Nutrition News

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Are protein bars healthy?

In this blog post, I will discuss if protein bars are healthy, two ingredients to watch out for, and healthy, homemade alternatives created by Registered

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Mediterranean food recipes

what is the Mediterranean diet?

You may have heard about the Mediterranean diet – it’s a diet rich in fiber, antioxidants, and unsaturated fat (the good fat). It’s been around for years and rated #1 as the best diet to follow to reduce risk of heart-related diseases, diabetes, and even weight loss.

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Is meat healthy for you?

how meat affects your body

In just a few weeks, we will be celebrating our country’s independence, having BBQs and spending quality time with family and friends. But as we are celebrating this great summer holiday and serving tasty foods such as grilled hot dogs and hamburgers, I think it is important to think – at the very least, about our food choices as what we consume directly affects our health.

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Ants on a log with celery, peanut butter and topped with raisins

why peanut butter is good for weight loss

Peanut butter is a highly nutritious, energy dense food staple that can help with weight loss, or weight maintenance and there’s research to prove it.
One study from 2009 analyzed over 51,000 female US nurses and found women who ate a higher nut or peanut butter consumption (~ 2 servings of nuts per week) were less likely to be overweight or obese compared to women who did not consume nuts or peanut butter.

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