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  With springtime rapidly approaching, that also means that you will have greater access to a variety of vegetables that are loaded in vitamins and minerals essential to your health and wellness. Which ones are the best? Here is a list of the top springtime veggies, as well as some ways that you can eat them that may be pleasing to your palette: Artichokes – Loaded in calcium, potassium, and phosphorus, artichokes help promote a healthy liver, better digestion, and lower blood sugar. Steam or grill them for a nutrient packed side dish, or add them to salads or stews...

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  Most health experts will tell you that starting your day off with a good, nutritious meal is important to achieving and maintaining maximum fitness. However, which foods you choose for this first morning meal can mean the difference between having enough energy to get through the rest of your day or feeling as if you want to crawl back in bed. Two of the most common breakfast foods are cereal and toast, so which one is better for setting you up for a great day? Unfortunately, the answer isn’t a simple yes or no. A Word About Breakfast Cereal...

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Although vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, most people still struggle to get enough green veggies in their body on a regular basis. This can keep them from reaching their maximum physical potential as they are missing out on a number of the vitamins and minerals that these types of food has to offer. If you fall into this category and want to increase the greens in your diet, here are five simple ways to accomplish that goal: Put them in soup. Adding vegetables to soup is a great way to bulk it up in a manner...

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  Fibre is absorbed with internal water from our body. Normally the average daily intake for fibre should be 30g per day. Getting your fibre intake right is important as too much fibre can work in a reverse effect on the internal body. Over consumption of fibre can reduce your absorption from vitamins and minerals.  Fibre can be food from the outer walls and layers of seeds, grains, fruits and vegetables. Two main classifications of fibre.  Water soluble fibre ; located in the flesh of fruits and vegetables. Rich in food sources; Oats, kidney beans and pulp fruits like mango,...

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      When it comes to foods that are good for you, pumpkin seeds are at the top of the list. A great source of manganese, zinc, vitamin E and fiber, your health will benefit when you eat them regularly. They also contain tryptophan which is a natural mood enhancer, leaving you happy as well as healthy.So, here are six tasty ways to add them to your diet so that your taste buds are just as satisfied as your body and mind: • Throw them on a baking sheet and put them in the oven at 170 degrees for 15-20...

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