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Is There Is A Way To Make Running And Workout Exciting?

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Running may not sound as fancy as cross training or HIT circuits, but it is always useful. Running on a treadmill is an effective way to burn belly fat. People, who lead a sedentary lifestyle with the amount of workout being walking from the workstation to the refrigerator and back, […]

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14 Superfoods That Are Even Healthier Than Kale

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14 Superfoods That Are Even Healthier Than Kale

photo courtesy: ourbodybook.com Kale’s the king of the health food world these days, and with good reason: it’s a cruciferous vegetable that boasts a ton of fiber and antioxidants, as well as cancer-fighting and detoxifying properties. It’s no wonder everyone’s adding it to their green smoothies and salads (yours truly […]

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Spinach

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Spinach

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 86.43 Spinach is to kale what Michael Jordan is to LeBron James—the once unrivaled king now overshadowed by the hot new thing. But like MJ, spinach has a few more championship rings than its more current rival—primarily its position as a top source of […]

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Beet green

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Beet green

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 87.08 Yes, the stuff they cut off and throw in the garbage before charging you an arm and a leg for “beet salad.” A scant cup of the bitter green serves up nearly 5 grams of fiber—that’s more than you’ll find in a bowl […]

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Chard

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Chard

photo courtesy: pinterest.com   Nutrition Score: 89.27 Chard. Sounds like “burnt.” It’s not as fun a name to drop as, say, “broccolini,” but it might be your best defense against diabetes. Recent research has shown that these powerhouse leaves contain at least 13 different polyphenol antioxidants, including anthocyanins–anti-inflammatory compounds that […]

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Chinese cabbage

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Chinese cabbage

photo courtesy: foodfoto.blog Nutrition Score: 91.99 Taking the silver medal in the powerfood Olympics is Chinese cabbage, also called Napa or celery cabbage. Rich sources of highly-available calcium and iron, cruciferous vegetables like the cabbage have the powerful ability to “turn off” inflammation markers thought to promote heart disease. In […]

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Watercress

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Watercress

photo courtesy: alamy.com   Nutrition Score: 100 The top dog, the unrivaled champion, the chairman of the cutting board, watercress may also be the closest thing yet to a true anti-aging food. Gram for gram this mild-tasting and flowery-looking green contains four times more beta carotene than an apple, and […]

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Collard green

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Collard green

photo courtesy: recipes.sparkpeople.com   Nutrition Score: 62.49 A staple vegetable of Southern U.S. cuisine, collard greens also boast incredible cholesterol-lowering benefits — especially when steamed. A recent study published in the journal Nutrition Research compared the effectiveness of the prescription drug Cholestyramine to steamed collards. Incredibly, the collards improved the […]

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Romaine lettuce

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Romaine lettuce

photo courtesy: dreamstime.com   Nutrition Score: 63.48 Even more so than its cousin kale, the humble Romaine lettuce packs high levels of folic acid, a water-soluble form of Vitamin B that’s proven to boost male fertility. A study published in the journal Fertility and Sterility found supplemental folic acid to […]

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Parsley

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Parsley

photo courtesy: rd.com   Nutrition Score: 65.59 Yes, that leafy garnish that sits on the side of your plate—the one they throw away after you eat the rest of your meal—is a quiet superfood, so packed with nutrients that even that one sprig can go a long way toward meeting […]

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