All Recipes and Posts Tagged fiber

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone Soup

Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone Soup


Slow Cooker Pesto Minestrone Soup is packed with vegetables, and has about 125 calories and ...

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Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds

By: | Comments Off on Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds | On: April 24, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing

Bowl of chia seeds

Want to lose weight, boost your energy level, and be a stud or goddess in bed? Add miracle chia seeds to your daily diet. That was a recent claim by  a “nutrition expert.” Just add a tablespoon of chia seeds to your smoothie or oatmeal and you can expect miracles. Chia... more

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Natural Dietary Fiber Versus Processed Fibers

By: | Comments Off on Natural Dietary Fiber Versus Processed Fibers | On: April 7, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Fiber, Marketing

Assorted Decorated Cupcakes

The Standard American Diet (SAD) of meat, potatoes, refined sugar and flour, and processed foods is low in dietary fiber which has been linked to colon cancer and other digestive conditions. A popular marketing tool is claiming products are high in fiber providing 30% or more of the recommended daily requirement.... more

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Fiber and Fitness

By: | Comments Off on Fiber and Fitness | On: April 18, 2014 | Category : Cutting Calories, Diet, Dieting, Health Benefits

Charro Beans with Parboiled Rice

One of the simplest way to reduce calories and lose weight is by increasing the amount of fiber in your diet replacing high saturated fat and fried foods with low saturated fat fiber rich foods. Most Americans eat a fiber poor diet providing less than 10 grams per day. Daily... more

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Raw Quinoa

Cooking Quinoa

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Quinoa is a marketed as a gluten-free whole grain. Actually, quinoa is a seed grown ...

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Contains 18 Grams of Whole Grain

By: | Comments Off on Contains 18 Grams of Whole Grain | On: July 6, 2013 | Category : Breakfast, General Information

“There’s a sucker born every minute.” P.T. Barnum This is the mantra of many manufactured and fast food marketing departments. How do you make a product or food with little or no nutritional value appear to be healthy for you or at least healthier? Food manufactures and restaurants know many... more

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Lentil Soup

By: | Comments Off on Lentil Soup | On: December 19, 2012 | Category : Fiber, Health Benefits, Soup

Homemade Lentil Soup

Vegetable and legume soups are an excellent way of adding vegetables and fiber to our diet. Lentil soup is higher in calories than vegetable soups. One cup (8 oz., 240ml) has about 200 calories versus 100 calories or less for vegetable soups. But lentils are high in protein and fiber.... more

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Meat and Vegetable Soup

Meat Minestrone Soup


Meat Minestrone Soup is one of my favorite soups. A 16-ounce serving has about 400 ...

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Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal

Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal


Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal is an inexpensive healthier alternative to instant oatmeal. Oats are ...

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Homemade Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup


Lentils are high in fiber and protein and do not require presoaking before cooking. Lentil ...

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