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Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

With summer right around the corner, travel is at the forefront of your mind. Before you set out on a trip, know that food will be a large part of your days away from home. If you don’t want to ruin months of hard work at the gym, you’ll want to be prepared for whatever […]

30 May 2016 No comment
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Kick Your Soda Habit Once and For All

Like any addiction, kicking a soda habit takes time and patience. If you haven’t yet been able to give up carbonated soft drinks, you’re not alone. A lot of people drink soda because of the caffeine it contains. The average 12 ounce can of soda has 29 mg of the substance in it!  Coffee has […]

27 May 2016 No comment
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Buying Nutritious Foods on a Budget

So, you’re on a tight budget and can’t afford to buy everything you’d like to at the supermarket. How do you get what you need without sacrificing good nutrition? Are there tips to stretching your dollars that you need to be aware of? The answer is “Yes,” and we’re going to make buying good food […]

23 May 2016 No comment
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Are You Eating Too Much of These Carb-Rich Foods?

The digestive system than converts the carbs into blood sugar which provides the body with energy for your cells, tissues, and organs. Sugar that is left over is stored in the liver and muscles for future use. The following list of carb-rich food should be eaten in moderation: Sugars, syrups, and sweeteners. With at least […]

20 May 2016 No comment
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Add These High Energy Foods to Your Diet for Better Health

Food is supposed to energize you by giving your body what it needs to survive and thrive.  All too often, however, we eat foods that aren’t good for us, zap our energy reserves, and cause us to gain weight and become ill from our choices.  Although it’s alright to treat yourself once in a while, […]

17 May 2016 No comment
March to the Beet of a Different Drummer read more

March to the Beet of a Different Drummer

Despite getting a bad rap in the past, beets are now among the trendiest food ingredients around with fine dining restaurants serving beet burgers and food companies adding the vegetables to juices, hummus, and even sports drink for an added boost of potassium, magnesium, and copper. Beets are also rich in betalains, which are antioxidant […]

03 May 2016 No comment
Five Beans You May Not Know Existed read more

Five Beans You May Not Know Existed

You may be a fan of beans and include them in many of your meals or you may not. It all depends on how diverse of eating habits you have. Even if you consider yourself someone who knows beans, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of or tried every bean available. Here are five […]

28 April 2016 No comment
Celebrate a Fun Night at Home with These Food and Movie Pairings read more

Celebrate a Fun Night at Home with These Food and Movie Pairings

So, you think you’ve heard it all. You know that cheese pairs well with wine, and wine pairs well with chocolate. You’ve even drank certain varieties of wine while enjoying specific meals. We bet, you haven’t thought to pair food with the movies you watch, though. What a fun way to celebrate an evening at […]

26 April 2016 No comment
Ancient Grains are Among the Hottest and Healthiest Food Trends of the Year read more

Ancient Grains are Among the Hottest and Healthiest Food Trends of the Year

100% whole grains remain king. Kamut, farro, bulgar, sorghum, quinoa, buckwheat, and amaranth are rich in fiber and full of B-vitamins which is something that health conscious people look for. An ingredient in many foods including cereals, bars, and frozen meals, ancient grains offer complex carbohydrates which give the body energy. If you’re looking for […]

21 April 2016 No comment
Good Nutrition is a Great Defense Against Diseases Like Cancer read more

Good Nutrition is a Great Defense Against Diseases Like Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, over one million people get cancer each year.  Changing your diet to include specific foods helps reduce your risk of getting the disease.  It’s one of the easiest ways to fight cancer and requires very little effort from you.  In fact, all you need to do is eliminate certain […]

19 April 2016 No comment