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3 Natural Supplements to Help Control Cravings

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3 Natural Supplements to Help Control Cravings

It’s the New Year and you’re visualizing a new you. Judging by how we all feel about food after the holidays, weight loss is likely part of your vision. You’re not alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) two-thirds of Americans are overweight, with just over one third being obese. Although exercise is likely on your radar, it can be hard...

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Vitamin K: What Makes It So Special?

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Vitamin K: What Makes It So Special?

What is so special about Vitamin K? Vitamin K is a fat-soluble nutrient best known for its essential role in blood clotting. It also aids bone development, blood sugar regulation, and more. How does it work? Your body needs vitamin K to activate osteocalcin, a protein that incorporates calcium into bone; if you don’t get enough, bones won’t develop normally or remain strong. Vitamin K...

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Top Healthy Spices to Flavor Your Holiday Meals

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Top Healthy Spices to Flavor Your Holiday Meals

While these antioxidant-packed spices bring delicious depth and sensory nostalgia to holiday dishes, they also offer significant health-promoting compounds. The smells and flavors of spices during the holiday season can awaken our nostalgic senses. But powerhouses, such as cinnamon and cayenne, also offer significant health-promoting compounds. “Spices are a great way of bumping up flavor in dishes, while reducing the need for extra salt, sugar,...

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Low Carb Alternatives to Bread, Meat and Potatoes

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Low Carb Alternatives to Bread, Meat and Potatoes

Will Carbs Make Me Fat? I receive lots of questions regarding eating carbohydrates. One of the general questions that I frequently get asked is “won’t carbohydrate foods make me fat?”. This is not the case. Carbohydrates are an energy food for the body and are stored in your muscle and liver for use by the body. Carbohydrates are used by every cell in your body,...

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