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Beat Seasonal Allergies Naturally

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To my dismay, when cedar fever season came to Austin I was intensely surprised that I fell victim. There was no slow buildup. Nope. The bell rung, it met me at center ring, did a quick ‘one-two,’ and I was on my back looking for someone else to tap in. Not wanting to use pharmaceuticals, I had to discover how to beat these allergies naturally.

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High-fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Gain More Weight Than Sugar

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Though it was already well known, once again research has been concluded that clearly shows sugar is not sugar. In a recently concluded Princeton University study, rats with access to HFCS gained significantly more weight than rats with access only to regular table sugar, even though their caloric intake was the same.

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Want to eat healthy, but unsure where to start?

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Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? The theme this year is Get Your Plate in Shape. It’s not much of a stretch at all that focusing on what you put on your plate may be the most important thing you could be doing right now. Changing the way you eat could change […]

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Ponderings Inspired by My Diabetic Friend

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What has to happen to make healthier eating easier and more accessible to the average person? What would it take to get those options into people’s hands as quickly and affordably? Is it possible to make changes significant enough that healthy food becomes the norm?

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Three Hidden Ways Wheat Makes You Fat

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This article is by Dr Mark Hyman and is from his blog. We’ve included it here in its unedited original form as part of our Recommended Reading, which is a collection of articles not written by Fooduciary panelists but that we feel are important to share with our readers. _______________________________________ Gluten free is hot these […]

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Vital Choice is on Sale!

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Ok, this is going to be the most direct product recommendation we’ve ever done, but we were excited enough about this sale for our own selfish reasons that we figured we had to share it. It’s the first time we’ve seen a site wide sale like this. If you’ve been with us for a while, […]

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Killer rhubarb

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So I just read today that rhubarb leaves have toxic levels of oxalic acid. What are some of the symptoms of oxalic acid poisoning? Well…

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Is it Best to Eat Fruit Alone?

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We all love fruit right? When it comes to making healthy choices, it’s a lot easier to reach for a juicy mango then a stalk of celery. But according to some nutrition experts, fruit is best eaten on its own.

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A Few Things Have Changed

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Earlier this week my email forwarding dad sent out one titled “Old ads that wouldn’t be allowed today.” I had to look. And I have to admit, a couple made me chuckle. Since this is a blog about food and health, I thought I’d pass along the ones along that theme plus a few others I found. You could say a few things have changed since these were put out.

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Confused For, and By, Vegans Once Again

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It happened again last week. We’re at an event where food’s involved. We try to be really mellow about without saying a word as we load our plates with plant-based food and skip the meats and creams. Almost inevitably comes the question from someone watching us, “Are you guys vegan?” We object to the mistreatment of animals on their path to our plates. But sadly the vegan label doesn’t reflect our deep concern about how food affects a person’s health.

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Plans to Lose Weight Fast: Which Is the Best One?

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I would be a rich man if I had dollar for every time someone asked me which are the best plans to lose weight fast. With popular diets like the low carb craze, the “zone,” or intense fasting and detox diets, you name it, how do you which is the plan to go with?

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Blendtec vs Vitamix – The Choice is Obvious

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Kelli and I love spending time in the kitchen exploring new recipes and inventing concoctions of our own. Hands down the tool that we use the most is our Blendtec blender. Anybody who knows us well knows that we have a virtual umbilical cord connecting us to the thing. So we get asked about it a lot, and particularly in regard to which is better when it comes to the Blendtec vs Vitamix debate, the two best blenders for smoothies and food processing.

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The Clean Eating Mystery…Solved

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What exactly is clean eating? In simple terms, it means eating a diet that is loaded with vegetables, supplemented with fruits, nuts, and seeds, and second, devoid of anything artificial or potentially damaging to your body. That’s it. Do that starting today and you’ll change your health forever.

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