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6 Healthy Snacks That Are Easy and Tasty

  If you are like most people, there are certain times of the day when you want a snack. Not a full meal, just something to tide you over and stave off hunger pangs. But this can be tricky because the temptation is to just grab anything to fill the gap. Most often, these ‘grabs’ are unhealthy choices that don’t always fill you up enough and are also high in calories and fats. The trick is to have your snacks planned ahead of time and readily available. That way, when a snack attack strikes, you can stop it right...

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Zingy Ginger Peach Smoothie

  This is a delicious combination to try for breakfast.  It has plenty of zing thanks to the ginger and lime.  Plus, it’s full of nutrition and is a great way to kick start your morning. A high powered blender such as these is best for this combination (it takes a bit to chop up ginger).  But you can still achieve good results in a regular blender, so use whatever you have on hand. The trick is to start with small enough pieces and add them a little at a time. I have used a golden beet because the...

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Healthy Homemade Vegetable Stock

  Vegetable stock is so easy to make at home and the flavor, like most things, is much better than anything store bought. There are really no rules or restrictions on what you can put into the stock.  So it’s a great way to use up all those fresh herbs and vegetables lying around in the bottom of the fridge. Once made, you can freeze any that you don’t use right away.  When you need it, simply pull it out to use in a quick soup, stew or slow cooker meal.   Tip: To minimize waste, as you cook, store...

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How To Eat Healthy Using The Glycemic Index

There is a lot of information available today on how to be healthy and eat a healthy diet. With so much information it is easy to become overwhelmed and confused. It is important to do your own research and reading to ensure you get the correct information. One place to start is knowing a bit about your own body chemistry. This helps a lot when trying to establish how to stay healthy by eating right. It means becoming more knowledgeable about evaluating the nutritional value of the foods you eat. To confidently know what to eat, you need to...

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Why A Healthy Diet Benefits Your Mind And Body

The fight against ill-health and many diseases starts with eating a healthy diet. Or put another way, a healthy diet is the basis for better health. So many modern medical cures are really attempts to undo the damage caused by poor dietary choices. If you start with improving your diet, then it can go a long way to decreasing the need for any ‘cures’ or medical help, Of course there are people who can’t eat healthy foods due to their circumstances, either environmental or financial. Too often though, lack of finance is given as an excuse for not eating...

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