Your Low-Fat Baking Substitutes

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Wish you could trim some of the calories and fat from your favorite sweets? Make these substitutions when you bake. No one will know the difference — except maybe your waistline! Remember, taking in too many calories will result in weight gain. And, being overweight or obese puts you at a higher risk for cancer […]

Can You Lose Weight and Still Drink Alcohol?

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You may be asking if counting calories when it comes to your diet can include or exclude the calories in alcohol, right? Unlike carbohydrates, protein, and fat, alcohol is not an essential source of calories, and it is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals your body needs to function. Some people say that […]

The Great Grocery Store Tour – Nutrition While You Shop

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Shopping for a healthier diet can be confusing, even for the most nutritionally-savvy individual.  For a healthy New Year attend a grocery store tour lead by registered dietitian, Gail Posner, R.D., M.S.  Learn to choose wisely from the vast array of foods in the market for optimal energy and health, to lose weight, or control diabetes, […]

Go Coconut! 12 Ways To Eat Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil Is A MUST!)

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Organic Coconut Oil is a must for a multitude of reasons. I don’t go a single day without using or eating this natural powerhouse. Read: Coconut Oil Continues To Be THE Healthy Choice, written by our Natural Nutrition Advisor, Linda Wolschlager. Enjoy your day!  Always love & healthy choices, Allison Coconut oil is a versatile foodstuff and […]

Deep Fried and Good for You

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Fried food is probably not on anyone’s lists of healthy eats, but you have to start with this: Fat is good for you. The long-lived people of Crete might not drink a glass of olive oil a day, but they consume three times as much as we do, and that’s probably more desirable than our […]

10 Fun Facts About Sweet Potatoes

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While kale is queen of the vegetable superfoods (how did you celebrate National Kale Day?), the sweet potato may be the most royal root at the Greenmarket. I love to load up on them as we transition into the cooler months, especially because they pair well with warming spices, like allspice and cinnamon. Below are […]

Loving Beets: Eating Healthy For Fall

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On the fall equinox, the length of day and night are equal, after which the days begin to get shorter. And if you are like me, it seems like the daylight hours shrink suddenly in one day — even though I know it is a process that is taking place gradually every day. I had […]

Hydrated And Happy

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“We’ll never know the worth of water till the well go dry.” Hydration, hydration, hydration.  Definition of HYDRATION  1: the act or process of combining or treating with water as the introduction of additional fluid into the body 2: the quality or state of being hydrated; especially: the condition of having adequate fluid in the body tissues […]

A Guide to Eating a Plant-Based Diet (for every kind of eater)

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Another great article here folks! While I am not a full-time vegan or vegetarian; the bulk of my diet (probably 85%) is abundantly plant-based. Eating a wide variety of organic veggies, fruits, nuts and healthy whole grains, keeps me happy and healthy!  The following article is packed with expert information about the benefits of keeping […]

Can Eating a High Protein Diet Make You Fat?

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Great article here folks! Are you worried you’ll be wearing an extra layer of fat this fall/winter? STOP! Read this perfectly explained article about maintaining healthy weight and lean body mass. Simply by eating a little breakfast and keeping your clean protein intake in check, you can set your worries aside.   There’s just no […]