Famous People Who Speak Openly About Healthy Eating

In 2010, former US President Bill Clinton had emergency heart surgery. Since then, he’s been committed to a plant-based, mostly vegan diet for health reason. In an interview at a vegan restaurant in Los Vegas a few months ago, Clinton said that adopting a plant-based diet, “changed my life. I might not be around if I hadn’t become a vegan. It’s great.”

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Finding Healthy Recipes Online

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to cut out processed foods, fast food, sugary snacks and other “foods” that are far from their original source.  Now you need some help with the transition.

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The Power of Fermented Foods

You might have heard that fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, yogurt with live and active cultures, kimchi and miso are good for you. But do you know how they’re made and why they are considered healthy?

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Debunking the Great Protein Myth

Depending on who you listen to, protein from animal sources (meat, poultry, eggs, dairy) is either the most important nutrient in a healthy diet or vastly over-rated.

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Make Any Salad Even Healthier

The best salad is the one you’ll actually enjoy and eat. So if you’re tired of wilted greens and need to perk up your lunch or dinner salad, here are some ideas.

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Eating Starch

Nutritional advice is sometimes as trendy and as changeable as fashion. Certain foods are considered unhealthy and to be avoided and other foods are the secret to vibrant good health and weight management. The next year, the opposite seems true.

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Sweet Bananas

A few years ago, I bought a dehydrator to make chips from root vegetables like beets. I made a mess and the experiment was a flop. But then a friend told me that a dehydrator could be used to make banana chips.

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The Hidden Danger of High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is a sugar substitute made from corn. It is chemically similar to sugar and used extensively in processed foods in the United States because it is much cheaper than granulated sugar.

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What’s Behind Food Cravings?

You’d know a food craving if you ever had one. It’s an intense desire to eat a specific food, or a specific kind of food, like something sweet or something salty. A food craving is unlike normal hunger and may be something that is felt even in the absence of normal hunger.

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