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How to Grill Summer Fruit

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Grilled summer fruits like cantaloupe and watermelon will be the hit of the cookout. While each kind of fruit is a little different when it comes to grilling, here some common things to ...

 

Reducing processed meat intake brings health benefits

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Reducing consumption of processed meat by around one-third could prevent more than 350,000 cases of diabetes in the US over 10 years, a study suggests. Cutting US adults' processed me...

 

​ These veggies help you lose the most weight

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Vegetables are the most weight-loss friendly foods according to dieticians. That’s because most are low in calories and offer filling fiber, which helps tide you over and decrease urges ...

 

​ 10 Summer Foods that hydrate you

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Your body typically gets about 20% of the water it needs from the foods you eat throughout the day. Foods that typically provide the highest water content are raw fruits and vegetables. ...

 

Link between Obesity and Technology in children

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The American Academy of Pediatrics discourages media use by children younger than 2 and recommends limiting older children's screen time to no more than one or two hours a day. By limiti...

 

Best non-caffeinated morning drinks

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These eye-opening drinks can boost your energy early in the morning without the use of caffeine. 1. Supercharged water While water is undeniably the best way to get hydrated in the morn...

 

Eating before and after swimming

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Many of us grew up with the myth that eating before swimming will cause cramps. Today, we know that is not necessarily true. The important thing to remember is what kinds of food to eat ...

 

​ Uncommonly good grilled vegetables

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The most-popular grilling vegetables (squash, eggplant, peppers, onions, corn) are popular for good reason — but there are a few you might not have thought of that do just as nicely with a l...

 

​ The big three versus more frequent small meals

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Research studies have found that increasing meal frequency beyond three meals per day has little-to-no effect on appetite, while eating fewer than three meals per day tends to increase appet...

 

Foods High in Vitamin A for skin health

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Recent studies suggest that increasing your intake of foods with Vitamin A can help keep your skin healthy and may even help avoid severe sun burn. Vitamin A1, also known as retinol,...

 

Include your dog in your dinner plans

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It’s fun to do something different for our pets occasionally, and they certainly appreciate it, too. Here are a few different foods and meals that are safe for your dog to eat and tips o...

 

Say ‘si’ to Cilantro’s healthy benefits

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Cilantro is a popular herb that gives a fresh boost of flavor, without the addition of sea salt or other seasonings. This versatile herb is used in everything from guacamole and salsa to...

 

Cauliflower is blooming now – here’s a great recipe

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Cauliflower is coming into season in El Paso and local farmers and even backyard growers are reaping the benefits of this versatile and nutritious vegetable. Whether you grow your own or...

 

A ‘healthier’ hot dog?

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Yes, you can make a healthier version of hot dogs by using quality ingredients and making some modifications to traditional recipes. Here are some tips for making a healthier hot dog: • ...

 

​ Add a touch of spice to your meal to ramp up flavor, health benefits

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There are many spices that have some incredible health properties. Adding or increasing the number of spices in your meals and drinks is a tasty and easy way to support a healthy lifestyle. ...

 

One-Pot Tomato Basil Pasta

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This one-pot pasta with tangy tomato-basil sauce is a simple, fast and easy weeknight dinner. All your ingredients go into one pot, and with a bit of stirring and about 25 minutes of coo...

 

Health benefits of pickles

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With pickleball growing as a popular sport among middle-aged people, it might be time to look at what pickles – the food- can do for our bodies. More than a garnish on your hamburger or ...

 

​ Serve ‘Spring Chicken’ for Easter Dinner

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With grocery stores tempting shoppers with convenient, pre-roasted rotisserie chickens, it seems like no one is roasting whole chickens at home anymore. But you can wow your Easter guests wi...

 

​ Diet and Sleep: Understanding the connection

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With as many as 35% of American adults suffering from symptoms of insomnia, it’s understandable that there’s a strong desire to take advantage of food and drinks for better sleep. But sleep ...

 

So-Healthy Smoothie

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With the longer afternoons Spring brings, you and your family may need an afternoon boost after school or work. This simple but tasty treat is the perfect pick-me-up that will not spoil ...

 

Cod and Asparagus Bake

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Fish is a popular and healthy alternative to red meat but if you don’t have much experience preparing it, you might think it is hard to cook. This super easy Cod recipe will not only imp...

 

What to eat to keep your colon healthy

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Our diets can help or harm our bodies. As we look at Colorectal Cancer this month, we offer these diet tips to help maintain a healthy colon. • Drink plenty of water to keep stool hydra...

 

Crispy Black Bean Tacos

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Where’s the beef? These tacos don’t need it! Crispy Black Bean Tacos are an easy and cheap weeknight meal that comes together quickly. These tacos are stuffed with a delicious, seasoned ...

 

National Banana Bread Day

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February 23rd annually recognizes a well-known food holiday, National Banana Bread Day. Here's a healthy and easy banana bread recipe. Ingredients 3 very ripe bananas, mashed (about...

 

Cottage Cheese is making a comeback

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One of the biggest reasons cottage cheese seems to be making a comeback is due to its highly nutritious profile. In a half-cup serving of cottage cheese, there's approximately 14 grams o...

 

The power of a plant-based diet to prevent cancer

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It is now widely accepted among nutritionists and physicians that a plant-based diet can offer substantial health benefits. Here’s how you can reap these benefits: • Choose plant...

 

Carrot Juice for a healthy liver

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An easily available vegetable that works wonders for cleansing your liver is carrot. It is naturally tasty and offers great nutritional benefits. Carrots contain Retinoic acid which prot...

 

​ How to purge your pantry for better health

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Like most people, the new year brought a renewed commitment to eat better. But you may be setting yourself up for defeat if the foods tucked away in your pantry are fat and calorie bombs. He...

 

Simple ways to cut calories from your diet

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Everyone knows that to lose weight, you need to eat fewer calories but that’s easier said than done. Here are a few simple, but highly effective, ways to cut calories and lose weight. 1....

 

What to eat before working out

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Our bodies need fuel – especially if we are planning to get some exercise. When choosing the right foods, you want to have something that includes carbohydrates: this could be a banana, ...

