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Top 3 Healthy Holiday Snacks for Parties

It’s already hard maintaining a diet during the year, but it is especially difficult to maintain one when the holiday season rolls around. Is there anything worse than showing up to a holiday party only to be greeted by gingerbread men and peppermint bark? Here are three healthy holiday snacks to bring to your next Christmas party to help you stay on track!
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Lectins? What the Heck Are They and How Are They Hurting My Health?

Sure, we could go through the whole science of lectins, but here’s all you really need to know. A Breakdown of Lectins Lectins are simple; they are carbohydrate-binding proteins, macromolecules that are highly specific for sugar moieties of other molecules. Lectins perform recognition on the cellular and molecular level and play numerous roles in biological recognition phenomena involving cells, carbohydrates, and proteins…. HUH? Now, let’s break that down into something regular people like you and me can understand. They are basically proteins in plants that can have some pretty negative side effects on your digestion and other body functions. What
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