Apricot and Plum Recipes

Did you know apricots (and plums) are high in antioxidants? Particularly flavonoids, which have been shown to protect against certain illnesses like heart disease and diabetes....

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Sleep and Your Health – Why Sleep Is Important and How to Improve It

by Valerie Cacho MD
Certified Sleep Medicine Physician

 

Sleep is essential for health, wellness, and longevity. Simply put, sleep occurs when our brain waves slow down, our muscles relax, and...

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Bulgur Wheat Recipes

Whole grains are packed with nutrients our bodies need for optimal health, including protein, fiber, B-vitamins, antioxidants and trace minerals (iron, zinc, copper and magnesium). It's no surprise...

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Green Pea Recipes

Green peas are one of the richest sources of both fiber and protein in the vegetable world - possibly because they're actually a green legume. One cup of green peas contains 8g of fiber and 8g of...

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Tasty Lima Bean Recipes

Lima beans, also known as butter beans, are a protein-packed source of fiber associated with better blood sugar control, heart health and weight loss. 

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Cherry Recipes

Antioxidants in cherries make them a great food in exercise recovery. It's also a good source of melatonin, which improves sleep quality. You'll want to try them in the 5 recipes below.

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Farro Recipes

Farro is an ancient whole grain with a nutty flavor and a good plant protein option. It's a wonderful source of dietary fiber and tastes absolutely delicious when seasoned right, as in the...

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Zucchini Recipes

Zucchini is extremely low in calories and carbs, but it does contain fiber. You can literally eat a lot of it without it negatively affecting your health. Start with one of the recipes below.

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Pinto Bean Recipes

In the fiber food kingdom, beans top the charts. It's partly due to the fact that 1/2 a cup of beans boasts between 7-12g of fiber. Or, the fact that they're a great source of plant protein.

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Strawberry Recipes

Due to their low carb count and fiber make up, strawberries are considered a low glycemic index food, making them an ideal fruit for people with diabetes. Check out these 5 creative ways to...

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