Food/Healthy Cooking

The True Purpose Of The Paleo Diet


When you hear the word ‘Paleo,’ do you imagine a meat-headed, muscle-bound bodybuilder devouring turkey legs that more resemble baseball bats than drum sticks?


Does Paleo make you think of a carnivore’s delight, a wild game banquet that would make Henry VIII blush with envy?

Lots of people equate the Paleo Diet

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Yogurt: Health Food or Fad?

Yogurt: Health Food or Fad?

Sales of Greek yogurt are booming. Once a scant drop in the bucket, Greek yogurt now accounts for 35 percent of all yogurt sales. Traditional Greek yogurt is strained through a cloth or bag to remove whey, one of the main milk proteins, giving this style of yogurt a consistency between cheese and yogurt and maintaining its sour taste. 


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The Dangers Of Gluten-Free Foods

The Dangers Of Gluten-Free Foods

Which person is healthier: the vegan or the bacon-cheeseburger devouring carnivore? How about a vegetarian or someone who eats no red meat but on occasion, just chicken and fish?

While some people might automatically assume the vegan or vegetarian is far healthier than a carnivore, the truth is, vegans and vegetarians can be quite unhealthy, eve

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Are Avocados Bad For You if You’re Trying to Lose Weight?

Are Avocados Bad For You if You’re Trying to Lose Weight?



If you’re trying to lose those last stubborn 10 pounds, it might seem like sensible logic to avoid foods with a high fat content. One gram of fat equals 9 calories, unlike carbohydrates and protein, which both contain 4 calories per gram. One tablespoon of an avocado, half the average serving size of two tablespoons, contai

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Does Pasta Cause Depression?

Have you heard about the latest study from Harvard that links eating lots of pasta to depression?

In case you didn't hear about it, the research was published in the journal, ‘Brain, Behavior and Immunity,’ and tracked over 40,000 women over the course of a dozen years, and concluded that a diet high in carbs such as pasta can le

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Why Counting Calories Doesn't Work

Why Counting Calories Doesn't Work
In 2010, Weight Watchers, one of the most commercially successful diet programs, dropped a bomb on the weight-loss world by altering its points system. It was the first time in 13 years that Weight Watchers modified its mega-popular points system. 
The point system change acknowledged that while calories in versus calories out is stil

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What's The Healthiest Flour To Cook With?

Perhaps you read a previous blog I wrote entitled, “What’s the best oil to cook with?”

But just in case you missed it, here’s a quick primer:

Make Junk Food Healthy

Pizza, pasta, pancakes, potatoes, and pastries … these five popular ‘p’ foods supply the common western diet with a bulk of its daily caloric intake.


The problem with these five foods and many others in the Standard American Diet (SAD; an appropriate acronym), isn’t only the superfluous saddlebag and love-handle

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Three Simple Tips For The Workaholic

Some of us on the Miracle Noodle Team can relate to the challenges of being a desk jockey, corporate shill, cubicle warrior and workaholic. Like you, we can identify with any of these hard-working appellations but the rudest insult of them all: a nine-to-five-er….

If your day is more of a 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. pedal-to-the-medal grind, c

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