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How Can Fiber Keep You Slim?

Strawberries & Citrus are high in fiber. photo courtesy Kimubert When you hear the term “dietary fiber” what do you think of first?  Bran flakes, perhaps.  Maybe Metamucil®?  Or your...

Fitbit Makes the Cut – Technology to Keep you Healthy

Image courtesy www.fitbit.com Important fact number one:  I am not much of a gadget person. I use any gadgets that I have to use for their primary purpose only. The...

Gluten-Free Blogs We Love

Gluten and Dairy-free Apricot Whiskey Ice Cream by Iris The Daily Dietribe What’s the deal? Iris Higgins is the author of The Essential Gluten-Free Baking Guides 1 & 2.  She...

Are You Sabotaging Your Workout with Your Post-Exercise Snack?

You’ve been working out like crazy, and the scale isn’t moving.  You’ve been eating your vegetables, religiously reading fitness mags, and have passed by the office break room ‘diet death’...

Is Coconut Really Good for You? What Your Doctor May Not Know (Part 1)

Coconut oil… Coconut body soap…Coconut milk ice cream…Coconut water…Coconut beer (really!)… has anyone heard?  Coconut is trendy. Coconut has been labeled an unhealthy food by many mainstream health experts for...