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    Local farmers market hoping to help meet your New Year healthy eating resolutions

    WACO, Texas (KWTX) -Produce vendors at the Downtown Waco Farmers Market hope to help more people embrace their New Year’s resolutions to ear healthy this year. It was a packed house for the first market of 2022 as buyers, some for the first time, flocked to produce booths hoping to start the year off on a healthy note. Produce vendors at the farmers market say unlike grocery stores, produce here is available only when they’re in season. “Right now it’s wintertime so we’ve got a lot of our leafy stuff like spinach, we’ve got our root vegetables like carrots,” said  

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    Tips on eating affordability in 2022

    With the New Year right around the corner, and so are their resolutions. Many of them involve adopting a better diet in the New Year, but tend to lose steam with the idea that in order to eat healthier you will have to break the bank.  People tend to think eating healthy costs more, and become defeated and don’t ever get started, according to Hope Anderson Frugé of Health with Hope in Monroe.  “Nutritious food don’t have to be expensive,” Frugé said.  The key to healthy food is to prepare it yourself, which is the best way to slice your  

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    How to live longer: Eating broccoli could lower prostate cancer risk

    Sadly around one in two people will develop cancer at some point in their lives, according to the most accurate forecast to date from Cancer Research UK. Though fortunately, sometimes you may be able to reduce your risk and catching signs early can often help with treatment. Indeed, certain studies have suggested eating cruciferous vegetables can help slash your risk of certain cancers. The link between cruciferous vegetables, such as broccoli, and cancer prevention has been looked into by researchers. Cruciferous vegetables are part of the Brassica genus of plants, which include vegetables like cabbage, turnips and kale. The American  

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    Clean eating: Is it safe?

    Food bloggers, social media influencers, and magazines commonly relied upon for nutrition information often promote so-called clean eating. Many supporters of this concept promise benefits such as weight loss, radiant skin, and improved energy. The fundamentals of clean eating involve choosing natural, nutrient-dense foods and avoiding processed and refined foods. Taking a “clean” approach to eating can lead to an overall healthy lifestyle and weight management. However, some interpretations of clean eating may lead to unhealthy consequences. In this Honest Nutrition feature, we explain what clean eating is, its potential benefits, and its risks. We will also take a look  

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    Lose Weight Eating Fat-Free Sugar-Free Food

    Image: Shutterstock Fasting is a common occurrence during various festivities in Indian culture. The people who are fasting feel that they will lose weight, but that is not always true. When you go on any kind of fasting for a long time, the body goes into starvation mode and converts the food into fats, which for many people turns into weight gain as opposed to the expected weight loss. We all think that consuming sugar-free or fat-free products will help us in weight loss, but every such product has its pros and cons. Shivani Bavalekar, Sr. Executive Nutritionist, Cloudnine Group  

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    Let’s Talk Food: Eating healthy foods

    According to Cooking Light, the criteria for eating healthy foods are eating wholesome, nutritious foods that promote good health; eating more plant-based foods and less meat; eat minimally processed foods, as close to their natural state; taking account the responsibility of using our earth’s resources; highlighting foods that may improve gut health, which in turn helps prevent diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, and enhance the immune system; experience new global cuisines, many of them being vegetarian; and “We believe that healthy eating is not only about the food but also about shared experiences at the table. Whether  

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