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See which foods have how much protein - some of the results may surprise you!
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Learn what protein can do for weight loss and athletic performance.
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There are indications that for many people, upping the amount of protein in the diet may help promote weight loss and improve body composition.
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We’ve created some fresh, delicious bean dips that also have a nice bit of protein (at least 5 and up to 10 grams per serving) and use heart-healthy olive oil.
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We’ve gathered some of our favorite breakfast recipes to inspire you to start your day with protein!
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Get great ideas for how to add more protein to your diet.
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Find great sources for lean animal protein.
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Learn how to get complete proteins from plant sources.
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Get tips for eating enough protein, even if you don't eat animal products.
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What exactly are whole grains? They’re the small, edible seeds that come from grasses such as wheat and barley.
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Small changes to your daily diet can result in big gains in your fiber consumption.
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Whole grains make everyday dishes more inspiring and can work wholesome magic on your body.
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Make this important meal a daily habit with these helpful tips.
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Improve your immune system and help prevent disease to live a longer, healthier life.
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Take a step toward bringing health and wellness into the very center of your home.
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Over the years fat has had a bad rap — but things are beginning to change.
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It only takes a quick review of the basics to learn that all carbs are not created equal.
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Science is proving that there may be some benefit in eating a higher-protein diet.
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Fiber is truly one of our best friends in health, so let us introduce you.
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Proteins are involved in just about everything that happens to your body.
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Organic food labels are popping up on shelves everywhere. Learn what they mean.
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What are trans fats? And how can you avoid them?
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A recent study out of Tufts University’s Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences shows that mushrooms — specifically, the white button variety widely grown in the U.S. — may have positive effects on our immune systems. It’s a complicated process, but scientists...
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Originally, the Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) promoted “5 a day” as part of its campaign to get Americans eating more whole fruits and vegetables. Now, with the new Dietary Guideline recommendations increasing Americans need of fruits and vegetables to 5-9 fruits and...
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The Daily Value, or DV, tells us how much of each nutrient we should be getting in our diet as outlined on the nutrition facts panel of all packaged foods and beverages. These daily values are based on the RDAs, or Recommended Daily Allowances established in 1963 by the National Academy of Sciences...
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One of the best things you can do for your body as you age is eat a healthful, balanced diet. For men, this includes getting more calcium for strong bones, and heart-friendly fiber. Whole grains are a great way to get the fiber and nutrients your body needs — and Kashi® cereals with your...
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What can you learn from a food label? Plenty! From serving size to fat content and the amount of sodium contained in a single serving, the information contained in the Nutrition Facts label is worth knowing. Take time today to study the labels on your favorite foods, and learn the basic concepts...
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Vitamin C is one of our best friends when it comes to maintaining a strong immune system. Want to get some more vitamin C in your diet, naturally? Today, challenge yourself to eat some of the following foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack: strawberries, grapefruit, oranges, kiwi, parsley...
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We all know the power of goal-setting when it comes to eating better. But what about the power of smaller, bite-size steps? Some examples: meeting your smaller total calorie goal by eliminating nighttime snacking, cutting out refined sugar, or eating more fiber for breakfast. Today, challenge...
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“Read nutrition labels.” It seems like such a harmless and wise, admonition, doesn’t it? But if everything you’re eating has a nutrition breakdown affixed to it, chances are, you probably could be consuming more whole foods and fewer prepared items. Today, challenge yourself to go label-less for 24...
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Vegan diets are typically healthful in that they avoid the pitfall of excess animal fat and contain lots of veggies – but they can lack certain nutrients as well. If you’re of the vegan persuasion, be sure to inventory your diet frequently to ensure you’re getting adequate vitamin B12, iron, zinc...
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Before you start chasing the dietary supplement train, chew on this: Scientists are still studying whether or not supplements really have the power to prevent disease. The takeaway? Anything suggested as a substitute or augmentation of nutrients found in real food should be critically assessed...
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Do you know how much fat you should be consuming daily? Funny, neither did we. The USDA estimates that you should take in 20 to 35% of your total calories from fat, so it’s a different number for everyone, depending on your total calorie needs. More important is what fats you eat: Saturated and...
