What does a high-protein meal plan look like?

What does a high-protein meal plan look like?

It can help you to lose fat, boost metabolism, build muscle all while squelching annoying hunger and craving signals that get in the way of successfully reaching a heathy body weight.

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7 best foods for people with kidney disease

7 best foods for people with kidney disease

 Here are 7 kidney-friendly foods that not only meet the guidelines for what is appropriate but also are rich in antioxidants helping reduce free radicals and protect your body. 

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Why corn can be considered a healthy food

Why corn can be considered a healthy food

If you happen to live in the “corn belt” you will understand the meaning of “corn as high as an elephant’s eye.”  Under good growing conditions including lots of rain, corn stalks are commonly about 8 feet tall by midsummer.

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10 reasons why you should give kefir a try 

10 reasons why you should give kefir a try 

Kefir (pronounced kee-fer and referred to as “the champagne of milk”) is a cultured milk product similar to yogurt with a pleasantly tart, almost sour taste.  It’s fizzy effervescence and natural carbonation gives kefir a light, foamy, creamy texture you have to try to really understand what kefir has to offer.

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Soothe stress by sipping on tea

Soothe stress by sipping on tea

Tea has several qualities working in its favor making it an effective strategy for stress.  Here are four ways drinking tea can calm your nerves taking you to a new height of tranquility:

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How to eat healthy when eating out

How to eat healthy when eating out

Choose water as your beverage – no calories plus it keeps you hydrated and it’s free.  Be familiar with cooking terms looking for foods prepared either steamed, broiled, baked or grilled. Limit fried and sautéed items or foods described as ‘crispy,” “rich,” or “au gratin.”

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Get lean by eating more healthy fat

Get lean by eating more healthy fat

Now we know that eating “healthy” fats can actually help us achieve a lean, mean, in-shape body that not only makes us look good but more importantly, feel better and have more energy. 

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