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>The good and bad carbs

>There are so many people that think that low carb diets are healthy- but believe it or not, to maintain a healthy diet, we should be increasing our intake of healthy carbs, not cutting them out of ...
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>Staying Healthy with grains

>Some healthy tips about grains and dietary fiberBeta-glucan found in oat bran, oatmeal, oat flour, barley and rye may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)Insoluble fiber found in wheat bran, corn bran and fruit skins ...
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>Make your own Granola

>Ingredients2 1/2 old fashioned oatmeal ( the kind that takes more than a few moments to cook)1 cup chopped nuts (any kind)1 cup shredded coconut1/2 cup ground flaxseed1/2 cup brown sugar ( or substitite stevia)1/2 cup canola ...
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>Veggie Penne Cold Salad

>A good summer or fall dish that is low in calorie, but remember portion control!! You only need about 1 cup of this dish!You will need 1/2 lb wheat penne (follow directions for cooking)2 tablespoons fresh basal ...
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>Resistive Starches

>Did you know that there are many types of food that stay with you if eaten throughout the day? They stay in your system longer- so they help you to feel full longer. They are called prebiotics ...
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>guacamole dip

>2 Ripe avocados1 garlic clove finely chopped1 small onion, finely chopped1/2 medium tomato chopped in 1/4 inch piecesgarnish with fresh cilantroCut avocados in half and remove pitScoop avocado into a medium bowl and mash with a potato ...
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>Eat Almonds

>Nuts are now the talk of many a diet plan, but did you know that they can be a life saver! Almonds contain high levels of cholecystokinin a hormone associated with satiety.It is expecially true of women ...
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>Pasta Fagioli- vegan style

>1 garlic clovechopped finely1/2 cup finely chopped onion1 can stewed tomatoes or fresh tomatoes cut into small piecesVegetable broth ( 1 carton)Chopped parsley, oregino and basal- 1 teaspoon each2 cans beans- white northern beans (rinsed)1/2 pound pasta ...
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