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When we hear the word “#sugar” we often thing of that sweet granular ingredient that goes oh so well in baked goods, coffee or on top of hot breakfast cereals. But while sugar is unique, it is still a carbohydrate like bread, rice or potatoes, and plays a role in fueling our bodies every day.
Halloween is just around the corner and the months to follow make sugar the main food group. For most, this means either having too many “cheat-days” or chucking healthy eating out of the window altogether. After all, we all want to take care of our bodies, but the stress around healthy eating is hard enough […]
It seems to always be berry season. These colorful fruits come with big flavor and can be eaten alone or as a fresh addition to drinks, salads, and desserts. You may think you know all there is to know about some of America’s favorite berries, but there’s more than meets the eye. Here are 10 […]
Are you worried that a plant-based diet will leave you protein deficient? You shouldn’t be. The average sedentary man needs 56 grams per day, while the average sedentary woman needs 46 grams per day. There are plenty of foods you can eat besides meat, that will give you more than enough protein to be healthy, […]
Whether you’re running a major corporation, or you’re a teen on summer vacay, eating right for your body can be a confusing process. There are plenty of nutrient-rich foods to eat, but sometimes its easier to start a meal plan by process of elimination. Here are five things you should definitely avoid.
Ingesting charcoal may sound like a one-way ticket to the ER, but it may just save your life. Unlike regular briquettes that you use to grill your veggies, activated charcoal has been processed at extremely high temperatures, that change its internal structure, to create a substance that is more porous. The product is a natural […]
You would be shocked at what women put themselves through in the name of beauty. The multi-billion dollar industry speaks for itself. But what about health? Are women paying as much attention to their fiber intake as they are face creams? It would seem they are multitasking with potent ingredients that yield major results. Here […]
When your body aches and the doctor’s office closed an hour ago, you may find yourself leaning on Mom’s old honey concoction to get you through the night. Ancient antiodes and ayurvedic treatments usually rely on the healing power of traditional herbs to alleviate, if not cure, common and uncommon ailments. Unlike today’s pharmaceutical drugs, […]
The scarves have gone back into storage, but the bathing suit hasn’t made its debut just yet. The wardrobe transition into summer may be just as rough as the weight loss transformation, as the hunt continues for calorie-free pizza and ice cream. However, there are still enjoyable foods that do wonders for the metabolism and […]