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What Are The Healthiest Holiday Foods?

Making Healthy Holiday Food Choices It’s estimated that Americans gain at least one pound, and up to five pounds of weight, between Thanksgiving and New Years’.  Repeat that for a few years and we look less and less like our high school yearbook photo. But that doesn’t have to be the case if we learn what foods to embrace and what foods to avoid.  Here’s a list of both: Healthy Holiday Foods Cranberries The phytochemicals that impart the red color...
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Quinoa – Amazing Superfood for Migraine Sufferers

A healthy superfood to replace rice and potatoes. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is an ancient whole grain that has been recently rediscovered in the U.S. The Inca's once held the crop to be sacred, calling it the 'mother of all grains.' Quinoa is great for your Diet!
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Why There’s Always Room for Dessert

We have all eaten many meals where we are completely full, maybe even stuffed, and we can’t eat another bite of the main course, but still find room to eat some tempting treat or dessert. These researchers explored how our bodies react when aroused by irresistible treats. They suggest that regardless of how full we are, our bodies are chemically predisposed to seek gratification from foods that we love.
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Eat, Drink, and Shrink!

Foods to Avoid During the Holidays With Possible Substitutes Swedish meatballs – instead, try some cold cuts like ham or turkey EggNog – instead, try a cinnamon or other spiced tea Stuffed potatoes – instead, eat a regular baked potato or red potatoes Creamed spinach – instead, spinach without the cream or broccoli Pot Roast – instead, breast of turkey or sliced steak Fruitcake – instead, a fruit tart Pecan Pie – instead, a fruit tart Cheese Cake – instead,...
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