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Unhealthy Food: Why It’s Important to Stay Away From Vending Machines and Fast Food Restaurants When You’re Tired

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Ever wondered why cookies, French fries and other unhealthy foods are so appealing when you haven’t had a good night’s sleep? A new study sheds light on how lack of sleep influences your food choices. Find out why it doesn’t pay to walk past a vending machine or a fast food restaurant when you’re tired.

Gluten-Free Junk Food: Why Some Gluten-Free Diets Fail

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Processed Gluten-free products contain just as much sugar as their conventional counterparts. As far as your body is concerned, you are basically eating a product that is made entirely of sugar. When you trade your conventional pizza crust, brownie mix, and pancakes for gluten-free varieties of the same foods, you exchange one fattening, unhealthy substance for another.

Quinoa: How the Super Food Can Benefit You

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Quinoa, a protein rich grain-like seed, has caught the attention of nutritionist and dieters alike. The super food is high in fiber and packed full of a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. Unlike most other superfoods, quinoa is cheap and readily available in the majority of grocery stores. Here are just a few ways that quinoa’s unique nutritional makeup can benefit a healthy diet: