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Don’t cut out this fat!

Don’t cut out this fat!

When it comes to fat, there’s one type you don’t want to cut out: omega-3 fatty acids. They are necessary for human health but the body can’t make them - you have to get them through food or supplements.  Two crucial omega-3 fatty acids are EPA and DHA, primarily...

What’s all the fuss about fiber?

What’s all the fuss about fiber?

Want a food that gives you more bang for your buck? That’s fiber! Eating fiber-rich foods aids in digestion and the absorption of nutrients, plus it helps you to feel fuller longer after a meal, curbing those cravings that lead to weight gain! Ever wonder why you can...

Shop the perimeter

Shop the perimeter

Healthy eating begins at the grocery store. We have all made the mistake of going to the grocery store hungry (remember that time you brought home frosted brownies, kettle chips and fried chicken because they looked so good in the store?) Anyway, picture your grocery...

You can have your bread and eat it too!!

You can have your bread and eat it too!!

Dr. Maroon’s favorite bread recipe (taken from Dana Carpender's 1001 Low-Carb Recipes.) It is easy, tastes great, and the family loves it. Check out the protein/carb ratio: 24/4! Wow! White Bread 1 c (240ml) water ¼ c (25g) oat bran 2 Tbsp (22g) psyllium husks ¾ c...

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