 

Mindful Eating can help you stick to a healthier diet

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Here are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind to discern between mindless and (more) mindful eating. Know more: https://www.mindful.org/6-ways-practice-mindful-ea... (https://www.mind...

 

How to adopt a new diet plan and succeed

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Here are some helpful tips for you to make achieving your weight-loss goals easier: • Simplify your menu, and plan ahead. Planning a weekly menu saves money and time. Before the week beg...

 

Berry-Infused mint water

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If your holiday indulgences left you feeling a little sluggish – here’s something than can help perk you right up. Aside from being refreshing, the berries carry many antioxidants that c...

 

Foods to boost you into the new year

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Feeling sluggish after all the holiday merriment? Eating a balanced diet can help our bodies get the right nutrients it needs to fuel us throughout the day. Many foods that are rich in v...

 

Gingerbread Rice Krispie Treats

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This healthy twist on the classic Rice Krispie treat is free from refined sugars, using molasses in lieu of marshmallows for the same chewy result. The flavorful, spice-packed recipe is ...

 

Eat your veggies to combat loneliness

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Food plays a huge part in how we feel, and research has shown that people experiencing chronic or long-term loneliness have a lower intake of protein, fruits and vegetables in their diet...

 

Healthy food gift ideas

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A popular holiday gift idea is a food basket, but some options are healthier than others. When looking for a tasty treat for the people on your gift list, why not think beyond the cookie...

 

Turkey quesadillas with Cranberry Salsa

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If you are getting a little tired of reheating the same old turkey dinner from last week, here’s an idea: Turkey Quesadillas with Cranberry Salsa A sweet-tart cranberry salsa is the idea...

 

Easy (and healthy) Thanksgiving Salad

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The perfect way to brighten up a hearty Thanksgiving feast is with a ‘Gratitude Salad.’. This flavorful salad offers a complimentary yet cleansing bite that can easily be added to the tr...

 

​ What are the healthiest Thanksgiving foods?

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Nobody likes a party pooper – especially when it comes to indulging in a huge Thanksgiving feast. But you can still maintain your diet goals while partaking in what is the most ‘food-celebra...

 

Skip the chips for Game Day snacks.

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Watching a game requires something salty and crunchy to go with your beer but keep in mind just 1 oz. of kettle cooked potato chips (approximately 15 chips) have 150 calories and 9 grams...

 

These foods can help power up your brain

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Eating a healthy diet is important for general well-being, but it might be even more beneficial in the prevention and delay of the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Diet isn’t the only...

 

Curb your Halloween candy treats

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If you tend to dig a little too deep into your kid’s Halloween candy hoard, here are some tips to keep temptation at bay: • Consume enough protein and fiber. Protein and fiber help ...

 

​ Make an immune-boosting smoothie

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Not only does this smoothie taste fantastic with hints of pineapple, banana and ginger, but it also includes ingredients that boast some incredible health benefits. Here’s what you’ll need t...

 

Get pumped about cooking with pumpkin

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Pumpkin is beneficial for weight loss because it's largely made up of water, so it is low in calories while still containing many nutrients. But a slice of pumpkin pie or pumpkin roll is...

 

Mesilla Sundays

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Mesilla Sunday performances are a popular and exciting gathering for the Mesilla community, surrounding areas, and tourists! Join the fun, October 8, 15, & 22 from 3pm to 5pm in the Mesi...

 

Foods That Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

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A woman may reduce her risk for breast cancer by eating higher amounts of foods with nutrients and antioxidants proven to fight cancer. Women are encouraged to try eating the following f...

 

Fall and Winter Foods with Mood-Boosting Benefits

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Fall and winter can be hard for people with depression. It gets dark early, resulting in far less exposure to mood-brightening sunlight, plus colder temperatures can make you just want t...

 

Fall fruits and vegetables

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Autumn is harvesting time and here is the list of fruits and vegetables that are ripe for a nutritious meal. These are all great options for breakfast, a healthy afternoon snack, or a wa...

 

‘A Peeling’ Weight loss secret

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Unripe bananas contain one of the world’s richest sources of prebiotic-resistant starch, say experts. Prebiotic-resistant starch makes your cells more responsive to insulin, helping to p...

 

Men should aim for a healthy eating pattern

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When reducing your chances of prostate cancer, dietitians and physicians believe that instead of focusing on specific foods, it is best to develop an overall pattern of healthy eating. H...

 

Overcome your dieting mindset

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When you’re in a diet mindset, you’re more focused on rules around eating than you are on using your own internal intuition. Here’s how to start shifting your mindset and restore some ba...

 

Just plum good!

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Late summer is the perfect time for plums. Tart enough for breakfast but sweet enough for dessert, plums taste great at every time of day. Here are some of the ways that plums are good ...

 

Is there an anti-aging diet?

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While you cannot turn back the hands of time, (no matter what Cher sings about) there is a diet plan specifically designed to protect brain health and ward off dementia. Research conduct...

 

Ideas for after-school snacks

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Every kid is different–and that includes their appetite. Yours may be going through a growth spurt that makes them perpetually hungry. Or your child may have a smaller appetite and tend ...

 

Foods to Promote Lung Health

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These five foods have been shown to have a positive impact on lung health. • Apples: Due to the presence of the antioxidant quercetin, apples have been proven to reduce lung decline and...

 

Tips for eating proteins in summer

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The extreme heat can affect your appetite – meaning you may not have much of one. During this time, it may not be easy to incorporate sufficient protein into your diet. Here are some ide...

 

Blueberry Peach Feta Salad

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If you are looking for a no-cook meal option, this Blueberry Peach Feta Salad is like enjoying summer in a bowl. Plus, it’s easy to make and can make a great accompaniment to a lean prot...

 

Putting the ‘ate’ in hydrate​

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When you think of hydration, you think of drinking water, yet 20% of the water in our diet comes from the foods we eat. To increase hydration, add these 11 fruits and vegetables with hig...

 

Easy Salmon Cakes

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These healthy salmon cakes are a delicious way to boost your intake of omega-3s. It is also a great way to use either canned (or leftover) salmon. Ingredients 3 teaspoons extra-virgin ol...

