• Yogurt

    Greece Might Be Broke, but Their Yogurt is Rich

    by  • February 1, 2013 • 0 Comments

    It seems like everywhere you turn these days, you’re hearing about Greece.  If it isn’t the debt crisis, it’s whether or not they’ll leave the Euro.  If it isn’t either of those, it’s John Stamos pimping himself out as Greek yogurt’s biggest fan.  So what’s with this rising Greek fame?  I’m not much of...

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    Weak Sauce

    by  • November 12, 2012 • 0 Comments

    When we think about eating healthy, we tend to focus on the big players: the meat, the carbs, sweets.  Controlling consumption in these key areas gives us the biggest bang for our buck when it comes to being healthier and maintaining a healthy weight.  However, there is something we eat constantly that usually flies...

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    Special K Diet…Nothing Special About It

    by  • October 15, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Special K

    You’ve likely seen the commercials of thin women chasseing around their homes while eating various Special K products.  The women look very happy to be snacking on their cereal, bars, and crackers.  That’s only because you can’t hear their stomachs rumbling, screaming out, “Feed me, damnit!” If you haven’t heard of it, Special K...

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    Coffee Breath is Good for You

    by  • September 18, 2012 • 0 Comments

    No, that’s just gross.  But… It turns out, that dark elixir of life millions of us turn to every morning (and beyond for some) might actually do more for us than get us through a long work day.  Recent studies have shown that coffee actually has health benefits that last a lot longer than...

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    The Darker Side of Water

    by  • August 28, 2012 • 0 Comments

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    Let me preface this by saying that I am water’s biggest fan.   I drink at least 8 cups a day.  I drink almost nothing but water (and coffee…article on that to follow).  And when someone tells me that something is wrong, my answer is almost always “You’re dehydrated.  Drink more water.”  Feeling tired?  Drink...

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    Ch Ch Ch Chia

    by  • March 6, 2012 • 0 Comments

    Chia

    It turns out that chia is more than just green hair for clay figurines. Chia is actually somewhat of a super food. While most people probably know chia as the green growth on Chia Pets, the chia seed is actually the star when it comes to health. Chia seeds seem to...

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    The Paleo Diet…Do It Like the Cavemen Do

    by  • January 31, 2012 • 0 Comments

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    You may have heard the term Paleo being thrown around a lot lately.  This is especially true if you hang out at trendy coffee shops or swanky gyms that are frequented by people who like to be shoulder-deep in the latest diet fad.  But, if you’re like the majority of people out there, you’re...

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    Let's Get Physical

    by  • January 17, 2012 • 0 Comments

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    You might come on to a website titled The Food Farce and expect to find every article about food.  For the most part, you’d be correct.  But from the very beginning, I’ve envisioned this website to be a location to find information on all things healthy.  Food, of course, is the main focus because...

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    I Like to Juice It Juice It

    by  • December 31, 2011 • 0 Comments

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    It is an indisputable fact that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for you.  You will never hear your doctor tell you to cut back on your broccoli intake to slim your waist or to lay off the spinach to improve your cholesterol.  Every piece of health advice out there tells us to...

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    Complex Carbohydrates…A Simple Decision

    by  • December 2, 2011 • 1 Comment

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    I like to say brown rice is the female carbohydrate. Why, may you ask would I ever compare a food group to a woman? Well, it turns out that brown rice, along with other healthy carbs, has one very important thing in common with women… it is very complex. So while...

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    The Mediterranean: Pristine Beaches and…Arteries?

    by  • August 4, 2011 • 0 Comments

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    If you want better heart health, look East, well Middle East.  It turns out that the Mediterranean way of life is one of the best ways to live a heart-healthy lifestyle.  You likely have heard talk of the Mediterranean diet in the media and on health food blogs; however, the Mediterranean diet is not...

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    Fat…No Longer the Ugly Step-Sister

    by  • February 20, 2011 • 1 Comment

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    If your doctor told you that what you needed to do to get healthier was to eat more fat, would you look at him like he’s nuts?  Nuts, in fact, may be the correct answer.  More and more research indicates that healthy fat, like that from nuts, it one way to a heart healthy...

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