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How to Read the Nutrition Facts Label

The Nutrition Facts label is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions. When people can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, they...

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How to Improve Gut Health

Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in our health than we used to think. And we're not just talking...

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Three Must-Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism, and weight loss. This is because protein...

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Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You probably already know that cholesterol is: it's a type of waxy fat found in your body's blood cells. If it builds up, it can block your arteries. But did you know that your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones and vitamin D? It also uses cholesterol to...

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Why You Have A Slow Metabolism

Why You Have A Slow Metabolism Do you feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight even though there's been no change to your eating habits?  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen?...

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