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Sensational Summer Berries

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     It is summer time and that means fresh eating. One way to enjoy more nutritious and delicious summer foods is to include more sensational summer berries! Berries encompass tantalizing tastes for everyone to enjoy from tart blackberries to sweet blueberries; there is a berry for everyone. These nutritional powerhouses deserve a place in everyone’s diet because they can aid in disease prevention.      Blueberries are a great choice because they are a sweet summertime treat that is a good source of fiber and vitamin C and loaded with phytonutrients which can help ward off diseases like heart...

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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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Wheat Free is a Daily Headlines Across Country

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Wheat Free is a Daily Headlines Across Country

Why is this a headline?  The answer is quite simple: bleached wheat flour is harming every level of society. We add it to so many food items as a thickener, an agent to keep cereals and other snack foods from sticking to equipment. Not to mention we bake everything with it: bread, doughnuts, cookies, cakes and everything else you find in the bakery section of our local store.  Bleached flour creates inflammation; it is connected to diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, weight gain and the list goes on and on. Bizzy Lizzy did not start the Bakery for allergies; we were trying...

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Oats TOPS the List of Healthiest Foods

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5 foods that fight high cholesterol It's easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true too — changing what you eat can lower your cholesterol and improve the fats floating through your bloodstream. Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and "good fats" are all part of a heart-healthy diet. But some foods are particularly good at helping bring down cholesterol. How? Some cholesterol-lowering foods deliver a good dose of soluble fiber, which binds cholesterol and its precursors in the digestive system and drags them out of the body before they get into circulation....

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Flourless vs Gluten Free

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  Most people may think that eating flourless is difficult.  The fact it is, its not.  You just have "think outside the loaf." Educating people about flourless eating is not any easy task.  But once you taste this way of eating, it seems silly not to dish us some flourless food for dinner. As the first of it's kind, Bizzy Lizzy Flourless Bakery aims to set a high standard and to provide delicious flourless favorites to a whole range of customers. Flourless does not mean gluten free.  Celiacs eat flour just not wheat flour.  Bizzy Lizzy focuses on oatmeal and flaxseed....

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