Summer Berries: Your Best New Weight Loss Buddies

strawberries and blueberriesOne of the bright spots of summer is the vibrant fruits and vegetables in season. Berries are surely a favorite, not only for their great taste and vibrant colors, they’re healthy, too.

For example, research has shown that increasing your daily intake of the flavonoid compounds in berries can contribute to your weight loss goals. So get ‘em while they’re ripe!

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Foods Fit for Fall – Squash

squashWhen you think of classic autumn dishes, pumpkin might come to mind—especially because it seems everywhere you look, there’s another item flavored “pumpkin spice.”

But this fall, don’t pass by other winter squash varieties, with harder skins and brighter flesh than summer zucchini. Acorn, butternut and more are perfect picks fit for fall feasts.

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Eat Like Your Ancestors, And Enjoy It

wild game filetsIf you pay attention to the latest diet news or popular nutrition experts, you’ve learned that trends come and go—but there’s one eating style that has been making a recent comeback.

The “hunter/gatherer” is an integral part of the history of man and his diets. For eons, your ancestors ate unmodified foods, straight from nature. Here’s how you can, too.

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The Roots of the Season – Winter Veggie Recipe

roast root vegetablesWhile most people don’t have root cellars these days, storing hearty winter vegetables in a cool space is still a good idea—root veggies will keep for a long time in the fridge or basement, and they’re in season!

The benefits of root vegetables goes beyond their heartiness and low cost. They bring plenty of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients to your plate, and they taste delicious in a variety of recipes.

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