Tag Archives: Diet

Lentil Chili

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Chili is one of my favorite dishes of all time.  However, the sluggish feeling you get after eating such a heavy dish is not.  I spent many nights slyly adding “Lord, please bless this earth with healthy delicious tasting chili,” … Continue reading

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How to Make Tea Enjoyable (Brewing Secrets)

The other day I fed my shopping bug and picked out the cutest little tea pot at Teavana, comparable to a Toys“R”Us for tea lovers. We’ve all heard the health benefits of tea rattled off to us at one point … Continue reading

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Spice Up Your Yogurt

We are told over and over by health nuts that the best diet food is plain Greek yogurt. It’s full of probiotics and double the protein of regular yogurt. However, we are told over and over by our taste buds … Continue reading

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Does Eating Late Really Lead to Gaining Weight?

We all hold on to the fantasy of a family sit down dinner. The sun is just setting and everyone’s gathered around a beautifully decorated table, enjoying friendly conversation and a well-balanced delicious meal, which you can immediately smell upon … Continue reading

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All the “Juicy” Details

Okay so another fad has hit the market promising weight loss and a step in the right direction for your health.  Could it be that this one can actually deliver on its promises.  Better yet, could it be that this … Continue reading

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Why Fiber?

What do we know about fiber?  There has to be more of a benefit than the fact that it helps you go number 2, right?  While this is a well-known health benefit of fiber, there are indeed several other benefits … Continue reading

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Easy and Natural Ways to Detox Your Body

I was recently given a suggestion/request to do my next post on detoxification.  While I always love requests, I especially love when they are as good an idea as this one.  Think about it, almost every hit diet has at … Continue reading

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Hangovers And Weight Gain – The Calories In Alcohol

Ahh yes, labor day weekend is finally here.  That means we get one more day to take advantage of having no work or school.  Typically, labor day weekend entails BBQs and mini vacations to visit family and friends.  And typically … Continue reading

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Health Benefits to Eating Slowly

Our family of four owns a garbage disposal, and no I’m not talking about the fancy expensive kind that makes awful noises as it devours left over food, (though ours often makes equally disturbing noises).  Our garbage disposal is child … Continue reading

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Glycemic Index

I begin this week’s post with the age old question, “Why am I always hungry twenty minutes after eating Chinese food?!”  Why does it always seem that by the time you pack all the left over Chinese food into the … Continue reading

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