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Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Overlap This Year : DNews

Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Overlap This Year : DNews | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
The alignment of the two holidays is a once in more than 70,000-year event.

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Wow: guess none of us will ever see this again....

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Interesting alignment of holiday celebrations. 

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Types of Oats | The Whole Grains Council

Types of Oats | The Whole Grains Council | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
The Whole Grains Council is a nonprofit consumer advocacy group that helps consumers find whole grain foods and understand their health benefits; helps manufacturers create delicious whole grain products; and helps the media write accurate,...
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I love oats and put them into lots of things: breads, cookies, cakes, and vege or turkey burgers..  Try it.

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Eat Whole Grains For A Long Life, New Study Says - Forbes

Eat Whole Grains For A Long Life, New Study Says - Forbes | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Grains -- in their rawest form -- are linked to a longer life.
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I am a firm believer in whole grain cooking. No white refined stuff for me.

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Why we need (good) fat in our diet | HellaWella

Why we need (good) fat in our diet | HellaWella | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Fat, as a substance in our food, is extremely important to a healthy diet. Yet we’re ripping fat-free and low-fat products off of the grocery shelves in an effort to slim down and be healthier.
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Most importantly, it makes things TASTE good.

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Fitness: Top Seven Myths and Five Hard Facts About Exercise - Guardian Liberty Voice

Fitness: Top Seven Myths and Five Hard Facts About Exercise - Guardian Liberty Voice | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Guardian Liberty Voice Fitness: Top Seven Myths and Five Hard Facts About Exercise Guardian Liberty Voice Choosing the right fitness routine and the best exercises can be as challenging as reading the fine print in a gym membership contract because...
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All exercise information is ever-changing. The only constant is that is that it is good for you and some is better than none!

 

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How Sniffing Rosemary Can Improve Memory By 75%

How Sniffing Rosemary Can Improve Memory By 75% | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
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Rosemary is my favorite herb. Here is yet another use for it.

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Why Cooking Can Save Our Lives.

Why Cooking Can Save Our Lives. | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
We need a revolution. Cooking real food is a revolutionary act. We have lost the means to care for ourselves. We have now raised the second generation of Americans who don’t know how to cook.

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Yes! the only way to have control of your intake...

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15 commonly used spices that pack some serious health benefits | HellaWella

15 commonly used spices that pack some serious health benefits | HellaWella | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
One way to avoid consuming overly produced food is to cook your own meals and pepper them with spices, which serve up a surprising number of health benefits. You can't ask for a more effortless way to improve your health.
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Add these to your cooking and beef up the flavor as well as the health profile.

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12 Low Calorie Fruits | Weight Loss Weapons

12 Low Calorie Fruits | Weight Loss Weapons | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Eating fruit everyday is a great way to get a wide variety of vitamins and minerals that our bodies need. These low calorie fruits should be a part of your diet
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And delicious too!

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Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Overlap This Year : DNews

Why Hanukkah and Thanksgiving Overlap This Year : DNews | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
The alignment of the two holidays is a once in more than 70,000-year event.

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Wow: guess none of us will ever see this again....

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Interesting alignment of holiday celebrations. 

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Give quinoa a break and try this whole grain - Torrington Register Citizen

Give quinoa a break and try this whole grain - Torrington Register Citizen | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Give quinoa a break and try this whole grain
Torrington Register Citizen
Whole grains have been a hot nutritional topic in the past few years. Much airtime has been devoted to white or refined grains vs.
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OK: I admit it-I hate quinoa. Don't like it's texture or its tastelessness. However there are lots of other really good choices in grains and this is one of them. I bake with it too.

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An 8-Step Guide to Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator

An 8-Step Guide to Cleaning Out Your Refrigerator | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Did you know that November 15th is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day? Make room for leftover pie with this guide to cleaning out your fridge.
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This is a task we all hate to do, but should. I didn't know there was a national day for this, but it appears there is and today is it!

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NYC Doctors Are Now Prescribing Fruits And Veggies : NPR

NYC Doctors Are Now Prescribing Fruits And Veggies : NPR | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Under a program at two New York City hospitals, doctors are prescribing fresh produce to obese or overweight patients. It's part of an effort to connect low-income patients with healthful foods at local farmers markets.