 

Have a ‘berry’ good summer

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Summer fruits are coming into season and there are no more flavorful and easier to eat fruits than berries. Whether they be blueberries, strawberries or raspberries, they all pack a ton ...

 

​ ‘Calabacitas’ big in flavor and nutrients

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Literally translated as ‘little squash,’ calabacitas are available year-round but are in their peak season right now. And they are good for you. The calabaza is filled with Vitamins B1 and C...

 

Psychology Explains Why Guys Don't Eat Vegetables

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Men are much less likely to eat their veggies than women, and now researchers say they know part of the reason why. In a new study, men reported less favorable attitudes than women a...

 

Whet your whistle with watermelon slushies

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Make the most of summer fruit season by making your own fruit slushies. Not only are they free from artificial sweeteners and dyes, but they are also super easy to make and easier to enj...

 

Farm fresh vegetables delivered to you

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La Semilla’s Farm Fresh program offers reliable access to fresh, healthy, and locally grown food for our community via a weekly farm box program. Each week, farm boxes are available for purc...

 

Tips for a Healthy Cookout

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Keeping your diet during cookout season is easy. According to experts, the key is to build a healthful barbecue of lean protein foods paired with seasonal fruits and vegetables. Here are...

 

How to manage stress eating

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Perhaps the simplest way to describe stress eating is when you are experiencing intense emotions and you find comfort in food (especially when you are not hungry) as a distraction from a...

 

Healthy Mother’s Day breakfast ideas

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Millions of people will be waking up on Mother’s Day and attempt to make dear mom a breakfast she will never forget. Many will have additional little hands helping in the kitchen too. So...

 

Best Foods for Healthy Skin

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A diet rich in healthy fats and vitamins can support skin health. Many fruits and vegetables, including red grapes and tomatoes, contain compounds that can benefit your skin. Her...

 

Go, Glow, Grow, and Whoa foods for kids

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As children grow, they will naturally gain more independence (and opinions) about the foods they eat. Empowering your children to have healthy eating habits by teaching them which foods ...

 

Easy and nutritious outdoor snacks

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Spring is here and we will spend more time outdoors. But whether you decide to hike the Franklin Mountains, hit a bike trail or just hang out in your yard, make sure you have the best sn...

 

Spinach Quesadillas

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Eating leafy greens can do wonders for muscle strength, according to new research from Edith Cowan University. The study, which published in the Journal of Nutrition on March 24, found t...

 

Benefits of Listening to Music While Eating

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Enjoying music while having dinner can do more than just set a mood. Listening to music while eating can help nurture healthy eating habits. Here’s how: • Relieves Stress While Boosting...

 

Foods That Make You Happy

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Some specific foods can help you feel happy and relieve anxiety- and not just because they're delicious. In fact, it has a lot to do with antioxidants, the compounds found in many fruits...

 

What is the Mediterranean Diet?

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The Mediterranean diet is a healthy way to eating based on the traditional ingredients, flavors, cooking methods, and eating habits of the peoples of the countries along the Mediterranea...

 

​ Working out and the Mediterranean Diet

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The Mediterranean diet, combined with a good exercise program, is the ideal approach to lose weight.Healthy fats, lean protein, and vegetables make up the diet, which are the foundation of a...

 

Make a healthier capirotada

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Capirotada is a Mexican bread pudding that is primarily served during lent as a dessert. But if you are trying to cut calories and refined sugars, the original recipe can wreck your diet...

 

Healthy late-night snack options

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Listening to your body is usually a good thing. When we feel truly hungry between meals, snacking is okay experts say. But what about when the urge to eat hits us in the later hours of t...

 

Fish For People Who Don’t Like Fish

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What do you do if you are looking for meat alternatives but do not like fish? For those of you that don’t seem to like fish either because of its smell, texture or you simply had a bad ...

 

Eat a healthy breakfast – especially before exercising

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If you exercise in the morning, getting up early enough to finish breakfast at least one hour before your workout will keep you well fueled. Studies suggest that eating or drinking carbo...

 

Five Reasons to Eat More Dark Chocolate

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If you are staring at your box of Valentine’s candy wondering which one to choose – experts say, go for the dark chocolate. Here’s why: • It’s basically brain food The cocoa found in cho...

 

The best snack food according to experts

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If you are kicking off the new year with a new diet, you might be asking yourself right about now, “What snack can I eat without the guilt?” The answer is hummus. In a 2020 study in The...

 

Why Almond Flour?

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Almond flour is a great alternative to wheat-based flours. It is nutritious and provides many potential health benefits, including a reduced risk of heart disease and improved blood suga...

 

Squash your dinner plans

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Whether it’s acorn or butternut, take your pick because both are winter superfoods. Either variety of winter squash is abundant beginning in early fall and lasts all through winter. Wint...

 

Choosing a diet that's right for you

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Doctors and nutritionists often warn not to fall for gimmicks when choosing a new diet. Yet, when it comes to weight loss, there are plenty of options. Magazines, books and websites prom...

 

Boosting your metabolism with food

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Our metabolisms are the engines that help us process food, burn calories and fat. And, just like an engine, the right fuel is the way to get our bodies to peak performance. Contrary to ...

 

Start a nutrition plan now

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As we finish off the last of the Christmas meal leftovers, it is actually a great time to start thinking about how you may want to improve your nutritional habits come January. Dietician...

 

Vegetarian Egg Bake

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Looking for a simple breakfast to feed a crowd? This Easy Veggie Egg Bake is perfect for your next holiday brunch. The ingredient list is full of pantry staples so you can whip this up f...

 

Magic Flour-less Cookies

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These cookies are seriously magical. They are super easy to make and without any flour, you can feel good about eating way more than just one. (And they are KETO friendly!) Expert advice...

 

Keep healthy eating habits up during holidays

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During the holidays it is important to maintain healthy eating habits, experts say. Don't let the holidays become a free-for-all buffet. Overindulgence only adds to your stress and guilt...

 

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal Cookies

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This recipe will become a family favorite and you won’t have to feel guilty because these cookies offer less calories and sugars than more traditional holiday cookies. Ingredients 14...

