Category Archives: Food & Nutrition

Food combining guidelines

From our friends at Yoga Journal: Although medical research hasn’t yet been done on the specific benefits of food combining, this system, which has been around in various forms since the 1930s, is based on the understanding that eating foods … Continue reading

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Less food being produced in U.S. as international standards are lower. BUY LOCAL, BUY SAFE, BUY CLEMSON AREA FOOD EXCHANGE

NEW YORK (AP) — Which food revelation was more shocking this week? Did it blow you away that low levels of a fungicide that isn’t approved in the U.S. were discovered in some orange juice sold here? Yawn. Or was … Continue reading

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Kale is the new beef (available local and organic via the Clemson Area Food Exchange)

Environmentalists cite meat production as one of the biggest contributors to global warming, and the USDA’s new food pyramid suggests the healthiest choice is making vegetables and fruit the biggest part of every meal by reducing consumption of animal proteins. Kale is … Continue reading

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Another reason to shop the CAFE (Clemson Area Food Exchange)

Resident Medical Authority: J. E. Williams, OMD, FAAIM The more I understand about plants, food, and health, and the new sciences driving knowledge-based clinical choices, the more it all makes sense to me. Take Brussels sprouts for example. In recent … Continue reading

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Functional Eating: What it is and how to do it

One of the most significant recent findings in sports science has been the discovery that timing nutrient intake over the course of the day can produce dramatic gains in overall fitness.  We now know that the key pathways responsible for … Continue reading

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Is going gluten free for you?

It seems like these days everyone is going Gluten Free and avoiding gluten like the plague, but is this strategy really the best way to lose weight? Let’s dive into the topic a little deeper. What exactly is Gluten? First … Continue reading

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Healthy homemade snacks to keep on hand

Since eating healthy has become an absolute must for me, I really had to come up with some quick and easy snacks that I could grab at any time, especially if I don’t have time to make breakfast, lunch or … Continue reading

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There’s a new sugar in town that’s GOOD FOR YOU!

This from our friends at Shine: COCONUT SUGAR Confused and frustrated by the search for the healthiest sweetener? You’re not alone. From saccharin to agave, we’ve been barraged with alternatives to plain old cane sugar since the early 20th century. … Continue reading

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Foods linked to a HIGH increase of your chance of stroke

1. Crackers, chips, and store-bought pastries and baked goods Muffins, doughnuts, chips, crackers, and many other baked goods are high in trans fats, which are hydrogenated oils popular with commercial bakeries because they stay solid at room temperature, so the … Continue reading

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From Dr. Oz: Foods that make you hungry

COOKIES, CRACKERS, CROISSANTS Steer clear of the three C’s— those processed, sugary carbs tend to cause hunger to rebound. Pick whole-grain snacks instead. Low-fat popcorn counts! JUST DON’T BUY MICROWAVE POPCORN AS THE BAG CONTAINS CARCINOGENS. COOK IT ON TOP … Continue reading

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