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Afternoon Links: New Year’s Veggie Quickbread Recipes

Wed, 2013-01-02 21:30

• Somewhere between a cake and a muffin, quickbreads make a great place to tuck seasonal veggies and fruits; 3 quickbread recipes (Organic Authority) • 13 quotes to inspire a fresh start (HuffPost Healthy Living) • How to find a … More »

Afternoon Links: New Year’s Veggie Quickbread Recipes is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Weight Loss Resolution? Going Gluten-Free Won’t Help

Wed, 2013-01-02 19:47

A poll of registered dietitians found gluten free diets are predicted to be the "most popular approach to weight loss" in 2013 - proving just how gaga Americans go for food fads. Gluten-free eating may be a good idea for some, but in general there's no reason to think going gluten-free will lead to weight loss. More »

Weight Loss Resolution? Going Gluten-Free Won’t Help is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Six 2013 Food Trends We’re Excited For (And A Few We’re So Not)

Wed, 2013-01-02 17:52

I actually enjoy reading all the trend predictions that circulate every new year, especially ones concerning food, drink and dining trends. Here are a few that, for better or worse, could impact your restaurant and diet choices in 2013. More »

Six 2013 Food Trends We’re Excited For (And A Few We’re So Not) is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Study Shows Why Agave Nectar May Be Worse For Weight Loss Than High Fructose Corn Syrup

Wed, 2013-01-02 02:19

When it comes to promoting weight gain, not all sugars are equal, Yale researchers report. A recent brain imaging study on healthy adults who consumed either a fructose- or glucose-laced beverage found that while one triggered feelings of fullness and satiety, the other encouraged study participants to eat more. More »

Study Shows Why Agave Nectar May Be Worse For Weight Loss Than High Fructose Corn Syrup is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Resolution Rehab: Considering A New Year’s Detox Diet Or Juice Cleanse? Read This First

Tue, 2013-01-01 20:13

In U.S. News and World Report, dietitian Tamara Duker Freuman takes down New Year’s detox diets and cleanses (especially those involving only juices or expensive supplements). In the short-term, these diets are likely to be neither harmful nor beneficial, she says … More »

Resolution Rehab: Considering A New Year’s Detox Diet Or Juice Cleanse? Read This First is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Good News For Dairy Lovers, Bad News For Our Health: Milk Cliff Avoided

Mon, 2012-12-31 16:31

Despite the fact that cow's milk has been proven time and time again to be detrimental to our health, the so-called "milk cliff" may be avoided after all. State lawmakers have agreed to a one-year extension of the expiring U.S. farm bill making it unlikely that the price of milk will double in 2013. That is, if the House and Senate leaders agree. More »

Good News For Dairy Lovers, Bad News For Our Health: Milk Cliff Avoided is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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6 Ways To Prevent A New Year’s Eve Hangover

Mon, 2012-12-31 15:44

As we are busy making plans for New Year’s Eve, it's safe to assume that many of us want to know how exactly we can prevent a hangover after consuming one too many alcoholic drinks tonight. While there has yet to be a sure-fire way to do so, there are some tips that can lessen tomorrow's headache, fatigue, nausea and general sense of misery. Take a look: More »

6 Ways To Prevent A New Year’s Eve Hangover is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Rethinking Bananas: The Overlooked Health Benefits of America’s Favorite Fruit

Fri, 2012-12-28 19:57

Check out this infographic about the many health benefits of bananas. It might just make you rethink this humble but nutritious fruit. More »

Rethinking Bananas: The Overlooked Health Benefits of America’s Favorite Fruit is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Health Hack: 5 Healthy Twists For New Year’s Hoppin’ John

Fri, 2012-12-28 16:41

For many New Year's traditionalists, Hoppin' John is the staple dish served in the south that is thought to bring good luck in the upcoming year to those who eat it. Consisting of black-eyed peas (or field peas) and rice, chopped onion, peppers and bacon, ham or sausage, it's easy to see why some would consider this a savory meal. But with a few simple twists, it could be even better for you. Here are five ways to make a healthy hoppin' john: More »

Health Hack: 5 Healthy Twists For New Year’s Hoppin’ John is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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‘Milk Cliff’ Could Be Best Thing That Ever Happened To Your Health

Fri, 2012-12-28 15:57

As the fiscal cliff looms in our not-so-distant future, there's another cliff some people are very concerned about: the milk cliff. The dairy industry is claiming if Congress doesn’t approve a new farm bill by January 1, milk prices could double and send us into a so-called “milk cliff.” Actually though, this could be the best thing that ever happened to our health. More »

‘Milk Cliff’ Could Be Best Thing That Ever Happened To Your Health is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Your Salmon Could Soon Be Genetically Engineered ‘Frankenfish’

