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What Does “Low-Carb, Real-Food” Mean?

Let me start by explaining a bit of terminology. A low-carbohydrate diet minimizes sugars and starches, replacing them with foods rich in protein and healthy fats. "Real food" means choosing foods that humans had access to throughout evolution. Processed, unnatural foods with artificial chemicals are avoided. LCRF is not a "diet." It is a way of eating,... continue reading

3 ways to Eat Healthy at The Office

When hunger strikes at the office, it helps to be prepared to keep your nutritional goals on the right path. Eating lunch – or dinner, depending on your schedule – during the work day is a given for most people. Snacking is probably also part of the office routine. To make healthy food choices, it's... continue reading

The Gluten-Free Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid

A gluten-free diet involves excluding foods that contain the protein gluten, including wheat, rye and barley. Most studies on gluten-free diets have been done on people with celiac disease, but there is another condition called gluten sensitivity that also causes problems with gluten. If you are intolerant to gluten, then you need to avoid it... continue reading

Health Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet

A gluten-free diet has many benefits, especially for someone with celiac disease. Here are the main benefits of a gluten-free diet: May Relieve Digestive Symptoms Most people try a gluten-free diet to treat digestive problems. These include bloating, diarrhea or constipation, gas, fatigue and many other symptoms. Studies have shown that following a gluten-free diet... continue reading

Puréed Diet: Benefits and How It Works

A puréed diet is a texture-modified diet in which all foods have a soft, pudding-like consistency. This diet is often recommended for people who can't eat solid foods because of a health concern or injury that prevents normal chewing or digestion.1 The goal of a puréed diet is to provide a variety of foods that... continue reading

Puréed Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid

The puréed diet can offer a good deal of variety, but you may find that certain foods are easier to purée or blend smoothly than others. Each type of food needs a different approach. Fruits All fruits will soften when cooked, but it will be easier to achieve a smoother consistency if you peel fruits... continue reading
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