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Should I Try Carb Blockers for Weight Management?

The low-carb lifestyle is number one when it comes to diet trends right now, with many trying keto or low-carb options to lose weight. Carbohydrates, found in sugars, starches, and fiber, are often blamed for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, and the obesity epidemic. However, our bodies need carbs as fuel for energy, for digestion, […]

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Healthy Snacks for Summer

If you love fresh and colorful produce or enjoy picking your own berries, summer is your season to shine! Farmer’s markets and produce stands around the country are filled to the brim with healthy snacks waiting to be enjoyed. The one downside to healthy snacks is that they require a bit of prep-work and smart […]

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Feeling Sick in the Morning? Try These Remedies!

For many women, one of the most common symptoms of early pregnancy is morning sickness – nausea and vomiting that can occur during pregnancy. While morning sickness can actually occur at any time during the day or night, many women experience it most frequently or severely in the morning. For pregnant women, feeling sick in […]

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These Foods May Help Manage Stomach Acid and Discomfort

Heartburn ranges in severity. From being an annoying distraction that goes away within a few hours, to a more serious problem that can linger and disrupt your life. Most of us know what heartburn is from experience, but we might not be as familiar with what causes heartburn. What Causes Heartburn Heartburn occurs when stomach […]

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Nutritious and Hydrating Homemade Coconut Water Recipes

With the weather getting warmer, it’s the perfect time to give coconut water a try. What’s coconut water? First, it’s important to know what it isn’t. Coconut water is: Not any drink with artificial or natural coconut flavoring. Not the same as coconut milk. Before moving on, let’s make clear that coconut milk takes coconut […]

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Foods and Drink That Support Blood Pressure Levels

High blood pressure, known as hypertension, is a health state that can factor into cardiovascular disease. If you don’t address high blood pressure, you have a greater risk of arterial wall hardening (atherosclerosis), resulting in a heart attack and stroke. Clearly, high blood pressure is bad news. While medications can certainly help during elevated blood […]

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