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What is the Low-Fat Diet?

Back in the 1990s, there was a low-fat craze that, ironically, left the U.S. fatter than ever. Why? Because countless new fat-free foods were introduced – and we somehow felt justified eating them in excess. 318 more words

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3 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, a.k.a. hypertension, chances are your doctor wants you to re-examine your diet. First things first: Slash your sodium intake, which is pretty easy if you cut out processed foods and increase the amount of whole, fresh foods in your diet. 279 more words

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What is Fruit-Infused Water?

After a billion studies, articles and lectures from family and friends, we get it: Soda is bad for us. That’s why fruit-infused water is such a welcome trend. 332 more words

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What is a Low-Sodium Diet?

As a nation, we are completely over-salted: By some estimates, the average American consumes five tablespoons of salt each day. Experts say we need roughly ¼ teaspoon (which has 570 mg of sodium) to support essential body functions. 289 more words

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What is the Mediterranean Diet?

Studies show the Mediterranean diet is many things: a depression fighter, life extender, heart helper. One surprising thing it’s not? An actual diet.

The Mediterranean diet is a way of eating, like being a vegetarian is a way of eating. 295 more words

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ACV is a delicious addition to salad dressings, homemade pickles and marinades; but I have reason to believe its benefits well exceed that of taste. 895 more words


Lost Battle with Mental Illness

My passion lies in promoting health and fitness while helping others lead a long, happy, and healthy life. Beyond promoting good nutrition, physically active lifestyles, and consistent exercise; I am a huge advocate for mental health. 315 more words