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An Avocado A Day Keeps Bad Cholesterol Away

Your love for avocados is oh-so right, according to a new study that finds that eating an avocado a day can improve bad cholesterol levels -- at least in overweight and obese people.<p>Avocados have gotten a bad rap in the past because they're high in calories and fat. But it's their richness in …

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The Secret To Vegan-Friendly Bacon? Coconut.

BLTs are now vegan friendly.<p>If there's one certainty in life, it's that vegans do not eat bacon. One could even say that bacon -- the porkiest of the pork meats -- is the antithesis of all things vegan. For one, carnivores eat it in unapologetic abundance, putting it on everything from breakfast …

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19 Healthy Crock Pot Recipes You Need In Your Life

The Crock Pot makes eating healthy as easy as (low-fat) pie.<p>You can cook just about anything in a Crock Pot. Slow cookers can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey …

Slow Cookers

The Trick To Making Your Leafy Greens Last 10 Times Longer

Say goodbye to a crisper full of wilted lettuce.<p>With the existence of turducken donuts and grilled cheese fries in the world, eating healthy can sometimes feel like a real struggle. That challenge is only intensified by the fact that <i>every time</i> we want to make a salad the head of lettuce we just …

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7 slow-cooker recipes for your Super Bowl line-up

The most important tool for a successful Super Bowl feast? (Hint: It's not a beer cozy or a pair of stretchy pants — though those might also come in handy.) We're talking about a slow cooker, that wondrous appliance that lets you produce warm, tasty dishes with minimal effort.<p>If you're hosting a …

5 Simple Swaps that Slim Down Everyday Cooking

If you're playing the substitution game fast and loose, give these surprising swaps a shot. You'll be surprised by how easy it is to save a lot of calories and add a lot of nutritional value with very little effort.<p><i>By: Rise Coach, Jo Bartell, MS, RD, CDN. Rise is a nutrition app that connects you</i> …

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