 

Keeping a lid on calories at Thanksgiving

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For many of us counting calories, our diet doesn’t take a holiday. But that doesn’t mean that you must deny yourself of everything at Thanksgiving Dinner. Diet experts recommend trimming out...

 

Try this healthy green bean side dish

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Here is a delicious and healthy recipe to try instead of the high sodium green bean casserole side with your Thanksgiving dinner: Mushroom and Chile-Garlic Green Beans This simple sid...

 

Healthy Broccoli Soup

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Broccoli is abundant in the fall and perfect for steaming, roasting, or adding to stir-fries. Broccoli can be used as a base for soup as a great way to mix up the typical side of veggies...

 

​ What men over 50 can do to avoid weight gain

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As men get older it becomes increasingly difficult to maintain a healthy weight. Experts agree that diet is the number one way to avoid health complications during middle age. Here are a...

 

Spooky Spider deviled eggs

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Looking for a fun way to dress up an old appetizer recipe for Halloween? Try these Spider deviled eggs: Ingredients 6 hard-boiled eggs, halved 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon m...

 

Kale Chips

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Kale is readily available in the fall, so you’ll find many different varieties available in autumn. If you’re not a fan of the curly types, which take forever to cook, opt for heirloom v...

 

Roasted Vegetable & Black Bean Tacos

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Today we combine the hearty goodness of roasted root vegetables with an easy to incorporate taco recipe. Not only are they perfect for Taco Tuesday (or any other day of the week) but the...

 

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

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Here’s a filling and vegetarian dinner that smacks of autumn goodness. (And it can easily be made to be healthier with some minor substitutions.) Ingredients 6 large, sweet potatoes, scr...

 

Build a healthier charcuterie board

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The big trend in party food is charcuterie. (Pronounced shaar-koo-tr-ee) Originally, it is a snack board prepared with items bought in specialty meat and cheese shops in France, but they...

 

Cheesy sweet potato nachos

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Fall football is as good an excuse to snack as any. It’s no surprise that nachos, chicken wings and beer can really pack in the calories. Here is an easy, healthy and equally satisfying ...

 

The perfect autumn spiced smoothie

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While fall is the time when everyone is clamoring for pumpkin spice coffee and additives, we would like to re-introduce you to another great fall flavor–apple. Not only nutritious, but a...

 

​ Homemade ‘healthy’ pizza in 30 minutes or less

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Football gatherings and pizza seem to go hand in hand. This season, instead of loading up on carbs and fat, here’s a quick and easy way to get your pizza and squeeze more nutrition into ...

 

Time to get corny

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Corn is high in carbs and packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals. It’s also relatively low in protein and fat. Here are the numbers: One cup (164 grams) of sweet yellow corn contai...

 

It’s hard to beat the beet!

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Beets are a vibrant and versatile type of vegetable. They’re known for their earthy flavor and aroma. But in addition to bringing a pop of color to your plate, beets are highly nutritiou...

 

Say OK to Okra

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One of the many late-summer harvest vegetables is okra and boy does it pack a nutritional KO! Okra is an excellent source of vitamins C and K1. Vitamin C is a water-soluble nutrient that...

 

​ Black Beans burn fat

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Research suggests that black beans are the closest thing we have to a fat-burning pill. They are a great source of resistant starch, a type of slow-digesting, insoluble fiber that feeds ...

 

Healthy afternoon snacks

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After-school snacks for kids (or just a good afternoon snack for adults) can take the edge off hunger and boost nutrition. Parents can help their children choose healthy after-school sna...

 

Fig and Honey Smoothie

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Another great summer fruit is the fig. They are great for sweetening salads, baking homemade fig newtons or simply enjoying them on their own. Figs are excellent for several digestive is...

 

Stuffed Apricots

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Apricots are plentiful this time of year. In fact, if you have an apricot tree in your yard, you may have trouble deciding what to do with so many of them. Aside from being tasty and nut...

 

Celebrate the Cucumber

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In the summer, watermelon is usually the star of the show. And while delicious and refreshing, we would like to remind you about its often-overlooked cousin, the cucumber. Summer offers ...

 

​ Red, White and Blue Fruit Pizza

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Wedges of juicy watermelon topped with nondairy coconut yogurt and berries make for a crisp, refreshing dessert and will delight guests over the holiday weekend. Ingredients ½ cup unswe...

 

Cherries are a treat for the whole body

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Southern New Mexico offers abundant crops of fresh cherries and we are right here in the middle of their picking season that usually begins June 1st and ends during the first half of Jul...

 

It’s cantaloupe time!

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Cantaloupes are a summer favorite – especially here in Texas. And it’s a good thing - the fiber, potassium, and vitamin C present in cantaloupe are vital nutrients for your heart health....

 

Cereal is not just for breakfast

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If the thought of spending time in the kitchen during a long, hot afternoon does not appeal to you, you are not alone. Instead of picking up your phone and firing up a food delivery app,...

 

Best foods to eat before and after a swim

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Swimming is a great workout for the whole body. But to get the full health benefits of swimming, we need to give ourselves the right fuel at the right time. It is recommended that you...

 

Strawberry Season is upon us

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Strawberry season can begin as early as May, peaking in mid- to late-June. Not only intense in flavor, but fresh strawberries are also potent little packages that protect your heart, inc...

 

Healthier snack options that sound good

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If you find yourself staying in and craving some salty snacks like potato or tortilla chips, you would be much better off by reaching for these crunchy munchies. Popcorn may possibly ...

 

​ Brain foods

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Research shows that the best brain foods are the same ones that protect your heart and blood vessels. They include the following: Green, leafy vegetables. Leafy greens such as kale, ...

 

Greens for Spring

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Now is the time for fresh Spring Greens. Arugula, spinach, lettuce, chard and collard greens are at their brightest during spring. Try this super easy and super good for you Spinach Pepi...

 

5 Foods That Can Help Improve Your Balance

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Everyone talks about a balanced diet. But it turns out that what you eat can also affect how you balance, physically. Foods containing high levels of resveratrol have been proven to help...

