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Natural appetite suppressant

Eating a high-fiber diet suppresses the appetite. And now we know why! The latest study discovered the anti-appetite molecule called acetate that is naturally released when our intestines digest fiber. When the intestinal bacteria ferment the fiber, it releases large … Continue reading

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How to eat a potato

Always eat your organic potatoes with the skin. Most of the minerals iron, calcium, fiber and especially potassium, lie in the outer one-eighth inch of the potato – AKA, the skin. Ounce for ounce, the skin is the most nutritious … Continue reading

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Why the high fiber diet works

Scientists have known for over two decades that a high fiber diet helps protect you against obesity and diabetes. Until recently, they did not know why. The real mechanism between optimal health and high fiber foods is in the ability … Continue reading

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Nuts for nuts!

Nuts are simply loaded with nutrients, such as unsaturated fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, fiber and so much more! The wholesome goodness of nuts can confer cardio-protective, anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties to the one who eats them. Scientific studies … Continue reading

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The four Fs

Improve your good cholesterol by following the four F’s: Fish, fiber, fats and fitness. Adding salmon to your diet two or three times a week can help raise your good cholesterol. Fiber from fruits, vegetables, nuts, and grains like oats … Continue reading

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New use for your chia pet!

Chia pets: For fun and for food! Chia seeds come from the chia plant, also known as salvia hispanica. But throw that funky planter away and eat the seeds because chia seeds have the highest omega-3 content of any plant … Continue reading

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