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Health Quiz: 80% of Americans are Deficient in This Vital Mineral.

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Take this quiz to determine if you are too!

There is a single mineral that most American’s are very deficient in, causing a long list of health issues. Mildred Seelig, an expert researcher, called this mineral, “the silent guardian of our hearts and arteries…necessary for life.”  Being deficient can wreak havoc in your body, opening doors to many unwelcome symptoms and diseases, such as arthritis.

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Healthy Eating: Tackle Your Mental Obstacles

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The lies that we tell ourselves in the dieting game and why they’re not true!

We tell ourselves lots of lies during the course of our healthy eating plans. While there is some logic behind these little white lies, there is also a lot of falsehood. What follows are some of the most common lies and some tactics for helping you reason with yourself! Here at Precise Portions, we’re determined to help you make informed choices. Our site is dedicated to gradual and sustainable weight loss through exercise, health habits, and well-controlled portion sizes for both children and adults.

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What You Need to Know about Grass Fed Beef

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We know what you are probably thinking: beef is not a new food. While it is true that beef is not a new food, paying attention to the importance of what the cattle we get our beef from eats is a newer phenomenon. Studies are showing that it is not only important to make healthy food choices about what we eat, it is also crucial for the animals we use as food sources to be fed healthy dietary choices. Read on to find out why you want the cows that are used for your burgers and steaks to dine only on grass!

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Tools for Healthier Living: Try a Labeling

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Today’s tool for healthier eating couldn’t be any more simple, but don’t let that deceive you. Using this simple tool on a regular basis can make it much easier to live a healthier life in your kitchen-and beyond. What is this miracle tool, you may be wondering. The answer is humble label. Yes, a well labeled kitchen can offer you a host of benefits when it comes to making healthy eating almost effortless. Read More

Why Do You Overeat?

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Understanding the reasons why you overeat – and how to change them!

There are a lot of reasons why people overeat. Understanding why you overeat is the first step in understanding how to make positive changes. We’ll discuss some of the most common causes of chronic overeating and give you some skills and tactics to address these issues head-on. Here at Precise Portions, we’re determined to help you make informed choices. Our site is dedicated to gradual and sustainable weight loss through exercise, health habits, and well-controlled portion sizes for both children and adults.

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What You Need to Know about Kombucha

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Probiotics dominate the supplement market place these days, but did you know you can actually get probiotics naturally from fermented foods and drinks? Yes, before the days of high heat ultra pasteurization our ancestors got plenty of the beneficial bacteria contained in probiotics through their diets alone. Today you can still get probiotics without through your diet by choosing to eat foods like kefir, some yogurts, and lacto fermented sauerkraut and pickles. In addition to these food options, you can also sip your way to more beneficial cut bacteria through a drink called kombucha. Teeming with probiotic cultures, kombucha is one drink worth giving a try!

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Tools for Healthier Eating: Try an Herb Garden

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Fresh herbs can make the plainest meal appear gourmet instantly, but fresh herbs do more than enhance appearance. Fresh herbs are a fantastic tool to make your eating both more flavorful and healthier. Because of herbs’ hearty nature, even gardeners with the brownest thumbs can tackle an herb garden. Whether you have acres of land or just a small windowsill, you can successfully plant your own thriving herb garden. All you need is a little time and some potting soil!

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Ten Ways to Get (and STAY) Motivated to Eat Right

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Finding motivation to start eating healthy when there are so many other options can be very challenging. Even if you’re getting your butt off the couch to exercise multiple times per week, you won’t see the results you’re looking for without making alterations to what you put in to your body. Precise Portions knows that you have it rough sometimes. Here are some fun options to try.

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