- By Cara Anselmo, MS, RDN
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Eat your greens! We've all heard it or said it. Though they pack the biggest nutritional punch for the least amount of calories, vegetables remain the most under-consumed food. And among vegetables, dark leafy greens get even less attention, even though they are rich in phytochemicals, fiber, calcium, beta-carotene and other components that have helped them earn the title "superfood.">>>
Most of us have learned the hard way that what we eat and how we feel are closely intertwined. Just think back to how overeating around the holidays often leads to sluggishness, fatigue and more. Now, there’s more scientific proof about the links.>>>
If you are stressed you don’t sleep and when you are tired you don’t always make good food choices. Where do those bad food choices lead you? You got it, back to the stress and sleep issues. There are several places to break the chain that keeps you stuck in this circuitous pathway.>>>
Frugal foodies, this one's for you. Freezing foods is a great way to stretch your grocery dollar and prepare great meals on the fly.>>>
Do you know mate? No, it's not some new Australian dish! Mate is a traditional tea-like beverage, popular and traditional in South America. But now, mate is gaining worldwide popularity and rapidly penetrating global markets including the United States.>>>
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