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  1. Seven Ways Salt Impacts our Health With respect to sodium intake, the best advice may be to wait until we're seated at the table to shake on the salt -- if we choose to salt our food at all. Most of us like the flavor of salt. If we haven't been diagnosed with high blood pressure, is there any reason...
  2. What Does a Plant-Based Dinner Plate Look Like? "I have really been thinking about . . . how best to describe the principles of a healthy diet , and I think, plant-centered, minimally processed, calorie dilute, low SOS [salt, oil, sugar] & variety, really sums it all up," says Jeff Novick, MS, RD . But what does that look like when we...
  3. Can Diet be Used to Treat Autoimmune Conditions Like Psoriasis? Psoriasis is a prevalent and serious inflammatory skin condition caused by an overactive immune system that attacks healthy cells within the body, believing that they are foreign substances. It is just one of 80+ autoimmune conditions . Psoriasis alone affects approximately 7.5 million out of the 23.5 million Americans with autoimmune disorders. Autoimmune disorders...
  4. Can a Plant-Based Diet be Used to Detox? The New Year brings with it an opportunity to think about ways in which to improve our lives. Eating healthier and losing those unwanted pounds is the most common New Year's resolution. In an attempt to start fresh, and "cleanse" the body, many turn to different methods of "detoxing." Each method promises successful weight...
  5. How to Respond to Holiday Food Bullies Our Food Choices Spark the Curiosity of Others.  Feasting on foods that are heavily processed and high in animal products, fat, calories, salt, sugar and oils while deficient in nutrients tends to play a central role in social gatherings and celebratory occasions. Therefore, it can be extremely awkward to eat healthfully and keep your...
  6. Sugary Drinks Linked to 180,000 Deaths Worldwide The solution to the problem is very simple. If we drink natural water--maybe with a squeeze of lime for flavor--rather than beverages loaded with sugar, we can begin to end this disease epidemic. The next logical step is to stop eating processed foods loaded with sugar; desserts, breakfast cereals, pastries, candy, and ice cream...
  7. How do "Natural" Sugars Compare With Table Sugar? We've long had a love affair with white sugar . And why not? Its sweetness cheers us up, perks us up, and makes all the good times seem even better. So it's disappointing when we learn that sugar has been cheating on us. The happy, energy burst that sugar gives us is followed by...

 

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