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Monday, April 19, 2010

The advice to drink eight to ten glasses of water a day can be intimidating, especially if you think water is boring.

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Picture of a woman's face lying on grassWednesday, April 14, 2010

Seasonal allergies can be extremely uncomfortable and disruptive to everyday life.

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Monday, April 5, 2010

Nighttime, for some people, is a time for enjoying dinner, relaxing on the couch or falling asleep with a good book. Yet for others, it can be a time filled with anxiety, loneliness and hunger.

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Friday, April 2, 2010

Breaking the snacking habit is not impossible. There are many little things you can do to prevent yourself from grabbing those unneeded snacks throughout the day. Believe it or not, snacking is not usually done because of hunger, but more out of routine or boredom. Here are some strategies for avoiding getting caught up in the "snack trap":

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Monday, March 29, 2010

Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a salt of glutamic acid, an amino acid and a building block of protein that occurs naturally in many foods such as seaweed and soybeans.

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Picture of sunflower seedsMonday, March 22, 2010

Seeds are an incredibly rich source of nutrients, not only for the growth of a sprout, but also for our own health. Next time you need a snack, or a topping for your salad, consider one of these nutritious seeds:

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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

In today's society everything is high speed. What once took weeks now takes mere minutes or seconds.

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Rosemary is an evergreen shrub and a member of the mint family. It has nothing to do with Mary or roses, instead deriving its name from the Latin "rosmarinus." which means "dew of the sea," referring to its light blue flowers and affinity for wet environments.

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Monday, February 22, 2010

There are two types of fiber in the diet: soluble fiber (water-soluble) and insoluble fiber (not water-soluble). Whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and whole grains usually contain at least some of both soluble and insoluble fiber.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Have you resolved to have a new perspective on life? Here are a few basic but powerful keys to maintaining good spirits throughout the year:

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