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Tonys Vegetable Soup-Soup Prep for the Entire Week

Tony’s Vegetable Soup – Soup Prep for the Entire Week

This is one of my favourite soup recipes. Add a slice or two of wholewheat bread or toast (with your fave topping mine being peanut butter!!) and you got yourself a nutritious and yummy meal. I prepare a massive amount so as to serve 2 people for the whole week. Ingredients Broccoli Cabbage (half a …

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What You Eat May Actually Help Prevent a Type of Skin Cancer

What You Eat May Actually Help Prevent a Type of Skin Cancer

People who ate the most whole-food sources – rather than supplements – of this important vitamin cut their chances of the disease. GETTY IMAGES According to a new study in the journal JAMA Dermatology, eating foods rich in vitamin A can help prevent a type of nonmelanoma skin cancer called squamous cell carcinoma. Participants in the study who consumed …

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Fat-Fighting Foods

Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. 2/27 Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. …

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Best and Worst Salads for Your Health

“The fruit adds sweetness and antioxidants. The nuts give you protein, fiber, and healthy fat. This mix of nutrients makes your salad more satisfying and healthy. In fact, research shows that eating nuts regularly can help fend off heart disease and cancer”  read on… 1/18 Is Salad Really a Healthy Choice? That depends on what …

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Why the Nordic Diet is good for you

1/16 Where’s It From? The Nordic countries include Denmark, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, and Greenland. The “Nordic diet” is based on their traditional ways of eating. Like the more famous Mediterranean diet, it’s not really about weight loss. Instead, it’s a delicious way to eat healthy. So, what foods does it include? 2/16 What Can You Eat? …

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How do you Feed your Skin?

If you eat too much sugar, you can get… wrinkles! It’s hard to stop the fine lines, wrinkles, and dull tint. The sugar in your blood likes to bind with the proteins that keep your skin firm and smooth. Sugar from processed foods is the bad stuff. The natural sugars in fruits and vegetables aren’t …

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16 Foods that Boost your Immune System

1/17 Elderberry It’s an old folk remedy. This fruit is loaded with nutrients called antioxidants, and it may help fight inflammation. In some lab studies, an extract from the berries appears to block flu viruses. But scientists caution that more study is needed. You definitely still need to get a yearly flu vaccination! 2/17 Button …

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Raw or Cooked? How to Get the Most Out of Fruits and Veggies

1/13 Biggest Bang for Your Produce Buck If you’re trying to work more fruits and vegetables into your diet, make sure you get the most out of them. How they’re prepared can make a big difference in the nutritional punch they pack. The right type of heat can bring out the nutrients in some, but …

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14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

14 Best Foods to Keep in your Fridge

1/16 Plan Ahead You’re hungry and staring into your fridge, but is there anything healthy in there? Stock up on a few key staples to make sure there’s something good waiting for you. 2/16 Turkey It’s low in fat and sodium, and high in protein. And versatile, too: Wrap some turkey breast in a whole-wheat …

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7 Good Reasons Why Avocados Are Healthy

Why are Avocados Healthy? – Fiber, Omega-9, Phytosterols, Antioxidants and Much More Learn about the fiber in avocados, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, rich vitamin content and other nutrients that make avocado so good for you. The avocado is a uniquely healthy fruit and one well worth eating regularly. They have an unusually high fat content, …

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