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A Balanced Diet Includes Lots of Veggies

A balanced diet must include a lot of vegetables. Reputable research demonstrates that plant-based diets are the healthiest to avoid chronic diseases and lead a long life. Yet, some of my clients say “I have to tell you that I don’t like vegetables.” I tell them that to be healthy,

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A Balanced Diet Includes Healthy Fats

A balanced diet includes healthy fats. For a long time the USDA advised us to limit all fats, under the mistaken assumption that eating fats would make us fat. So, we all switched to low-fat and non-fat foods that were both unappetizing and unsatiating. They were also less healthy, since

A Balanced Diet Includes Legumes and Vegetables

A balanced diet includes eating from all healthy food groups. The two that are the most often neglected are legumes and vegetables. A Balanced Diet Includes Plenty of Legumes Legumes like black beans are an important part of a balanced diet. They’re an excellent source of complex carbohydrates, protein and

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A Balanced Diet Includes Healthy Cooking Oils

A balanced diet means using healthy cooking oils. Selecting the healthy ones can be very confusing. Lately, coconut oil is being touted as the healthiest. But, as you will see, it’s not the best choice for a healthy balanced diet.     Some Basic Facts about Cooking Oils for a

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Should a Balanced Diet Include Enzyme Supplements?

Should a balanced diet included enzyme supplements? This is a question that my clients are asking more and more frequently. Some people take handfuls of supplements every morning without really knowing what is in them. They usually don’t know if there is any scientific evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of