Did you know digestion begins in the mouth? As you start to chew your food, digestive enzymes found in saliva begin to break it down, preparing for nutrient absorption. Saliva also makes the food more alkaline, which creates less bloating and gas. Chewing is crucial for proper digestion and eating slowly is known to help…

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I don’t know about you, but when the current crisis hit our grocery stores, most of the canned food that was left on the shelves was tuna. Although I’m not a big fish fan, I love tuna, so I bought a few cans and decided to start making more recipes using it. Here are just…

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Foods that are low in calories and high in fiber will help you consume lesser amounts of food and stay full for longer. So is the case with cabbage. There are only 33 calories in a cup of cooked cabbage, and it is low in fat and high in fiber.  Half a cup of cabbage can provide you…

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Beans are a wonderful way to add high-quality, plant-based protein to your diet. They are commonly high in iron, B vitamins, and fiber. They also have great flavor and compliment any dish. Beans contain resistant starch, which received its name because it resists the enzymes that normally would break down starches during digestion resulting in a…

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“Fat doesn’t make us fat, sugar makes us fat.” – Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. We need good fat for healthy brain, nerve & cellular function, hormone balance and energy. The right balance of healthy fat is critical for good health. Healthy fats help your body absorb more of your meal’s nutrients so if you are eating a…

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If you want to turn your body into a fat-burning machine, you’re going to need to eat a daily dose of quality protein. Your organs, tissues, muscles, and hormones are all made from proteins. Quality protein foods will supply nutrients to be used by every part of the body to develop, grow, and function properly.…

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