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The Bitter Sweet on Sugar Addiction

By Fredrica Syren: Sugar is addictive, potentially harmful, and absolutely everywhere and in everything. Sugar is addictive because it messes with your metabolism, so when you eat sugar, you crave more. There have even been many arguments that sugar is partially to blame for the obesity epidemic we’re experiencing worldwide. …

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Organic Vegan Food Beneficial to the Skin

By Martin Greene: Our skin is one of our biggest concerns when talking about the body. Skin problems occur due to a variety of reasons. Martin, the lead content writer of Poshh, shares some examples of vegan food that could help the skin remedy those problems. If you suffer from …

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Homemade Herbal Teas

By Fredrica Syren: My family, especially my kids and I, are huge tea drinkers. Besides enjoying the usual green, rooibos and chai teas, we also like drinking herbal teas; so this summer while in Sweden, I decided to start making my own teas from all kinds of flowers, leaves and …

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Spirulina—The Colorful Superfood

By Fredrica Syren: Spirulina must be one of the healthiest foods you can eat. I eat it pretty much every day and even use it to make a facial maskJ I can see why this blue/green micro-algae (it’s a seaweed) might turn people off. It grows naturally in oceans and …

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Avocado—The Green Gem

By Fredrica Syren:   After living in Sweden for 3 years, we just moved to sunny San Diego; and the very first thing I did when I arrived was … eat an avocado! Yes, for 3 years I have endured not only a colder climate but also bad avocados (at least that’s my opinion). Avocado is one of the purest foods ever and can be eaten …

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Redefining Beautiful Fruits & Veggies    

By Larraine Roulston: In a league of their own are classy carrots with a twist, popular potatoes sporting scars, delicious apples decorated with dimples, and beets boasting blemishes. These fruits and vegetables with character are beautifully nutritious from the inside out! Due to an aggressive attempt to combat food waste, …

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Updates to U.S. Nutrition Labels

By Kim Robson: On May 20, 2016, the FDA revised the design of the Nutrition Facts label for U.S. food packaging. The new labeling rules will be required on most food within the next two years, by July 26, 2018. Smaller companies that make less than $10 million in annual …

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Hello Greens! — The Importance of Eating Green Leafy Vegetables

By Fredrica Syren: In today’s market you can find about a million different supplements and powders that supposedly add important nutrients to your body. They generally cost a lot and may or may not contain questionable ingredients. I say eating your greens for a much cheaper price is by far …

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Healthy Vending Machines — Healthy Food Making Its Way to Work

By Emma Grace: In the U.S., there is a growing awareness about healthful eating that leaves many people in a tight situation: sometimes, there simply isn’t any alternative to the standard packaged, processed and fast food. People often are left to fend for themselves, and pack their own meals and …

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