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9 Benefits The Egg Has For You

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The humble egg recently received a much-deserved shove into the spotlight via Michael Ruhlman’s new book, “Egg: A Culinary Exploration of the World’s Most Versatile Ingredient.”

Ruhlman took a deep dive into the advantages of knowing the almighty egg and its versatility when it comes to making dishes stand out or excel far beyond your the average expectations – think Chawanmushi, and Eggs on Artichoke Hearts With Creamy Lemon-Shallot Vinaigrette.

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Is Chocolate Actually Healthy?

When you think of healthy food, chocolate probably doesn’t come to mind. And for good reason, too. Most of our chocolate is full of sugar and overly processed. The tragic thing is that the base ingredient (cacao) has significant health benefits which are usually significantly stripped away. Cacao can lower blood pressure, improve circulation, reduce the risk for diabetes and coronary heart disease, and give our brains a thinking boost!

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Greatist’s Complete Guide To Calories

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Did you know that you burn calories while sleeping? Or that one pound of fat equals 3,500 calories? How about the amount of calories in one gram of alcohol? There’s a lot to know about this commonly used measurement for the energy our bodies use for fuel. Where to get them, how fast your body uses them for your specific needs, and how to manipulate them for your health goals.

Greatist recently put together an interesting infographic on the topic. There’s a lot of information here which represents varying viewpoints. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.