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Whole Wheat Apple Pumpkin Muffins

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Food We Can Rely On: Snack Reviews

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We’ve Got Some Meatsplaining to Do

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The coconut oil industry likes to promote coconut oil as “good” saturated fat, but is coconut oil really as healthy as they suggest? Let’s take a closer look and see just how “good” it is. Coconut oil is extracted from the meat of the coconut and contains mostly saturated fat (around 92%). Ounce for ounce, …

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Written by Sophie Sorhaitz It’s no secret – we all know that marketing can be very persuasive. They draw you in with sneaky tactics and savvy advertising strategies until, before you can stop yourself, your wallet becomes a little (or a lot) lighter. But just how do they do this? You may think you have …

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Written by Caitlin Schille, MPH Are you familiar with the relatively new term of “fat-shaming?” Fat-shaming is when people try to make others who fall into the categories of overweight and obese feel badly about themselves and about their bodies. Those staunchly against fat-shaming promote overall body positivity— the idea that all people should feel …

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Written by Caitlin Schille Perhaps you remember the now-infamous “bacon study” that was released almost two years ago by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a branch of the World Health Organization (WHO). Parts of the official report used cautious language, stating that consumption of red meat is “probably carcinogenic to humans” and …

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apple pumpkin muffins

Combine fruits + vegetables into one yummy treat with these whole wheat Apple Pumpkin Muffins! Two classic fall flavors unite for the win! One thing I LOVE to bake and eat are muffins. Yeah, the quick bread treats that can be made in so many different flavors and varieties. Love. them. (Again, good but not …

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How to get on the offensive when it comes to overeating Written by Michael Richardson Holiday memories are great—except for the ones that remain in your love handles. The holidays are about family, fun and food, and we shun anything that tries to take away from those joys. But we also worry about our weight …

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Unless money is no object, eating smarter often requires shopping smarter Written by Caitlin Schille Ask people what “eating healthy” means, and you’ll probably get varying answers. Some think a healthy diet involves lots of fancy, organic health food from expensive boutique grocery stores. However, it is very possible to eat a healthy diet on …

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Although most nuts and seeds do contain some FODMAPs, they have plenty of great nutrition to offer and should be added in small quantities to your diet. • Make ahead • Preparation time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 15 minutes Standing time: 2 hours Place the quinoa in a fine-mesh strainer and hold it under cold …

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snack and drink guide

Sometimes it’s hard to trust food these days, with questionable ingredients lurking about. So we’ve created Healthy Magazine’s food guide. Snacks Munk Pack Oatmeal Fruit Squeeze (Healthy Magazine Favorite) Whole grain, gluten free oats and fruit make these portable snacks a delicious and healthy option. Our favorite flavors are apple quinoa cinnamon and maple pear …

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What they are and why you need them By Franz Gliederer, MD, MPH and Joy Stephenson-Laws, JD (Proactive Health Labs)     Iron, chromium, copper, zinc, iodine, manganese, magnesium, selenium— are we talking about science class or my dinner? Not many of us read cereal boxes and think, “great, I’m getting some zinc today.” What do …

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