Category Archives: Healthy Eating

You Should Eat More Potatoes

‚Äč‚Äč When considering healthy dietary options, potatoes may not be the first food that you think of. Many people are most familiar with potatoes in their processed, less healthy forms such as French fries. Potatoes have also been maligned as a food that is high in carbohydrates due to the popularity of low care dieting. You may be surprised to

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Juicing vs. Blending: What’s the Difference?

‚Äč‚ÄčHealth-seekers around the globe are discovering the health benefits of juices and smoothies. Smoothies and juices have many similarities, both provide a boost of energy, they are nutrient-dense, free from heat processing, easy to digest, and delicious. However, there are many differences between juices and smoothies as well. Many people may think juices and smoothies provide the same nutritional benefits,

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‚Äč‚ÄčDietary Supplements: Who Needs Them and How to Choose

‚Äč‚ÄčAccording to the Office of Dietary Supplements at the National Institutes of Health, most Americans take some type of dietary supplement on a regular or occasional basis. Most, however, are taking vitamins on their own, rather than based on the recommendation of a physician and even researchers disagree on the benefits of nutritional supplements. In trying to sort through the

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Exactly Why Processed Carbs Can Be Harmful to Your Health

‚Äč‚ÄčFor many decades, junk science has created one of the worst fads in history: the diet devoid of fat. Ironically, this diet has resulted in heart disease and other complications related to obesity. Gary Taubes wrote two articles explaining why this phenomenon occurs. The first was showcased in Science Magazine in the year 1999. The second premiered in the summer

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