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Nuts for Coconut Flour

Coconut flour is a low-carb, gluten free baking substitute for refined flour. Its’ light, fluffy texture makes it satisfying and perfect for creating baked goods. It’s high in fiber, protein, healthy fats and free of wheat. Coconut flour is not actually a typical flour, rather it consists of 100% pure coconut meat and absolutely no grains. Nutritional Value A 30 …

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Glow From the Inside

Can a single supplement restore your hair, skin and nails? Research reveals that majority of hair, skin and nail supplements contain vitamins A, C, E, biotin, manganese and selenium. Insufficient intake of these nutrients may lead to brittle nails, hair loss and dry skin. Should you invest in a hair, skin and nail supplement? Here’s what you need to know …

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Late Night Eating

Sometimes it’s hard to resist having a late night snack right before bed. Maybe you ate dinner hours ago and are craving something salty or sweet, and just have to have a little something before you go to sleep. However, doing so can have some negative effects on your body such as weight gain or sleeping difficulties. Here are some …

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Healthy Eating on Vacation

Vacation is a time to unwind, relax and make memories with our loved ones. Travelling to new areas allows us to try new cuisines, sip on fancy beverages and definitely stray from our usual eating rituals. While life is all about balance and moderation, you don’t want to leave your vacation feeling sluggish and worst than when you arrived. At …

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Buyer Beware! Don’t Fall For These Health Gimmicks!

With so many health trends and nutrition beliefs swarming around out there, it can be hard to decipher fact from fiction. The plethora of information can be confusing and overwhelming for people who are just starting their wellness journey. What, and who, should you believe? To clear up some confusion, I’ve rounded up some popular health gimmicks that you should …

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Diets Are Not One Size Fits All

And I repeat, diets are not one size fits all. When I say diets I am talking about nutrition in general. If you go into a room filled with 50 people and ask each individual what they think is the best or healthiest way to eat, I’m sure there will be at least ten different answers to that question. You …

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The Super in Superfoods: Mesonutrients

Most people have heard of micro- and macro- nutrients, but what on earth are mesonutrients? Most foodies seem to look past this subsection of nutrition that focuses on the active compounds within superfoods. These powerful nutrients go hand-in-hand with the saying “What we see is only a fractional part of what really is.” The Breakdown In Greek, “meso” directly translates …

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Spice It Up!

It’s the little things, like adding a little spice in your life that can add extra disease-preventing qualities to your diet. There are certain spices in particular that are proven to have medical powers. Spices can also be added to anything and at anytime. This makes it very simple to add health benefits to your meal and even beverage! Tumeric …

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4 Healthy Foods that Won’t Break the Bank

Ever feel like it’s nearly impossible to eat healthy without going into debt or having to sell your left arm? Same…Being a graduate student, I have to be careful about what I spend my money on. However, I’ve picked up a few tips and tricks over the past few years that help get me through! Next time you go to …

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Kabocha Squash: The Squash You Didn’t Know You Were Missing

Several years ago, I was perusing through the isles of the local natural foods store when I came across an odd looking vegetable in the produce section. It looked like a cross between a pumpkin and an acorn squash. Upon closer examination of this UFO (unidentified food object), I learned that it was called a Kabocha squash. Always up for …

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