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Good nutrition is vital to optimal well-being. Get information on what foods to eat, what foods to minimize, and the latest food trends here.

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Better Nutrition In Local Foods

Andrew Weil, M.D. | July 19, 2021. 3 min. Fresh foods grown close to your home have myriad benefits, with better taste and higher nutrient levels at the top of the list. Fruits, vegetables, and herbs all start to lose nutrients as soon as they are harvested, so moving them from farm to table quickly is a way to maximize their nutritional impact.

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Facts & Tips About Good Nutrition Nutrition Andrew

Nutrition For Women. Women incur their own unique health issues – such as pregnancy, PMS and cervical cancer. The good news is many related symptoms can …

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Ten Surprising Nutrition Facts. The American diet circa 2007 is a disaster – but positive change has begun. Those were…. clock-line. 4 min. Nutrition.

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Not Enough Fish Or Fish Oil

Andrew Weil, M.D. | April 6, 2020. clock. 1 min. A study from Norway published early this year (2020) found that 70 percent of people worldwide aren’t getting enough EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid), the essential fatty acids found mainly in cold water, oily fish. EPA supports heart health and DHA is a constituent of

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Why Am I Always Hungry

Andrew Weil, M.D. | May 24, 2021. clock. 2 min. If you are always hungry, you’re not alone, and you may be among the many whose blood sugar levels drop significantly a few hours after eating. People affected tend to feel very hungry and eat a lot more than those who don’t have this problem, according to research from the UK published in

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Are Spices Healthy

According to study leader Connie Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor of nutritional sciences, previous research has demonstrated anti-inflammatory properties of a number of different spices, including ginger and turmeric. Chronic inflammation is associated with many health problems, ranging from excess weight and obesity to cardiovascular

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Does Gluten Cause Inflammation

Gluten is a protein found naturally in wheat, rye, barley and, possibly, oats. In some people, that protein provokes an immune response that targets the small intestine, a condition known as celiac disease.Also known as celiac sprue or gluten-sensitive enteropathy, celiac disease affects a …

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What Is Allulose

Arshag D. Mooradian, “In search for an alternative to sugar to reduce obesity,” Internal Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research, September 2019, doi: 10.1024/0300-9831/a00053 Dr. Weil on Healthy Aging

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Why Cut 300 Calories A Day

The study took place at Duke University and was designed to help the participants pare 25 percent of their total calories. Most weren’t able to keep their calorie count that low on average they were able to reduce it by about 12 percent.

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Eat More Apples Nutrition Andrew Weil, M.D.

That said, fresh, organically grown apples offer many health benefits: Separate studies have shown that including apples in your diet may reduce the risk of cancers of the colon, liver, prostate and lung. The flavonoids in apples were credited with the anti-cancer effects. In 2004 a study from the National Institutes of Health found that eating

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Is Corn Good For You

Fresh corn is high in fiber and is a good source of: B Vitamins. Zinc. Magnesium. Copper. Iron. Manganese. As well as lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidant carotenoids that promote eye health. A cup of corn (which is about one and a third ears) contains 177 calories, 41 grams of carbohydrate, 5.4 grams of protein and 4.6 grams of fiber.

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Honey vs. Maple Syrup

Honey contains 17.3 grams per tablespoon and maple syrup 13.4 grams. But that’s almost a difference of an entire teaspoon of extra sugar. Honey does contain small amounts of antioxidants, such as a vitamin C, while maple syrup is a much richer source of manganese, zinc, and vitamin B2.

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A Spoonful Of Molasses

A typical tablespoon of molasses contains 41 mg calcium (3 percent of your recommended daily allowance), 48 mg magnesium (11 percent RDA), 292 mg potassium (6 percent RDA), as well as other micronutrients like iron (5 percent RDA), copper (10 percent RDA), manganese (13 percent RDA), selenium (6 percent RDA), and vitamin B6 (8 percent RDA).

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Is Beetroot Powder Good For Your Health

In addition, beets are a good dietary source of nitrates, compounds that have been shown to help dilate blood vessels and improve blood flow. Most of the research on beets, beet powder, and beetroot juice has involved their effects on cardiovascular health. For example, one study of 68 people with high blood pressure found that drinking 250 mL

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Preserved Lemons Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Instructions. Cut the stems off the lemons. Cut two of the lemons in half, juice and put the rind and juice in a quart Mason jar. Cut the remaining 4 lemons lengthwise into quarters, leaving them attached at the end. Gently pry the wedges apart and pack 1 tablespoon of salt into the center of each of the 4 sliced lemons.

