The Top 30 Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables in Nutrient Density

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French fries and baked potatoes are both vegetables. They both have been cooked. But the baked potato has less fat and calories and if you eat the skin of the potato, you are taking in more vitamins and minerals. So it would be safe to say the baked potato is more nutrient dense. According to […]

Sudarshan Kriya Yoga Effective Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment

kriya yoga and PTSD

A new study from the University of Wisconsin-Madison offers hope for those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Researchers there have demonstrated that a breathing-based meditation practice known as Sudarshan Kriya Yoga can be a useful treatment for PTSD. According to a 2012 report by RAND Corp, more than 20 percent of veterans returning […]

9 Simple Ways To make a Recipe Healthier

Pizza with whole wheat crust

Do you crave the creamy, dreamy taste of mashed potatoes but don’t want to indulge because you are looking to eat healthier? Or are you more of a sweet tooth type, thinking of the decadent sweetness of a brownie but can’t bear the thought of all that refined sugar? Well, with a few quick and […]

Surprising Health Risks of Belly Fat

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Did you know that there are 4 different types of fat? Brown, white, subcutaneous and last but not least- visceral, or belly fat. Briefly, brown fat has been the most recently discovered and found to burn more calories than the other three. We have more white fat than brown and the job of this type […]

10 Quick Low Carb Snack Ideas

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Snacking throughout the day is actually healthy for you. According to the market research company, NPD Group, Americans who have the healthiest eating habits are snacking twice as often as those who don’t have healthy habits.(1) In fact, this is contradictory to some more conventional wisdom. I’m pretty sure I’m not the only one who […]