Have you ever notice that some foods keep you feeling full longer? And others give you the munchies an hour later? That can make the advice to “stop eating when you feel full” a bit tricky if you’re picking foods that aren’t filling. That’s a phenomenon called satiety. It’s the feeling of fullness, of being…

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Curbing your sugar cravings may be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be a self-depriving experience. The following are simple tips that will help you control your cravings once and for all: Never Eat a Carbs Alone. Fat and protein help slow the digestion of carbs in addition to sending our brain a hormonal message…

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If you don’t love cooking, maybe I can help to make it more fun for you? Here are my best “fun” cooking tips for you. Fun Cooking Tip #1 Check out new recipes. Sometimes just seeing the beautiful food photos and reading the recipe can spark some inspiration and fun in your kitchen. You can…

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These easy pumpkin muffins are a great grab and go breakfast any time of year! Unlike most baked goods, they are made with real pumpkin, and they make a delicious and low sugar treat with plenty of protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Servings: 6, calories per muffin: 190, 7 gm protein, 2 gm sugar, 3.2…

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Oh, the words “blood sugar.” Does it bring up visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, or insulin injections? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. You need the right balance of sugar in your blood to fuel your brain and muscles. The thing is, it can fluctuate. A lot.…

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This easy baked cinnamon apples recipe – only seven ingredients needed with minimal prep! Serve over pancakes, oatmeal or enjoy as is with a scoop of yogurt! Serves 4 2 apples, thinly sliced 1 tbsp coconut oil ½ tsp ground cinnamon ⅛ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp vanilla extract 1/4 c pecans Place sliced apples…

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When we think of “vitamins,” we know they’re super-important for health. The right amount of vitamin D helps your body defend against depression, heart disease, stroke, cancer and, of course, osteoporosis. Vitamin D is very common deficiency primarily because it’s difficult to get enough of it through our diet, use of certain medications and due…

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This homemade dark chocolate recipe is healthy, easy and decadent! It’s the perfect dark chocolate treat – nutty, rich, packed with healthy fat and fiber and the prep time is only in 10 minutes! All you need is Just 5 ingredient and it Paleo friendly, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Refined Sugar-Free. Each serving contains: 76 calories,…

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Coconut oil has grown in popularity in recent years, among claims that it can do everything from supporting weight loss to slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. But what exactly is it about coconut oil that makes it healthy? And which type is best? Let’s dive into some of the fascinating research and find out.…

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Ever wonder why your stomach feels queasy when you’re upset? It’s not your imagination. Your emotions are deeply linked to a sophisticated network known as the enteric nervous system (ENS), which controls digestion. The ENS can even operate autonomously from your brain. You may have heard about the “gut-brain connection.” That your gastrointestinal system, lovingly…

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