 

Eggs aren’t just for Easter

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Eggs are considered one of nature's most complete foods. They're filled with protein while free of carbs and sugar. Yet when it comes to whipping up healthy egg recipes, some folks fear ...

 

​ Black Bean and pineapple ‘fajitas’

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If you are running out of ideas for ‘Taco Tuesday’ here’s a super easy, super tasty recipe for your next taco fiesta. Ingredients 1 (15-oz.) can black beans, rinsed 1 tbsp. fine...

 

Mushrooms on the grill

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With its longer afternoons and warmer weather Spring also marks the beginning of grill season. This year, why not add some vegetable options to your grilling routine. Almost any vegetabl...

 

​ Eat your electrolytes!

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Drinking the right amount of water is the best way to keep your body hydrated. But we can’t forget about replenishing lost electrolytes. Electrolytes are salts and minerals, like sodium, pot...

 

The perfect smoothie

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Whether you are heading to the gym, starting your Peloton session or simply getting ready for a walk, this smoothie has it all: protein, good carbs and deliciousness. Ingredients ½...

 

​ Asparagus in spring

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Asparagus sprouts in early spring and is one of the first signs of the new season. It’s a great green staple, and it’s affordable and abundant in the springtime. Embrace all things asparagus...

 

Foods that naturally detox your system

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In the spirit of ‘spring cleaning,’ consider adding these foods that are rich in vitamins and antioxidants to assist your body’s natural ability to cleanse and detoxify itself. • Aspara...

 

Be mindful of what you eat

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Mindfulness means focusing on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting your feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations. We can also apply mindfulness when we nourish o...

 

Lentil Soup hits the spot

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Substituting meat with another protein source a couple of nights a week is a great way to add variety and vegetables to your diet. Today we share a great recipe for Lentil Soup which is ...

 

Chia seeds with your breakfast

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We all grew up hearing about how breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While true, sometimes making time for breakfast can be challenging.But, by eating the right breakfast, y...

 

​ Improved diet could add to life expectancy

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A young adult in the U.S. could add more than a decade to their life expectancy by changing their diet from a typical Western diet to an optimized diet that includes more legumes, whole grai...

 

Pass-off this healthy snack for Super Bowl

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It’s no surprise that Super Bowl Sunday ranks right up there with Thanksgiving as the days when we are most likely to consume the most calories. And while the occasional indulgence doesn...

 

Cancer prevention and food

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No single food can protect you against cancer by itself but research shows that a diet filled with a variety of vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and other plant foods helps lower ...

 

Foods that burn fat

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It’s a widely known that buying the right foods at the grocery store helps keep your dieting goals on track. But some foods pull more than their weight – literally. Here are some foods t...

 

Pull a protein switcheroo

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Red and processed meats have been linked to increasing risks of disease. Let this be the year to decide to switch out some of your protein sources for healthier choices. Getting creative...

 

​ Easy diet tip: Drink water

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If you are working to maintain your New Year’s resolution of sticking to a diet, here’s an easy tip: drinking plenty of water can help you lose weight. Some evidence suggests that increa...

 

​ Cut out some calories this year

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Loosing excess weight really centers around one thing — calories. Despite all the diet strategies out there, weight management still comes down to the calories you take in versus those you b...

 

Start the new year with these groceries

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All nutritionists agree that the best place to start a diet is at the grocery store. What you buy determines what meals you will prepare, what snacks you will reach for and how many calo...

 

Nutritious Egg Nog?

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These days, you can find a store-bought egg nog to satisfy your taste and dietary preferences. From ones made with grass-fed dairy to ones that are vegan and nut-free, these options can ...

 

Poached pears for the holiday dessert table

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Here's an elegant yet simple alternative to the loads of cakes and cookies at the holiday table. These pears that are oven-poached in Riesling wine that offers floral accents and hints o...

 

Try a (slightly) healthier Thanksgiving Dinner

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If you are trying not to totally wreck your diet this Thanksgiving, take heart: White turkey meat, plain vegetables, roasted sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, (hold the gravy) and pumpkin...

 

​ Foods to ‘fall’ for

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Almost every diet stresses the importance of eating seasonally and (when possible) locally. Here are some foods that are in season now and that should be a part of our diet: Root...

 

​ High protein breakfast cups

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As the holidays near and tasty temptations abound, dieticians say that the best way to help avoid over-eating and consuming extra calories is to eat a high protein breakfast. These easy to m...

 

​ Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

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Pumpkin seeds may be small, but they’re packed full of valuable nutrients. Eating only a small amount of them can provide you with a substantial quantity of healthy fats, magnesium and zinc....

 

What exactly is the Mediterranean Diet

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A Mediterranean diet incorporates the traditional healthy living habits of people from countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea, including France, Greece, Italy and Spain. The Medite...

 

‘Healthy’ Halloween candy

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Candy, by nature, is an indulgence. It has very little nutritional value and can be excessively high in fats and sugars. But, back in the real world, it’s Halloween and we will most like...

 

‘Sort of healthy’ Seven-layer dip

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A few store-bought ingredients and the right touch can bring this crowd-pleasing, game day classic to your table in just 5 minutes. Here’s how: In a straight-sided, clear bowl, layer ...

 

Acorn squash can grow on you!

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Acorn squash is rich in antioxidants, which can neutralize potentially harmful molecules called free radicals. These antioxidants can help to protect people against health issues like ar...

 

Tis the season for a Pumpkin Smoothie!

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It is the time of year when national chains roll out everything pumpkin and people come running. It’s no wonder why pumpkin flavor is so popular. The very thought of it makes you feel wa...

 

Calabacitas con Elote

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A great way to welcome the fall season is by serving up this dish that showcases two harvest ingredients: Mexican squash and corn. Ingredients: 2 ½ cups fresh corn kernels 1 ta...

 

Pomegranates pack a punch

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Now is the season for pomegranates and you will see them popping up in grocery stores and restaurant menus. They are not only delicious, but they are also super good for you. Pomegran...

 

Top exercises to do at home

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With air quality, high heat and rain being a concern of late, here are some easy exercises to do in the comfort of your own home. Warm up. Before you jump straight into it, make sure ...

