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Should You Go Green?! (by Trisha at Cincinnati Fit Body Bootcamp)

I read this very informative article a few days ago and wanted to share it with you.  Written by Trisha at the Cincinnati Fit Body Bootcamp website, it list the best leafy greens  for your diet.

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I know we’ve all heard we need to eat more vegetable, but just why are they so very important to our health and why are green veggies so important? They really are more than that sprig of parsley decorating the side of your plate and they sometimes get a bad rap.  Greens are sometimes bitter and others are sometimes sweet, even pungent. Continue reading

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Salt Tastes So Good, But It Can Be So Bad

“It takes three weeks or so for your taste buds to adjust to a new salt habit”, according to Vandana R. Sheth, R.D., Certified Diabetes Educator and a spokesperson with the American Dietetic Association.

There are 2,300 milligrams of sodium in about 1 teaspoon of salt and the max daily amount for healthy adults, according to USDA dietary guidelines.  Most adults in the US consume 3,400 per day.  77% of the daily sodium comes from processed or restaurant foods.  Continue reading

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