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2015-2020 Federal Dietary Guidelines

The government recently released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  The Guidelines are updated every five years to help people make healthy food and beverage choices.  The recommendations in the dietary guidelines are not completely unflawed, but they are largely based on the latest scientific research on nutrition. “Eat food.  Not too much.  Mostly plants.” is how food and nutrition …

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Why You Really Need a Vacation

How many times have you wanted to take a vacation but thought, I just have too much to do? How many times have you complained how exhausted you are but without doing anything about it? How many times have you been frustrated by the long hours you are working, but without giving yourself a rest? According to a recent survey, …

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10 Health Benefits of Eating Kale

Kale is being called “the new beef”, “the queen of greens” and “a nutritional powerhouse.” Here are ten great benefits of adding more kale to your diet: 1. Kale is low in calorie, high in fiber and has zero fat. One cup of kale has only 36 calories, 5 grams of fiber and 0 grams of fat. It is great …

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5 Reasons for Drinking Water

1) It hydrates your dehydrated body When you wake up after a long sleep, your body is naturally dehydrated. No matter how much water you drank the day before, you have used up your stores and it’s time to refill the tank. The first thing drinking water after waking up will do is provide your cells with much needed, life …

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