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Your Brain on Food Videos

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Have you seen a food video yet today? I’m betting you have. We’re spending more time in front of screens than ever. We have a huge buffet of digital media to sample from, but it seems that we’re gobbling up #foodporn like never before. Food Network, ‘Tasty’ videos and their lookalikes, and pictures of your friends’ dinners are more popular than ever. It makes you wonder… is #foodporn helping us or hurting us?

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Fiber 101 – Is the Fiber in Your Snack Bar Actually Good for You?

beans and oats

 

In my humble opinion, fiber is the unsung hero of the nutrition world. Yeah… I know how dorky that sounds, but I’m okay with it. Here’s the thing about fiber – it’s good for everything from your heart to your gut, and chances are, you’re not getting enough of it. Before I lose you, it’s not just found in cloudy Metamucil powder or boring bran muffins. There are a ton of foods that have fiber in them and they each come with their own unique benefits. Even if you already look for total fiber on nutrition labels, you might be surprised to know that not all of that fiber is created equally. Luckily, if you know what to look for, you can meet your fiber needs like a pro. Continue Reading…

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