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This Kind of Food Is Both Filling and Insanely Good for You

This article originally appeared on Time.com. Not all carbs are created equal—and thank goodness for that. New research suggests that a certain kind of carbohydrate called resistant starch may improve health by keeping you full, checking blood sugar and supporting the gut. Resistant starch, ...

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Food withdrawal results in stabilization of important tumor suppressor

Tumor suppressors stop healthy cells from becoming cancerous. Researchers from Charité — Universitätsmedizin Berlin, the Medical University of Graz and the German Institute of Human Nutrition in Potsdam-Rehbruecke have found that p53, one of the most important tumor suppressors, accumulates ...

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3 Fun, Easy Ways to Grow Your Own Food in Your Kitchen

Now that warm weather is setting in, do you find yourself perusing farmers’ markets and fantasizing about growing your own super fresh, organic produce? Only to remember you hardly have a room for a garden, let alone a green thumb?Good news: ...

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Food Diary of a Very Pregnant Woman

I’m nine months pregnant, and I’m quickly losing the real estate for my internal organs, including my stomach. That means I’m eating a lot of little things—often. Not only am I trying to pack in essential nutrients as my little ...

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Why is food allergy increasing? Skin might be involved

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Early exposure to a food allergen through broken skin might prompt the development of food allergy. This theory gained further support from a recent study that found increased prevalence of food allergy if a child ...

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Too much fatty food could set children up for mental problems: Study in mice

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Chances are that children who eat excessive amounts of fatty foods will not only become obese, but will develop cognitive and psychiatric problems when they are older, a study in mice suggests. This is because, ...

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Is Sprouted Food Actually Healthier?

Have you noticed how all of a sudden, everything at the health food store seems to “sprouted”? Whether they’re whole grains, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, or chickpeas, sprouted foods are popping up everywhere. But are they really more nutritious than non-sprouted plant foods? Read on to learn the ...

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Low-Calorie Comfort Food Recipes

Certain dishes make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. You know the ones: mashed potatoes, grilled cheese sandwiches, and of course, just about all pasta dishes. These are often firmly off the menu if you’re feasting in the name ...

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How to Buy Healthy Food Without Looking at the Nutrition Label

Vegan? High-fat? Gluten-free? So many of my clients complain about how difficult it is to keep up with what’s healthy these days, especially when it comes to buying anything packaged. Most aren’t sure what to look out for on nutrition ...

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Low-Cal Comfort Food You'll Love

Sweet Potato Pudding Since sweet potatoes are so naturally sweet, this recipe slashes the sugar. Speed prep time by using the sweet potato you batch-cooked earlier in the week. Ingredients: Cooking spray, eggs, honey, low-fat milk, whole wheat bread, mashed ...

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