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Is the Popcorn Diet Healthy?

24/04/2013 43 comments

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There is a weight loss diet that focuses on just about every type of food out there, and popcorn is no exception. Popcorn is a handy food that is inexpensive, easy to make and high in fiber. Eating popcorn regularly, as long as there isn’t butter or excessive salt added, can be part of a healthy, low-calorie diet for weight loss.
Buy a hot air popper and popcorn kernels, and use those items to make popcorn instead of using microwave popcorn in your diet. Pop the popcorn without using oil to keep it low-calorie. Read more…

6 Amazing Benefits of Juicing Vegetables!

17/03/2013 12 comments

vegetable-juiceRediscover the benefits of juicing vegetables as an adult through a raw food diet. You can’t have dessert until you eat your vegetables! Many of us often heard this ultimatum at dinnertime, while we were growing up. And for that reason many of us have developed a lifelong dislike for certain veggies, with leafy greens and spinach being some of the usual suspects. However, as an adult you can rediscover vegetables through a raw food diet and the benefits of juicing vegetables.

Why did we hate certain vegetables as kids? This could have been due to the preparation of the veggies. Perhaps they were canned, frozen, or overcooked. Yes, raw veggies can be an acquired taste after maintaining unhealthy diets for years. However, juicing vegetables produces a tasty and healthy drink.

Here are some of the biggest benefits:

1. Juicing optimizes the quantity of vegetables that you consume

It’s now recommended that we consume at least five full servings of vegetables every day, but  it’s much more practical to juice than to eat two, three, or four pounds of veggies daily!  Read more…

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