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Get Lots of Healthy Protein From Beans

One of the highest sources of plant-based protein is beans, which contain anywhere from 6-8 grams of protein per 1/2 cup serving. Additionally, a 1/2 a cup of beans will provide you with 3-6 grams of cholesterol-reducing fiber. You’ll also be getting some folate, which plays a major role in making new DNA. This is especially vital for woman who… Read more →

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Yes, Potatoes Are Good For You

Potatoes have been given the short shrift in light of popular low-carbohydrate diets. It doesn’t help that we equate them with french fries and potato chips, either. Luckily, books like The Starch Solution¬†are bringing potatoes back into popularity as one of the world’s super foods. Starchy foods like potatoes make us feel full and satisfied; they are not the cause… Read more →

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Healthy Baking Substitutes

Baking is a great way to share delicious homemade treats with those we love, but baked desserts and snacks are often rich in sugar and saturated fat. For those seeking healthier alternatives, we recommend experimenting with your favorite dessert recipe by making a few of these healthy ingredient swaps: Substitute white flour for whole-grain flour. Whole-grains contain more cholesterol-reducing fiber… Read more →