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  • Five Reasons to Buy Eggs at Farmers’ Market

    Five Reasons to Buy Eggs at Farmers' MarketFive Reasons to Buy Eggs at Farmers' MarketOr five reasons why you don't want to buy eggs (even the organic eggs) at the supermarket.

    1. Nutrient content in eggs from farm-fresh, free-range, grain-fed, hormone-free naturally-raised chickens is higher than in commercially raised eggs.

    According to studies conducted by Mother Earth News eggs sold in supermarkets are typically nutritionally inferior to eggs from chickens raised on pasture. Specifically they found that eggs from hens raised on pasture may contain:

    · 1/3 less cholesterol

    · 1/4 less saturated fat

    · 2/3 more vitamin A

    · 2 times more omega-3 fatty acids

    · 3 times more vitamin E

    · 7 times more beta carotene

    · 4-6 times as much vitamin D

    Nutrition of eggs:Does Eat Raw Eggs Nutritious?

    2. Eggs sold at Farmers's Markets are fresher than supermarket eggs.

    Eggs sold at your local Farmers' Markets are usually gathered just prior to bringing them to market. Eggs sold at the supermarket have taken days (sometimes weeks) to get

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  • 6 Tips for Not Regretting Your 4th of July BBQ

    Healthy Eating Tips For Your 4th of July BBQHealthy Eating Tips For Your 4th of July BBQHolidays are for celebrating and are meant to be enjoyed, but you don't have to sacrifice your health or beach body every time you attend a BBQ. These 6 BBQ survival tips can save you hundreds of calories you won't even miss, and keep your health and fitness goals on track.

    Related:Do Not Eat Too Much of Three Kinds of Food in Summer

    6 Healthy Eating Tips For Your 4th of July BBQ

    1. Use small plates

    Research clearly shows that people who choose smaller plates and utensils eat less without even noticing it . The difference can be as substantial as 50% fewer calories consumed, yet everyone reports the same level of fullness and satisfaction. Try borrowing a plate from the kids table or the dessert tray.

    2. Eat slowly and mindfully

    People who eat more slowly eat fewer calories over the course of a meal. BBQs are a perfect opportunity to pace yourself as you mix and mingle with friends and family. The more you're chatting, the less you're eating.

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