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Want A Body Like Wilma Flintstone, Try the Paleo Diet

Looking for a different nutritional diet plan with good health benefits? There are a lot of options out there and the Paleo Diet™ is among them. The movement was started by Dr. Loren Cordain who is the leading authority on the evolution of diet and disease. Through his extensive research into paleolithic diets to modern times he has created a…



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What’s the Deal With Margarine, Good or Bad?

We’ve heard mixed reviews regarding the use of margarine. Some feel it’s a healthy alternative to butter while others feel it is nutritionally deficient with negative health impacts including the use of trans fat. Margarine is a butter substitute using a vegetable oil base with butter flavoring. Margarine is typically 80% oil and is always in a spreadable form whereas butter…



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Make Your Grocery Dollars Go Further

The Englewood neighborhood in Chicago has reason to celebrate as Whole Foods announced last week it will be building a store in this long-time food desert. The most important question of course is will this be affordable for those living in the neighborhood. It doesn’t do any good to bring in healthy and real food if the people can’t afford…



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