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A Healthy Diet Uses Herbs and Spices

A healthy diet should contain a variety of herbs and spices to make the food tasty. Some of my favorites are coriander and cilantro. Coriander: A Healthy Diet Spice That’s Worth Discovering Coriander is a healthy diet spice that is worth discovering and using in your cooking. What is Coriander?

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Diabetes Diets and Adzuki Beans

Diabetes diets should include lots of beans. The American Diabetes Association includes beans as “diabetes superfoods,” due to their high fiber and protein content. They also contain many vitamins and minerals that keep us healthy. Diabetes Diets Should Include a Variety of Beans Diabetes diets should include a wide variety

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Wellness Programs Change Food Habits

Wellness programs often focus primarily of changing food habits. That is certainly the challenge today. Our work and food environments have changed significantly within a single generation. Wellness programs must find manageable ways to help us keep healthy despite the challenges of a sedentary lifestyle and the ready availability of

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How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally and Save Your Vision

There are healthy ways to lower your blood pressure naturally by changing your lifestyle. As an added bonus, doing so may just save your vision.   I’m a 62-year old Certified Nutritionist, Weight Loss Specialist and Gerontologist and I’m not thrilled with the aging process. Since I’d better “walk the

Good Weight Loss Programs Include Healthy Foods Like Squash

Good weight loss programs include healthy foods like winter squashes. Winter squashes are nutrition powerhouses that yield a wide variety of health benefits.   Good Weight Loss Programs Include Winter Squash   We usually think of squashes as vegetables, but botanists characterize them as fruits because they develop from the

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Eating a Healthy Diet is Good for Your Eyes

Eating a healthy diet is not only good for your overall health and well-being, but it also promotes eye health.   Eating a Healthy Diet to Preserve Eye Health     Eating a healthy diet can help preserve your vision. Worried about losing your eyesight to glaucoma, cataracts, diabetic retinopathy,

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Healthy Meal Plans Include Critical Vitamins

Healthy meal plans include an adequate supply of important vitamins.  Vitamin B is one that you may not be getting enough of in your diet.   Healthy Meals Plans Supply Adequate Vitamin B   Healthy meal plans need to include foods rich in Vitamin B. B vitamins play a critical

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Good Weight Loss Programs Ban These Foods

Good weight loss programs ban foods that are harmful to our health. There are healthy foods, not-so-healthy foods and then some that are health hazards. Good weight loss programs recommend eliminating foods that have been shown to be hazardous to our health.     Five Foods to Ban From Your

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Diets for Diabetics Should Include Pinto Beans

Diets for diabetics should include pinto beans because they stabilize blood sugar levels, while providing healthy protein, lots of fiber and many other nutrients.     Beans are Good for Diets for Diabetics   Diets for diabetics should include healthy foods like beans that have a relatively low glycemic index

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Add Sweet Potatoes to Your Weight Loss Meal Plan

Your healthy weight loss meal plan should include tasty alternatives to your favorite foods. The next time you have a craving for French Fries, try baked sweet potato fries instead. You’ll find it a satisfying way to trade artery clogging caloric fat for a bonanza of healthy nutrients.   Why