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Avocados are an amazing food. But until recently, you’d never know it. Avocados were almost a casualty of the fat-phobia that swept the nation back in the 80’s. That fat-phobia has not yet died its much-deserved death, but there are promising signs that it’s sputtering out. Which is good news for those of us trying to redeem the reputation of this (and other) glorious high-fat foods that are really, really good for your health. Here’s why avocados deserve to reclaim their place at the top of the pantheon of superfoods… Incoming search terms:Avocados:ThePerfectFuelforyourFat-BurningMetabolism|NaturalHealthSherpa com (25)
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It seems like everywhere you turn, there’s a new “superfood” on the market. They often have exotic names, come from exotic places, and promise to solve every problem, from heart disease and cancer to wrinkles and weight loss. But… how realistic are the claims? When it comes to acai, the answer is… sort of. Acai has been touted as one of the top 10 superfoods for anti-aging and has been linked to cell health, cholesterol, and the immune system… among other things. So what is it about acai that’s creating so much buzz and is there any legitimacy behind those […]
Continue reading Acai Berry: Is This Berry a Superfood or Super Scam?
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