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Why are Potato Chips Good for Your Diet?

Did you know that there is more potassium in potatoes… than any other vegetable  – even more than bananas? One potato has almost 620 mg, which is about 15 percent of what you need every day. Potassium is essential for body growth and cell maintenance. It's also necessary for nervous function and for normal muscle contraction – including the heart muscle. Potassium is also an electrolyte that helps to balance

Dr Oz Chia Seed Diet Plan

Why do Chia Seeds Increase Weight Loss: Chia Seeds work to slow digestion and the body’s absorption of carbohydrates. This helps maintain the feeling of fullness and minimizes blood sugar spikes. Keeping balanced levels of blood sugar is also important for both health and energy. Blood sugar may spike after meals, especially if you eat high-starchy foods or sweets. This can lead to slumps in your day where you feel

Best Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Avoid gaining weight on the holiday or really these tips are great anytime of the year: 1.  Include fiber at every meal. Every gram of fiber consumed blocks at least 7 calories from being absorbed during digestion, according to a German study.  The reason: fiber (found in celery, leafy greens, whole grains, nuts and fruit) traps fat molecules and carries them out of the body.  It also speeds transit of