Nutrition


Do you think that eating bread or pasta is the best way to meet your daily fiber needs?  Well, think again!  Here is a list of some surprising high-fiber foods that we found on The Greatist. THE 16 MOST SURPRISING HIGH-FIBER FOODS Posted by Nick English on theGreatist.com Despite its popular association with trips to the restroom, fiber is no joke. The benefits of an efficient bowel aside, a high-fiber diet can also reduce the risk of...

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Here at Aria Integrative Health we LOVE juicing.  It’s a wonderful way to get a huge amount of nutrition from just one big glass a day.  However juicing has had some negative rumors going around lately, and we want to set some things straight. Original article from Mind Body Green. Photo credit. BY MICHAEL T. MURRAY on Mind Body Green Juicing has been around since countertop appliances became popular in the 1950s and ’60s....

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New studies suggest that eating large amounts of soy’s estrogen-mimicking compounds might reduce fertility in women, trigger early puberty and disrupt development of fetuses and children. By Lindsey Konkel and Environmental Health News & Scientific American  Seeking healthful foods, Americans are eating more soy than ever. But recent research with animals shows that consuming large amounts could have harmful effects on female...

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A winter salad?  Why not!  And who ever said that salads had to be boring?  Check out this beautiful and delicious recipe from 101 Cookbooks.   Photo credit Find the original recipe here.  Roasted Winter Squash Salad As I mentioned up above, I made this with orange kabocha squash, but I imagine it’d be nearly as good with acorn, delicata, or most other winter squash, really. I used walnuts, but I bet roasted pepitas or almonds...

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Apple season has arrived, and we’re very excited about that.  Not just because it marks the beginning of Autumn, but all of the wonderful health benefits!  This beautiful simple fruit comes in so many varieties from sweet to sour (and we encourage you to scout out new varieties at your local farmer’s market), and they all provide your body with the important nutrients it needs. image  12 health benefits of eating apples...

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