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Are Green Smoothies Good for You?

Green Smoothie

Smoothies (and blended soups and sauces) offer a convenient way to boost both the quantity and quality of fruit and vegetable intake by reducing food particle size to help maximize nutrient absorption. Related articles: https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/11/14/how-to-maximize-nutrient-absorption/ and https://nutritionfacts.org/2017/11/21/do-smoothies-cause-overly-rapid-sugar-absorption/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die, a New York Times bestseller

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6 Easy Tips to Help Keep Anxiety & Depression Away

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Anxiety and depression are unfortunately on the rise, not only in adults but children and teens as well. Scientists are now beginning to recognize how important the correlation of food and brain function are. Certain medications may help keep anxiety under control, however many want to find more natural ways to deal with anxiety. Certified Nutritional Health Counselor, Sara Siskind…

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Foods to Eat & Foods to Avoid to Help Prevent Diabetes

Foods to Eat to Help Prevent Diabetes

Protective properties of whole plant foods against diabetes include antioxidants, lipotropes, fiber, and the ability to suppress the estrogen-producing bacteria in our gut. Potential culprits include the trans fat in meat, the saturated fat, cholesterol, heme iron, advanced glycation end products (glycotoxins), animal protein (especially leucine), zoonotic viruses, and industrial pollutants that accumulate up the food chain. More information: http://NutritionFacts.org…

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