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Meet Our CarbLovers!

  By Shaun Chavis     Follow me on Twitter Last week here at Health’s Alabama office, we kicked off an exciting project: A group of 14 women and two men are trying our new diet plan, The CarbLovers Diet. We’ve been working on this diet for two years, and …

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7 Fun Oatmeal Facts for National Oatmeal Day

Tomorrow is National Oatmeal Day: So why not kick off the celebration with a bowlful for breakfast? When you think of holidays that occur this time of year, chances are your thoughts turn to Halloween, including the pumpkins, ghouls, and of course, candy, that go along with it. This day …

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40 Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Ahh, the smoothie. It’s gotten a bad rap in the past for being a sugar-laden drink more closely resembling dessert than anything remotely healthy. But while that might be true for smoothies purchased at juice shops, you can make healthy smoothie recipes right at home for a fraction of the …

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3 Fall Veggie Recipes That Daphne Oz Makes for Dinner

The chill in the air, farmers' markets bursting with squashes, roots, beets, and pears … fall is in full swing. And here to make the best of some of the season’s most delicious produce is Daphne Oz, bestselling cookbook author and co-host of ABC's The Chew. Below she shares three …

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The Most Surprising High-Fiber Foods

Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fiber diet can also reduce the risk of stroke, hypertension, and heart disease. Unfortunately, fiber consumption is currently at an all-time low, with less than three percent of Americans …

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How to Choose the Healthiest Salad Greens

Jordan Shakeshaft/Greatist.com Headed to a hoppin' salad bar for lunch? Chances are there will be handfuls of fresh greens up for grabs, from romaine and iceberg to spinach and red leaf lettuce. But when it comes to choosing the healthiest salad base, which types of lettuce pack the biggest nutritional …

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5 Healthy Spring Greens Recipes From Around the Web

Last week was the official first day of spring, and our friends at Greatist are more than ready to say goodbye to winter. After many months of roasted veggies, even favorites like beets, winter squash, and sweet potatoes are starting to get a little tired. Revive your palate with some …

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