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Vegan Gumbo

If you are trying to adopt a healthier lifestyle, consider adding healthy recipes like this to your dinner routine. Studies show that consuming a vegan diet is associated with lower…

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Baked Eggs With Slow-Stewed Tomatoes and Shiitakes

Looking for your new favorite breakfast? Try this recipe packed with superfoods such as eggs, shiitake mushrooms and tomatoes. This is an easy dish, takes very little time to prepare and…

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Southwestern Beans and Rice

Have a craving for Mexican but watching your waistline? No problem!  This southwestern staple is packed full of flavor and fat busting nutrients. Black beans are a perfect combination of…

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Roasted Apple and Onion Soup With Blue Cheese and Walnuts

French onion soup gained popularity in the US in the 1960s, and with good reason. This starter is packed with tangy flavor and is low in calories. But, a traditional…

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CDC’s Recommendation for Salt Intake May Be Too Low

The Center for Disease Control’s current recommendations for how much sodium Americans should eat may be unsafely low, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Hypertension.

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Understanding the Debate on Fats

Last week, I was very interested to read about the new study that suggests that saturated fat may not be as strongly linked to heart disease as we have long…

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Lentil Burgers

Lentils are a great addition to any diet. They are packed with fiber, which will keep you full longer, while being quick and easy to prepare. Sneak some lentils into…

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Medallions of Chicken with Jamaican Sauce

Keeping our metabolic fire burning is one way to help stay slim throughout the years and we can do this through regular resistance training, cardiovascular exercise and hot pepper! That’s…

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Cod and Kale

This dish packs a double punch of health. The cod will fill you up with protein while the kale will give you tons of vitamins and iron. Plus, this recipe…

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WHO Halves Added Sugar Recommendation

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new draft guidelines that would halve the amount of added sugars Americans should eat in a day. The new recommendation is that sugar…

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