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Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty acids are polyunsaturated fats and can be broken down into 2 different types omega-3s and omega-6s. They are known as essential because they are necessary for good health but our body cannot produce them. Omega-6 fatty acids are essential and mainly used for energy.
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Foods that Fight Inflammation

There is a pretty big chance that you have heard about inflammation and with good reason! It is being studied for its connections to many different chronic diseases. There is a big part you can play in preventing inflammation in your body.
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Fish: Nutritious or Toxic?

Fish are widely considered to be a very healthy food. They are rich with protein, Omega 3 fats, and vital nutrients like vitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, iron, zinc, iodine, magnesium, and potassium.
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8 Tips for a more nutritious BBQ!

Do you love BBQs but feel like they are a hard place to be when trying to make healthy choices? You are not alone. Most BBQs are full of processed meats, fried chips, sugary desserts, and high-fat side salads. So you may be wondering how you can still enjoy this popular event without compromising your health goals...
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Four Healthy Summertime Snacks

Packing our coolers with cold sodas, grabbing a bag of chips, and picking out a new candy is generally the typical pre-beach or pool ritual. The problem is these snacks are often high in calories and low in nutrients. But with a little planning you can have balanced yet delectable snacks to allow for mindful munching during your long summer days.
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5 Herbs & Spices with Great Health Benefits

Herbs and spices are widely used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Culinary herbs are used to add or enhance the flavors of foods but they also have many health benefits.
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Food as Medicine

Did you know that diet is the leading cause of chronic disease and disability? If you eat a standard American diet, you could be seriously harming your body. For many people, this is not new information, but knowing what a healthy diet is can still be difficult.
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Tips to Make Healthy Meal Planning Easier

One of the hardest parts of cooking is deciding what to cook! When we set aside a few minutes each week to meal plan, we save time in the kitchen and eat healthier. I want to offer you some tips to help you make your meal planning a success.
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Make Healthy Meals from Pantry Staples

Life happened and your meal plan got derailed. Don’t worry, you can still prepare a healthy meal if you keep some simple staples in your pantry. To be prepared for times like these, it’s important to start with a well stocked pantry. How do you create a well-stocked pantry?
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During Shorter Days, Stock Up on your Vitamin D!

Winter solstice (December 21st) is right around the corner, which means our days are getting shorter and shorter. While winter gives plants a time to conserve their energy for new growth in the spring, the lack of sunlight can affect your body’s health.