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benefits of flaxseed
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The Benefits of Flaxseed

Why eat flaxseed? Simply put, flaxseed and flaxseed oil are both rich in Omega 3 fatty acids. Omega 3’s are found in fatty fish such as salmon, halibut and sardines.

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How To Freeze Fruits and Vegetables

I thought I’d share some information on how to freeze some of those wonderful summer fruits and veggies so you can enjoy a bit of summer when the weather gets cold. Strawberries – Freeze hulled, unwashed berries in a single layer on a tray, then seal in freezer bags Melons – Peel melon, slice in …

high fructose corn syrup
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High Fructose Corn Syrup

There has been much discussion on high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many have blamed HFCS for the rising obesity epidemic in the US. The Corn Refiners Association has stated that HFCS is “all natural” and is “okay in moderation”.

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High fructose corn syrup

There has been much discussion on high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many have blamed HFCS for the rising obesity epidemic in the US. The Corn Refiners Association has stated that HFCS is “all natural” and is “okay in moderation”. So what, exactly, is high fructose corn syrup? HFCS is a sweetener and preservative used in …

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Sugar and Eating Clean

What about sugar? Is it possible to include it while eating clean? Yes, as long as you eat the correct type of sugar. One of the basic principles of eating clean is eliminating all processed foods. White sugar and corn syrup are both heavily processed and should really not be part of your diet. In …

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Larabars

    I just discovered these! Larabars are an awesome eat clean snack bar. I didn’t even know they made snack/meal replacement bars that didn’t have about 500 ingredients!  They have 210 calories, 11 g. fat, 18 g. sugar, and 5 g. protein. There is nothing artificial in these at all. The cashew cookie ones …

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Alcohol

    Giving up alcohol works! I lost 3 lbs. last week by simply cutting out drinking during the week. I drink in moderation, only one drink a day usually. But doing just this small thing made a huge difference! Instead, I’m drinking tonic water with lime, just to make me feel like I’m drinking …