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Resistant Starch

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  A type of carbohydrate that is getting a lot of attention in the scientific circle.  What are athe the benefits of these carbohydrates. shrinks fat cells, especially in your belly boost fat burning preserves muscle mass curb cravings keep you feeling full longer than other foods lower cholesterol and triglycerides But the best news yet it is delicious, affordable and satisfying. July/August 2010 Health.com Researchers are proving what Bizzy Lizzy has said all along.  If you eat food that are made from GOOD CARBSyou zap flab, curb cravings, feel MORE SATISFIED (if you have ever met someone from Bizzy Lizzy you have heard this statement before),...

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Fantastic Flax Packs Heaps of Health

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Fantastic Flax Packs Heaps of Health

Flax is like the new tofu. Remember a decade or so ago, when tofu was relegated to the weird outer circles of hippies and health fanatics? But now it's EVERYWHERE, common as ketchup. Now flax is making a similar skyrocketing debut into popular culture and with good reason! This tiny seed has been around for centuries, as early as 3000 BC. King Charlemagne was such a devout flax follower that he passed laws requiring his subjects to consume it. Now, thirteen centuries later, technology is catching up with old-fashioned instincts and observations to prove flax to be one of the...

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A Word About Fiber

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 I don’t know about you, but for the longest time I associated fiber with old people and their bowel issues. But fiber isn’t just for the aging, and it isn’t just about staying regular. Plus, you can get more fiber in your diet without any yucky, chalky supplements or powders. Fruits, veggies, legumes and whole grains—all Bizzy Lizzy staples—are excellent sources of fiber. Simply put, fiber is just the part in plant foods that humans can’t digest. This serves as roughage in your digestive tract and, yes, helps to “move things along.” But adding more fiber to your diet can also reduce...

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Bizzy Lizzy Chooses High Antioxidant Produces to Make Our Products

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Antioxidants..... Amazing for our body.  Think more about what you put in your body than trying to fix a problem you just discovered.  Eating the right food can curtail illness.   

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Harvard's Study on Peanut Butter

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Peanut butter contains saturated fat and sodium, so how can it be considered a healthy food? That’s what a reader recently asked the Harvard Heart Letter. It's a good question that gets to the heart of choosing foods that are good for health. Dr. Walter C. Willett, a nationally known nutrition expert and a member of the Heart Letter's editorial board, tackled that question as part of the newsletter's popular Ask the Doctor feature.The presence of saturated fat doesn’t automatically kick a food, such as peanut butter, into the “unhealthy” camp. Olive oil, wheat germ, and even tofu—all considered to...

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