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BREAKING NEWS!

When it comes to nuts, go nuts! A brand new study says the popular Mediterranean Diet (think fruits, veggies, nuts, avocados and healthy fats) can actually stop heart disease in its tracks. It has everyone talking, including GB's Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Expert Dr. Susan Mitchell.
 
 
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SO WHAT CAN I EAT?
 
 
 
HOW ABOUT SOME AVOCADO?
Dr. Susan Mitchell

Is it avocaDO or avocaDON'T? Many people skip this delicious fruit because they think it's too high in calories, but it's actually a power-packed part of a healthy meal plan and one of the main foods featured in the Mediterranean Diet. It has vitamins, healthy fat and a few surprise elements that may have you rethinking your next snack spread. Take sixty seconds and listen to Dr. Mitchell's avocado advice.
 
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ARE YOU A PICKY EATER?
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Eating more veggies is all well and good, but what if you just can't stand the thought of swallowing that much green? One woman was determined to overcome her lifetime of picky eating and get to the heart of what makes some of us reject a host of foods. In her new book, "Suffering Succotash: A Picky Eater's Quest to Understand Why We Hate the Foods We Hate," Stephanie Lucianovic explains how she made the transition.
 
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VEGAN BODYBUILDER

Jim Morris is a bodybuilding icon who, at the age of 77, is more ripped, stronger and healthier than ever. He's a former Mr. New York, Mr. California, Mr. America and Mr. Universe, and he won the Mr. Olympia title in the over-60 division. At age of 50, he became a vegetarian, slowly transitioning to a completely vegan diet. He tells us how he learned to listen to his body and feed it what it needs.

 
MAKE THIS TONIGHT!

So, you're ready to change the way you look at food -- but where do you start? Here's a recipe for a delicious and easy meal that can be lunch, dinner or even a healthy snack!. Let us know what you think of this layered caprese salad.

 
TRY IT: YOU'LL LIKE IT!

If we say "brussels sprouts," do you say "yuck!"? Put away those memories of soggy, tasteless veggies and try this shaved brussels sprouts salad recipe. The parmesan cheese, pistachios and fresh lemon juice will change your mind about this controversial side dish. It's healthy, delicious and at just 134 calories a serving, a perfect fit for your dinner dilemmas.

 
 
 
 
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Growing Bolder and Dr. Susan Mitchell are teaming up to spread the news about healthy living, nutrition and active lifestyle, and the tips don't end here! Check out the 
STRAIGHT TALK ABOUT EATING SMART podcast, published every week, and read the HOW BIG IS YOUR BUT? blog at http://susanmitchell.org.