 

Late Summer Harvest Salad

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Made from late summer harvests, this fruit salad is easy, healthy and the perfect side dish for those final barbecues before the onset of fall. The balsamic reduction adds a freshness to...

 

Appreciate the first responders in your life

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11/2001 and today is a great day to do something special for the Firefighters, Police officers, and EMT’s in your life....

 

Grilled corn, basil and tomato salad

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Late summer or early fall is the perfect time for this easy and nutritious salad that you can put together in less than 30 minutes. Ingredients: 12 ears of corn, husked 6tables...

 

Healthiest delivery pizza

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Pizza is a go-to dinner favorite especially this time of year.This football season, before ordering your usual pizza delivery consider trying this healthier option. According to the webs...

 

Cantaloupe Smoothie

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This cantaloupe smoothie is perfect for late summer. It is fresh, creamy and the optional walnuts add protein. Ingredients 1 ripe, peeled banana (broken in half) ⅔ cup cantaloup...

 

​ Plant based diet may lower heart disease risk

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Eating more nutritious, plant-based foods is heart-healthy at any age, according to two research studies published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access ...

 

​ Super Simple Zucchini Salad

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This zucchini salad recipe is the epitome of “simple, beautiful food.” It’s so pretty and flavorful, thanks to these simple ingredients: Zucchini – When you make this recipe, steer clea...

 

Try these healthy flour substitutes

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Traditional white flour offers our bodies zero nutritional benefits while being responsible for blood sugar spikes. Here are some flour substitute options: Almond flour Made from...

 

Broccoli for the Brain

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As well as being a low-calorie source of dietary fiber, broccoli may be good for the brain. Here’s the scientific explanation: Broccoli is rich in compounds called glucosinolates. When t...

 

​ High Protein breakfast can lead to weight loss

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We have all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. While that remains true, experts now add that a high protein breakfast can also help you stay full throughout the day ...

 

Frozen fruits and vegetables healthy alternative

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We buy fresh fruits and vegetables with the hopes that they will make it to our table within a week or so. A lot of times, that doesn’t happen, and we end up tossing them out. While it’s...

 

Hydrate with fresh foods

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If you are looking to boost your energy during the summer months, staying properly hydrated is key. Aside from making sure you are drinking plenty of water, these are the fresh fruits an...

 

Watermelon prevents dehydration

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Based on its name, it's no surprise this fruit is made up of 92 percent water! But its salt, calcium and magnesium is what makes it ideal for rehydration, according to a 2009 study at th...

 

Easy Tuna Cakes

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If you are looking for a quick, healthy summer dinner, you can pop open a couple of cans of tuna and elevate them to make these Easy Tuna Cakes with Greens & Lemon Dressing Ingredient...

 

Homemade Frozen Yogurt

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You can easily make frozen yogurt without an ice cream maker. All you need is either a food processor or a heavy-duty kitchen blender.Simply blend all the ingredients until you reach a s...

 

​ Simple Strawberry Summer Salad

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All the ingredients in this easy strawberry spinach salad are chosen to pack a maximum nutritional punch. You’ll need: Mix of spinach & other greens. Spinach salads are great but try addin...

 

Make your own fruit popsicle

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Many store -bought popsicles have loads of added sugar, high fructose corn syrup or artificial flavors. This summer, whip up your own fruit popsicles for a healthier snack. First off...

 

Food for Mental Health

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Food is fuel for your body, but some foods give your brain an extra boost. You can improve brain function by incorporating some of these foods into your diet: Salmon: While fish, in g...

 

Avoid bloating with the right foods

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Bloating can cause quite a bit of discomfort. Common symptoms of bloating include stomach pain, discomfort, and gas. You may also burp or belch frequently or have abdominal rumbling or g...

 

Sardines help prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes

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The health benefits of sardines and oily fish are widely known: their high levels of unsaturated fats help to regulate cholesterol levels and prevent the onset of cardiovascular diseases...

 

Pasta Primavera: your go-to springtime dinner

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When it comes to enjoying a variety of vegetables and pasta there are no hard and fast rules. In fact, if you are looking for an easy way to use up what you have in your vegetable drawer...

 

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo the Low-cal way!

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It’s a day to celebrate Mexican culture so we thought we would give you a way to step up your usual nachos with this Chicken Mole Tostadas recipe. Ingredients 1 cup reduced-sodium ...

 

It’s peak asparagus season

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Although available year-round, this is the ideal time to look for asparagus in the market.They are in season from February to June, with April being the peak. Fresh asparagus will be bri...

 

Have a scoop of ice cream without the sprinkles of guilt

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Almost everyone loves ice cream. And everyone also knows it isn’t exactly health food. But choosing slow-churned ice cream can be a better option than traditional ice cream. Slow-chu...

 

Fast food Tips and Tricks

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Trying to eat healthy at a fast food restaurant is difficult – but not impossible. Here are a few tips from the experts: • Skip the soda even if it comes with the meal. Choose unswee...

 

Buy a basil plant

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The next time you are in the vegetable aisle at your grocery store, check to see if they have live basil plants. Many stores offer this versatile herb in a small pot with soil and often ...

 

Baked Apple chips can add a healthy crunch

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Packing a healthy snack has never been easier with this simple recipe for Apple Chips. Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 6 large apples cored and thinly sliced 1 teaspoon of ground ci...

 

Burrito Bowls serve up less calories

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A flour tortilla can contribute up to 400 calories and 45-65 grams of carbohydrates in a burrito. Switching to a burrito bowl and including rice and beans transforms your burrito into a ...

 

Cucumber Avocado Salad Recipe

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If you are looking for something green to eat this St. Patrick’s Day, try the easiest cucumber avocado salad in all the land. Ingredients: 3 large avocados we recommend California...

 

The many pros of protein

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Whether you are on a low-carb diet or simply trying to better balance your meals, protein is the answer. Having a protein source at every meal is a great way to help you build muscle, re...

 

What to eat after fasting

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A very popular dieting trend right now is the Intermittent Fasting diet. During the fasting periods, you eat either very little or nothing at all. The most popular method is the 16/8 met...

