I am sure you have heard the phrase “you are what you eat”. We tend to take it as a joke, “I ate 10 doughnuts today, so I am now a doughnut, lol”, but what if I told you that it should be taken very literally. Each meal we eat, from breakfast to dinner and […]
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Over 80 million Americans tackle new eating regimes every year in our endless efforts to become healthy and fit, but why are we continuously searching for some magic formula that will turn our bodies into what they were designed to be. The famous word has now become a billion-dollar industry of diet fads and flops. […]
With the new year upon us and many resolutions to get your health into gear, among the many things to try is a juice cleanse. There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about juice cleanses, and with enough nutrition jargon, you can easily find yourself confused about what actually happens when you eliminate all […]
Can 2019 be the year we all agree to leave fad diets behind? Chances are, that maple syrup, lemon, cayenne pepper concoction works about as well as it tastes—which is not good. Don’t even get us started on the cabbage soup diet! Is it possible to reach your health and wellness goals not by counting […]
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.