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Veggies and Fruit

The Amazing Health Benefits of the Jambolan or Jamblang fruit (Syzygiumcumini)

The Jambolan or Jamblang fruit (Syzygiumcumini) is known by several different names. Some call it a black plum, an Indian…

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Book Review

If Diets Don’t Work…What Does?

This weekend the New York Times attacked the topic of “Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet”. The article,…

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Fiber

How Fiber Fared in the New Food Label

After 9 arduous years of deliberations, the FDA finally rolled out the final rule on the new food label last…

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Fiber

Lean Green Food Finds

Disclaimer: I have a financial relationship with and was paid to represent the products in this blog post and associated…

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Fiber

Juiceology: Not Doing Much for the Fiber Gap

As any fiber fan knows, eating your fruit is far superior to drinking it. The problem with juices are that…

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Bread Products

Greger’s 5:1 Fiber Ratio Rule

A colleague recently turned us on to the daily videos published by Michael Greger, MD of nutritionfacts.org. Dr. Greger’s entertaining…

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Fiber

Hot Dogs Take a Hit: Processed Meat & Cancer Risk

In an article published in the journal The Lancet, the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) deemed processed…

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Fiber

Cereal Fiber Beats Back Diabetes Risk

If you need yet another reason to get your fiber on – a new study shows cereal fiber can help…

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Fiber

All Things Avocado: Peak Season Produce

California Avocado season is in full swing! California produces more than 90% of the US avocado crop, and more than…

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Fiber

Frankenfiber: Coming Your Way

The hot topic is getting hotter. Genetically engineered foods have been in the US food supply since 1996, but public…

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