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12 months to healthier eating

12 months to healthier eating | Longevity science | Scoop.it
Break your better-eating resolution into 12 manageable parts and implement one each month.
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Also in this article, 25 recipes under 500 calories.

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Guilt-free Thanksgiving side dishes

Guilt-free Thanksgiving side dishes | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Don’t blame the turkey. You’ll most likely find the calorie culprits right next to it: the sides. Many popular Thanksgiving cooking techniques include breading, frying or smothering with high-fat sauces that significantly increase calories and saturated fat. And we often miss out on the opportunity to incorporate beneficial foods such as whole grains and vegetables.

 

This year, start by eating a healthful breakfast and sensible snacks throughout the day to avoid overeating during dinner. And when you do get to the big event, remember that Thanksgiving’s main star, the turkey, can be enjoyed healthfully.

 

 

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Fermented foods bubble with healthful benefits

Fermented foods bubble with healthful benefits | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Fermented foods have been used extensively in Asian cultures as healthy sides.

 

These foods provide enzymes and bacteria to support a healthy immune system and efficient digestion.

 

Try some of our basic Japanese pickles-- Ray & Terry approved!

http://www.rayandterry.com/blog/basic-japanese-pickles/

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Steve Kingsley's curator insight, June 5, 2013 8:12 PM

Kimchi (made without sugar or corn syrup...) is my favorite!

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Healthy Fish Recipes (Video)

Healthy Fish Recipes (Video) | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Most of us start with the most basic technique....grilling.  Think steak, hot dogs and burgers placed directly over the hot coals.  The fats drip and the flames flare.  Great taste. Delicious.  Memories of childhood summers. 

 

Well, the research finds that this type of cooking not only destroys the nutritional value of foods.  It also makes the foods harmful.

 

Overcooked and charred meats have been shown to be more highly linked to heart disease and cancer than meat more carefully prepared.  

High temperature, direct heat cooking causes fatty acids - the building blocks of oils and fats - to oxidize...

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