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Potatoes: Type matters

Potatoes: Type matters

White, red, and sweet…. they make up the potato family. These starchy vegetables are staple of our diet, but each differ in taste, size, and nutrients. The potato is economical, can be prepared and used for so many different varieties… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Tips to Balance Blood Sugar for Weight Loss and Optimal Health

Tips to Balance Blood Sugar for Weight Loss and Optimal Health

A steady metabolism is essential for maintaining better health as well as maintaining or losing weight. It helps your body fight off fatigue, improves heart health, leads to a better hormone balance, decreases the risk of kidney damage, and much… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Why Agave is Harmful despite being a Natural Sweetener

Why Agave is Harmful despite being a Natural Sweetener

When it comes to sugar substitutes, the choice is endless. One can come across natural sweeteners, artificial sweeteners, chemical-based sweeteners, and so on and so forth. However, little do we realize the extent to which these sweeteners are processed. What… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health
All You Need to Know about Yacon Syrup

All You Need to Know about Yacon Syrup

Yacon syrup is extracted from the root of the yacon plant, a sunflower relative that is native to the Andean region, and which has been part of the Peruvian diet for hundreds of years now. The plant is known for… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine