• Five reasons why you should eat beetroot (and how to cook it)

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    Eating beetroot can make you run faster, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Exeter found that athletes who drank a glass of beetroot juice before running 20 metres saw an improvement in their sprint time by 2 per cent. Participants were split into two groups: one...


    7 Ways to Make Water Taste Better

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    Not everybody has a taste for water, but we all need it to ensure that our bodies continue functioning properly. If you want to drink more water, but aren't crazy about the taste (or lack thereof), here are some tips that can make it more enjoyable: 1. Add...


    Normal Diet For Children – 1 To 11 Years Of Age

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    What is it? Nutrition for children means making sure your child is getting enough nutrients from age 1 through 11. He will grow each year and his needs for nutrients and new textures will change. Nutrients are calories, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals. Giving your...


    Nutrition for kids: Guidelines for a healthy diet

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    Nutrition for kids: Guidelines for a healthy diet You want your child to eat healthy foods, but do you know which nutrients are necessary and in what amounts? Here's a quick overview of nutrition for kids. By Mayo Clinic Staff Introduction       Nutrition...


    Got Leftover Pumpkin? Use It In This Vegan & Gluten-Free Black Bean Chili

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    Fall is in the air, and what better way to celebrate than with the all-star of fall produce—pumpkin! Pumpkins not only can be used as autumn decorations, they can also be the shining ingredient in a warm and hearty vegan chili. Give yourself a hug...


    This Is What You Should Eat Before A Run If You’re Vegan

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    Knowing what to eat before a run is never easy, but it's especially tough if you're vegan. On top of not knowing how to properly fuel up before a run, knowing what to eat on a daily basis isn't easy to figure out either. Whether you're a marathoner...


    The Top Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables

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    Eating more fresh vegetables is one of the simplest choices you can make to improve your health and ward off countless chronic diseases. Virtually anyvegetable is good for you… but some are better than others. To a large extent, the best vegetables for you are those that appeal...


    Tips to help you eat vegetables

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    In general: Buy fresh vegetables in season. They cost less and are likely to be at their peak flavor. Stock up on frozen vegetables for quick and easy cooking in the microwave. Buy vegetables that are easy to prepare. Pick up pre-washed bags of salad...


    10 of the Healthiest Vegetables You Can Eat

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    Onions DIMITRIOS STEFANIDIS/ISTOCK You'll get the most out of this veggie's cancer-fighting antioxidants by eating it raw; cooking onions at a high heat significantly reduces the benefits of phytochemicals that protect against lung and prostate cancer. Try combining chopped raw onions with tomatoes, avocado, and...


    The 4 Avocado Hacks You Never Knew You Needed

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    Carolina Santos-Neves, mbg’s contributing food editor, is the former chef at Comodo, Colonia Verde, and Comparti Catering. She’s a graduate of the Natural Gourmet Chef’s Training program and a Brussels sprout fanatic. In this series, we’ll be exploring all her tricks for plant-based cooking. Get ready for your greens...