Kiwi – Eat More! Here are 10 Convincing Reasons

Kiwi – Eat More! Here are 10 Convincing Reasons

Reason # 1: Vitamin C One serving of kiwifruit has 240% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C! This flu-fighter also wards off the effects of aging and stress, and powers up the immune system. Reason # 2: Fiber … Continue reading

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Four Side Dishes You Didn’t Know You Loved

Four Side Dishes You Didn’t Know You Loved

Let’s admit a sad truth: we Americans are obsessed with french fries. Available at nearly every restaurant and socially acceptable to eat any time of day or night, they are impossibly hard to avoid. The average American consumes close to … Continue reading

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Whole Foods Market Adopts “ANDI” Nutrition Rating System

Whole Foods Market Adopts “ANDI” Nutrition Rating System

Just when we thought we had covered all the nutrition rating systems out there, here’s a new system being implemented at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide. ANDI, short for Aggregate Nutrient Density Index, is the brainchild of author, MD, and … Continue reading

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FDA to Coca Cola: You’ve been Warned!

FDA to Coca Cola: You’ve been Warned!

The FDA issued a warning letter to the Coca-Cola Company regarding the labeling of Diet Coke Plus: the product makes a nutrient content claim but does not meet the criteria to make the claim. The product’s labeling describes the drink … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Plus Five

Superfood Sunday – Thanksgiving Special: Turkey Plus Five

The holidays are upon us, and with them, family time, festive meals, and an unfortunate side effect of weight gain. Better Homes and Gardens lists 6 superfoods to help you eat healthier come next weekend – turkey breast, cranberries, pumpkin … Continue reading

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Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Superfood Sunday – Spinach

Those who remember Popeye, one of the childhood heroes of the middle of the last century, must certainly remember his source of superpowers. Not a radioactive spider, nor birth on planet Krypton. Spinach leaves, the canned greens that the sailor … Continue reading

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