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One Side of De-fence or the Other

We’re not the kind of people who feel that pushing our views on anyone is the right thing to do. We don’t want it done to us and therefore do our best to refrain. It’s nice to think that…

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Stocking a Health-Bent Kitchen

The more prepared you are to eat a Paleo/Primal/Low-Carb diet the easier it is to stick to. We’ve all had times when there’s nothing in the house to eat, and we slip–we go out and pick up questionable take-out…

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Health-Bent Umbrella

Click image to download a PDF of the Health-Bent Umbrella. [print_this] To us, the USDA food pyramid has a few problems. The most obvious one and the one most commonly written about is the danger associated with the high…

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Health-Bent on the Road

This weekend we’ll be in Atlanta for our CrossFit Level 1 certification. Our meals/snacks will have to eaten during breaks. We pack all our food in a cooler with ice packed into zip-top bags (or ice packs if you…

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Crash Course on Sugar

Raw cane sugar, evaporated cane juice, agave nectar, honey, maple syrup, beet sugar, dates, coconut sugar, concentrated fruit juice, Xylitol, Stevia? Let me start out by clearly stating, Health-Bent believes that sugar, of any form, should be consumed in…