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Is Inflammation a Secret Killer?

POSTED: May 3, 2022
Are you confused about inflammation and how it affects your health?   Is it good for you, or bad? If you are confused, rest assured you're not alone. We want to help you understand what it ...
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Lower Your Cholesterol with These 3 Foods!

POSTED: March 15, 2022
Why is it so important to keep our cholesterol in check?   Heart disease is the number one leading killer for both men and women! Because of this, it’s very important to keep our cholesterol ...
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Sodium…Where You Least Expect It!

POSTED: February 22, 2022
How much sodium are you consuming every day? Believe it or not, the average American consumes over 3,500 mg of sodium daily!  The CDC also reports that about 90% of Americans 2 years old and ...
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If Superman Was a Spice, He Would Be This…

POSTED: January 11, 2022
Turmeric...   the real deal or just a bunch of hype? Is it really as beneficial as some people claim?  We have several family members and friends who have dealt with arthritis and cancer who ...
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Good Food = Good Mood

POSTED: January 4, 2022
Have you heard of "Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)?" Especially this time of year, you or someone you know may experience feelings of anxiety or depression. The holiday celebrations are over, ...
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The other pandemic?

POSTED: December 14, 2021
As we begin to wrap up another year, we have been reflecting on the past 12 months. Of course, it's impossible to think about this past year (or the past two years) without COVID being front and ...
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Happy Anniversary!

POSTED: October 12, 2021
Time flies when you're having fun, right?! Believe it or not, we published our very first Eat REAL America weekly meal ideas and coaching tip 8 years ago, in October 2013. My husband and I were ...
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Fiberlicious!

POSTED: October 5, 2021
What if you could...   reduce your risk of colon and rectal cancer by 56% lower your risk of heart disease by 40% help fight obesity, type 2 diabetes and constipation plus more!   ...
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Better Breakfast Challenge: Planned-Overs?!

POSTED: September 21, 2021
Have you taken on the Better Breakfast Challenges this month? Have you experienced any new breakthroughs? Did you try oats or eggs in a new way, or any of our kid-friendly breakfast ideas?   ...
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Better Breakfast Challenge: Egg-cellent Ideas!

POSTED: September 14, 2021
Did you take the challenge last week and try oats in a new or different way? Remember, our better breakfast challenges this month are all intended to help you and your family reduce the amount of ...
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Is This True for the Kids In Your Life?

POSTED: August 24, 2021
How can we help our kids not just survive, but thrive? A couple of weeks ago, a study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showing that 67% of calories consumed ...
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Inspiration to Transform Your Yogurt Into Delicious & Nutritious Meals!

POSTED: August 17, 2021
We hope you enjoyed last week's tour of the yogurt section! In the coaching tip and video, we mentioned how healthy yogurt can be (loaded with protein, calcium and beneficial bacteria)! This is ...
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Insomnia? REAL Food to the Rescue!

POSTED: June 22, 2021
"I'm so tired...I just can't get a good night's sleep!"   "All I want is to wake up energized and to feel like I can take on whatever comes my way!"   Does this sound like you or ...
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Are You Nuts?

POSTED: February 23, 2021
Do nuts make a regular appearance in your meals? We often hear people say they avoid nuts because they are "too high in fat" or "have too many calories." Nut lovers rejoice! Enjoyed in ...
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Yes, 10 servings per day is possible!

POSTED: February 9, 2021
What would you say if we told you we are each supposed to be eating 10 servings of fruits and vegetables...daily!?   Would you respond by saying, Krista and Zonya, "No way, you all have lost ...
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Can Your Pizza Crust Really Help Fight Cancer?

POSTED: April 21, 2020
This is something we continually reinforce to our kids. And, it is something that has had special meaning for us ever since listening to Jimmy Valvano's inspiring 1993 speech at the ESPYs. We ...
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Should You Avoid “Nightshade” Vegetables?

POSTED: July 16, 2019
Maybe you have heard someone say... "I can't eat nightshades because they make my joint pain flare up...or they give me heartburn."  We want to shed some light on this group of veggies and also ...
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How to Fight Arthritis with REAL Food

POSTED: July 9, 2019
Do you or someone you love suffer from the pain of stiff and swollen joints, known as arthritis?   Get ready for some good news!   When it comes to a disease for which changing your ...
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Keep Your Mind Sharp and Prevent Alzheimer’s

POSTED: May 21, 2019
What if you could reduce your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by up to 53%? And, wouldn't we all like to slow down "old age forgetfulness" and improve our memory?     We have ...
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Be a Good Host!

POSTED: May 7, 2019
We've all heard, "it's important to have a healthy gut." But what EXACTLY does that mean?   And, maybe you have heard people talk about the "microbiome," but wonder what in the world that is ...
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Has GERD Got You Down?

POSTED: April 9, 2019
Have you - or someone you know - ever had... A burning sensation in the chest, just behind the breastbone? A sour taste in the mouth, or lump in the throat? Chronic cough, laryngitis, new or ...
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What is “Health?”

POSTED: March 12, 2019
Since January, our disease-dodging series has taken us on a journey to discuss: How you can reduce cholesterol without medication. What if you could ditch your blood pressure medication for good? ...
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What if You Could Ditch Your Blood Pressure Medication For Good?

POSTED: February 5, 2019
Have you or someone you love been told "you need to get your blood pressure down?" In our disease dodging series, we provided information last month about how you can reduce your cholesterol, ...
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How to Reduce Cholesterol Without Medication

POSTED: January 1, 2019
Did you know REAL food can be one of the best cholesterol-lowering medicines?   Whether you have been told by your doctor "it's time to get your cholesterol down" or you just want to make ...
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Fight Cancer With Your Fork

POSTED: April 18, 2017
If there was a single group of foods, that has been scientifically shown to help you fight cancer...   would you want to know about it?   The good news...there is!  And, this probably ...
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Breaking 100!

POSTED: June 2, 2015
What if you could live to 100? And, we are talking about REALLY LIVING and REALLY THRIVING! Think of all the great moments, experiences and memories!  Imagine being part of not just your ...
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