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Stock Your Kitchen With These Five Super-foods

Posted on 12. May, 2016 by .

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Instead of starting up a new fad diet or exercise program, you may want to take a fresh look at superfoods. Read ahead for a quick glimpse of five great food products that should be in everyone’s kitchen.   Seaweed Unlike most of the plants that are grown on land, seaweed is full of omega-3 […]

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The Advantages of GLOBALGAP Certification for Farmers and Food Producers

Posted on 02. May, 2016 by .

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If you are a farmers or food grower then you likely have many pressures from retailers, consumers and legislators to produce food using environmentally safe practices. You may be required to demonstrate that you use farming and production methods that decrease the effect of farming on the sea and land environment. Many environmental groups are […]

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How Global G.A.P. Certification Helps to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses | XL Health Blog

How Global G.A.P. Certification Helps to Prevent Foodborne Illnesses

Posted on 08. Mar, 2016 by .

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Many commercial kitchen managers are concerned about food safety when working with meat products, but produce food safety is also vitally important. In order to maintain the safety of produce such as vegetables, fruits and grains, it is a good idea for restaurant managers to provide training in the proper handling of food. Global G.A.P. […]

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My Body Transformation – Weight Loss and the Paleo Diet

Posted on 05. Feb, 2016 by .

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* I lost 34 pounds in the past four months. I went from 223 pounds down to 189 (and I’m still losing weight). At 31, I’m in the best shape of my life. I look great, have more confidence, and have actually been dating a lot more (that’s really the best part, lol). A lot […]

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Best Reasons to Take an Online Cooking Course | XL Health Blog

Best Reasons to Take an Online Cooking Course

Posted on 08. Jan, 2016 by .

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What separates an online cooking course from the many recipes and cooking tips one can find online? Quite simply, a good cooking course offers many more tools, rather than just providing lists of ingredients and steps to prepare particular dishes. It can be a great choice for the less experienced home chef, teaching many of […]

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10 Tips for Eating Healthy Over the Holidays | XL Health Blog

10 Tips for Eating Healthy Over the Holidays

Posted on 09. Nov, 2015 by .

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The holidays are an ideal time for celebrating with friends and family. However, for those who are dieting, it can become a time for overindulgence and gaining weight. In fact, overeating throughout the holiday season can result in a few extra pounds every year. Fend off holiday weight gain with simple eating tips, such as […]

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Three Tricks to Add Convenience to Your Meal Planning | XL Health Blog

Three Tricks to Add Convenience to Your Meal Planning

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .

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Cooking healthy does not mean you have to spend hours every evening preparing a well-balanced meal for you and your family. Here are three tricks you can incorporate into your meal plan for added convenience. Prepare in Advance Few things are as convenient as pulling out a ready-made meal from the fridge or freezer and […]

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas You Will Love

Posted on 16. Sep, 2015 by .

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Start your day off with a delicious, healthy breakfast and plan for a great day. New research and old wisdom shows that some of the simple, non-processed foods will fill you up and keep unhealthy chemicals out of your body. Avoid Processed Foods and Make it Yourself Making homemade food is the best way to […]

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Four Ways to Streamline Your Healthy Meal Planning

Posted on 18. Aug, 2015 by .

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The best way to stick with a healthier lifestyle adjustment is to simplify your process. Here are a few ways to streamline your meal planning to create a routine that can become a healthy lifelong change. Remove Additives Sifting through the ingredient lists at the grocery store can take time and energy that you may […]

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4 Healthy Summer Activities to Keep You Moving

Posted on 05. Jun, 2015 by .

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With summer just around the corner, now is the perfect time to get into those healthy habits that everyone wants to establish. Warmer temperatures and longer days make it the ideal season to get out and get moving in the great outdoors. While running with your dog or going for a walk with your kids […]

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