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Are There Any Real Benefits In Buying Organic Produce?

The controversy continues over the nutritional and health supremacy of organic fruits and produce over conventionally grown.  Every week a new ‘definition’ point of view is established.  These are some facts to take into account.

It has been found that in about 60% of studies that organic food is higher in some nutrients than conventionally produced food.  These statistics can be refuted by other studies, but you need to look if the studies that are being compared are done on the same physical area, over-time.  Otherwise you’re comparing apples to oranges because the soil being tested is not the same. Continue reading

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Delicious No Bake Protein Bars

I found this great recipe in Oxygen Magazine.  These yummy bars will you give a wonderful dose of protein for energy.

Makes 6 servings

2 cups quick-cook oats

½ cup natural peanut butter Continue reading

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A Dangerous Ingredient Hiding In Your Rice

Recently the media reported potentially worrisome levels of arsenic were found in rice products.  Arsenic is a toxin known to cause cancer of bladder, lungs and skin. Shop Smart Magazine (division of Consumer Reports), analyzed 65 rice samples and rice products.  Continue reading

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That’s Right! You Can Eat Bread.

Having a whole grain, good quality bread in your fridge is an important step in a healthy diet.  It’s used in French toast at breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and for breading or fillers for dinner.  Finding the best choice is important. Continue reading

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Kale, Cauliflower, and Sausage Casserole

This yummy casserole tastes like comfort food, but without the guilt. Kale is a nutritional powerhouse, filled with calcium, and numerous vitamins and minerals.Servings: 6
Here’s what you need:

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Diet Is A Four Letter Word.

Weight loss through dieting alone is not easy. There are pitfalls at every turn. The best way to ensure that your program reaches the goals that you seek, you MUST combine clean eating and exercise. There are issues to be aware of that help keep you on track:

1. Don’t eat off your kids plates. These calories stack up, and many people forget to calculate them when figuring out what your daily total calculations are. The other issue to that kids food is often higher in fat than clean foods. Continue reading

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Keep Your Train On The Tracks!

Weight loss is not easy. There are pitfalls at every turn. Try to implement things that can keep you on track:

  • Don’t eat off your kids plates. These calories stack up and you will likely be eating small bites of higher fat foods!
  • Drink enough water. It helps you feel full and keeps your skin glowing even when the furnace is blasting. Continue reading

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Are You Battling Your Food?

One often unexplored aspect of achieving weight loss goals is the relationship that you have with food, and how you view the way  you eat it.

At PaulasHealthyLiving, we view food as an avenue to bring fuel and energy to your body. You achieve that goal by fueling your systems with non-processed, whole foods.  It isn’t about totally removing this food or that one; but rather it’s about MODERATION in your food choices.  If you are told, “Never eat…”, Continue reading

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Healthy Turkey Meatloaf

Turkey MeatloafHealthy Turkey Meatloaf – recipe by Mark Beier

1 tbsp. olive oil

2 stalks celery, finely chopped

1 clove garlic, crushed with press

2 pounds Lean ground turkey Continue reading

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How To Get Your Daily Potassium Without Living On Bananas.

Experts recommend that Americans get 4,700 milligrams a day of potassium. Fruits and vegetables are a great source of potassium.  It is known to counteract the negative effects of sodium.  Lona Sandon says, “The DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet does just that and has been around for quite some time now,” she stated. “It encourages people to eat more foods high in potassium (fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy) while eating less sodium-laden foods.” Continue reading

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