Cheesy Broccoli-Rice Bake

This recipe takes plain brown rice to another level with broccoli florets, organic creamy broccoli soup, sharp cheddar cheese and fresh chives. It’s a modern twist on an old-fashioned casserole. Read on… Side dishes are often afterthoughts. And, let’s face it; they can be kind of boring. Not this time! Sure, you’ll start with plain …

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Healthier Desserts

Berries and Cream It’s a classic combo. Berries are sweet, juicy, and low in calories. They also have many heart-healthy nutrients, like antioxidants and fiber. Dress a cup of them up with a dollop of whipped cream or low-fat sour cream — it adds 20 to 50 calories, but little to no sugar. Frozen Fruit Bars …

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