Fri, 2012-12-28 15:16

Just when we were worried that genetically engineered fruits and vegetables weren't enough "fakeness" in our diets, the FDA may be allowing us to start eating genetically engineered salmon--appropriately nicknamed "frankenfish." The worst part? It won't be labeled so we'll never know that we're eating it. More »

Your Salmon Could Soon Be Genetically Engineered ‘Frankenfish’ is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Hamburgers Healthier When You Add Avocado

Fri, 2012-12-28 14:25

You're at a burger joint, trying to decide whether to pay the extra 75 cents it costs to add avocado. Do you do it? You should! Avocado benefits heart health & vascular function, and a new study found that adding fresh Hass avocado to burgers can reduce inflammation and narrowing of blood vessels after the meal. More »

Hamburgers Healthier When You Add Avocado is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Ate Too Much Over Christmas? Here Are 10 Foods To Detox Your Body

Wed, 2012-12-26 15:55

Raise your hand if you over-indulged this Christmas. We're right there with you. All the holiday ham, turkey, stuffing, casseroles, cookies and pies--not to mention wine and cocktails--has left us feeling bloated and sluggish. The good news is that you can use the very thing that got you feeling that way--food--to detox your body. No silly starvation or juice-only diets needed. Here are ten of the best foods to cleanse your colon and vital organs, rev up your digestive tract and remove toxins from your body: More »

Ate Too Much Over Christmas? Here Are 10 Foods To Detox Your Body is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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7 Ways To Reuse & Repurpose Christmas Fruitcake

Tue, 2012-12-25 21:00

Love it or hate it, fruitcake is one of those Christmas traditions that's not going anywhere. If you were gifted one this year and don't quite know what to do with it once you've eaten a few slices, we've come up with some suggestions for you (and no, none of them are "use it as a doorstop!") These aren't necessarily the most nutritious recipes, but they'll keep you from tossing that cake in the trash. More »

7 Ways To Reuse & Repurpose Christmas Fruitcake is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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5-Minute, 5-Ingredient Christmas Veggie Dip

Tue, 2012-12-25 19:00

If your family is anything like mine, a veggie tray -- crudités, if you're fancy -- may be the only fresh snacking or side option available at holiday parties. I've learned to live with that. I can't, however, abide the standard, sour cream-based vegetable dip that tends to accompany it -- which is why I've taken to making this vegan white bean dip for family gatherings. More »

5-Minute, 5-Ingredient Christmas Veggie Dip is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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7 Winter Salad Recipes For Christmas And All Season Long

Tue, 2012-12-25 16:56

If you're looking for a break in the onslaught of holiday cookies, pies and cakes, we found a few delicious winter salad recipes to put the greens back in your red-and-green Christmas.  These salads are just as seasonal as sugar cookies, except they use cold-weather ingredients like pomegranate, squash and cranberry; as appropriate for Christmas dinner as for a cold night in February. More »

7 Winter Salad Recipes For Christmas And All Season Long is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Vegetarian & Vegan Christmas Brunch Casseroles

Mon, 2012-12-24 18:09

Goodness, gracious, how are there so many variations on an egg, bacon and shredded potato dish? A lot of people think breakfast and brunch casseroles require cheese, meat and eggs, it seems — and along with them, a post-breakfast food coma. But your morning … More »

Vegetarian & Vegan Christmas Brunch Casseroles is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Main Dishes For Christmas Dinner

Mon, 2012-12-24 14:17

Christmas is here! But that doesn't mean you need to eat meat. Whether you're cooking for a group of vegetarians or just want to provide a non-meat option for a guest at your table, we've found ten hearty and delicious vegetarian main dishes for a Christmas Eve or Christmas Day dinner. Get thee to the grocery store!! More »

Meatless Monday: 10 Vegetarian Main Dishes For Christmas Dinner is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Fat Santa: Has Mr. Claus Gained Too Much Weight?

Sun, 2012-12-23 14:00

Has Santa been eating too many cookies, or is his heaviness simply part of our culture at this point? More »

Fat Santa: Has Mr. Claus Gained Too Much Weight? is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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Our 8 Favorite Healthy Cookbooks Of 2012 (That Also Make Great Last-Minute Gifts)

Fri, 2012-12-21 22:05

It's always entertaining to read about the worst cookbooks of the year, but 2012 was a great year for healthy cookbooks, too. From vegan and vegetarian recipes to gluten-free (or none of the above), there were several big releases that make great last-minute gifts...for yourself, or your foodie friends. More »

Our 8 Favorite Healthy Cookbooks Of 2012 (That Also Make Great Last-Minute Gifts) is a post from Blisstree - Nutrition, Healthy Recipes and Fitness.

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