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Seeds and nuts were a staple in traditional diets, and they’re growing in popularity again because of their tasty richness, crunchy texture, and nutritional benefits. Today, challenge yourself to add seeds, nuts, and their oils to your staples. Some tips: • Use flax seed oil in your salad dressing...
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Potatoes often get short shrift as a nutrition source. But new studies show that they can have many beneficial phytochemicals. Today, challenge yourself to eat a potato the natural way: baked, plain, and topped with fresh veggies.
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Frozen or fresh, these naturally sweet treats deliver a healthy dose of antioxidants. Today, challenge yourself to incorporate a cup of strawberries into a meal. Try topping yogurt and Kashi granola with a handful, mixing them with cereal, or eating them with a piece of dark chocolate.
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Make stocking stuffers tasty! Small packages of natural and locally grown gourmet foods make great stocking stuffers and miniature gifts. Today, challenge yourself to think outside the standard gift box and put these natural goodies on your gift list. Some ideal items include: honey, syrup, jam...
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Love the taste of peanut butter but want the nutritional benefits of almond butter? Try a blend of the two! Today, challenge yourself to slide a wholesome layer of rich, nutty almond butter in between your P, B and J – or pair it with honey for a real treat.
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A good way to remember “good” vs. “bad” fats: Healthier fats like mono- and polyunsaturated varieties are typically liquid at room temperature; harmful trans- and saturated fats are generally solid. Today, challenge yourself to do the sight test as well as relying on memory and knowledge when it...
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High in good fats and nutrition, many types of nuts are ideal finger foods. The next time entertain, challenge yourself to set out some nuts as snacks.
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Iron is as strong as its connotation: The mineral carries oxygen in both blood and muscle. Not getting enough can put one at risk of iron deficiency anemia. However, getting too much is also unhealthy because your body stores extra iron in muscles and tissue. To minimize your risk of too...
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Most of us have heard that omega-3s are good for you. But how do can you get a regular dose of heart-healthy fat besides popping a vitamin? Start with the top contenders: fatty fish like salmon, tuna, herring and sardines; flaxseed; soybeans; and oils from those foods. Today, challenge yourself to...
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There’s a wealth of information on flaxseeds out there, which is great…but sometimes confusing. Supplement or food source? Ground or whole? Plus, how can you know whom to trust? First, go to a source with a medical review board that peer-reviews all its publications — Mayo Clinic, for example...
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When it comes to greening up a salad, it’s easy to think, what’s there to add? Microgreens are a great way to boost nutrition and add more complex flavor. What are they? Microgreens are actually small, delicate plants – salad greens, herbs, edible flowers, and leafy veggies. Examples include...
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Toss your usual yummy mix of veggies...then throw in a handful of seeds. Often overlooked when it comes to assembling a salad, seeds boast a complement of healthful fats and are a flavorful substitute for high-calorie, high-fat dressings. Today, challenge yourself to eat a salad at lunch or...
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Sterols, plant-based nutrients, can help the body fight absorption of “bad” cholesterol. In fact, the American Heart Association recommends foods fortified with plant sterols for folks with LDL cholesterol levels over 160. Where can you find them? Yogurt drinks and orange juice to start (e.g., two...
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Natural bee products - like honey, pollen, royal jelly and propolis - are full of amino acids and bioflavonoids. Plus, they offer unique flavors nutrients. In the next 24 hours, challenge yourself to add a bee “keeper” to your meal: a dollop of honey on toast or in tea, or a supplement that...
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Vitamin D is vital for healthy bones and teeth. Also known as calciferol, it is found in animal foods and also converted in our bodies from UV rays. Some claim that vitamin D is not a “real” vitamin at all, because it has to be metabolically activated before it can be made biologically active...
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Just because vegetable oil often appears on lists of so-called “good” fats doesn’t mean you shouldn’t carefully consider its nutrition. Many processed foods, for instance, contain hydrogenated forms of the oil, a process that turns unsaturated fats into more harmful saturated ones. Today, challenge...
