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Healthy Eats and Repeat

Highlighting Food, Recipes, and Ideas for a Healthy Lifestyle
Cocoa Powder

Cocoa Powder

This winter weather is not lending itself well to writing about fruits and veggies. Alas, nothing seasonal in Illinois right now. So this month, I am going to focus on chocolate, specifically cocoa powder. This seems like a good month to talk about cocoa since February hosts Valentine's Day and American Heart Month, both of which often include chocolate during celebrations. From...

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When Water is Not Just Water

Water makes up about 50-70% of our body weight, aids in digestion, is needed to carry nutrients and oxygen around our bodies, helps remove wastes, cushions and protects organs, tissues, and bones, and regulates body temperature. Bonus, water is: calorie free (no sugar, no carbohydrates, no fat, no protein) low in sodium (most water sources have small amounts of...

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