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about time, too.

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Here's the Way Diet Soda Can be Just as Bad For You as Crack

Here's the Way Diet Soda Can be Just as Bad For You as Crack | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
  Diet soda is supposed to be the healthy alternative to calorie heavy regular sodas. But, as scientists are discovering over and over again, what diet
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Yet another reason to avoid this artificial chemical mix. Try drinking water.

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Exercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts - Forbes

Exercise Can't Save Us: Our Sugar Intake Is The Real Culprit, Say Experts - Forbes | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
A group of experts likens the food industry's PR “machinery” to big tobacco’s. Ouch.
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As I say in one of my books: Sugar is the enemy, not salt or fat. This is why you need to make your own food.  It's the only way you can control what goes into it.

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The New Antibiotics Might Be Essential Oils

The New Antibiotics Might Be Essential Oils | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it

Essential oils often evoke thoughts of scented candles and day spas, but their benefits beyond relaxation are less well-known.


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They certainly smell alot better!

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Cupcakes Made From Insects: Food For Thought? (PHOTOS)

Cupcakes Made From Insects: Food For Thought? (PHOTOS) | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Cakes filled with edible insects in various attractive shapes were on display at the University of Wageningen, Netherlands, on Monday to promote the idea of having insects to meet the needs of protein-rich diet for a rising population.

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Super Yummy?  Couldn't they even try to make them look tasty?

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US Healthcare Spending by the Numbers (spoiler alert: it’s not working)

US Healthcare Spending by the Numbers (spoiler alert: it’s not working) | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
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10 Cool Things You Can Do With Tea Bags

10 Cool Things You Can Do With Tea Bags | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
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I always have several of these around. They have many uses, beyond removing puffiness from underneath your eyes.......

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Go Nuts For Weight Loss - Prevention.com

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I love all nuts. Now no excuse is needed to consume them daily. After all, everything tastes better with nuts in it.

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China Rejects Over 1 Million Pounds Of U.S. GM Corn As Unsafe - Natural News Blogs

China Rejects Over 1 Million Pounds Of U.S. GM Corn As Unsafe - Natural News Blogs | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq./www.liattorney.com
Over 60 countries around the world either prohibit, restrict  or require genetically modified (GM) food to be labelled, excluding the United States.  In fact, one thing the U.S.

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At least it will be real corn and not some chemically cheap imitation.

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Top 12 trends for food, nutrition and health

Top 12 trends for food, nutrition and health | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Naturally functional products leads the top 12 food, nutrition and health trends identified by New Nutrition Business in its latest infographic.
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Here is what the food industry is up to....

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The US Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart - Huffington Post

The US Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart - Huffington Post | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
The US Health Care System Is Terrible, In 1 Enraging Chart
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Yes, among this group of big countries, the U.S. spends far and away more on health care than any other.
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Our healthcare system should be scrapped and totally redesigned. No one should have to make all major life decisions based on health insurance availability. Plus the amount of waste built into our system is astonishing. We could learn a lot from other countries if we could get beyond all the entrenched private interests that control  so much of our system.

 

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6 Food Facts You Never Saw Coming

6 Food Facts You Never Saw Coming | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Bona fide chef? Cooking novice?

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Here are some silly factoids to share at Thanksgiving Dinner....

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An Apple A Day Keeps The Cardiologist Away

An Apple A Day Keeps The Cardiologist Away | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
A new study of middle-aged adults found that eating one apple a day reduced blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries by forty percent.The scientists found t...

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Especially a delicious Honey Crisp!

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Pomegranates Reverse Damage from Junk Food, Boost Heart Health

Pomegranates Reverse Damage from Junk Food, Boost Heart Health | Eating Healthy Living Well | Scoop.it
Research indicates that pomegranates aren't just great for boosting heart health, they can undo the bodily damage caused by junk food.

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I love pomi's.  They are delicious and add color to anything. They are great in salads.

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Generation Wellbeing's curator insight, October 23, 2013 11:25 AM

we are huge fans of the benefits of Pomegranates, it's a superfood....add to smoothies, eat it on your porridge, add to salads, it's so versitile and healthy