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The Skinny on Oils

Contributed by Margaret Ruth Olson Trying to wiggle into your skinny jeans? Drinking a couple of teaspoons of olive oil in your morning coffee may be the trick. Despite its bad reputation for packing on the pounds, oil (the good kind), if consumed properly, can help lower cholesterol, fight inflammation, protect the nervous system and [...]

 

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5 Foods Every Chick Should Eat

Ladies, it’s time to take responsibility of the health of your body by eating more, not less… of THESE foods. It’s all about taking a preventative approach. In fact, in Asia, a doctor feels that she has failed if her patient gets sick. Why? Because the doctor’s job is to keep you well, not scramble [...]

 

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5-Star Veganism: How this Beverly Hills Diet Can Help You Lose Weight & Get Healthy

What do movie star Natalie Portman, TV host/comedian Ellen DeGeneres, Spiderman Tobey Maguire, Glee star Lea Michele, musician Alanis Morissette, former President Bill Clinton, and the Four Season Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills have in common? They are all Vegan. It’s not just people who are doing it, restaurants and hotels are creating vegan [...]

 

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3 Easy Ways to Get More Fiber

The trickiest thing to spot in food is fiber, and you need between 25 to 35 grams per day of the stuff. Protein and carbs—you know when you’re looking at those. Here are three easy ways to guarantee you meet your fiber mark, so the rest of the day you can eat what you want. (Well, try to be reasonable).

 

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Green Fry: Asparagus, Rainbow Chard, Brussels Sprouts, Mushrooms, Zucchini

Just to clarify, a green fry has nothing to do with frying food. Instead, it is a combo of anything healthy and green in your fridge that you throw into a pan and cook into one of the easiest, healthiest dishes you can make. Plus, you are cleaning out your fridge so that those veggies that you bought last weekend don’t go to waste. And here’s the best thing, your meal is a total Bites with Benefits meal and you’re only consuming about 40 calories per cup! Yes… that’s it!