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5 Reasons Apples are the Best Snack

Apples are one of the best fruits to grab as a snack. They are versatile, portable, inexpensive, and unlike a lot of other fruit, they store well. They also have quite a few surprising health benefits. There’s good reason why we have the saying “An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away”. Let’s look at […]

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15 Ways Coffee is Actually Good for You

There’s a good bit of us that are major coffee drinkers…we’ve seen all the quotes. That’s how we start our day and keep ourselves going throughout the day many times as well. I think coffee sometimes gets a bad rap though…you know when we drink way too much and end up with the ‘coffee jitters’ […]

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14 Reasons to Eat the Superfood Snack Blueberries

Berry-picking season has begun. I love berries! I’m more of a raspberry and blackberry kind of girl but my son especially loves blueberries. Blueberries are an amazing and tasty Superfood!  They are the perfect low-calorie snack for hot, Summer days.   They help detox the body. Blueberries contain vitamins, nutrients and minerals that help improve […]

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13 Healthy Reasons To Eat Peaches

This sweet fruit is more than just yummy to eat, it is packed with vitamins and nutrients to help you get going each day! 1.) High in fiber which aids in digestion and helps you stay full longer. 2.) Filled with antioxidants. 3.) High in phenolic and carotenoid compounds which help prevent cancer. 4.) High […]

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14 Reasons You Should Be Going Bananas Every Week

Bananas are an quick and easy go-to snack or addition…I love a banana sliced up and added to a bowl of cereal!  Bananas fall onto the Power Foods list for many many reasons: Most commonly known for being high in Potassium – essential for good heart health helps maintain healthy blood pressure levels Potassium also […]

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4 Reasons Salmon is a Top Pick for Dinner

The first fish I ate… Salmon…considered a brain food (oh that’s why I’m so smart!) Is a great source of high-quality protein Contains Omega 3 Fatty Acids which have been proven to protect heart health, lower risk for stroke, improve blood lipid patterns and blood vessel function, and help reduce symptoms of immune and inflammatory […]

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14 Lovely Health Benefits of the Powerful Aphrodisiac Oysters

Oysters are notorious for being a natural aphrodisiac, so much that they lose some of their clout for being a powerful health food. Get your romance on and stay healthy with this wonderful treat.    1. Boosts metabolic activity. 2. Helps lower cholesterol levels. 3. High in antioxidants. 4. High in protein. 5. Energy boosting. […]

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7 Awesome Reasons To Eat Butternut Squash

Last night’s dinner was one of my favorites, butternut squash with brown sugar and butter, just like my Grandmother used to make it. A great nutrient packed pick perfect for the season.   1. Low in calories, fat, and carbs. 2. High in potassium which helps decrease blood pressure. 3. High in fiber. 4. Packed […]

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