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You may have heard of the Glycemic Index or the GI diet.  There was a lot of buzz about it a few years ago, especially when the Zone Diet was popular.  Why has it become all the rage?  In very…...

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You may have seen the television ads for the ‘new and improved’ Splenda:  Splenda with Fiber.  Call me cynical, but this idea just seems silly. From the makers of Splenda, this seems like a great idea.  They argue that the…...

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Growing up, I remember that there was always a bottle of prune juice or a container of prunes in the refrigerator.  As a kid, I had no real appreciation for this, other than the fact that my dad was a…...

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I couldn’t help it, the title was just too tempting.  But seriously, nuts are a real power food and provide you with a lot of great benefits, including fiber and healthy fats, not to mention essential vitamins and minerals.  That said, some…...

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When it comes to food, I’m a creature of comfort…I admit it.  Don’t get me wrong, I’m not boring, I just appreciate the foods and places I know and love, and tend to be loyal to them.  If I like…...

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Our society seems completely obsessed with quantities of food, instead of quality of food.  I have read several blogs and forums around the web where individuals will choose a product over another because it contains fewer calories.  I’m not talking…...

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After falling head over heals for Nature’s Path Organic Flax Plus Granola Cereal with Pumpkin Seeds, my interest around Flax was peaked.  I did some research around the benefits of Flax and why we should be incorporating this little teeny weeny…...

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