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    Health,  Weight Loss

    The Egg Diet – Modifying a Diet Plan that Works for You

      My weight loss journey started a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve made great strides at being more active, drinking more water, and trying to make better food choices.  While I had been quite successful with the first two, I did slip up a couple of times and fell off the wagon during a late-night Pizza Hut run and another late-night beef chow-mein trip to our go-to Chinese joint.  My diet was sometimes good, but sometimes quite bad. These unfortunate set-backs got me thinking.  Why was I making progress at being more active, but not at making better food choices?   It’s all about your diet I hate to admit…

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    Food,  Food Facts

    Eggs 101: 5 Must Know Egg Facts

      I literally can not have enough eggs in my life – for breakfast, lunch, dinner or even as a snack.  Eggs are delicious, protein-packed, cost-friendly, and most importantly very versatile.  They can be prepared in so many different ways, found in so many dishes, and used by all cultures all over the world.  Although I’ve eaten my fair share of eggs, I realized that I didn’t really know much about them.   Eggs Un-shelled 1. Shell color doesn’t matter Wait, what? Aren’t brown eggs healthier?  But they’re brown? I mean brown rice is healthier than white rice, right?  For years, I always opted to get the brown-shelled eggs thinking that they…