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The secret to preparing fast and delicious meals at home is to have the ingredients on hand. Here is a quick shopping list of staples for your kitchen. Having these items on hand will enable you to cook quick and healthful meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. To really...
 
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Did you know that regularly eating nuts significantly reduces the incidence of heart disease? Eating one ounce of nuts five or more times per week can reduce your risk of heart disease by 25-39%. Why are nuts so beneficial? Although nuts are high in fat, the fat is mostly...
 

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Pomegranates, a native Middle Eastern fruit, contain crunchy seeds surrounded by juicy pulp.  This fruit is a good source of potassium, vitamin C and antioxidants. A new study shows that pomegranate juice should be the beverage of choice to fight hardening of the arteries.  Not only does the juice appear to prevent hardening of the ... Pomegranate Juice Cuts Cardiovascular Disease Risks
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Produce – fill your cart here Make this the most important section of the store. Nonstarchy vegetables are very low in calories. A low-calorie diet is based on fruits and vegetables. They are high in fiber and can be used as a tool to help you feel fuller on fewer calories. Meat, seafood and deli ... Shopping Smart for Weight Loss
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MyPlate advises individuals to consume half of their grain servings each day as whole grains. This equates to about 3 ounces. Food manufacturers have taken note of this and many are reformulating their products and offering new ones as whole grain. A package of one such product caught my...