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Artichokes are not only delicious – they just might help to lower cholesterol and promote heart health. Plus, they’re high in nutrients and fiber and low in calories. Artichoke season spans spring, summer and early fall. This week, challenge yourself to enjoy an artichoke or two while they’re still...
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Stocking up on vegetables that are flash-frozen is a great way to ensure that you always have nutritious ingredients on hand. But once they’re in your freezer, do you know how to use them before they spoil? Today, challenge yourself to find a couple recipes that use your favorite frozen...
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Sugar, refined white flour, and saturated fats – what do they all have in common? They’re probably ingredients in recipes you make regularly. More importantly, they also have natural, minimally processed substitutes like evaporated cane sugar, unrefined wheat flour, and canola oil or olive oil...
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Are there tempting snacks in your pantry that undermine your healthy eating goals? Or maybe there are unhealthful ingredients like refined white flour, white sugar, and saturated fat. Today, inventory your pantry, keeping an eye out for any items that could be substituted for healthier options. Make...
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It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the idea of overhauling your diet. After all, there’s a ton of information out there – some of which is conflicting. If you feel like you want to make healthy changes to your eating habits but you’re not sure where to start, it might be a good idea to consult a...
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Some people find hanging a positive goal on the fridge or a mirror really inspiring. Today, try it out. Write down – or print out – a positive health or nutrition goal and put it someplace visible. It doesn’t take much to inspire healthier daily choices.
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Want to feel really good for a day? Plan an entire day’s menu around whole grains. Easily incorporated into everything from pilafs and pastas to breads and stews, whole grains not only help you get your fiber, they can also provide you with lots of other key nutrients. Today, challenge yourself to...
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What do you want to commit to nutrition-wise? Do you often say to yourself "I should eat more fruits and veggies" and then find it difficult to follow-through? Sometimes writing down your goals is all it takes to make them a reality. Today, write out your eating goals and post them some place where...
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When you have chopped veggies conveniently on hand, do you eat them more often? Why not find out? Cutting up produce in advance saves you prep time at dinner, it also gives you something nutritious to grab when you feel like snacking. This week, challenge yourself to schedule 1-3 ‘chop’ days. Use...
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Sure you can browse recipes online, but there’s nothing like a well-loved cookbook cracked open next to your stove. Is your current collection full of old standards, or are there some new and more health-conscious ones on your shelves? Today, evaluate your cookbooks and decide if it’d be a good...
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It’s hard to beat the flavor of beans cooked from scratch. From cassoulet to refried beans to split pea soup, dried beans and legumes are a favorite the world over. If time is an issue, start your foray into bean cooking with lentils — most varieties cook in 30 minutes or less. This...
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Ever notice that recall is less than 100% reliable when it comes to what we eat each day? Real change and increased awareness of the amount of food you eat requires an honest look at what you’re eating. Today, write down all your meals and snacks.
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March is National Nutrition Month®. Sponsored by the American Dietetic Association (ADA) every year, this campaign’s goal is to focus attention on the importance of developing healthy eating habits and maintaining good physical activity levels. This month, make an effort to learn the basics of...
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It’s important to get enough calcium every day, regardless of your age or gender. And the sooner you start meeting your daily requirements, the better. Why? Well, in addition to using calcium to build strong healthy bones, your body also uses calcium to maintain the functioning of various organs...
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Most of us don't have a clue about how much fiber we eat every day. Considering that high-fiber diets have been shown to help lower cholesterol, slow digestion (which keeps your stomach feeling full longer), and prevent constipation, it's a wonder we don't try harder to get more than we do. The...
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Ever notice that when you eat a healthy breakfast, you tend to make healthier food choices for the rest of the day? You also tend to have a feeling of increased energy levels at work. This week, challenge yourself to eat a healthy breakfast as often as possible and see for yourself. _(We've...
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Most people know there are numerous health benefits in a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. Naturally providing vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and fiber, fruits and veggies offer a lot. But when you're busy, it's daunting to keep track of exactly how many servings you're eating every day...
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