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The say, hunger is the handmaid of genius and when you are broke, the cost of food is priority numero uno, but take into account the nutritional value as well before putting the item into your shopping cart — or mouth. Here’s how I turned $16 into lunch and dinner for a week:

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It seems the color purple in a new breed of sweet potato is a likely culprit in reducing cancer risk. Researchers at Kansas State University are studying the purple sweet potato for its remarkable anti-cancer components.

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If you like to eat, you probably hate to diet. Strict guidelines and unappetizing, often unsatisfying, meals do little to convince us to start one, let alone complete it.

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Testosterone plays a large part when building muscle, but did you know that a diet low in fat will help you to not only lose weight, but also reduce your testosterone levels?

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The name alone is revolting, “fish oil.” Yet, like all things healthy, it’s not the taste, it’s the benefits: heart health, reducing inflammation and even warding off depression. But what really is fish oil, and with our raging, polluted oceans and so much talk of mercury content in our fish, is fish oil really that beneficial? 

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If breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day, why do so many people casually skip it? According to recently published studies, breakfast skipping combined with fast food consumption rapidly and significantly increases weight gain in adults and teens.

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Everyone should eat at least six servings of vegetables a day–and no, lettuce is not a vegetable. Nor are tomatoes, the shredded cabbage mixture from coleslaw or those decorative carrot shavings we get with our sushi sashimi. I am speaking here about real vegetables: broccoli, Brussels sprouts and spinach. Those are vegetables.

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Working out will make you hungry. And with time and money increasingly rare, value-to-go is on everyone’s lips; those healthy and those not-so-much-but-sure-why-not? Here are my 10 top picks for healthy super foods that will curb your appetite without breaking the bank.

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Possessing superior health benefits, in a dimiunitive size, a superfood is relatively unknown, uncommon and often, incredbily inexpensive. Unconventional and unfamiliar, these five superfoods may only look peculiar but remain extraordinary:

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Playgirl asked me to pose for their magazine on Christmas Day. It was via a text message from the photographer, and it simply said, hey merry xmas pics r gr8 when can you come to LA?

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