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    How to add chocolate to your diet in a healthy way

    Pure chocolate is very healthy, but most people buy chocolate that is highly processed, and is not healthy at all. Here we discuss why and how chocolate is good for you, and how to buy the healthy type.

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    Learn about proteins other than meat proteins

    Meats are high in protein, but they have nutritional disadvantages, so you might consider more plant-based sources of protein, and we list some of the top dietary items for you to consider.

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    Nuts can lower your risk of death

    Nuts are probably one of the healthiest foods in our diet, and recent research from Harvard has shown a survival benefit to nut consumption. Nuts are helpful to avoid heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and nuts can be a good way to help you control your weight.

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    How to super-power your salad

    Iceberg lettuce is poor in nutritional benefit. Romaine is much better, and the general rule is to buy the darkest, thickest, crispest leaves you can find. Ingredients such as spinach leaves, nuts, and seeds will super-power your salad.

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    The best way to cook vegetables is…

    There is no one ideal way to cook vegetables, but overall, microwave cooking retains the most nutrients. Various hints are given to maximize healthy cooking.

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    The amazing power of chia seeds

    Chia seeds have recently been heralded as a “superfood” and indeed that label seems appropriate. Chia is loaded with antioxidants, omega-3 fatty acids, fiber, minerals, protein, and calcium, and can be added to most any food as a nutritional boost. It appears to be superior to flaxseeds.

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    Are vegetarians healthier?

    A large study of over 73,000 men and women showed that vegetarians had an overall 12% lower risk of dying during a six-year period than non-vegetarians. Men showed a stronger health benefit than women when considering cardiovascular diseases.

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    Five hints how to eat chocolate without guilt

    Chocolate is a healthy food, but you should stick to the highest content cocoa chocolate you can find (above 65%), and not eat too much. Other hints are given within the post.