 

Taco Turkey Meat Loaf

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This meat loaf recipe calls for ground turkey instead of beef for an easy weeknight dinner. Its taco-style seasoning can be great for Taco Tuesday as well! Prep time: 25 min. Bake: ...

 

A rose is a…garnish?

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Valentine’s Day is a big day for roses. But now, after the loving, what can you do with these beautiful flowers? Head to the kitchen! Yes, roses can be eaten. In fact, they offer a f...

 

Not all chocolate is created equal

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There has been a lot of hype about the many health benefits of dark chocolate. While not based on the most conclusive research, dark chocolate is undoubtedly healthier than other forms o...

 

There are nuts and then there’s Walnuts!

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Everyone knows that healthy snacking includes a good variety of nuts. But one in particular can pack a huge wallop.Walnuts are one of the healthiest nuts you can eat. Walnuts help mainta...

 

It’s grapefruit season!

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Grapefruit is 92% water, giving it one of the highest water contents of any fruit. That makes it good for overall health. Several studies have shown that people who eat half a fresh grap...

 

Being aware of what you eat

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It’s more than halfway through January and those of us who started a new diet for the new year may need some advice to strengthen our resolve. Experts agree that by slowing down and beco...

 

Black bean and corn salad

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Eating a little healthier doesn’t have to be a huge chore. This tasty salad is full of nutrition and can be made in minutes – and on a budget! Ingredients 1 can of black beans – 1 ...

 

New diet for the new year? Here’s some advice

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Many people begin a diet to lose weight and improve health as part of their new year’s resolutions. But, instead of making huge drastic changes, experts say that in order to stick to a s...

 

Black eyed peas to ring in the new year

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A traditional symbol of good luck and prosperity is the black-eyed pea. Many people make it a point to enjoy a big bowl of black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day. It’s no wonder they bring lu...

 

Remember to drink water over the holidays

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The holiday season usually involves festive but high-calorie food and drink. Here’s a tip to help curb your cravings and help you be a ‘good’ boy or girl: Make sure to drink plenty of wa...

 

Spiced Hot Fruit Bake

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This recipe offers all the apple and cinnamon tastes of the holiday season, a little bit of a crunch and the indulgence of pie – without the guilt! You can also use it to top ice cream, ...

 

Fall and Winter are great times for Brussels sprouts

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Often overlooked, Brussels sprouts boast high levels of many nutrients and have been linked to several health benefits. People often enjoy them roasted, boiled, sautéed or baked. ...

 

It’s a perfect time for Turkey Chili

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Put those Thanksgiving leftovers to good use with this delicious and easy recipe. This turkey chili recipe is an easy healthy yet hearty dish to serveyour next dinner! Ingredients ...

 

5 Ways to Trim the Fat from Your Thanksgiving Dinner

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Skip the heavy appetizers. Why fill up on cheese and crackers when there is a nice home-cooked meal to enjoy? Pass the rolls. This means less processed flour and less butter. Reduc...

 

Healthy Thanksgiving Part 2: Cauliflower Au Gratin

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This recipe for Cauliflower Au Gratin by delish.com is a creamy and healthier alternative to potatoes any day of the week but Thanksgiving seems like a great day to serve them up. Yie...

 

Healthier Thanksgiving Dinner: Stuffing

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November brings us the great American feast known as Thanksgiving. Every year dieticians warn us against the insanely high caloric intake by eating this traditional meal. In the coming w...

 

Salads aren’t just for summer anymore!

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Most people eat more fruits and vegetables during the spring and summer months when produce shelves seem to overflow with freshly grown – and refreshing choices. But, just because it is ...

 

A sweet but healthier treat for tricksters

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With Halloween being the monster of all candy consuming celebrations, this may be a good year to try something new since we all know this year will be different anyway. Consider na...

 

Red Bell Peppers high in Vitamin C

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If you would like to naturally increase your Vitamin C intake but are trying to avoid the sugar in fruit, red bell peppers are an excellent alternative source. Try stir-frying and...

 

Mashed Cauliflower

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As the temperatures drop we all look to warm comfort food to warm our spirits. Traditionally, mashed potatoes have been just the thing. People who are trying to move away from a high...

 

Pomegranates burst with divine benefits

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Pomegranates have been celebrated since the days of ancient Greece and Rome. Once offered to the Goddess Demeter to gain favor and ask for a fruitful season, today we offer you the many ...

 

It’s the great Nutritional Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!

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Pumpkin has an impressive nutrient profile. One cup of cooked pumpkin (245 grams) contains: Calories: 49, Fat: 0.2 grams, Protein: 2 grams, Carbs: 12 grams, Fiber: 3 grams, Vitamin A...

 

Healthy snacks for Game Day

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These days, even football is different. In the spirit of change, you can step up your game with this healthy game day snack alternative: Bite sized pizzas with zucchini slice ‘cru...

 

Walking and work out recovery foods and snacks

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If you have finished your walking routine or work out, you may have built up an appetite. Here is a list of 'recovery snacks' that will give your body what it needs while maintaining you...

 

Become a nutrition ‘stalker’

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Celery has been underrated for many years, but take note: Celery offers anti-inflammatory and many other health benefits. In addition to well-known antioxidants like vitamin C and fl...

 

Understanding Carbohydrates: Good vs. bad

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Carbohydrates are found in foods you know are good for you like vegetables and ones you know are not, like doughnuts. Carbs commonly considered bad include pastries, sodas, highly pr...

 

Have a Peachy Day!

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Late summer is the time for peaches. Whether you have your own peach tree or have noticed their abundance at the grocery store, it’s a good idea to give these fuzzy little guys a closer ...

 

Black Bean, Corn, and Zucchini Enchiladas

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Here’s a CookingLight recipe you can feel good about serving your family. With each serving containing 348 calories, 4.2 grams of fat, and 16 grams of protein, you can polish off your pl...

 

Grilled Eggplant for dinner

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We interrupt this grilling season to encourage you to switch things up and grill eggplants instead of the usual steaks and burgers. Before you and your guests yell, “Where’s the beef?” C...

