Two Fish Dishes You'll Love Even If You Don't Like Fish

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Fish are some of the healthiest foods you can eat. Not only are fish high in protein, they also have other nutrients that aren’t easy to come by, like iodine and Vitamin D. Fattier fish, like sardines, mackerel, tuna, and salmon, have higher amounts of these nutrients. They also have more omega-3 fatty acids, which are essential for optimal brain function and are believed to help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke.…

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Getting Enough Nutrition: 3 Simple High-Potassium Foods To Include In Your Child's Lunch

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Did you know that 98% of Americans do not have enough potassium in their diet? Potassium is an essential ion that is needed to prevent fatigue, muscle cramps, and constipation. In short, it’s an important nutrient your child needs in order to give it their best at school. Fortunately, ensuring that your child gets enough potassium is easy. You can easily include these 3 high-potassium foods in their lunch or give them lunch money to get these foods from the cafeteria at school.…

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Using Simple Substitutions to Make Your Meals Healthier

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Eating healthier does not have to mean giving up all of your favorite dishes. In many cases, you can substitute healthier ingredients for the high-fat, high-calorie ingredients a recipe calls for and still end up with a tasty—yet much healthier—dish. Here’s a look at some common substitutions to try. Yogurt for Mayonnaise One tablespoon of mayonnaise contains a whopping 90 calories and 10 grams of fat! This can really add up when you use mayo in salad dressings, dips, and similar concoctions.…

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