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Recipe of the Week: Fantastic fruit medley

As Amy Campbell explains in her blog entry this week, fruit tends to have a low “energy density” thanks to its high fiber and water content. This fruit salad, low in calories but a good source of fiber (not to mention vitamins and minerals), certainly fits the bill.

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Article of the Week: Getting to Know Ketones

“Does anyone really know what a ketone is?” this article asks. “Are they a danger to your health (as in diabetic ketoacidosis), or a sign that you have lowered your carbohydrate intake enough to cause weight loss (as some people who follow low-carbohydrate diets believe)?” Read on to learn about how ketones can be related to diet or exercise, how to test for ketones, and how to deal with diabetic ketoacidosis.

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Go for the Green: Cool Down with Green Tea

How many of you are tea drinkers? If you’re a tea aficionado, you’re probably feeling pretty smug about all the positive news that’s come out over the past few years regarding the health benefits of tea. Tea has often been maligned because of its caffeine content, but now we know that tea is a powerhouse of antioxidants that may prevent all sorts of health problems. This week, I’ll focus on green tea in particular. Read More “Go for the Green: Cool Down with Green Tea”

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