 

The wrong dressing can ruin your salad

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You can create the most delicious and nutritious salad thinking it is a sure way to help lose weight but by adding the wrong type of dressing to that salad, you can derail all of your in...

 

Watermelon Cucumber Feta Salad

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Watermelon and cucumbers should be the official flavors of summer. Throw in some mint, red onion, and feta and toss it all with a very simple vinaigrette (just olive oil + red wine vineg...

 

This Cool Summer Smoothie hits the spot!

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An ice-cold smoothie in the middle of a hot afternoon can be the perfect pick me up to get you through the long evening. Try this recipe – you’ll want to make it almost every day! Ing...

 

Take heat with a grain of salt

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It is usually a good idea to limit salt in our food, but during extremely hot days it is actually smart to salt your food a little extra - especially when exercising. Salt provides So...

 

When did you last have a date?

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Dates are often overlooked in the produce section of the grocery store, but they offer incredible benefits that are worth noting. Dates can be enjoyed by themselves as a snack or as perf...

 

Smash it up: Cucumber Salad

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Did you know that smashing cucumbers before you cut them produces more flavor than an un-smashed cucumber? By crushing the cells (instead of cutting cleanly through them) compounds get m...

 

Healthy benefits of figs

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Figs are often recommended to nourish and tone the intestines and act as a natural laxative because of their high fiber content. Many of us consume too much sodium (salt), found in proce...

 

It’s tomato season!

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Summer brings us many seasonal fruits and vegetables but perhaps none are as heart healthy as the tomato. Considered a super food, the tomato offers taste, texture and versatility. Tomat...

 

Cool off with this Coconut Granada instead of Ice Cream

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Ice cream is a summertime staple. It’s delicious, refreshing and the perfect answer to a sweet craving. But unfortunately, it is high in fat, sugar and calories. So, here’s an idea: J...

 

Foods that help you hydrate

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Last week we talked about the nutritional benefits of watermelon. One of the main benefits is that it helps you stay hydrated. Here are some other foods that will help keep you satisfied...

 

Watermelon is THE fruit for summer!

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There is nothing quite as refreshing as a juicy, sweet, chilled watermelon to break up the summer heat. And, watermelon offers many health benefits. Here are a few: 1. Contains Nutri...

 

Get in a better mood with food

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Hard evidence that certain foods can help put you in a better mood is inconclusive. But some scientific findings do suggest that changes to our diet bring about changes in our brain stru...

 

Mix and Match Weekly Menu

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Making your dollar stretch at the grocery store while eating healthy and keeping kitchen time down to a minimum is like stepping to the plate with the bases loaded. Here are some q...

 

'Tacovados' or Avocado Taco Boats

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El Paso, no matter what others may say, is the best place for Mexican Food. In fact, there is no need to call it Mexican Food in El Paso. It's just food. The same food we all grew up eat...

 

Cauliflower Tacos? Si!

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Cauliflower is pretty much the do anything vegetable. Its neutral flavor lends itself to be adapted to many recipes making it a common meat substitute. But more than that, it packs a nut...

 

Simple, French inspired dinner

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If you are looking for an easy, nutritional and inexpensive dinner, try Sheet-Pan Ratatouille. Don’t worry, only the name is tricky (rah-tah-too-ee) because this is as simple a recipe as...

 

Foods that cleanse the blood

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Cruciferous vegetables offer a special benefit. Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, cabbage, mustard and turnip greens all fall in the cruciferous category because of their ‘cross s...

 

Healthy Frozen Meals?

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When you think about nutritional food, frozen meals rarely come to mind. But, when you are limiting your trips to the grocery store and need quick and easy meals to eat at home, frozen f...

 

Foods that help seasonal allergy symptoms

2 min read

No food is a proven cure for disease, but some fruits and vegetables are known to be good for your. They're full of nutrients that can keep you healthy. They may also protect you from se...

 

Keep a healthy attitude about food

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Local newscasts show long lines at big wholesale chains and grocery store aisles that are left bare. What these means is that a lot of us have been stocking up on food items. While being...

 

Your daily diet made super easy

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Fad Diets come and go. While one diet extols the virtue of being completely carb-free, others encourage a vegetarian approach and still others blend the two styles. All of these diet tre...

 

This spring grow your own summer salad!

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Spring in El Paso may be the most important planting season of the year. The time and climate are right for you to consider planting the seeds (or plants) now for an awesome homegrown sa...

 

Popeye was onto something

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Spinach is a major super food that is great for your overall health. Not only is it packed with digestion-regulating fiber, but it also contains vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful nutrie...

 

'MyPlate' serves up healthy eating ideas

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MyPlate is government initiative that helps you begin a healthy eating style and maintain it throughout your lifetime. The key is in the combination of foods on your plate. The right mix...

 

Embrace the dark side (of chocolate)

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In the aftermath of Valentine’s Day chocolate giving, take heart: Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that may be good for you. Dark Chocolate is Nutritious: If you buy quality d...

 

Avocados are having a moment

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The Super Bowl commercial featuring Avocados from Mexico isn’t telling us anything new. Avocados are a super food that have become super popular.That’s because avocados are very nutritio...

 

You can have a snack while dieting

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It’s been a long January and many of us are still committed to our new year’s resolution of sticking to a diet. An important part of keeping within your diet guidelines is planning sensi...

 

Drink water before meals

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While we all know the value of drinking plenty of water for overall health and digestion, recent studies show that drinking water can actually increase metabolism by 24-30 percent ov...

 

Choose drinks wisely

1 min read

Sugary drinks are among the most fattening items you can put into your body and are strongly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and many other health problems. Keep...

 

Slow down on the fast food

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We all know the nutritional dangers of fast food. But even fast food, when eaten slowly, can make you pause to consider exactly what you are consuming. The slower you eat, the more l...

 

Plant-Based Diet: A Detailed Beginner's Guide

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There are many diet options. While some emphasize all protein and good fat, others tout intermittent fasting as the way to a healthier life. Still other health experts believe that diets...

 

Diet and Nutrition Tips to avoid prostate cancer

4 min read

Good nutrition may help reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer as well as slow the progression of the disease. Here is a guide for a healthy diet and good prostate health. Heal...

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