3 ways to go cross country skiing

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Tofu and Edamame

Tofu and Edamame is an excellent source of plant-based protein. A half-cup serving of firm tofu is 10.7% protein, and contains only 5% fat. “Silken” tofu, which is not as firm, is 5.3% protein, and only 2% fat. A recent study at the University of Hong Kong showed that like other plant-based proteins, it lowers […]

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Guava

The guava is a fruit that’s not seen in most market fruit displays, but it really ought to be, as this fruit packs more nutrients than most. With zero cholesterol, very little fat content, and few calories, a guava provides almost 400% of all the vitamin C you need daily, and more lycopene than tomatoes. […]

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Lychee

The name lychee means “gift for a joyful life” in Chinese. Somehow, even without the benefits of modern biochemistry to inform them, the Chinese ancients knew that eating lychee would make them feel good—and they were right. Lychees, often called lychee or litchi nuts, are actually berries, even though they are contained in a thin, […]

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Asian pears

The Asian pear is sometimes mistaken for a related, but different fruit called the pear apple, because unlike most of the familiar pear varieties usually seen in supermarkets, it’s actually shaped more like an apple. Unlike softer varieties of pears, the Asian pear has a crunchier consistency and a thicker skin. But you should eat […]

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Dark Chocolate

It’s a great surprise when something we think its bad for us turns out to be very good. Dark chocolate is one of those great surprises. Rich in antioxidant flavonols, dark chocolate provides the same benefits found in antioxidant fruits and vegetables, but it is best eaten in much smaller amounts. Dr, Mee Young Hong […]

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28 Days to a Healthier Heart – Week 4

This is week 4 of the 28 days to a healthier heart plan outlined in the first article. Actions and goals for week 4: Halt the Salt Eat less of the Saltiest Top 10 Foods. Knowing the foods that contribute the most sodium in today’s diet can help you make wiser, healthier choices. Here are the […]

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Apples

The health benefits of apples have been known for so long that their value has become part of conventional wisdom. Scientists have since identified the reasons why apple-eaters have always stayed so healthy. A recent study at Florida State University observed that women who ate a cup of apples every day for a year both […]

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28 Days to a Healthier Heart – Week 3

This is week 3 of the 28 days to a healthier heart plan outlined in the first article. Actions and goals for week 3: Halt the Salt Eat out less, cook more at home. One restaurant meal can easily add up to more than a day’s worth of sodium. Try making some of your favorite dishes […]

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