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Mediterranean Stuffed Grape Leaves

3. Rinse the grape leaves. Spread the grape leaves out and spoon 1 ½ tablespoons of the filling on the end of each leaf, and then roll up, folding the outer edges in. 4. Take three 5-inch-long chives and dip briefly in boiling water to make them more pliable. Tie them around each stuffed grape leaf. 5.

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Black Bean Soup Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Drain beans and cover with a generous amount of fresh water. Bring to a boil over high heat in a large saucepan with the bay leaf. Skim off foam, lower heat, and simmer, partially covered, until beans are just tender, about 1 hour. Add onion and continue to cook until onion becomes extremely soft, about 1 more hour. Add salt to taste and garlic.

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Apple Cake Squares Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Instructions. Preheat oven to 350°F. Mix the flour, salt, nutmeg, baking soda, and cinnamon together in a medium bowl and stir thoroughly. Cream the sugar and butter together in a large bowl. Beat in the eggs and whisk until smooth. Stir in the shredded apples and …

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High On Hemp Milk

Andrew Weil, M.D. | July 9, 2009. clock. 1 min. Hemp milk is made from the seeds of the edible part of the same plant ( Cannabis sativa L) used to make marijuana. The seeds or “nuts” are used for making oil, protein powder and now, milk. The seeds, and products made from them, don’t contain any THC delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol), the

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Sardine or Kipper Sandwich Spread

Serves 1 or 2 Nutrients Per Recipe Calories: 193.9 Protein: 21.2 grams Fat: 10.8 grams Saturated Fat: 2.4 grams Monounsat Fat: 4.6 grams Polyunsat Fat: 2.5 grams

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Better-Than-An-Apple-A-Day Cake Recipes Dr. Weil's

Instructions. Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly grease a 10- to 12-cup Bundt pan with a little olive oil. Combine the eggs and sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer. Using the paddle attachment, mix on medium speed for 2 to 3 minutes until pale yellow in color. Add the oil and mix until well incorporated. Whisk or sift together the flours

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Sweet Potato Bars Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Scoop the sweet . potato flesh into a bowl and mash it. Put 1 1/2 cups of the mashed sweet potatoes in the food processor (reserve any leftovers for another use). Add the eggs, yogurt, maple syrup, orange zest, cardamom, and ginger and process until smooth. To assemble and bake the bars, pour the filling over the crust and smooth the top with a

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Is Chocolate Milk A Healthy Drink

The idea that adults should drink chocolate milk after a strenuous workout appears to stem from a single, small study published in the February 2006 issue of the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.The study, which was partially funded by the dairy industry, included only nine participants, male cyclists who rode their bikes until their muscles were exhausted and

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Pickled Carrots Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Instructions. Sauté the garlic and chopped onion in the olive oil in a skillet until just tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in the wine vinegar, dry mustard, pickling spices, salt, pepper, and carrots. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes. The carrots should still be crunchy.

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Fettuccine With Kale Pesto Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy

Nutrition. Makes 4 servings. (Courtesy of the True Food Kitchen cookbook.) Unlike pesto made with basil, this kale version doesn’t lose its bright green color, and it has more micronutrients and protective phytonutrients. Kale pesto is very delicious, and people who try it can’t believe it contains no basil. It makes a full-bodied sauce for

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Honey Ginger Lemonade Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Instructions. Put the juice, honey, ginger, and 1 chopped sprig of the mint in a large pitcher and stir, pressing the mint and ginger to release flavor. Add the water and stir until the honey dissolves, then add the ice. Pour into six 10-ounce glasses and garnish each glass with a sprig of mint and a fancy straw. Tips from Rosie’s Kitchen.

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Chili & Cilantro Cornbread Muffins Recipes Dr. Weil's

The skin will become loose and flaky as they cool. 3. Mix together all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Whisk together the milk, eggs, oil or butter, maple syrup or sugar, and the cilantro in a separate bowl. 4. Stir the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients with a wooden spoon until thoroughly mixed. 5.

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Kale Pesto Recipes Dr. Weil's Healthy Kitchen

Fill a large bowl with ice cubes and cold water. Plunge the kale into the boiling water for 3 minutes. Using tongs or a slotted spoon, transfer the kale from the hot water to the ice bath. The cold water allows the kale to keep its bright green color. After 3 minutes, drain the kale in a colander, then squeeze it firmly to press out excess water.

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